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Douglas G Noiles: Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, Robert R Jackson, John E Nathan, March 18, 1986: US04576167 (605 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler including a stapling assembly, an actuator assembly remote from the stapling assembly, and a longitudinal shaft assembly having a longitudinally curved section for connecting the actuator assembly to the stapling assembly and for transmitting the forces and motions required to ope ...


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Douglas G Noiles: Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, March 3, 1987: US04646745 (326 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler including a stapling assembly, an actuator assembly remote from the stapling assembly, and a longitudinal shaft assembly having a longitudinally curved section for connecting the actuator assembly to the stapling assembly and for transmitting the forces and motions required to ope ...


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Noiles Douglas G: Agrafeuse chirurgicale, Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, G RONALD BELL & ASSOCIATES, November 20, 1984: CA1178157

USSC 1021 SURGICAL STAPLER APPARATUS WITH CURVED SHAFT Abstract of the Disclosure A surgical stapler including a stapling assembly,an actuator assembly remote from the stapling assembly,and a longitudinal shaft assembly having a longitudinallycurved section for connecting the actuator assembly tothe ...


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Noiles Douglas G: Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, BROOKS Robert R, March 17, 1983: WO/1983/000807

A surgical stapler (10) including a stapling assembly (12), an actuator assembly (14) remote from the stapling assembly, and a longitudinal shaft assembly (16) having a longitudinally curved section for connecting the actuator assembly (14) to the stapling assembly (12) and for transmitting the forc ...