09060770 is referenced by 149 patents and cites 3672 patents.

A surgical severing and stapling instrument, suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic clinical procedures, clamps tissue within an end effector of an elongate channel pivotally opposed by an anvil. Various embodiments are configured to be operably attached to a robotic system to receive actuation/control motions therefrom.

Title
Robotically-driven surgical instrument with E-beam driver
Application Number
13/118246
Publication Number
9060770 (B2)
Application Date
May 27, 2011
Publication Date
June 23, 2015
Inventor
William B Weisenburgh II
Maineville
OH, US
Michael E Setser
Burlington
KY, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 18/00
A61B 17/29
A61B 17/00
A61B 18/14
A61B 17/32
A61B 19/00
A61B 19/02
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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