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WHITFIELD KENNETH H, RETHY CSABA L: Articulating endoscopic surgical clip applier, Mit Gelenk versehender endoskopischer chirurgischer Klammeranwender, Applicateur dagrafes chirurgicales endoscopique articulé. TYCO HEALTHCARE, August 31, 2011: EP2361562-A1 (221 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided and includes a handle assembly and a shaft assembly. The handle assembly includes a drive assembly and a trigger operatively connected to the drive assembly. The shaft assembly extends from the handle assembly and includes an ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 26, 2010: US07819886 (219 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue includes an actuator at least partially disposed within a body and longitudinally movable in response to actuation of a handle portion. The apparatus includes a jaw closure member positioned adjacent the first and second jaw portions to m ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Csaba L Rethy: Articulating endoscopic surgical clip applier. Covidien, March 26, 2013: US08403945 (211 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided and includes a handle assembly and a shaft assembly. The handle assembly includes a drive assembly; and a trigger operatively connected to the drive assembly. The shaft assembly extends from the handle assembly and includes an ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 18, 2012: US08267946 (211 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue includes an actuator at least partially disposed within a body and longitudinally movable in response to actuation of a handle portion. The apparatus includes a jaw closure member positioned adjacent the first and second jaw portions to m ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Covidien, April 2, 2013: US08409222 (210 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue has a handle portion and a body extending distally from the handle portion and defining a longitudinal axis. The apparatus also has a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the body, and a jaw assembly mounted adjacent a distal end p ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Kenneth H Whitfield: Endoscopic surgical clip applier with clip retention. Covidien, April 2, 2013: US08409223 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided and includes a handle assembly; a shaft assembly including a housing extending distally from the handle assembly and defining a longitudinal axis; a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the shaft assembly; a jaw mounted ...


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Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Gregory: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Gregory, FARBER Mark, October 2, 2008: WO/2008/118928 (105 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips is provided and includes a lockout system selectively engageble with a pusher bar to prevent the pusher bar from returning to a home position and to prevent a trigger from completing a full stroke when a plurality of clips are substantially exhausted. T ...


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Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg: An endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg, FARBER Mark, April 20, 2006: WO/2006/042076 (62 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applying apparatus is disclosed which has a handle portion, a body extending distally from the handle portion defining a longitudinal axis and a number of surgical clips disposed within the body. The apparatus has a movable member biased in the housing adjacent the wedge plate. An ac ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Greg Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 29, 2009: US07637917 (61 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applying apparatus is disclosed which has a handle portion, a body extending distally from the handle portion defining a longitudinal axis and a number of surgical clips disposed within the body. The apparatus has a movable member biased in the housing adjacent the wedge plate. An ac ...


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Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, April 20, 2006: WO/2006/042084 (60 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue has a handle portion and a body extending distally from the handle portion and defining a longitudinal axis. The apparatus also has a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the body, and a jaw assembly mounted adjacent a distal. end ...