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Thomas W Alesi, Wayne P Young, Henry Bolanos, Carlo A Mililli, Dominick L Mastri, Leonard Stern: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 12, 1995: US05474566 (659 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical clip applier is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical clips. The powered clip applier further includes a jaw assembly operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and actuable to mo ...


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Mark S Peyser, Douglas J Cuny, Douglas W Strauss, Scott W Reed, Csaba L Rethy, Ernie Aranyi: Surgical clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, December 23, 1997: US05700270 (544 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, a pair of handles pivotably connected to opposite sides of the housing, a channel assembly which is anchored to the housing and a jaw assembly which is anchored to the channel assembly. The jaws are opened and closed by a cam plate which is slidably positi ...


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Todd Thompson, Terrance Kloeckl, Peter F Costa, William A Holmes, Jay Daulton: Surgical clip applier. Origin Medsystems, Townsend and Townsend, March 9, 1993: US05192288 (503 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, improved apparatus and methods are provided for applying surgical clips to body tissue in inaccessible places and at various angles with particular usefulness in laparoscopic surgery. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a shaft having a distal end and a pro ...


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Alesi Thomas W, Young Wayne P, Bolanos Henry, Mastri Dominick L, Mililli Carlo A, Stern Leonard: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus.. United States Surgical, December 6, 1995: EP0685204-A1 (499 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical clip applier (10) is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical clips. The powered clip applier further includes a jaw assembly operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and actuable ...


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Mark S Peyser, Douglas J Cuny, Douglas W Strauss, Scott W Reed, Csaba L Rethy, Ernie Aranyi: Surgical clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, August 17, 1999: US05938667 (471 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, a pair of handles pivotably connected to opposite sides of the housing, a channel assembly which is anchored to the housing and a jaw assembly which is anchored to the channel assembly. The jaws are opened and closed by a cam plate which is slidably positi ...


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Dario Vitali, Nicholas Molitor, Thomas Huitema, Robert Koch Jr, Brian Bertke, Kevin Larson, Richard Fuchs, Mark Davidson: Surgical clip applier methods. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 20, 2007: US07297149 (352 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier and methods for applying surgical clips to a vessel, duct, shunt, etc., during a surgical procedure are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a surgical clip applier is provided having a housing with a trigger movably coupled thereto and an elongate shaft extending therefrom ...


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J David Hughett: Automated-feed surgical clip applier and related methods. Pilling Weck Incorporated, Baker & Hostetler, May 1, 2007: US07211092 (278 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applying apparatus comprises an actuator device, a ratchet mechanism, a locking mechanism, and a clip driving device. The actuator device comprises an interior and a cam mechanism disposed therein. The cam mechanism comprises an axial cam surface. The locking mechanism is movable by ...


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Charles C Hart, Donald L Gadberry: Grasping clip applier. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, October 31, 2000: US06139555 (258 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier for use in applying ligation as well as fixation surgical clips or fasteners to a vessel or other tissue at a surgical site. The clip applier includes an elongated hollow outer body having a proximal end attached to an actuating mechanism and a distal end. A pair of generally ...


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Kevin W Smith, Juergen A Kortenbach, Robert Sixto Jr, Charles R Slater: Flexible surgical clip applier. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 30, 2004: US06824548 (250 worldwide citation)

A flexible clip applier includes a flat wire wound tubular coil, a pair of jaws at the end of the coil, end effector wires extending through the coil and coupled to the jaws, and a clip-advancing wire extending through the coil. A clip chamber is defined in the distal end of the coil. A clip pusher ...


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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 ...