1
Bryan D Knodel, Richard P Nuchols, Warren P Williamson IV: Surgical stapler instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 14, 1995: US05465895 (876 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is provided for applying lateral lines of staples to tissue while cutting the tissue between those staple lines. The instrument includes a handle portion, an implement portion, a reciprocating section, a drive member and a movable actuator. The implement portion include ...


2
Bryan D Knodel, Bennie Thompson, Richard P Nuchols: Surgical stapler instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 28, 1997: US05597107 (869 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is provided for applying lateral lines of staples to tissue while cutting the tissue between those staple lines. The instrument includes a handle portion, an implement portion, a reciprocating section, a drive member and a movable actuator. The implement portion include ...


3
Brendan J Carroll, Stewart H Gleischman: Surgical stapler instrument and method for vascular hemostasis. Frederick Gotha, March 14, 1995: US05397324 (740 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical stapler instrument and method for enhancing blood vessel hemostasis is set forth where the improvement consists of the use of flexible body-absorbable or non-absorbable pads carried by the stapler cartridge and interposed between the stapler cartridge and the anvil. The flexible ...


4
Bryan Dale Knodel, Richard Paul Nuchols, Warren Pyatt Williamson IV: Surgical stapler instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 2, 1997: US05662258 (679 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is provided for applying lateral lines of staples to tissue while cutting the tissue between those staple lines. The instrument includes a handle portion, an implement portion, a reciprocating section, a drive member and a movable actuator. The implement portion include ...


5
Bryan D Knodel, Richard P Nuchols, Warren P Williamson IV: Surgical stapler instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Bernard E Shay, October 8, 1996: US05562241 (663 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is provided for applying lateral lines of staples to tissue while cutting the tissue between those staple lines. The instrument includes a handle portion, an implement portion, a reciprocating section, a drive member and a movable actuator. The implement portion include ...


6
Bryan D Knodel, Bennie Thompson, Richard P Nuchols: Surgical stapler instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Paul A Coletti, January 30, 1996: US05487500 (663 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is provided for applying lateral lines of staples to tissue while cutting the tissue between those staple lines. The instrument includes a handle portion, an implement portion, a reciprocating section, a drive member and a movable actuator. The implement portion include ...


7
Dirk A Frater, Robert W M Frater: System for mounting bolster material on tissue staplers. Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi & Blackstone, May 11, 1999: US05902312 (483 worldwide citation)

A bolster assembly (1, 5; 110) for mounting upon a surgical stapler instrument (7, 120) to prevent displacement of activated staple from the stapled tissue (9, 129), includes a tissue reinforcing or bolster material (1, 112) secured to a carriage and support structure (5, 116) which facilitates the ...


8
August L Powell: Surgical stapler with anvil sensor and lockout. United States Surgical Corporation, April 13, 1999: US05893506 (430 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument is disclosed for applying linear parallel rows of staples through compressed living tissue having a replaceable anvil. The stapler has a mechanism for (a) preventing the jaws from being clamped on tissue, and/or (b) preventing the stapler from being fired if the anvil h ...


9
HODGKINSON GERALD, CARTER SALLY: [fr] Fixation de renfort dinstrument chirurgical, [de] Versteifungsaufsatz für ein chirurgisches Instrument, [en] Surgical instrument buttress attachment. TYCO HEALTHCARE, September 12, 2012: EP2497431-A1 (189 worldwide citation)

[en] A surgical stapler instrument has surgical stapler jaws, at least one staple line reinforcement material, and a fastener including a hook and a loop. The hook can be disposed on one of the surgical stapler jaws and the loop can be disposed on the staple line reinforcement material. Alternativel ...


10
Gerald N Hodgkinson, Sally L Carter: Surgical instrument buttress attachment. Covidien, July 9, 2013: US08479968 (81 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler instrument has surgical stapler jaws, at least one staple line reinforcement material, and a fastener including a hook and a loop. The hook can be disposed on one of the surgical stapler jaws and the loop can be disposed on the staple line reinforcement material. Alternatively, th ...