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David T Green, Herbert W Korthoff: Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus. June 21, 1988: US04752024 (701 worldwide citation)

The two-part surgical fastener is composed of an annular stapling part having projecting prongs and annular retaining board having an annular gap which receives the prongs. Barbs on the prongs serve to abut against a retaining ring on the retaining part to maintain a fixed relationship between the p ...


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David T Green, Herbert W Korthoff: Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 17, 1990: US04917114 (210 worldwide citation)

The two-part surgical fastener is composed of an annular stapling part having projecting prongs and annular retaining board having an annular gap which receives the prongs. Barbs on the prongs serve to abutt against a retaining ring on the retaining part to maintain a fixed relationship between the ...