Surgical stapler

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA5078

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 127 24354

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (24)
4350160 Instrument for establishing vascular anastomoses 356 1980
4476863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 196 1981
4505414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 744 1983
4957499 Surgical suturing instrument 364 1989
5042707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 921 1990
5197648 Surgical stapling apparatus 352 1991
5188638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 205 1992
5221036 Surgical stapler 538 1992
5314436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 156 1992
5330486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 652 1992
5868760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 720 1994
5720755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 257 1995
5855312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 245 1996
6264086 Surgical apparatus and method 779 1997
6117148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 514 1998
6279809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 285 1999
6068636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 91 1999
6402008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 87 2000
6338737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 438 2001
6387105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 252 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 98 2001
6769590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 313 2002
6763993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 81 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 65 2004
 
TRACOR, INC., (1)
5715987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 625 1996
 
GENOIL INC. (7)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 17 2004
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4817847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 551 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6769594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 416 2002
 
Nicolo, Enrico (1)
6520398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 88 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 39 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4708141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 360 1986
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
7711347 Mixer 98 2006
 
COVIDIEN LP (7)
6488197 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments 619 2000
6491201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 604 2000
6533157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 438 2000
6716233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 652 2000
6945444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 531 2002
6681979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 537 2002
6695199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 534 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6179195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 363 1999
6241140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 303 2000
6343731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 301 2001
6601749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 527 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 97 2001
6742692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 79 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4592354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 273 1983
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUER LUFT- UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5669918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 556 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6149667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 334 1999
6517566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 511 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5993468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 259 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5348259 Flexible, articulable column 466 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6083241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 187 1998
6102271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 618 1998
6193129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 561 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5957363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 230 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5709335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 230 1995
5732872 Surgical stapling instrument 711 1996
5881943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 249 1997
5947363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 250 1998
6253984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 114 1999
6209773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 151 1999
6176413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 241 2000
6450390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 105 2001
6588643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 436 2001
6631837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 80 2001
6659327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 95 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6884250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 113 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4319576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 321 1980
4289133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 391 1980
4703887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 356 1985
5104025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 681 1990
5222963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 589 1991
5271543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 602 1992
5355897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 277 1992
5261920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 178 1992
5205459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 763 1992
5309927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 588 1992
5333773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 414 1992
5285945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 619 1992
5271544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 528 1993
5275322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 304 1993
5292053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 496 1993
5312024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 437 1993
5433721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 1078 1993
5350104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 293 1994
5439156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 378 1994
5445644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 407 1994
5404870 Method of using a transanal inserter 135 1994
5533661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 639 1995
5609285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 646 1995
5632433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 570 1995
6503259 Expandable anastomotic device 524 2000
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (2)
5197649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 529 1991
5411508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 761 1993
 
Kaster; Robert L. (1)
5403333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 224 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5951576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 303 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5047039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 319 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4873977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 480 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4700703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 465 1986
4903697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 361 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5139513 Apparatus and method for suturing 549 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6626921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 128 2001
 
DEXTERA SURGICAL INC. (1)
6905504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 88 2002
 
Encision, Inc. (1)
6494877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 100 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5395030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 821 1993
5658300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 602 1995
6050472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 537 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5839639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 657 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6872214 Stapler for endoscopes 417 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 97 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4550870 Stapling device 227 1983
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5285810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 28 1993
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 37 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 37 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6632237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 124 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 39 2004
 
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT- UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (2)
6258107 Apparatus for connecting a variety of surgical instruments to an operating control device 522 1999
6269997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 107 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6592596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 251 2000
6398795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 217 2000
6585144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 265 2001
6629630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 429 2001
6632227 Endoscopic resection devices 228 2001
6578751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 453 2001
6605078 Full thickness resection device 329 2001
6478210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 304 2002
6716222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 156 2002
6685079 Full thickness resectioning device 84 2002
6695198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 280 2003
6840423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 297 2003
6827246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 234 2003
6820791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 229 2003
6938814 Full thickness resectioning device 84 2003
6866178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 371 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 356 2003
6874669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 436 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 402 2004
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4667673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 218 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5346115 Surgical staple inserter 124 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6119913 Endoscopic stapler 802 1996
6126058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 647 1998
 
VSESOJUZNY NAUCHNO-ISSLEDOVATELSKY I ISPYTATELNY INSTITUT MEDITSINSKOI TEKHNIKI (1)
4505272 Surgical suturing instrument for performing anastomoses between structures of the digestive tract 380 1983
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (47)
4304236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 423 1980
4606343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 614 1980
4351466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 206 1980
4379457 Indicator for surgical stapler 418 1981
4573468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 480 1981
4576167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 577 1981
4603693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 389 1981
4473077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 553 1982
4485817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 361 1982
4488523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 443 1982
4671445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 743 1984
4646745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 303 1985
5119983 Surgical stapler apparatus 362 1987
4754909 Flexible stapler 641 1987
4893622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 359 1988
4917114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 222 1988
5005749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 291 1988
5193731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 167 1990
5285944 Surgical stapler apparatus 112 1990
5122156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 508 1990
5253793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 477 1991
5158222 Surgical stapler apparatus 137 1991
5314435 Anvil delivery system 179 1992
5360154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 111 1992
5470006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 393 1992
5368215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 90 1992
5344059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 141 1992
5437684 Circular anastomosis device 149 1993
5447514 Circular anastomosis device 173 1993
5454825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 205 1993
5522534 Anvil for surgical stapler 91 1993
5497934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 129 1993
5392979 Surgical stapler apparatus 593 1993
5474223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 187 1994
5443198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 238 1994
5685474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 485 1994
5718360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 434 1994
5588579 Anvil for circular stapler 615 1995
5799857 Circular anastomosis device 734 1996
5639008 Anvil for circular stapler 607 1996
5836503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 527 1996
5860581 Anvil for circular stapler 370 1996
5758814 Anvil for circular stapler 545 1997
5915616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 853 1997
6053390 Anvil for surgical stapler 480 1999
6203553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 169 1999
6676671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 195 2001
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6623227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 34 2001
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8453835 Protective cover for communication device 21 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6302311 Endoscopic stapler 581 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4907591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 360 1988
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ETHICON LLC (2)
D701306 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
D700325 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (1)
* 2006/0201,989 Surgical anvil and system for deploying the same 255 2006
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