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9033204 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...
9027819 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...
9027818 Locking articulation mechanism  
A surgical device including a handle assembly, an elongated body extending from the handle assembly, and an articulation mechanism connected to the handle assembly and configured to selectively...
9022274 Circular stapler with increased lumen diameter  
A surgical stapling device is provided having a shell assembly including an outer housing portion having areas of varying wall thicknesses. Individual staple pockets in a row of staple pockets are...
9022271 Surgical instrument having a plastic surface  
A surgical instrument including a handle portion, a body portion, a movable handle, a tool assembly, a drive beam and a closure apparatus is disclosed. At least one of the closure apparatus and a...
9016547 EEA tilt top anvil with ratchet/locking mechanism  
A tilt anvil assembly is disclosed which includes a center rod and a head assembly pivotally mounted to the center rod. The head assembly includes a housing, a post and an anvil plate. The head...
9010611 End effector identification by mechanical features  
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes a handle portion, a body portion extending distally from the handle portion and...
8967449 Surgical instrument with curvilinear tissue-contacting surfaces  
A surgical stapling instrument including a handle assembly, an elongated body portion, a shell assembly and an anvil assembly. The elongated body portion extends distally from the handle assembly...
8939345 Remote-controlled actuator  
A remote controlled actuator includes an elongated spindle guide section (3), a distal end member (2) fitted to the distal end thereof for alteration in attitude, and a drive unit housing (4a)...
8936185 Surgical instrument with sequential clamping and cutting  
A surgical fastening instrument including a handle portion, an elongated portion, an end effector and a clamp is disclosed. The elongated portion extends distally from the handle portion. The end...
8931680 Surgical instrument with safety mechanism  
A surgical instrument including a handle assembly, a safety mechanism, an elongated body portion and a head portion is disclosed. The handle assembly includes a stationary handle, an approximation...
8925787 Surgical stapling apparatus with curved cartridge and anvil assemblies  
A surgical instrument is designed for clamping, cutting, and/or joining tissue. This surgical instrument includes a handle portion, an elongate portion extending distally from the handle portion,...
8911458 Device for performing end-to-end anastomosis  
Herein is provided an anastomosis device which includes a cylindrical support housing having a tapered section being formed of a plurality of compliant fingers integrally formed around the...
8910847 Low cost anvil assembly for a circular stapler  
An anvil assembly for a circular stapling instrument is provided. The anvil assembly includes a one-piece, polymer anvil and a staple-forming surface. The one-piece, polymer anvil comprises an...
8905289 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...
8899466 Devices and methods for introducing a surgical circular stapling instrument into a patient  
Introducers for introducing a surgical circular stapler into a patient. Various embodiments comprise cover members that are applied over a stapling head portion of the circular stapler. In some...
8875972 End effector coupling arrangements for a surgical cutting and stapling instrument  
In various embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, wherein the shaft defines an axis, and a disposable loading unit which is assembled...
8875970 Structure containing wound treatment material  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, an anvil assembly for a circular stapling apparatus, is disclosed. The anvil assembly includes an anvil head configured to support an anvil plate...
8844792 Surgical instrument with curvilinear tissue-contacting surfaces  
A surgical stapling instrument including a handle assembly, an elongated body portion, a shell assembly and an anvil assembly. The elongated body portion extends distally from the handle assembly...
8833629 Reusable circular stapler handle with open assembly architecture  
A circular stapling instrument is provided. The circular stapling instrument includes a handle forming a cavity, a reciprocating drive shaft, a carrier cover, and a shaft assembly. The...
8833630 Surgical instrument with safety mechanism  
A surgical instrument including a handle assembly, a safety mechanism, an elongated body portion and a head portion is disclosed. The handle assembly includes a stationary handle, an approximation...
8827138 Method for operating an electrical surgical instrument with optimal tissue compression  
A method of configuring a surgical instrument having a surgical tissue-compressing device including opposing compression surfaces with a tissue-compression-measuring mechanism, the method...
8820607 Surgical retraction mechanism  
A retraction mechanism has been developed for use with a hand held surgical apparatus. The retraction mechanism includes a motor, a first speed reducing mechanism, a clutch mechanism incorporating...
8800842 Internal gastric bander for obesity  
A non-surgical gastric bander device and process is described. The non-surgical gastric bander device includes a staple device, an elongated articulated shaft, an operations handle and a cable...
8801734 Circular stapling instruments with secondary cutting arrangements and methods of using same  
Surgical instruments are disclosed. Various non-limiting embodiments may include an elongated shaft that has a distal end portion that is configured to operably support a circular staple cartridge...
8801735 Surgical circular stapler with tissue retention arrangements  
Surgical instruments and procedures for performing a circular anastomosis of a tubular organ. The surgical instruments may include selectively deployable tissue acquisition members configured to...
8789740 Linear cutting and stapling device with selectively disengageable cutting member  
A surgical stapling instrument including a selectively actuatable cutting member. The stapling instrument may be used as a surgical stapler without cutting tissue or, if desired, the surgeon may...
8789736 Staples, staplers, anastomosis devices, and methods for their applications  
A stapling element is provided, operative to pierce and penetrate a tissue by a first end, and close around the tissue. Three factors help prevent local necrosis: 1. The self-closing feature of...
8789739 Continuous stapling instrument  
A surgical stapling instrument can comprise a jaw configured to receive a staple cartridge, a firing member configured to eject staples from the staple cartridge, and a system for supplying a...
8783543 Tissue acquisition arrangements and methods for surgical stapling devices  
A surgical instrument that includes an elongated shaft that defines defining a central axis. The elongated shaft may have a distal end portion that is configured to operably support a circular...
8777084 Anastomosis system and method  
A system for performing anastomosis includes a plurality of staples, an annular staple support having structure for holding the staples, and a staple closing device for closing the staples to...
8770460 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...
8763877 Surgical instruments with reconfigurable shaft segments  
A surgical instrument having a handle assembly and an elongated shaft assembly protruding therefrom. Various embodiments of the elongated shaft assemblies include reconfigurable shaft segments...
8763879 Accessing data stored in a memory of surgical instrument  
A surgical cutting and fastening instrument having an end effector including a housing for holding staples and a sled having a camming surface for ejecting the staples. The instrument has a main...
8763878 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...
8746529 Accessing data stored in a memory of a surgical instrument  
A process and system are disclosed for downloading sensor data, stored in a memory device of a surgical cutting and fastening instrument, to an external or remote computer device. The process may...
8746532 Anvil and cartridge alignment configuration for a circular stapler  
A stapling reload assembly for a circular stapling instrument includes a casing, a staple holder, a staple driver, and an anvil assembly. The staple holder is attached to the casing. The staple...
8740038 Staple cartridge comprising a releasable portion  
A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion...
8740039 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...
8733614 End effector identification by mechanical features  
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes a handle portion, a body portion extending distally from the handle portion and...
8733615 Circular stapler with frictional reducing member  
A circular stapling instrument is provided which includes a reciprocating drive shaft and a firing bar. The reciprocating drive shaft has a first engagement member at a tip of the reciprocating...
8733616 Loaded surgical stapler  
The present invention relates to a surgical stapler loaded with at least two sets of surgical fasteners (405, 406) of different types that are delivered in a pre-established order. The invention...
8733613 Staple cartridge  
A staple cartridge can comprise a plurality of staples positioned within a cartridge body, wherein the cartridge body can comprise a tissue-contacting deck and a plurality of ridges extending from...
8727200 Pneumatic powered surgical stapling device  
A surgical stapler which includes or onto which a tool assembly can be mounted for deploying a plurality of surgical fasteners includes a housing having a clamping handle mountable to the housing....
8728092 Stereotactic drive system  
A drive system for controlling movement of an elongate member includes a base unit having a first rotatable knob and a second rotatable knob, a follower assembly including a follower slidably...
8709026 Methods of using wound treatment infused sutures  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical suture needle assembly is provided including an elongate tube defining a lumen through at least a portion of a length thereof; and a...
8701963 Medical anastomosis apparatus  
A medical anastomosis apparatus is provided. The medical anastomosis apparatus includes a cylindrical body which has a hollow portion and extends in a longitudinal direction, a pressing rod which...
8695864 Magnetic coupling for surgical stapler  
A surgical tool may include a circular surgical stapler and an anvil initially disconnected and separate from the surgical stapler; where at least one of the circular surgical stapler and the...
8684254 Surgical stapling apparatus with curved cartridge and anvil assemblies  
A surgical instrument is designed for clamping, cutting, and/or joining tissue. This surgical instrument includes a handle portion, an elongate portion extending distally from the handle portion,...
8684250 Annular adhesive structure  
An apparatus for forming an anastomosis between adjacent intestinal sections of tissue is provided. The apparatus includes a circular surgical stapler having an anvil assembly with an anvil shaft...

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