US Patent No: 7,223,273

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Anastomosis instrument and method for performing same

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A surgical instrument for creating an anastomosis includes a housing, a handle extending from the housing and a fastener support member extending distally from the housing. The fastener support member is configured and dimensioned to releasably support a plurality of surgical fasteners. The instrument further includes a tissue retaining mechanism which is selectively movable from a first position relative to the fastener support member to a second position in closer proximity with the fastener support member such that tissue disposed adjacent to the fastener support member is retained thereagainst. Upon actuation of the handle, a fastener firing mechanism simultaneously deforms the plurality of surgical fasteners to complete the anastomosis.

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TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LPMANSFIELD, MA240

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Manzo, Scott E Shelton, CT 61 4790

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 7,401,720 Dual surgical stapler 88 2006
* 7,530,484 Single cartridge surgical stapler 8 2008
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (3)
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COVIDIEN LP (4)
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