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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical cutting and stapling device with closure apparatus for limiting maximum tissue compression force. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 23, 2010: US07665647 (523 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil is operably coupled to the elongate channel and i ...


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Shelton Iv Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S: Surgical cutting and stapling device with closure apparatus for limiting maximum tissue compression force. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Shelton Iv Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S, EDGINGTON Thomas J, April 3, 2008: WO/2008/039237 (38 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil (1050) is operably coupled to the elongate channe ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical instrument comprising an adjustable system configured to accommodate different jaw heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 28, 2017: US09603595 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument can comprise a first jaw, a second jaw, and a firing system configured to be advanced relative to the first jaw and the second jaw. The firing system can comprise a firing member including a first portion configured to engage the first jaw and a second portion configured to eng ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV: Stapling assembly for forming different formed staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 14, 2017: US09592052 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling assembly can include a staple cartridge, an anvil, and a firing system configured to eject staples from the staple cartridge. The firing system can include a firing member configured to relatively position the anvil and the staple cartridge. The staple cartridge can include a fir ...


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Chester O Baxter III, Frederick E Shelton IV, John R Dugan: Surgical cutting and stapling instruments with articulatable end effectors. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 9, 2017: US09642620 (5 worldwide citation)

Surgical instruments and end effectors therefor are disclosed. In various implementations, the surgical instrument includes an elongated shaft assembly that defines a longitudinal tool axis. An elongated channel of an end effector is movably coupled to the elongated shaft assembly for selective pivo ...


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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical stapling instrument having a releasable buttress material. Ethicon, January 23, 2018: US09872682 (4 worldwide citation)

An end effector for use with a surgical instrument is disclosed. The end effector comprises an anvil including a staple forming portion, a cutting member, and a staple cartridge. The staple cartridge comprises a cartridge body, an elongate slot, and a deck. The deck comprises a first deck surface an ...


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SHELTON IV FREDERICK E , SWAYZE JEFFREY S : [de] CHIRURGISCHE SCHNEID- UND KLAMMERVORRICHTUNG MIT VERSCHLUSSVORRICHTUNG ZUR BEGRENZUNG DER MAXIMALEN GEWEBEKOMPRESSIONSKRAFT, [en] SURGICAL CUTTING AND STAPLING DEVICE WITH CLOSURE APPARATUS FOR LIMITING MAXIMUM TISSUE COMPRESSION FORCE, [fr] DISPOSITIF DE DÉCOUPE ET DAGRAFAGE CHIRURGICAL AVEC APPAREIL DE FERMETURE POUR LIMITER LA FORCE DE COMPRESSION MAXIMALE DU TISSU. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY  , March 23, 2016: EP2997905-A1

[en] A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil is operably coupled to the elongate channel ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical cutting and stapling device with closure apparatus for limiting maximum tissue compression force. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, April 3, 2008: US20080078801-A1

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil is operably coupled to the elongate channel and i ...


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Shelton IV Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S: Surgical cutting and stapling device with closure apparatus for limiting maximum tissue compression force. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Su Juan, September 16, 2009: CN200780041573

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil (1050) is operably coupled to the elongate channe ...