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James F McGuckin Jr: Surgical apparatus and method. Kenyon & Kenyon, July 24, 2001: US06264086 (802 worldwide citation)

Surgical method and apparatus for resectioning tissue, preferably lumenal tissue, with a remaining portion of an organ being anastomized with staples or other fastening device, preferably endolumenally. The apparatus may be inserted via a naturally occurring body orifice or a surgical incision and t ...


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W Michael Hipps: Articulating endoscopic implant rotator surgical apparatus and method for using same. Genzyme Corporation, Richard D Allison, Thomas J DesRosier, December 19, 2000: US06162208 (450 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for use in endoscopic and open surgical procedures, e.g., prosthetic implant replacement surgery. The instrument includes a handle portion, an endoscopic tube section extending from the handle portion, an articulating section pivotally connected to a distal end of t ...


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Jude S Sauer, Louis N Rapp, Thomas A Tiberio: Surgical crimping device and method of use. LaserSurge, September 23, 1997: US05669917 (413 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus and method of use for maintaining tension upon a length of suture material extending from body tissue is provided. The surgical apparatus deforms and compresses a securing member about a length of suture material which is received therethrough so as to maintain a prescribed amou ...


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Richard W Shallman: Surgical apparatus and method for suturing body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, April 4, 1995: US05403328 (385 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a surgical suture instrument specifically designed for suturing body tissues in enclosed surgical operations. The instrument includes a casing with a slot for housing a suture needle. The needle includes a first puncture end and a second manipulation end. The nee ...


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James F McGuckin Jr: Surgical apparatus and method. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, June 26, 2007: US07235089 (369 worldwide citation)

Surgical method and apparatus for resectioning tissue, preferably lumenal tissue, with a remaining portion of an organ being anastomized with staples or other fastening devices, preferably endolumenally. The apparatus may be inserted via a naturally occurring body orifice or a surgical incision and ...


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Jude S Sauer, Louis N Rapp, Thomas A Tiberio: Method and apparatus for applying a cinch member to the ends of a suture. United States Surgical Corporation, May 28, 1996: US05520702 (354 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus and method of use is provided for applying and maintaining a securing member upon a length of suture material which extends from body tissue. The apparatus essentially comprises a handle assembly, and elongated housing extending distally from the handle assembly and a tool assem ...


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Mohit Bhatnagar, Eric Major: Apparatus and method for fixation of osteoporotic bone. American Osteomedix, Perry E Van Over Esq, Patton Boggs, May 28, 2002: US06395007 (313 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus and method of use in osteoplasty and other methods of injecting materials into a subject for medical purposes. The present invention particularly relates to the surgical treatment of traumatic, pathogenic, or osteoporotic bone conditions of the human and other animal body system ...


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Constance Elaine Johnston, Phillip Andrew Ryan, Carrie Deanne Mills, Perry Robin Mykleby, Andrew Christopher Burroughs, Benjamin Leo Rush, Tasos George Karahalios, Jacob Shieffelin Brauer: Powered surgical apparatus, method of manufacturing powered surgical apparatus, and method of using powered surgical apparatus. Gyrus ENT L L C, Oliff & Beridge, July 24, 2007: US07247161 (275 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical apparatus can be used with a source of irrigation fluid and a source of suction. The powered surgical apparatus can include a cutting blade assembly and a handle. The handle can include an upper portion defining a distal section connectable to the cutting blade assembly and a lowe ...


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Constance Elaine Johnston, Phillip Andrew Ryan, Carrie Deanne Mills, Perry Robin Mykleby, Andrew Christopher Burroughs, Benjamin Leo Rush, Tasos George Karahalios, Jacob Shieffelin Brauer, Rodney Hal Monson, Eric Christopher Sugalski, Dickon Isaacs, James Gerard Tappel, Thomas Franz Enders, Benjamin Mark Chow, Energy Cruse II, Scott Andrew Brenneman: Powered surgical apparatus, method of manufacturing powered surgical apparatus, and method of using powered surgical apparatus. Gyrus Ent L L C, Oliff & Berridge, January 6, 2009: US07473263 (267 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical apparatus can be used with a source of irrigation fluid and a source of suction. The powered surgical apparatus can include a cutting blade assembly and a handle. The handle can include an upper portion defining a distal section connectable to the cutting blade assembly and a lowe ...


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Arnold Miller: Multi-fastener surgical apparatus and method. Onux Medical, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, January 4, 2005: US06837893 (232 worldwide citation)

A fastener preferably made from a shape memory alloy is provided which can access internal tissue or other synthetic material by catheter delivery through an endovascular pathway. After the fastener is deployed through layers of tissue or other material, it assumes a shape that automatically applies ...