09649110 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 4814 patents.

A surgical instrument can comprise an end effector, a first drive configured to perform a first end effector function, a second drive configured to perform a second end effector function, and a rotatable shaft. The rotatable shaft can comprise a first thread, wherein the first drive is engageable with the first thread to perform the first end effector function, and a second thread, wherein the second drive is engageable with the second thread to perform the second end effector function, and wherein the first thread is at least partially co-extensive with or overlaps the second thread.

Title
Surgical instrument comprising a closing drive and a firing drive operated from the same rotatable output
Application Number
14/248581
Publication Number
9649110 (B2)
Application Date
April 9, 2014
Publication Date
May 16, 2017
Inventor
John A Hibner
Mason
OH, US
Shailendra K Parihar
Mason
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon
PR, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/115
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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