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Number: 227/182.1
Name: Elongated-member-driving apparatus > Surgical stapler > With means to prevent partial drive cycle
Description: Device comprising means to prevent return motion of the driver until a full driving stroke has been completed.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8657174 Motorized surgical cutting and fastening instrument having handle based power source Feb. 25, 2014
8573459 Optimal tissue compression electrical surgical instrument Nov. 5, 2013
8561871 Indicators for surgical staplers Oct. 22, 2013
8453914 Motor-driven surgical cutting instrument with electric actuator directional control assembly Jun. 4, 2013
8348122 Surgical stapling device Jan. 8, 2013
8245898 Surgical stapling and cutting device Aug. 21, 2012
8210412 Surgical stapling apparatus with powered retraction Jul. 3, 2012
8091754 Surgical fastener applying apparatus Jan. 10, 2012
8066167 Circular surgical stapling instrument with anvil locking system Nov. 29, 2011
8011551 Retraction mechanism with clutch-less drive for use with a surgical apparatus Sep. 6, 2011
7900805 Surgical instrument with enhanced battery performance Mar. 8, 2011
7823760 Powered surgical stapling device platform Nov. 2, 2010
7766207 Articulating curved cutter stapler Aug. 3, 2010
7694865 Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism Apr. 13, 2010
7644848 Electronic lockouts and surgical instrument including same Jan. 12, 2010
7641093 Surgical stapling instrument having an electroactive polymer actuated single lockout mechanism for prevention of firing Jan. 5, 2010
7556186 Surgical stapling device having trigger lock and associated lockout mechanism Jul. 7, 2009
7438208 Septal stapler apparatus Oct. 21, 2008
7364061 Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multistroke firing position indicator and retraction mechanism Apr. 29, 2008
7225963 Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism Jun. 5, 2007
7147139 Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler Dec. 12, 2006
7147140 Cartridge retainer for a curved cutter stapler Dec. 12, 2006
7143924 Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism Dec. 5, 2006
7143925 Surgical instrument incorporating EAP blocking lockout mechanism Dec. 5, 2006
7140528 Surgical stapling instrument having an electroactive polymer actuated single lockout mechanism for prevention of firing Nov. 28, 2006
7097089 Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism Aug. 29, 2006
6959852 Surgical stapling instrument with multistroke firing incorporating an anti-backup mechanism Nov. 1, 2005
6601748 Surgical stapler Aug. 5, 2003
5988479 Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners Nov. 23, 1999
5653373 Arcuate apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners Aug. 5, 1997
5636779 Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners Jun. 10, 1997
5484095 Apparatus for endoscopically applying staples individually to body tissue Jan. 16, 1996
5431323 Endoscopic surgical instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge Jul. 11, 1995
5344061 Ratchet assembly for medical instrument Sep. 6, 1994
5337937 Surgical stapling apparatus Aug. 16, 1994
5217472 Surgical fastening device Jun. 8, 1993
5161725 Rotating head skin stapler Nov. 10, 1992

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