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Thomas W Huitema, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical end effector having buttress retention features. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 12, 2013: US08371491 (350 worldwide citation)

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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HUITEMA THOMAS W, SHELTON FREDERICK E IV, SWAYZE JEFFREY S, MORGAN JEROME R: [fr] Effecteur chirurgical dextrémité doté de caractéristiques de rétention de renfort, [de] Chirurgischer Endeffektor mit Versteifungshaltemerkmalen, [en] Surgical end effector having buttress retention features. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, August 19, 2009: EP2090244-A2 (281 worldwide citation)

[en] A piece of buttress material (36) and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material (36) to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material (36) can include retention fe ...


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Jeffrey S Swayze, Jerome R Morgan, Katherine J Schmid, Frederick E Shelton IV: Layer arrangements for surgical staple cartridges. Ethicon, September 26, 2017: US09770245 (10 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge assembly includes, one, a plurality of staples movable between unfired positions and fired positions and, two, a layer, such as a tissue thickness compensator and/or a buttress material, for example, wherein the staples are configured to at least partially capture the layer when t ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze, Michael J Vendely, Taylor W Aronhalt: Actuator for releasing a layer of material from a surgical end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 7, 2017: US09585657 (5 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with a surgical instrument. The end effector assembly can comprise an anvil, a fastener cartridge including fastener cavities, fasteners removably positioned in the fastener cavities, a piece of buttress material releasably secured intermediate the anvil and the fast ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical end effector having buttress retention features. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K&L Gates, August 20, 2009: US20090206143-A1

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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SURGICAL END EFFECTOR HAVING BUTTRESS RETENTION FEATURES. March 19, 2015: US20150076208-A1

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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SURGICAL END EFFECTOR HAVING BUTTRESS RETENTION FEATURES. March 19, 2015: US20150076212-A1

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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SURGICAL END EFFECTOR HAVING BUTTRESS RETENTION FEATURES. January 7, 2016: US20160000442-A1

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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SURGICAL STAPLER BUTTRESS APPLICATOR WITH SPENT STAPLE CARTRIDGE LOCKOUT. March 2, 2017: US20170055980-A1

An apparatus includes a housing, a platform, a buttress assembly and a lockout feature. The housing defines a gap that is configured to receive a portion of an end effector of a surgical stapler. A portion of the platform is exposed in the gap defined by the housing. The buttress assembly is positio ...