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Frederick E Shelton IV, Stephen J Balek, Eugene L Timperman: Electro-mechanical surgical instrument with closure system and anvil alignment components. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 16, 2008: US07464849 (543 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. Various embodiments relate to a surgical cutting and fastening instrument that has an end effector with an anvil that can pivot between open and closed positions relative to an elongate channel that can support a staple cartridge therein. The anvil may be opened and closed by ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 22, 2009: US07635074 (317 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 16, 2011: US07997469 (292 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 5, 2010: US07641091 (254 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 6, 2012: US08127975 (224 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 11, 2011: US07866528 (219 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare, April 11, 2007: EP1772105-A1 (209 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly (100,200) includes an actuation sled (110,210) and at least one staple pusher (160). The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at l ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Covidien, December 25, 2012: US08336753 (195 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Lauren S Weaner, Jerome R Morgan, Michael J Vendely, Taylor W Aronhalt: Staple cartridge comprising an adjunct material. Ethicon, March 27, 2018: US09924944 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is disclosed which comprises cartridge body and a layer. The layer is implantable against tissue by staples deployed from the cartridge body and deformed by an anvil. The cartridge and the layer comprise co-operating features which reduce relative movement between the c ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Covidien, June 14, 2016: US09364219

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...