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Elongated-member-driving Apparatus > Surgical Stapler > With Lockout > Responsive To A Condition Or Position Of A Staple Magazine

Responsive To A Condition Or Position Of A Staple Magazine

Responsive To A Condition Or Position Of A Staple Magazine patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

01/23/14 - 20140021239 - Multi-fire surgical stapling apparatus including safety lockout and visual indicator
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a cartridge assembly, a firing assembly, and a lockout assembly. The cartridge assembly is configured to house a plurality of sets of surgical fasteners. The firing assembly is configured for repeated actuation wherein, upon each actuation, the firing assembly is moved from a first position...

01/02/14 - 20140001231 - Firing system lockout arrangements for surgical instruments
Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced....

01/02/14 - 20140001232 - Surgical instrument and bushing
A surgical instrument comprising a handle assembly, and actuation member, an elongated body portion, and a locking mechanism is disclosed. The locking mechanism is disposed in mechanical cooperation with the actuation member, and is configured to substantially prevent at least a partial movement of the actuation member when the elongated...

01/02/14 - 20140001233 - Surgical instrument and bushing
A surgical instrument comprising a handle assembly, and actuation member, an elongated body portion, and a locking mechanism is disclosed. The locking mechanism is disposed in mechanical cooperation with the actuation member, and is configured to substantially prevent at least a partial movement of the actuation member when the elongated...

11/07/13 - 20130292450 - Powered surgical instrument
A surgical instrument including a housing, an endoscopic portion, a shaft portion, and an end effector is disclosed. The endoscopic portion extends distally from the housing and defines a longitudinal axis. The shaft portion is selectively connectable to a distal end of the endoscopic portion. The end effector is selectively...

01/17/13 - 20130015230 - Surgical stapler with firing lock mechanism
A surgical stapler is provided that maintains the jaws of the stapler in an open position and prevents firing of staples when a cartridge is not loaded in one of the jaws. Distinct positioning and sequencing of the jaws, capture pin and firing of the staples are provided by a...

10/25/12 - 20120267418 - Locking shipping wedge
A locking shipping wedge is provided and generally includes a body portion having an elongate transverse member projecting from the body portion which is engageable with a drive assembly of a loading unit. A locking mechanism is provided on the body portion of the shipping wedge which is engageable with...

12/09/10 - 20100308100 - Surgical stapling instruments
A surgical instrument including a shaft, an end effector movable relative to the shaft, a locking mechanism configured to engage the shaft and/or end effector to fix the relative relationship between the shaft and end effector, and a closure system configured to close the end effector and engage the locking...

07/30/09 - 20090188964 - Membrane augmentation, such as of for treatment of cardiac valves, and fastening devices for membrane augmentation
Disclosed are methods for augmenting tissue, for example membranes such as cardiac leaflets and tissue surrounding a cardiac valve, which in embodiments improve leaflet coaptation. Also disclosed are devices useful for augmenting tissue....