09386983 is referenced by 61 patents and cites 2529 patents.

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument that is motorized and configured for operation in connection with a robotic system. The instrument comprises in one embodiment a charge accumulator device, separate from a battery, that provides additional power to the motor under certain conditions. In addition, the motor may comprise multiple windings.

Title
Robotically-controlled motorized surgical instrument
Application Number
13/118253
Publication Number
9386983 (B2)
Application Date
May 27, 2011
Publication Date
July 12, 2016
Inventor
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
David C Yates
West Chester
OH, US
Brett E Swensgard
West Chester
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
PR, US
IPC
H02J 7/00
A61B 19/02
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/29
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
A61B 19/00
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