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James A Baker, Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical instrument. SurgRx, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, August 9, 2005: US06926716 (703 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, Gabor Gran, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical working end with replaceable cartridges. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 9, 2006: US07041102 (626 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device and method for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue that carries the electrosurgical components in a disposable cartridge. The instrument also can carry a blade member in a disposable cartridge, thus making the instrument system inexpensive to use. In another em ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical jaw structure for controlled energy delivery. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 3, 2004: US06770072 (625 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, Bruno Strul, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical jaw structure for controlled energy delivery. Surgrx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Joel Harris, August 16, 2005: US06929644 (618 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck, Bruno Strul: Surgical system for applying ultrasonic energy to tissue. SURGRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 10, 2004: US06773409 (563 worldwide citation)

A surgical system for controlled application of ultrasound energy to engaged tissue volumes for creating effective biological welds or seals in tissue. The invention provides an ultrasound transmission assembly including piezoelectric elements coupled to an elongate waveguide that is reciprocatable ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, John H Shadduck: Jaw structure for electrosurgical instrument and method of use. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 14, 2006: US07011657 (551 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device and technique for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue that provides very high compressive forces. In one exemplary embodiment, at least one jaw of the instrument defines a tissue engagement plane carrying first and second surface portions that comprise (i) an e ...


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Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical working end for controlled energy delivery. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 4, 2006: US07070597 (545 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical working end for automatic modulation of active Rf density in a targeted tissue volume. The working end of the probe of the present invention defines a tissue-engagement surface of an elastomeric material with conductive elements that extend therethrough. In one embodiment, the exp ...


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Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical instrument and method of use. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 8, 2006: US07087054 (537 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device and method for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue. In one embodiment, at least one jaw of the instrument defines a tissue engagement plane that carries a recessed central portion. In another embodiment, the controller coupled to the Rf source is adapted to swi ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, John H Shadduck: Jaw structure for electrosurgical instrument. Surgrx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Joel M Harris Patent Agent, June 14, 2005: US06905497 (527 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue that provides general grasping and dissecting functionality. In an exemplary embodiment, at least one jaw of the instrument defines a tissue engagement plane carrying electrosurgical energy delivery means. The jaw assembl ...


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Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical instrument and method of use. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 1, 2006: US07083619 (525 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device and method for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue. In one embodiment, at least one jaw of the instrument defines a tissue engagement plane carrying a conductive-resistive matrix of a conductively-doped non-conductive elastomer. The engagement surface portions ...