US20120080498A1 - Curved end effector for a stapling instrument - Google Patents

Curved end effector for a stapling instrument Download PDF

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US20120080498A1
US20120080498A1 US13/242,066 US201113242066A US2012080498A1 US 20120080498 A1 US20120080498 A1 US 20120080498A1 US 201113242066 A US201113242066 A US 201113242066A US 2012080498 A1 US2012080498 A1 US 2012080498A1
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staple
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Frederick E. Shelton, IV
Taylor W. Aronhalt
Chester O. Baxter, III
Joseph E. Young
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Ethicon LLC
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Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc
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Priority to US12/894,369 priority Critical patent/US20120080344A1/en
Priority to US13/097,856 priority patent/US20120080336A1/en
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Priority to US13/242,086 priority patent/US9055941B2/en
Priority to US13/241,922 priority patent/US9216019B2/en
Priority to US13/242,066 priority patent/US20120080498A1/en
Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: YOUNG, JOSEPH E., SHELTON, FREDERICK E., IV, ARONHALT, TAYLOR W., BAXTER, CHESTER O., III
Publication of US20120080498A1 publication Critical patent/US20120080498A1/en
Priority claimed from BR112014007045A external-priority patent/BR112014007045A2/en
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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