|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||227/175 ; 227/19 ; 227/132 ; 227/177|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 172 인용 특허 : 0|
A surgical stapler device of the so-called pistol grip type includes a stack of staples loaded into a lower cartridge in an orientation similar to a conventional paper stapler. A former rotates and turns a leading staple 90°or normal to its prior orientation in the stack of staples as the former slides between a start position and a first intermediate forward position. The former is further displaced to a second intermediate forward position wherein the staple is moved in its perpendicular orientation within the device to the forming position which in tu...
A stapling device for use in ejecting a single staple to close an incision or wound comprising: a case including a staple discharge area; a cartridge assembly adapted to receive a plurality of staples in a generally stacked planar arrangement disposed within said case at a first plane; a pusher assembly engageable with said stack of staples and movable between a first rearward position and a second forward position to advance said stack of staples; control means for turning a single staple around an axis generally normal to said stack of staples to form ...