GB1328841A - Skin stapler - Google Patents

Skin stapler

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GB1328841A
GB1328841A GB4087170A GB4087170A GB1328841A GB 1328841 A GB1328841 A GB 1328841A GB 4087170 A GB4087170 A GB 4087170A GB 4087170 A GB4087170 A GB 4087170A GB 1328841 A GB1328841 A GB 1328841A
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staple
cartridge
staples
anvil
pusher
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GB4087170A
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D T Green
G W Bryan
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United States Surgical Corp
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United States Surgical Corp
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/068Surgical staplers, e.g. containing multiple staples or clamps
    • A61B17/0682Surgical staplers, e.g. containing multiple staples or clamps for applying U-shaped staples or clamps, e.g. without a forming anvil
    • A61B17/0684Surgical staplers, e.g. containing multiple staples or clamps for applying U-shaped staples or clamps, e.g. without a forming anvil having a forming anvil staying above the tissue during stapling
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/00535Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets pneumatically or hydraulically operated
    • A61B2017/00544Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets pneumatically or hydraulically operated pneumatically

Abstract

1328841 Stapling instrument UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORP 25 Aug 1970 [25 Aug 1969] 40871/70 Heading B4C [Also in Division A5] A stapling instrument comprises a cartridge projecting from a body portion, the cartridge having an anvil at an end remote from the said portion and carrying staples in a guide track with the legs of the staples projecting towards the anvil and their cross-members transverse to the length of the cartridge, means for advancing the staples along the length of the cartridge and for positioning each staple in turn in an ejection position adjacent to and on one side of the anvil, means for ejecting a staple into an insertion position and bending the staple to bring the tips of the legs of the staple into close proximity on the opposite side of the anvil and operating means for actuating the ejecting and advancing means. A cartridge 12 containing staples 50 is mounted in the forwardmost region 18 of the instrument. The staples 50 are advanced in the cartridge by threads 52 of screw conveyers 46, the staples 50 resting in a track formed by ledges 49 and walls 51 of a body 36 of the cartridge 12. Above the staples 50 lies a pusher-plate 54 which has a pair of tines (72) Fig. 12 (not shown) which co-operates with an anvil (62) Fig. 11 (not shown) to insert the ejected staple. The pusher plate 54 is reciprocatingly driven by a gas powered unit, Fig. 23 (not shown), which is described in co-pending Application 18260/73, Specification 1,328,842 via a pusher engaging extension 30 on an output shaft 116 having an inclined surface 32. The forwardmost staple is guided into the plane of the pusher element 54 by an inclined surface (74) of the ledges 49 and by the depth of the thread 52 decreasing to zero; this movement of the staple occurs during the forward thrust of the pusher-plate 54. Alongside the anvil (62) are springs (64) to disengage the inserted staple from the anvil (62) when the pusher-plate 54 is withdrawn. The inclined surface 32 of the output shaft 116 engages a slidable plunger 34 biased upwards by a spring 35 and the plunger has a notch which engages a flange 154 on a carrierplate 156. The carrier-plate 156 causes a main gear 176 to move. The main gear 176 drives pinion gears 180 connected to the screw-conveyers 46, the gear ratio being such that the pinion gears 180 turn through one complete revolution for each stroke of the plunger 34. The cartridge has apertures 82 through which indicating elements 88, which are moved in channels 80 by the screw-conveyers 46, may be screwed to ascertain the number of staples left in the instrument.
GB4087170A 1969-08-25 1970-08-25 Skin stapler Expired GB1328841A (en)

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GB1826070A Expired GB1328842A (en) 1969-08-25 1970-04-16 Gas powered drive unit
GB4087170A Expired GB1328841A (en) 1969-08-25 1970-08-25 Skin stapler

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CA (1) CA953997A (en)
DE (2) DE2042158B2 (en)
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