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In one general aspect, various embodiments are directed to an ultrasonic surgical instrument that comprises a handpiece housing that operably supports an electrical contact assembly therein that is in electrical communication with a signal source. An acoustic assembly is supported within the handpiece housing in rotatable contact with the electrical contact assembly. In various embodiments, the signal source produces at least one of an ultrasonic signal and a radio frequency signal.

Title
Rotating transducer mount for ultrasonic surgical instruments
Application Number
12/503770
Publication Number
8461744 (B2)
Application Date
July 15, 2009
Publication Date
June 11, 2013
Inventor
James R Giordano
Milford
OH, US
David K Norvell
Monroe
OH, US
Daniel W Price
Loveland
OH, US
Shan Wan
Mason
OH, US
Eitan T Wiener
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
H02N 2/00
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