04102341 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 7 patents.

An electric knife device comprises a high frequency current source, a knife electrode, a patient electrode opposed to the knife electrode, a first wire coupling one output of the high frequency source and the knife electrode, a second wire coupling the other output of the high frequency source and the patient electrode, first and second current detectors for detecting the currents flowing through the first and second wires, respectively, a division circuit for calculating the ratio between the outputs of the first and second current detectors, the current flowing through the first wire being controlled when the ratio calculated by the division circuit becomes lower than a predetermined value.

Title
Electric knife device
Application Number
5/751015
Publication Number
4102341
Application Date
December 16, 1976
Publication Date
July 25, 1978
Inventor
Yutaka Tanaka
Hachioji
JP
Yuzi Ikuno
Fuchu
JP
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
A61N 3/02
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