US20110060363A1 - Surgical staples having compressible or crushable members for securing tissue therein and stapling instruments for deploying the same - Google Patents

Surgical staples having compressible or crushable members for securing tissue therein and stapling instruments for deploying the same Download PDF

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US20110060363A1
US20110060363A1 US12/880,414 US88041410A US2011060363A1 US 20110060363 A1 US20110060363 A1 US 20110060363A1 US 88041410 A US88041410 A US 88041410A US 2011060363 A1 US2011060363 A1 US 2011060363A1
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Christopher J. Hess
Jerome R. Morgan
II William B. Weisenburgh
James W. Voegele
Mark S. Ortiz
Michael J. Stokes
Carl Shurtleff
Frederick E. Shelton, IV
Jeffrey S. Swayze
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Ethicon LLC
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Priority to US11/529,904 priority Critical patent/US8720766B2/en
Priority to US11/541,182 priority patent/US20080078802A1/en
Priority to US11/541,098 priority patent/US8220690B2/en
Priority to US11/541,151 priority patent/US7665647B2/en
Priority to US11/541,164 priority patent/US7506791B2/en
Priority to US11/529,879 priority patent/US8348131B2/en
Priority to US11/541,123 priority patent/US7794475B2/en
Priority to US11/541,374 priority patent/US8365976B2/en
Priority to US11/529,935 priority patent/US8485412B2/en
Priority to US11/541,050 priority patent/US8360297B2/en
Priority to US12/880,414 priority patent/US20110060363A1/en
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Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: HESS, CHRISTOPHER J., MORGAN, JEROME R., ORTIZ, MARK S., SHELTON, FREDERICK E., IV, STOKES, MICHAEL J., WEISENBURGH, WILLIAM B., II, SWAYZE, JEFFREY S., SHURTLEFF, CARL, VOEGELE, JAMES W.
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Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC.
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