05015227 is referenced by 565 patents and cites 16 patents.

An improved device for delivering RF current to the operating tool of an ultrasonic surgical apparatus which comprises a switch module for selecting said RF current, an electrically conducting metal band connected to the switch module and an electrically conductive O-ring in electrical contact with the metal band and located around the acoustic conecting member of the apparatus.

Title
Apparatus for providing enhanced tissue fragmentation and/or hemostasis
Application Number
103022
Publication Number
5015227
Application Date
April 3, 1990
Publication Date
May 14, 1991
Inventor
Peter J Kuhl
Queens
NY, US
Joseph N Logan
Trumbull
CT, US
Alan Broadwin
Brooklyn
NY, US
Agent
Mark Dryer
Lawrence C Akers
Peter C Richardson
Assignee
Valleylab
CO, US
IPC
A61B 17/39
A61B 17/32
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