US 10,376,264 B2
Surgical fastener applying apparatus
Harshottam Singh Dhakad, Bhodapur (IN); Manoj Kumar Agarwal, Jharkhand (IN); Nikhil R. Katre, Maharashtra (IN); Kiran Garikipati, Andhra Pradesh (IN); Cinish P. Varghese, Adimaly (IN); Arvind Kumar Gupta, Uttar Pradesh (IN); and Vinayan Vivekanandan, Kerala (IN)
Assigned to Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed by Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed on Dec. 6, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/370,094.
Application 15/370,094 is a division of application No. 13/546,956, filed on Jul. 11, 2012, granted, now 9,539,007, issued on Jan. 10, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/521,078, filed on Aug. 8, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2017/0079652 A1, Mar. 23, 2017
Int. Cl. A61B 17/072 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/29 (2006.01); A61B 90/00 (2016.01)
CPC A61B 17/07207 (2013.01) [A61B 2017/0023 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07257 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07285 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2946 (2013.01); A61B 2090/0813 (2016.02)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A disposable firing assembly for use with a surgical fastener applying apparatus, the disposable firing assembly comprising a single use loading unit and a pusher assembly, the disposable firing assembly being dimensioned to be releasably received within a cartridge receiving half-section of the fastener applying apparatus, the single use loading unit being releasably mountable to the pusher assembly, wherein the disposable firing assembly includes a lockout member that is movable from a first blocking position preventing operable insertion of the disposable firing assembly into the fastener applying apparatus to a second unblocking position to enable full operable insertion of the firing assembly into the fastener applying apparatus.