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William D Fox, Rudolph H Nobis, Richard P Nuchols, Mark S Zeiner: Surgical stapler cartridge lockout device. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, January 9, 1990: US04892244 (681 worldwide citation)

A lockout mechanism actuable upon the firing of staples in a surgical staple cartridge such that the lockout mechanism prevents the refiring of the spent staple cartridge when that cartridge remains loaded within the surgical stapler. In addition, the lockout mechanism will prevent reloading of a sp ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical staple cartridge. September 2, 1997: US05662260 (670 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for applying multiple rows of surgical staples to biological tissue includes a pair of opposed jaws adapted to receive tissue therebetween, a plurality of surgical staples and staple-forming anvils carried by each jaw in alignment with the staples and staple-forming anvils carried ...


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Fox William D, Nobis Rudolph H, Nuchols Richard P: Surgical stapler cartridge lockout device.. Ethicon, June 20, 1990: EP0373762-A1 (246 worldwide citation)

A lockout mechanism (90) actuable upon the firing of staples in a surgical staple cartridge (50) such that the lockout mechanism prevents the refiring of the spent staple cartridge when that cartridge remains loaded within the surgical stapler (10). In addition, the lockout mechanism will prevent re ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Christopher J Hess, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical staple cartridge. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 6, 2013: US08499993 (221 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple cartridge can comprise a cartridge housing having a longitudinal axis, the cartridge having a knife channel disposed along the longitudinal axis dividing the cartridge into a first side and a second side, a first, a second and a third row of staple pockets located on the first side ...


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Gary L Ward: Sub-miniature surgical staple cartridge. Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, February 22, 2011: US07891531 (219 worldwide citation)

A sub-miniature surgical staple cartridge includes an elongated housing having longitudinally extending strips forming walls with a wall thickness preferably less than 0.015 inch. The walls define a plurality of longitudinally spaced pockets which receive a corresponding plurality of U-shaped surgic ...


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Gary L Ward: Sub-miniature surgical staple cartridge. Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, July 3, 2012: US08210415 (208 worldwide citation)

A sub-miniature surgical staple cartridge includes an elongated housing having longitudinally extending strips forming walls with a wall thickness preferably less than 0.015 inch. The walls define a plurality of longitudinally spaced pockets which receive a corresponding plurality of U-shaped surgic ...


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SHELTON Frederick E, SCHALL Christopher J: CARTOUCHES DAGRAFES CHIRURGICALES SUPPORTANT DES AGRAFES DISPOSÉES DE MANIÈRE NON LINÉAIRE ET INSTRUMENTS DE POSE DAGRAFES CHIRURGICALES À POCHES DE FORMATION DAGRAFE COMMUNES, SURGICAL STAPLE CARTRIDGES SUPPORTING NON-LINEARLY ARRANGED STAPLES AND SURGICAL STAPLING INSTRUMENTS WITH COMMON STAPLE-FORMING POCKETS. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, SHELTON Frederick E, SCHALL Christopher J, GARNER Dean L, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044554 (176 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple cartridge and surgical stapling instruments. In various embodiments, the surgical staple cartridge comprises a cartridge body fabricated from compressible material that supports at least one line of unformed staples therein. The staples may be oriented in linear and/or non-linear a ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Christopher J Hess, Jerome R Morgan: Staple cartridge comprising drivers for deploying a plurality of staples. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 2014: US08899465 (167 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple cartridge comprising a first, a second and a third row of staple pockets located on a first side of a cartridge housing having staples therein. The first, the second and the third row of staple pockets are aligned parallel to a knife channel. A first staple driver is oriented to dr ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Michael E Setser: Surgical stapling device with lockout system for preventing actuation in the absence of an installed staple cartridge. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 14, 2015: US09078653 (139 worldwide citation)

Surgical stapling instruments surgical stapling cartridges are disclosed. At least one embodiment includes an end effector that has an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a surgical staple cartridge therein and an anvil that is movably supported on the elongate channel between an ...


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Christopher J Schall, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical staple cartridges supporting non-linearly arranged staples and surgical stapling instruments with common staple-forming pockets. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 2014: US08899463 (130 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple cartridge and surgical stapling instruments. In various embodiments, the surgical staple cartridge comprises a cartridge body fabricated from compressible material that supports at least one line of unformed staples therein. The staples may be oriented in linear and/or non-linear a ...