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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus and method with surgical fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, October 12, 1999: US05964774 (623 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material disposed thereon for application of the material and staples to body tissue. Two tissue bolstering members are preferably provided, each member being generally planar in configuration, wherein a first member corresponds to the dimension ...


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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. United States Surgical Corporation, June 1, 1999: US05908427 (596 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material releasably attached thereto for application of the material and staples to body tissue is disclosed. The tissue bolstering material is preferably releasably held to surfaces of the stapling apparatus through pins, clips or similar secur ...


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Frank J Viola, David Ivanko: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 25, 2006: US07032799 (520 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two different p ...


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Frank J Viola, David Ivanko: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 13, 2007: US07188758 (473 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two different p ...


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Frank J Viola, David Ivanko: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 5, 2008: US07326232 (49 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two different p ...


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John W Beardsley: Staple feeding and forming apparatus. Covidien, April 16, 2013: US08418908 (18 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a surgical stapling apparatus and method of use that includes a cartridge assembly which is capable of being reloaded during a surgical procedure without being removed from the surgical site. This allows a surgeon to continue a surgical operation without withdrawing or removing the surg ...


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VIOLA FRANK J , IVANKO DAVID : [de] Chirurgische Klammervorrichtung und Verfahren, [en] Surgical stapling apparatus and method, [fr] Appareil pour agrafage chirurgical et procédé. COVIDIEN  , April 29, 2015: EP2865343-A1

[en] The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two differ ...


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VIOLA FRANK J , IVANKO DAVID : [de] Chirurgische Klammervorrichtung und Verfahren, [en] Surgical stapling apparatus and method, [fr] Appareil pour agrafage chirurgical et procédé. COVIDIEN  , April 29, 2015: EP2865342-A1

[en] The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two differ ...


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Viola Frank J, Ivanko David: Methode et appareil dagrafage chirurgical, Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, Tyco Healthcare Group, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, April 17, 2003: CA2462336

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two different p ...


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Viola Frank J, Ivanko David: Methode et appareil dagrafage chirurgical, Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, Tyco Healthcare Group, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, CA2560519

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use insurgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one ormore bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surfaceportions having a periphery with at least two different poin ...