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Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A, Emmons Clifford L: Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp. Tyco Healthcare Group, Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A, Emmons Clifford L, FARBER Mark, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032763 (476 worldwide citation)


A tool assembly for a surgical stapling device includes a channel member for supporting a staple cartridge therein and an anvil to deform a plurality of staples ejected from the staple cartridge thereagainst. The tool assembly also includes a sled which is movable to force the staples from the cartr ...


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Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph A, Roy Philip C, Beardsley John W, Olson Lee Ann: Surgical stapling device with independent tip rotation. Tyco Healthcare Group, Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph A, Roy Philip C, Beardsley John W, Olson Lee Ann, FARBER Mark, April 28, 2005: WO/2005/037329 (398 worldwide citation)


A surgical stapling device is disclosed which includes a handle assembly, an endoscopic body portion and a tool assembly. The tool assembly is rotatably and pivotally supported on a distal end of the endoscopic body portion. A tool assembly rotation mechanism is provided which includes a rotation kn ...


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Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A, Emmons Clifford L, Roy Philipp, Beardsley John W, Racenet David C: Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp. Tyco Healthcare, September 20, 2006: EP1702568-A1 (369 worldwide citation)


A tool assembly for a surgical stapler is provided. The tool assembly has an anvil, a cartridge assembly, a stamp collar, and a dynamic clamping member. The cartridge assembly has a plurality of staples and is movable in relation to the anvil between an open position and an approximated position, th ...


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Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare, April 11, 2007: EP1772105-A1 (190 worldwide citation)


A staple drive assembly (100,200) includes an actuation sled (110,210) and at least one staple pusher (160). The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at l ...


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Wilson Donald F, Lehn Randolph F, Dworak Frank, Gravener Roy D, Kus Joseph E, Stearns Ralph A: Curved knife for linear staplers.. United States Surgical, April 19, 1995: EP0648475-A1 (34 worldwide citation)


A knife 10 for use with surgical fastening instrument for applying fasteners to tissue, the knife including a nonlinear cutting edge 16 having a first portion 32, a second portion 34, and an intermediate portion 36 between said first and said second portion, said first portion being positioned at le ...


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Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph A, Stellon Gene A: Introducer assembly with suspended seal. Tyco Healthcare Group, Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph A, Stellon Gene A, FARBER Mark, February 23, 2006: WO/2006/020267 (3 worldwide citation)


A surgical access apparatus includes an access member 200 dimensioned for insertion within tissue and having a longitudinal opening to permit introduction of a surgical object through the access member to perform a procedure on underlying tissue. A seal member 100 is mounted across the longitudinal ...


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Stearns Ralph A: Spirol Int, October 27, 1993: EP0567427-A1 (1 worldwide citation)


The linear vibratory feeder (10) has a base (12), an overlying track support plate (30) and a counterweight (82) with an internal structure between the base (12) and support plate (30) and a pair of outer side plates (70) secured to each of a plurality of separate, longitudinally spaced parts of the ...


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OLSON LEE ANN, STEARNS RALPH A, EMMONS CLIFFORD L, ROY PHILLIP, BEARDSLEY JOHN W, RACENET DAVID C: [fr] Agrafeur chirurgical doté dune articulation universelle et pré-clampage des tissus, [de] Chirurgisches Klammergerät mit einer Gelenkkupplung und einer Klemmeinrichtung, [en] Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp. TYCO HEALTHCARE, September 29, 2010: EP2233082-A1 (1 worldwide citation)


[en] A surgical stapler, comprising: a tool assembly including a cartridge assembly having N plurality of staples and an anvil assembly, the anvil assembly and the cartridge assembly having an open position and an approximated position a dynamic clamping member having an upper camming surface and a ...


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Stearns Ralph A, Orban Joseph P Iii, Viola Frank J: Endoscopic retractor. Tyco Healthcare Group, Stearns Ralph A, Orban Joseph P Iii, Viola Frank J, PERRY Kimberly V, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032757 (1 worldwide citation)


The present disclosure relates to endoscopic retractors (100) including a shaft having at least a first section (104b) having a first mechanical interface (124) and a second section (104c) having a second mechanical interface (126) for engaging the first mechanical interface, the first section and t ...


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RACENET DAVID C, OLSON LEE ANN, ROY PHILLIP, BEARDSLEY JOHN W, STEARNS RALPH A, EMMONS CLIFFORD L: [fr] Effecteur pour une agrafeuse chirurgicale, [de] Endeffektor für ein chirurgisches Klammergerät, [en] Tool assembly for a surgical stapling device. TYCO HEALTHCARE, October 20, 2010: EP2241266-A2


[en] A surgical stapling device comprising: an anvil (14) and a cartridge assembly (16), the cartridge assembly having a plurality of fasteners and being mounted for pivotable movement from an open position to a clamped position a clamp member (20) being movable from a retracted position to an advan ...



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