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John M Barker, Alan K Plyley: Flexible stapler. Donald M Sell, James A Smith, William L Huebsch, July 5, 1988: US04754909 (643 worldwide citation)

A stapler having a spine structure between a staple carrying head assembly and a manually operable actuator assembly that can be made either flexible or rigid as desired during use of the stapler.


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Naomi L Nakao: Surgical closure device and associated method. GRANIT MEDICAL INNOVATION, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, July 25, 2017: US09713465

A surgical fastening assembly has a fastener delivery sub-assembly with a plurality of elongated tubular needle members rigidly affixed to one another about a longitudinal axis of the subassembly. The tubular needle members are positionable around an elongate trocar movably positionable inside a can ...


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Michael P Whitman, David Johnston, Peter Datcuk: Surgical stapling device and method. NEW HOPE VENTURES, Andrews Kurth Kenyon, February 28, 2017: US09579101

A surgical device comprises a base unit having a hydraulic controller and at least one control piston, a surgical end effector including at least one actuator piston, and a flexible shaft having at least one tube containing hydraulic fluid in hydraulic communication with the base unit and the surgic ...


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Toledano Haviv: A flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs. Toledano Haviv, June 23, 1999: EP0923345-A1

A improved flexible annular stapler for joining annular organs (163, 164) is disclosed. The novel stapler features greater accuracy of operation and better control by the operator, as well as additional functions, such as internal illumination (76) and viewing facility (82), and accommodation of a l ...


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Robert E Michler, Shunichi Homma: Endovascular flexible stapling device. THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Reed Smith, Lisa A Chiarini, April 4, 2017: US09610078

The present invention concerns a flexible stapling device (1). More particularly, this invention concerns a flexible endovascular stapling device (1) for an intravascular procedure such as patent foramen ovate closure, which is designed to avoid open heart surgery by permitting the closure of the de ...


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Toledano Haviv: Agrafeuse annulaire flexible pour chirurgie rapprochee dorganes creux, A flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs. Toledano Haviv, Toledano Haviv, NA, February 5, 1998: CA2294474

A improved flexible annular stapler for joining annular organs (163, 164) is disclosed. She novel stapler features greater accuracy of operation and better control by the operator, as well as additional functions, such as internal illumination (76) and viewing facility (82), and accommodation of a l ...


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Haviv Toledano: Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs. Haviv Toledano, c o David Metzman, March 10, 2005: US20050051597-A1

A improved flexible annular stapler for joining annular organs (163, 164) is disclosed. The novel stapler features greater accuracy of operation and better control by the operator, as well as additional functions, such as internal illumination (76) and viewing facility (82), and accommodation of a l ...


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Toledano Haviv: A flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs. Toledano Haviv, February 5, 1998: WO/1998/004196

A improved flexible annular stapler for joining annular organs (163, 164) is disclosed. The novel stapler features greater accuracy of operation and better control by the operator, as well as additional functions, such as internal illumination (76) and viewing facility (82), and accommodation of a l ...


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ENDOVASCULAR FLEXIBLE STAPLING DEVICE. June 22, 2017: US20170172569-A1

The present invention concerns a flexible stapling device (1). More particularly, this invention concerns a flexible endovascular stapling device (1) for an intravascular procedure such as patent foramen ovate closure, which is designed to avoid open heart surgery by permitting the closure of the de ...