Surgical stapler

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D532108

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29214818

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA4748

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 127 21071

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (24)
4350160 Instrument for establishing vascular anastomoses 343 1980
4476863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 185 1981
4505414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 677 1983
4957499 Surgical suturing instrument 349 1989
5042707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 845 1990
5197648 Surgical stapling apparatus 306 1991
5188638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 196 1992
5221036 Surgical stapler 480 1992
5314436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 147 1992
5330486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 617 1992
5868760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 661 1994
5720755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 245 1995
5855312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 233 1996
6264086 Surgical apparatus and method 692 1997
6117148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 460 1998
6279809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 265 1999
6068636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 81 1999
6402008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 78 2000
6338737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 377 2001
6387105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 230 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 89 2001
6769590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 265 2002
6763993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 72 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 57 2004
 
TRACOR, INC., (1)
5715987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 561 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 499 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6769594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 364 2002
 
Nicolo, Enrico (1)
6520398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 79 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 35 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4708141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 307 1986
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
7711347 Mixer 97 2006
 
COVIDIEN LP (7)
6488197 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments 562 2000
6491201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 540 2000
6533157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 366 2000
6716233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 581 2000
6945444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 461 2002
6681979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 484 2002
6695199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 481 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6179195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 309 1999
6241140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 248 2000
6343731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 242 2001
6601749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 466 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 89 2001
6742692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 70 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4592354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 263 1983
 
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (1)
5669918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 504 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6149667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 312 1999
6517566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 450 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5993468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 247 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5348259 Flexible, articulable column 408 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6083241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 174 1998
6102271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 559 1998
6193129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 495 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5957363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 220 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5709335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 220 1995
5732872 Surgical stapling instrument 655 1996
5881943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 239 1997
5947363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 241 1998
6253984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 104 1999
6209773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 140 1999
6176413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 226 2000
6450390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 96 2001
6588643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 383 2001
6631837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 71 2001
6659327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 85 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6884250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 96 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4319576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 301 1980
4289133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 344 1980
4703887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 331 1985
5104025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 618 1990
5222963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 538 1991
5271543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 535 1992
5355897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 255 1992
5261920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 169 1992
5205459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 696 1992
5309927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 536 1992
5333773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 348 1992
5285945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 557 1992
5271544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 466 1993
5275322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 283 1993
5292053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 433 1993
5312024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 386 1993
5433721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 996 1993
5350104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 266 1994
5439156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 324 1994
5445644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 365 1994
5404870 Method of using a transanal inserter 122 1994
5533661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 565 1995
5609285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 580 1995
5632433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 509 1995
6503259 Expandable anastomotic device 469 2000
 
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (2)
5197649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 474 1991
5411508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 698 1993
 
Kaster; Robert L. (1)
5403333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 215 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5951576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 288 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5047039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 306 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4873977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 418 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4700703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 399 1986
4903697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 309 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5139513 Apparatus and method for suturing 491 1990
 
Integrated Vascular Interventional Technologies, LC (1)
6626921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 116 2001
 
DEXTERA SURGICAL INC. (1)
6905504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 77 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6494877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 91 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5395030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 759 1993
5658300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 534 1995
6050472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 477 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5839639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 600 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6872214 Stapler for endoscopes 367 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 86 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4550870 Stapling device 211 1983
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5285810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 27 1993
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 29 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 29 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6632237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 114 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 38 2004
 
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (2)
6258107 Apparatus for connecting a variety of surgical instruments to an operating control device 465 1999
6269997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 93 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6592596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 236 2000
6398795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 206 2000
6585144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 213 2001
6629630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 376 2001
6632227 Endoscopic resection devices 213 2001
6578751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 400 2001
6605078 Full thickness resection device 284 2001
6478210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 247 2002
6716222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 147 2002
6685079 Full thickness resectioning device 75 2002
6695198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 223 2003
6840423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 243 2003
6827246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 181 2003
6820791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 177 2003
6938814 Full thickness resectioning device 73 2003
6866178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 316 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 304 2003
6874669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 381 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 356 2004
 
AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY (1)
4667673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 206 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5346115 Surgical staple inserter 115 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6119913 Endoscopic stapler 735 1996
6126058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 584 1998
 
VSESOJUZNY NAUCHNO-ISSLEDOVATELSKY I ISPYTATELNY INSTITUT MEDITSINSKOI TEKHNIKI (1)
4505272 Surgical suturing instrument for performing anastomoses between structures of the digestive tract 324 1983
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL,;A DIVISION OF TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (47)
4304236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 374 1980
4606343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 558 1980
4351466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 196 1980
4379457 Indicator for surgical stapler 370 1981
4573468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 426 1981
4576167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 527 1981
4603693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 372 1981
4473077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 497 1982
4485817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 315 1982
4488523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 386 1982
4671445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 676 1984
4646745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 291 1985
5119983 Surgical stapler apparatus 344 1987
4754909 Flexible stapler 586 1987
4893622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 304 1988
4917114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 212 1988
5005749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 273 1988
5193731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 157 1990
5285944 Surgical stapler apparatus 101 1990
5122156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 454 1990
5253793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 421 1991
5158222 Surgical stapler apparatus 128 1991
5314435 Anvil delivery system 167 1992
5360154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 99 1992
5470006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 346 1992
5368215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 81 1992
5344059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 130 1992
5437684 Circular anastomosis device 140 1993
5447514 Circular anastomosis device 162 1993
5454825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 194 1993
5522534 Anvil for surgical stapler 82 1993
5497934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 110 1993
5392979 Surgical stapler apparatus 535 1993
5474223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 144 1994
5443198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 220 1994
5685474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 426 1994
5718360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 381 1994
5588579 Anvil for circular stapler 560 1995
5799857 Circular anastomosis device 669 1996
5639008 Anvil for circular stapler 553 1996
5836503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 472 1996
5860581 Anvil for circular stapler 318 1996
5758814 Anvil for circular stapler 491 1997
5915616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 770 1997
6053390 Anvil for surgical stapler 423 1999
6203553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 160 1999
6676671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 183 2001
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6623227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 33 2001
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8453835 Protective cover for communication device 14 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6302311 Endoscopic stapler 517 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4907591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 345 1988
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ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, 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 204 2006
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