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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Carl J Shurtleff: End effectors for surgical stapling instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 6, 2015: US08925788 (164 worldwide citation)

An end effector includes an anvil and a staple cartridge. The staple cartridge includes a first deck surface, a second deck surface, a plurality of first staple cavities arranged in a first row extending along the first deck surface, a plurality of second staple cavities arranged in a second row ext ...


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Jerome R Morgan, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical staple cartridges with detachable support structures and surgical stapling instruments with systems for preventing actuation motions when a cartridge is not present. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2012: US20120080478-A1

Surgical staple cartridges and end effectors for surgical stapling instruments. In various embodiments, a cartridge support member is coupled to a portion of an implantable staple cartridge body. The cartridge support member is configured to be removably coupled to an elongated channel portion of a ...


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MORGAN Jerome R, SHELTON Frederick E: CARTOUCHES DAGRAFES CHIRURGICALES À STRUCTURES DE SUPPORT AMOVIBLES ET INSTRUMENTS DAGRAFAGE CHIRURGICAUX DOTÉS DE SYSTÈMES DE PRÉVENTION DE MOUVEMENTS DACTIONNEMENT EN LABSENCE DUNE CARTOUCHE, SURGICAL STAPLE CARTRIDGES WITH DETACHABLE SUPPORT STRUCTURES. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, MORGAN Jerome R, SHELTON Frederick E, GARNER Dean L, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044644

Surgical staple cartridges and end effectors for surgical stapling instruments. In various embodiments, a cartridge support member is coupled to a portion of an implantable staple cartridge body. The cartridge support member is configured to be removably coupled to an elongated channel portion of a ...


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