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US20140175157 Fasteners, Deployment Systems, and Methods for Ophthalmic Tissue Closure and Fixation of Ophthalmic Prostheses and Other Uses  
Improved tissue fasteners are disclosed that can be inserted into (and optionally through) tissue structures underlying a tissue surface for affixing overlapping tissues and tissue planes...
US20140034705 Tongue debulking stapler and tongue tissue holder  
The main idea for the tongue debulking stapler is to introduce a new surgical procedure for tongue size reduction in cases of macroglossia and in concern for cases of moderate and sever OSA as a...
US20110036895 DETACHABLE BUTTRESS MATERIAL RETENTION SYSTEMS FOR USE WITH A SURGICAL STAPLING DEVICE  
Systems of releasably connecting staple line buttress material to the jaws of a surgical stapling instrument are provided. The systems include retainers configured to engage the buttress material...
US20110278347 Center Cinch And Release Of Buttress Material  
A buttressed anvil assembly is provided for use with a surgical stapling instrument. The buttressed anvil assembly generally includes an anvil member having a strip of buttress material attached...
US20140339287 PIN ALIGNMENT ASSEMBLY FOR SURGICAL STAPLER  
An alignment pin assembly for a surgical stapler includes an alignment pin configured to be advanced prior to actuation of a stapler and an end cap defining an opening configured to receive the...
US20120234898 CIRCULAR STAPLING DEVICES WITH TISSUE-PUNCTURING ANVIL FEATURES  
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...
US20150053749 CLOSURE INDICATOR SYSTEMS FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
A surgical instrument system can comprise a surgical instrument and an end effector, wherein the end effector can comprise a distal end, a proximal connection portion configured to attach the end...
US20080078807 Connected surgical staples and stapling instruments for deploying the same  
A surgical stapling system comprising a first staple, a second staple, and a bridge connecting the first staple and the second staple. In at least one embodiment, the first staple and the second...
US20120012641 ANVIL ASSEMBLY FOR SURGICAL STAPLING DEVICE  
An anvil assembly for use with a surgical fastener applying apparatus. The anvil assembly includes an anvil center rod and anvil head that is secured to the distal end portion of the anvil center...
US20120085809 SURGICAL STAPLER AND METHOD OF SURGICAL STAPLING  
Surgical stapling methods and tools which allow a surgeon to create several different predetermined amounts of tissue constriction using the same staple (11) loaded in such a tool (31). An...
US20120104073 SURGICAL TILT ANVIL ASSEMBLY  
A surgical tilt anvil assembly including a rod and a head assembly including an anvil plate having staple deforming pockets. The head assembly is pivotally secured to the rod and pivotal in...
US20120065665 Forceps Comprising A Trocar Tip  
The present invention relates to a forceps comprising an elongate body, a grip region at end of the elongate body, the grip region comprising a lever, a grasping assembly at the opposite end of...
US20110155788 MEDICAL INSTRUMENT  
A hydraulically actuated medical instrument includes an elongated shaft having proximal and distal ends, a hydraulically actuated end effector at the distal end of the shaft and a fluid flow path...
US20120080503 FASTENER SYSTEM COMPRISING A RETENTION MATRIX AND AN ALIGNMENT MATRIX  
A surgical fastener system can comprise a plurality of fasteners which can be connected to each other by, one, a retention matrix which is assembled to the fasteners in order to capture tissue...
US20130092720 TILT TOP ANVIL WITH TORSION SPRING  
A tilt anvil assembly is disclosed which includes a center rod, a head assembly, and a torsion spring configured to pivot the head assembly relative to the center rod. The head assembly has a...
US20100243711 Center Cinch And Release Of Buttress Material  
A buttressed anvil assembly is provided for use with a surgical stapling instrument. The buttressed anvil assembly generally includes an anvil member having a strip of buttress material attached...
US20090224023 POSTERIOR CERVICAL AND LUMBAR INTERARTICULATING JOINT STAPLES, STAPLING GUNS, AND DEVICES FOR SPINAL FUSION  
A staple gun for a lumbar facet joint staple, including a puller disposed in and extending through the hollow cylinder body, wherein the puller has a puller tip coupled to the first end of the...
US20150230792 METHODS AND APPARATUS HAVING BOWSTRING-LIKE STAPLE DELIVERY TO A TARGET TISSUE  
Devices for attaching a sheet-like implant to a target tissue include a sheath and a staple push rod. The sheath has a distal end configured to be pressed against the target tissue. The staple...
US20080149685 Surgical fastener aligning instrument particularly for transoral treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease  
A surgical instrument includes an end effector having a clevis and first and second jaws mutually rotatable between open and closed positions. The jaws are proximally directed and laterally...
US20100179565 Rail for Delivering an Endovascular Stapler  
An endovascular stapler delivery apparatus having a continuous geometrically non-symmetrical delivery rail operable to guide a stapling device to one or more stapling locations within a body...
US20140224858 ENDOVASCULAR STAPLE CLIP AND STAPLER  
A staple clip for providing an attachment function in a surgical procedure is described. A center hub has a center hub aperture. The center hub defines a lateral hub plane. A plurality of joining...
US20080083813 Method and force-limiting handle mechanism for a surgical instrument  
A safety handle assembly for use with a surgical instrument having an operative distal end portion is disclosed. The handle assembly includes a handle housing and a drive element movably mounted...
US20100237133 KNIFE/FIRING ROD CONNECTION FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument including a frame, an elongate portion, a firing rod and an end effector is disclosed. The elongate portion extends distally from the frame and defines a longitudinal axis....
US20110198386 Articulation And Firing Force Mechanisms  
There is provided a surgical instrument incorporating driving force mechanisms capable of transmitting a driving force through an articulated section of the surgical instrument. In one embodiment,...
US20080078808 Surgical staples having dissolvable, bioabsorbable or biofragmentable portions and stapling instruments for deploying the same  
A surgical staple including a crown comprised of a dissolvable, bioabsorbable, or biofragmentable material, a first deformable member, and a second member. In at least one embodiment, the crown...
US20140367450 EEA ANVIL SNAP RING ACTIVATOR  
A surgical fastening apparatus and associated method of use is disclosed. The surgical fastening apparatus includes a handle assembly, a central body portion extending from the handle assembly,...
US20120187179 Buttress Film With Hemostatic Action For Surgical Stapling Apparatus  
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a jaw assembly including a pair of jaw members and a surgical buttress positioned adjacent a tissue contacting surface of at least one of the pair of jaw...
US20140027494 RETRACTION MECHANISM WITH CLUTCH-LESS DRIVE FOR USE WITH A SURGICAL APPARATUS  
A retraction mechanism allows the full distal retraction of the firing drive from various positions. The retraction mechanism has been developed for use with a hand held surgical apparatus. An...
US20080078806 Surgical stapling instrument with mechanical indicator to show levels of tissue compression  
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...
US20110011917 METHODS, DEVICES, AND KITS FOR TREATING VALVE PROLAPSE  
Methods, devices, and kits are described for addressing cardiac valve repair. A system for deploying a tensile member between two tissue structures may comprise a first anchor insertion instrument...
US20130153642 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ENDOLUMINAL PLICATION  
Devices and methods are provided for forming and securing a tissue plication. More particularly, the devices and methods of the present invention can be used to create multiple tissue folds on an...
US20080272172 Powered surgical stapling device platform  
The present disclosure provides for a surgical instrument which includes a housing and an endoscopic portion extending distally from the housing and defining a first longitudinal axis. The...
US20090206139 BUTTRESS MATERIAL FOR A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the...
US20100163598 SHIELD FOR SURGICAL STAPLER AND METHOD OF USE  
A surgical stapler that may have a head assembly, a stapling assembly, a shield, a base head, a handle assembly, and a shaft assembly. A head assembly may have an anvil and anvil shaft, as well as...
US20100264195 HUB FOR POSITIONING ANNULAR STRUCTURE ON A SURGICAL DEVICE  
An apparatus for forming an anastomosis between adjacent intestinal sections is provided. The apparatus includes an anastomosis device having a cartridge assembly; and an anvil assembly having a...
US20100193570 SURGICAL FASTENER APPLYING APPARATUS  
The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes...
US20080283577 Steerable surgical stapler  
Embodiments include a surgical device and a method. An embodiment of the surgical instrument includes at least one grasping jaw, the at least one grasping jaw being adapted to deliver surgical...
US20120193399 Surgical Fastener Having A Safety Feature  
A surgical fastener applier having a handle and a fastener housing extending from the handle. The housing contains at least one anvil movable within the staple housing having a proximal position...
US20130105555 PIN LOCKING MECHANISM FOR A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument having a handle portion, an elongated portion defining a longitudinal axis therethrough, an end effector, and a pin. The elongated portion extends distally from the handle...
US20110036896 FASTENER DEPLOYMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
This document discloses, among other things, a long reach, side ejecting fastener placement apparatus suitable for use in nasal septal surgery. A first linear member carries a fastener body and a...
US20110163150 TISSUE STOP FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical including a handle assembly, an elongated portion, an end effector, and a stop member is disclosed. The elongated portion extends distally from the handle assembly. The end effector is...
US20120145768 APPARATUS FOR FORMING VARIABLE HEIGHT SURGICAL FASTENERS  
A surgical device for applying a plurality of surgical staples is provided. The device includes a staple fastening assembly attached to a surgical instrument. The staple fastening assembly...
US20120024937 COMPRESSION BONE STAPLE, APPARATUS AND METHOD OF THE INVENTION  
A method and apparatus for interosseous bone fixation uses a compression staple, generally U-shaped, having a pair of legs with sharp front ends and proximal ends interconnect by a bridge portion...
US20120248173 SURGICAL STAPLING DEVICE  
A surgical stapling device an elongated body portion having proximal and distal portions, and a head portion positioned adjacent the distal portion of the elongated body portion. The head portion...
US20110095070 SURGICAL STAPLING INSTRUMENT  
A surgical stapling instrument comprising a handle assembly having a proximal end, an elongated body portion extending distally from the handle assembly, a head portion disposed adjacent a distal...
US20100137904 VARIABLE SIZE-UNIFORM COMPRESSION STAPLE ASSEMBLY  
There is provided a variable size, uniform compression staple assembly for use in stapling differing thicknesses of tissues. The staple assembly includes a staple and a staple block for receipt of...
US20110297732 Surgical Staple Assembly  
A surgical staple assembly is disclosed and can include a surgical staple. The surgical staple assembly can be moved between a first configuration and a second configuration. In the first...
US20100282820 PIN LOCKING MECHANISM FOR A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument having a handle portion, an elongated portion defining a longitudinal axis therethrough, an end effector, and a pin. The elongated portion extends distally from the handle...
US20140097228 SURGICAL STAPLE INSERTION DEVICE  
A staple inserter (12) for use with a surgical staple (10) during a surgical procedure, the surgical staple (10) including a middle section (14) and two side sections (16) that cantilever away...
US20100179566 Dissecting-swatting surgical stapling device and methods of use  
A material-fastening device and related fastener and methods for use, and more particularly, a device with segments of the fastener capable of being independently exposed from a holding mechanism...

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