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A surgical device control circuit. The control circuit may comprise a first circuit portion comprising at least one first switch. The first circuit portion may communicate with a surgical generator over a conductor pair. The control circuit may also comprise a second circuit portion comprising a data circuit element. The data circuit element may be disposed in an instrument of the surgical device and transmit or receive data. The data circuit element may implement data communications with the surgical generator over at least one conductor of the conductor pair.

Title
Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices
Application Number
12/896345
Publication Number
8986302 (B2)
Application Date
October 1, 2010
Publication Date
March 24, 2015
Inventor
James R Giordano
Milford
OH, US
Eitan T Wiener
Cincinnati
OH, US
Jeffrey L Aldridge
Lebanon
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 18/12
A61B 17/29
A61B 18/00
A61B 17/32
A61B 18/14
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