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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Leslie M Fugikawa, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical stapling instruments with collapsible features for controlling staple height. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 6, 2009: US07472815 (508 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes force adjusted spacing between an upper jaw (anvil) and a lower jaw (staple cartridge engaged to an elongate staple channel) so that the height o ...


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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 (1 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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Frederick E Shelton, Jeffrey S Swayze, Leslie M Fugikawa, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical stapling instruments with collapsible features for controlling staple height. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, March 29, 2007: US20070073340-A1

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes force adjusted spacing between an upper jaw (anvil) and a lower jaw (staple cartridge engaged to an elongate staple channel) so that the height o ...


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Shelton Iv Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S, Fugikawa Leslie M, Timperman Eugene L: Surgical stapling instruments with collapsible features for controlling staple height. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Shelton Iv Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S, Fugikawa Leslie M, Timperman Eugene L, EDGINGTON Thomas J, April 10, 2008: WO/2008/042022

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes force adjusted spacing between an upper jaw (anvil) and a lower jaw (staple cartridge engaged to an elongate staple channel) so that the height o ...


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Shelton IV Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S, Fugikawa Leslie M, Timperman Eugene L: Surgical stapling instruments with collapsible features for controlling staple height. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Su Juan, September 16, 2009: CN200780041207

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes force adjusted spacing between an upper jaw (anvil) and a lower jaw (staple cartridge engaged to an elongate staple channel) so that the height o ...


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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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