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A composite end effector for an ultrasonic surgical instrument is provided and includes a first portion formed from a first material that exhibits a first characteristic value when excited by an ultrasonic energy input and a second portion formed from a second material that exhibits a second characteristic value when excited by the ultrasonic energy input. The composite end effector exhibits a composite characteristic value different from the first and second characteristic values when excited by the ultrasonic energy input.

Title
Composite end effector for an ultrasonic surgical instrument
Application Number
EP20070251201 20070321
Publication Number
1844720 (A1)
Application Date
March 21, 2007
Publication Date
October 17, 2007
Inventor
Stulen Foster B
US
Houser Kevin L
US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
US
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/32
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