Global Patent Index - EP 0844847 A4

EP 0844847 A4 2000-03-08 - SURGICAL STAPLER AND METHOD OF SURGICAL FASTENING

Title (en)

SURGICAL STAPLER AND METHOD OF SURGICAL FASTENING

Title (de)

CHIRURGISCHES KLAMMERGERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUM CHIRURGISCHEN BEFESTIGEN

Title (fr)

AGRAFEUSE CHIRURGICALE ET PROCEDE DE FIXATION CHIRURGICALE

Publication

EP 0844847 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97907256 A

Priority

  • IL 9700104 W
  • IL 11760796 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9734533A1] This invention is a suturing device (10) and a method of using the device (10), for providing anastomosis of first and second hollow organ portions (120, 122) each having an open end for suturing together with each other across a common interface (131), wherein the device (10) includes an elongated tubular housing (12) having a first free end (14), and a second end (16), the housing (12) being configured for insertion through the first hollow organ portion such that the second end is associated with the open end thereof; a suturing apparatus, associated with the second end of the tubular housing (12), for suturing together the open ends of the first and second organ portions (120, 122) by insertion of suture elements (40, 44, 48) therethrough along the entire length of the common interface (131) and thereacross; a suturing apparatus that includes an apparatus for inserting a single row of suture elements through the organ tissue along a portion of the common interface; and an apparatus for inserting a double row of suture elements through the organ tissue along the remainder of the common interface.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/115 (2006.01); A61B 17/11 (2006.01); A61B 17/28 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/115 (2013.01); A61B 17/11 (2013.01); A61B 17/1114 (2013.01); A61B 17/1155 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07235 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2905 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9734533 A1 19970925; EP 0844847 A1 19980603; EP 0844847 A4 20000308; IL 117607 D0 19960723

INPADOC legal status


2000-05-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 19991001

2000-04-19 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Ref Legal Event Code: RIC1

- Free Format Text: 7A 61B 17/10 A, 7A 61B 17/115 B, 7A 61B 17/11 B, 7A 61B 17/072 B

2000-03-08 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

2000-03-08 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT DE ES FR GB IT

1998-06-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19980324

1998-06-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT DE ES FR GB IT