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Alan K Plyley, Claude A Vidal, Russell J Redmond, John L Minck Jr, Alan J Solyntjes: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, February 6, 1996: US05489058 (627 worldwide citation)

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Claude A Vidal, John L Minck Jr: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, July 16, 1996: US05535935 (572 worldwide citation)

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Alan K Plyley, Claude A Vidal, John L Minck Jr, Alan J Solyntjes: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, December 24, 1996: US05586711 (534 worldwide citation)

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Alan K Plyley, Claude A Vidal, John L Minck Jr: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, October 6, 1998: US05816471 (454 worldwide citation)

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical, September 20, 2006: EP1702567-A2 (371 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for applying staples to compressed tissue comprising: a handle portion having surfaces adapted to be manually grasped by a surgeon; a cartridge retention portion and an anvil retention portion, means for mounting said cartridge retention portion and said anvil retention portion fo ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical, December 27, 1996: EP0749288-A1

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Agrafeuse chirurgicale comprenant des mecanismes reduisant la force necessaire a son application, Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, United States Surgical Corporation, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, November 9, 1995: CA2185154

Surgical staplers for use during open and or laparoscopic surgical procedures ar e disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel device s reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Agrafeuse chirurgicale comprenant des mecanismes reduisant la force necessaire a son application, Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, United States Surgical Corporation, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, CA2546928

A surgical stapler comprising an anvil with specially shaped surfaces; anda cartridge retention portion having a staple housing enclosing a plurality ofstaples, staple drivers, and a plurality of pushers movable in a firing direction andeach having a cam surface. The staple drivers each have a surfa ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, NABULSI Basam E, November 9, 1995: WO/1995/029638

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.



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