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Publication numberWO2008045355 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2007/021449
Publication date26 Jun 2008
Filing date5 Oct 2007
Priority date5 Oct 2006
Also published asCA2664319A1, CA2664319C, CA2664415A1, CA2664415C, CA2664495A1, CA2664495C, CA2664657A1, CA2665627A1, CA2665627C, CN102274056A, CN102274056B, EP2081481A2, EP2081481A4, EP2081481B1, EP2083727A2, EP2083727A4, EP2083727B1, EP2083728A2, EP2083728A4, EP2083729A2, EP2083729A4, EP2083729B1, EP2083730A2, EP2083730A4, EP2086438A2, EP2086438A4, EP2086438B1, EP2097020A2, EP2097020A4, EP2097020B1, US8177794, US8246637, US8292905, US8292906, US8337515, US8372090, US8460275, US8496674, US8506581, US8636752, US8747424, US8968342, US9113860, US9271723, US20100010512, US20100030028, US20100030238, US20100076460, US20100076461, US20100094083, US20100217282, US20100274265, US20120277769, US20130035703, US20130110136, US20130123815, US20130261644, US20130317525, US20160174967, WO2008045333A2, WO2008045333A3, WO2008045353A2, WO2008045353A3, WO2008045355A2, WO2008045355A8, WO2008045361A2, WO2008045361A3, WO2008045367A2, WO2008045367A3, WO2008045385A2, WO2008045385A3, WO2008045386A2, WO2008045386A3, WO2008045394A2, WO2008045394A3
Publication numberPCT/2007/21449, PCT/US/2007/021449, PCT/US/2007/21449, PCT/US/7/021449, PCT/US/7/21449, PCT/US2007/021449, PCT/US2007/21449, PCT/US2007021449, PCT/US200721449, PCT/US7/021449, PCT/US7/21449, PCT/US7021449, PCT/US721449, WO 2008/045355 A3, WO 2008045355 A3, WO 2008045355A3, WO-A3-2008045355, WO2008/045355A3, WO2008045355 A3, WO2008045355A3
InventorsFrank J Viola, Eric J Taylor, Peter Hathaway, Kenneth W Horton
ApplicantTyco Healthcare, Frank J Viola, Eric J Taylor, Peter Hathaway, Kenneth W Horton
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
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Flexible endoscopic stitching devices
WO 2008045355 A3
An endoscopic stitching device is provided including a handle assembly and an end effector operatively connected to the handle assembly. The handle assembly includes a housing; a trigger operatively supported on the housing; and an actuation cable operatively connected to the trigger and extending from the housing in such a manner that an actuation of the trigger imparts axial translation and rotation to the actuation cable. The end effector includes a tool assembly configured and adapted to perform at least a pair of operations. The actuation cable is operatively connected to the tool assembly in such a manner that the actuation cable is capable of effecting a first operation of the pair of operations of the end effector upon the axial translation thereof and/or effecting a second operation of the pair of operations of the end effector upon the rotation thereof.
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International ClassificationA61B17/32
Cooperative ClassificationA61B17/0469, A61B17/0491, A61B2017/06042, A61B2017/0609, A61B17/0625, A61B2017/2902, A61B2017/2903, A61B2017/00323, A61B2017/2905, A61B2017/2929, A61B2017/2933, A61B2017/2936, A61B2017/2943, A61B17/04
European ClassificationA61B17/04, A61B17/04M, A61B17/04E, A61B17/062N
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