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A surgical cutting and fastening instrument. The instrument comprises an end effector that has a shaft coupled thereto that is coupled to a robotic system. A tool mounting portion includes an electric, DC motor connected to a drive train in the shaft for powering the drive train. A power pack that comprises at least one charge-accumulating device connected to the DC motor for powering the DC motor is provided.

Title
Surgical stapling instruments with cam-driven staple deployment arrangements
Application Number
13/369584
Publication Number
8573461 (B2)
Application Date
February 9, 2012
Publication Date
November 5, 2013
Inventor
Chester O Baxter III
Loveland
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/068
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