1159926-A2 is referenced by 811 patents and cites 5 patents.

The surgical scissors or tongs have 2 relatively pivoted arms (2,3) supporting tools at their ends which are coupled to respective poles of an external voltage source, the pivoted arms and their tools electrically insulated from one another. The voltage source is coupled to a 2-wire cable (10), associated with one of the pivoted arms, with one of the cable wires directly connected to this arm and the other cable wire coupled to the opposite arm via a short coupling cable (12).

Title
Scissor- or forceps-like surgical instrument
Application Number
EP20010112303 20010519
Publication Number
1159926 (A2)
Application Date
May 19, 2001
Publication Date
December 5, 2001
Inventor
Weisshaupt Dieter
DE
Rothweiler Christoph
DE
Mayenberger Rupert
DE
Frei Gerhard
DE
Dworschak Manfred
DE
Assignee
Aesculap Werke
DE
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 18/14
A61B 18/14
A61B 18/14
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