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An assembly including a component of a surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument. The assembly may comprise a package; a surgical instrument component within the package; and a power source within the package. The power source may be configured to be placed in electrical communication with the surgical instrument component. The assembly may also comprise an auxiliary power source within the package and a circuit element, where the circuit element is in electrical communication with the power source and the auxiliary power source.

Title
Surgical instrument with enhanced battery performance
Application Number
11/651785
Publication Number
7900805 (B2)
Application Date
January 10, 2007
Publication Date
March 8, 2011
Inventor
Douglas J Siebenaler
Maineville
OH, US
Jeffrey S Swayze
Hamilton
OH, US
James R Giordano
Milford
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
New Vienna
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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