Flexible surgical stapler

- Senmed, Inc.


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a flexible surgical stapler showing my new design, an intermediate portion of the flexible connecting cable being broken away and omitted for convenience of illustration;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear end elevational view thereof, as taken along lines 5--5 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a front end elevational view thereof, as taken along lines 6--6 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is another rear end elevational view thereof in partial cross-section, taken along lines 7--7 of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 8 is another front end elevational view taken along lines 8--8 of FIG. 1.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D272852 February 28, 1984 Green
D273041 March 13, 1984 Noiles et al.
D273170 March 27, 1984 Sato
3017637 January 1962 Sampson
3638652 February 1972 Kelley
4111206 September 5, 1978 Vishnevsky
4422567 December 27, 1983 Haynes
4473077 September 25, 1984 Noiles et al.
4485817 December 4, 1984 Swiggett

Patent History

Patent number: D287278
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 21, 1984
Date of Patent: Dec 16, 1986
Assignee: Senmed, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH)
Inventor: Lawrence E. Spreckelmeier (Cincinnati, OH)
Primary Examiner: George P. Word
Law Firm: Wood, Herron & Evans
Application Number: 6/581,681


Current U.S. Class: D24/26; D24/27