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Mark Ortiz, Frederick Shelton IV, Joseph Hueil, Jeffrey Swayze: Electroactive polymer-based articulation mechanism for circular stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 27, 2012: US08317074 (204 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for actuating and/or articulating a circular stapler. In one exemplary embodiment, a circular stapler is provided having an elongate shaft with a stapling apparatus coupled thereto. An electrically expandable and contractible actuator, such as an electroactive polyme ...


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Ortiz Mark S, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Hueil Joseph C, Swayze Jeffrey S: Electroactive polymer-based articulation mechanism for circular stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, sujuan, April 4, 2007: CN200610146378

Methods and devices are provided for actuating and/or articulating a circular stapler. In one exemplary embodiment, a circular stapler is provided having an elongate shaft with a stapling apparatus coupled thereto. An electrically expandable and contractible actuator, such as an electroactive polyme ...


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Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton, Joseph Charles Hueil, Jeffrey S Swayze: Electroactive polymer-based articulation mechanism for circular stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter Mcclennen & Fish, March 2, 2006: US20060047307-A1

Methods and devices are provided for actuating and/or articulating a circular stapler. In one exemplary embodiment, a circular stapler is provided having an elongate shaft with a stapling apparatus coupled thereto. An electrically expandable and contractible actuator, such as an electroactive polyme ...


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Ortiz Mark S, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Hueil Joseph C, Swayze Jeffrey S: Electroactive polymer-based articulation mechanism for circular stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 19, 2007: JP2007-098134

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and a device for actuating and/or articulating a circular stapler.SOLUTION: In one exemplary embodiment, a circular stapler having an elongate shaft and a stapling apparatus is coupled thereto is provided. An electrically expandable and contractible actuator ...


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ORTIZ MARK S, SHELTON FREDERICK E IV, HUEIL JOSEPH CHARLES, SWAYZE JEFFREY S: MECANISME DARTICULATION ELECTROACTIF A BASE DE POLYMERE POUR AGRAFEUSE CIRCULAIRE, ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER-BASED ARTICULATION MECHANISM FOR CIRCULAR STAPLER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA S E N C R L S R L, July 22, 2014: CA2561234

Methods and devices are provided for actuating and/or articulating a circular stapler. In one exemplary embodiment, a circular stapler is provided having an elongate shaft with a stapling apparatus coupled thereto. An electrically expandable and contractible actuator, such as an electroactive polyme ...