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Todd Phillip Omaits, Bennie Thompson, Frederick E Shelton IV, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical stapling instrument with mechanical mechanism for limiting maximum tissue compression. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 24, 2009: US07506791 (643 worldwide citation)

Various forms of surgical instruments are disclosed. In various embodiments, the instrument includes a cartridge supporting assembly for operably supporting a staple cartridge therein. The cartridge supporting assembly may be responsive to firing and retraction motions applied thereto from a firing ...


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Omaits Todd Phillip, Thompson Bennie, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Timperman Eugene L: Surgical stapling instrument with mechanical mechanism for limiting maximum tissue compression. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Omaits Todd Phillip, Thompson Bennie, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Timperman Eugene L, GEISLER Brian T, April 3, 2008: WO/2008/039249 (294 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, the instrument includes a cartridge supporting assembly (1610) for operably supporting a staple cartridge (1616) therein. The cartridge supporting assembly may be responsive to firing and retraction motions applied thereto from a firing assembly (1675). An anvil (1700) may be ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical instrument comprising an adjustable system configured to accommodate different jaw heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 28, 2017: US09603595 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument can comprise a first jaw, a second jaw, and a firing system configured to be advanced relative to the first jaw and the second jaw. The firing system can comprise a firing member including a first portion configured to engage the first jaw and a second portion configured to eng ...


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Todd Phillip Omaits, Bennie Thompson, Frederick E Shelton, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical stapling instrument with mechanical mechanism for limiting maximum tissue compression. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, April 3, 2008: US20080078805-A1

Various forms of surgical instruments are disclosed. In various embodiments, the instrument includes a cartridge supporting assembly for operably supporting a staple cartridge therein. The cartridge supporting assembly may be responsive to firing and retraction motions applied thereto from a firing ...


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Omaits Todd Phillip, Thompson Bennie, Shelton Frederick E IV, Timperman Eugene L: Surgical stapling instrument with mechanical mechanism for limiting maximum tissue compression. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Su Juan, September 16, 2009: CN200780041498

In various embodiments, the instrument includes a cartridge supporting assembly (1610) for operably supporting a staple cartridge (1616) therein. The cartridge supporting assembly may be responsive to firing and retraction motions applied thereto from a firing assembly (1675). An anvil (1700) may be ...


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END EFFECTOR FOR USE WITH A SURGICAL FASTENING INSTRUMENT. January 12, 2017: US20170007248-A1

A surgical staple including a crown and a deformable member extending from the crown, the deformable member having a notch configured to cause the deformable member to bend at the notch when the staple is deformed from a first shape into a second shape. The crown of the surgical staple, in various e ...


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METHOD FOR FORMING A STAPLE. February 22, 2018: US20180049740-A1

A method for deforming a staple comprising a base, a first staple leg, and a second staple leg, wherein the base, the first staple leg, and the second staple leg are positioned within a common plane prior to being deformed, the method comprising positioning the first staple leg within a first cup of ...


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ANVIL ASSEMBLIES WITH COLLAPSIBLE FRAMES FOR CIRCULAR STAPLERS. November 15, 2018: US20180325508-A1

Circular stapling instruments and anvil assemblies. The anvil assemblies may have collapsible anvil support members that may be inserted through an opening in a patient and then expanded to be attached to an anvil plate assembly that has a staple-forming surface thereon. The anvil support member is ...


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COLLAPSIBLE ANVIL PLATE ASSEMBLIES FOR CIRCULAR SURGICAL STAPLING DEVICES. January 24, 2019: US20190021718-A1

Circular stapling instruments and anvil assemblies. The anvil assemblies may have collapsible anvil support members that may be inserted through an opening in a patient and then expanded to be attached to an anvil plate assembly that has a staple-forming surface thereon. The anvil support member is ...