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1. (WO2011160124) RATCHETING STAPLE FOR SURGICAL APPLICATIONS
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/160124    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/041095
Publication Date: 22.12.2011 International Filing Date: 20.06.2011
IPC:
A61B 17/08 (2006.01)
Applicants: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI [US/US]; 340A Christopher S Bond Life Sciences Center 1201 East Rollins Road Columbia, Missouri 65211-7310 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
HAFEZ, Zachary [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
VERBARG, William [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
PATINO, Nicole [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
SNOW, Bradley [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: HAFEZ, Zachary; (US).
VERBARG, William; (US).
PATINO, Nicole; (US).
SNOW, Bradley; (US)
Agent: BAI, Ari; Polsinelli Shughart PC 100 South Fourth Street, Suite 1000 St. Louis, Missouri 63102-1825 (US)
Priority Data:
61/397,987 18.06.2010 US
61/516,097 29.03.2011 US
Title (EN) RATCHETING STAPLE FOR SURGICAL APPLICATIONS
(FR) AGRAFE À CLIQUET POUR APPLICATIONS CHIRURGICALES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A surgical staple device which accommodates various tissue thicknesses by employing unique modified surfaces with increased friction is disclosed. The staple device includes a U-shaped staple body with modified surfaces on its legs, whereas the modified surfaces may be designed as ratchet teeth, barbs, hooks, grooves, and channels. The staple device further includes a footplate to receive and engage the legs.
(FR)La présente invention concerne un dispositif d'agrafe chirurgicale qui est adapté pour différentes épaisseurs de tissu en utilisant des surfaces modifiées uniques avec un frottement croissant. Le dispositif d'agrafe comprend un corps d'agrafe en forme de U avec des surfaces modifiées sur ses pieds, tandis que les surfaces modifiées peuvent être conçues comme des dents triangulaires, des barbules, des crochets, des sillons, et des canaux. Le dispositif d'agrafe comprend en outre une plaque d'appui pour recevoir et engager les pieds.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)