Linear closure surgical stapler


FIG. 1 is a side perspective view of a linear closure surgical stapler showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevation;

FIG. 3 is an end elevation as seen from the right of FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is an end elevation as seen from the left of FIG. 2;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view; and

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D195591 July 1963 Sage et al.
4204623 May 27, 1980 Green
4354628 October 19, 1982 Green
Patent History
Patent number: D272277
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 2, 1981
Date of Patent: Jan 17, 1984
Assignee: United States Surgical Corporation (Norwalk, CT)
Inventors: David T. Green (Norwalk, CT), Paul O. Rawson (Easton, CT), Richard Yagami (Bridgewater, CT)
Primary Examiner: Bernard Ansher
Attorneys: John E. Nathan, Stephen P. Gilbert
Application Number: 6/279,683
Current U.S. Class: D24/26; D24/27; D 8/49; D 8/68
International Classification: 20402;