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Michael D Hooven, Joseph C Hueil: Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, Robert L Minier, July 18, 1995: US05433721 (919 worldwide citation)

A drive mechanism for an endoscopic surgical instrument which has a rotatable drive shaft and a mechanism for translating the rotational force of the shaft for applying fasteners to tissue during endoscopic surgery.


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Hooven Michael D, Hueil Joseph C: An endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue.. Ethicon, January 18, 1995: EP0634144-A1 (555 worldwide citation)

A drive mechanism for an endoscopic surgical instrument which has a rotatable drive shaft and a mechanism for translating the rotational force of the shaft for applying fasteners to tissue during endoscopic surgery.