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DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL DOTÉ DUN ÉLÉMENT À MÂCHOIRES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH JAW MEMBER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044606 (187 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for supplying energy to tissue may comprise a handle, a trigger, an electrical input, and a shaft extending from the handle. The surgical instrument may comprise and end effector first and second tissue engaging surfaces that are slanted with respect to a transection plane. The ...


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Eichmann Stephen E, Kowalski Karen M, Kramer Kenneth S, Lamping Michael R, Madan Ashvani K, Miller Matthew C, Voegele Aaron C, Wiener Eitan T, Young Joseph E: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Eichmann Stephen E, Kowalski Karen M, Kramer Kenneth S, Lamping Michael R, Madan Ashvani K, Miller Matthew C, Voegele Aaron C, Wiener Eitan T, Young Joseph E, JOHNSON Phillip S, April 26, 2007: WO/2007/047380 (79 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic clamp coagulator assembly that is configured to permit selective cutting, coagulation, and fine dissection required in fine and delicate surgical procedures. The assembly includes a clamping mechanism, including a clamp arm cam-mounted at the distal portion of the instrument, which is ...


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Voegele Aaron C, Price Daniel W, Weed Iii John A, Rupp Kip M, Neurohr Mark A, Kroscher Nicholas I, Woodruff Scott A, Eichmann Stephen E, Mcfarland Terry A, Lopes Tracy D: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Voegele Aaron C, Price Daniel W, Weed Iii John A, Rupp Kip M, Neurohr Mark A, Kroscher Nicholas I, Woodruff Scott A, Eichmann Stephen E, Mcfarland Terry A, Lopes Tracy D, JOHNSON Philip S, July 24, 2008: WO/2008/089174 (43 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument that is configured to permit selective positioning of the relative distance between an end effector for cutting and coagulating tissue and a power actuation switch that is carried by the instrument for selectively energizing the end effector. In one instance, the en ...


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HARRIS Jason L, ANTON Edward C, VOEGELE Aaron C, FILARDO Thomas W, BAYNHAM Tamara C, ORTIZ Mark S: THÉRAPIE DE LOBÉSITÉ ET VARIABILITÉ DE LA FRÉQUENCE CARDIAQUE, OBESITY THERAPY AND HEART RATE VARIABILITY. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, HARRIS Jason L, ANTON Edward C, VOEGELE Aaron C, FILARDO Thomas W, BAYNHAM Tamara C, ORTIZ Mark S, JOHNSON Philip S, July 5, 2012: WO/2012/091929 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for delivering obesity therapy to a patient. In general, the methods and devices allow for onset of a patient eating solid food, e.g., the patient beginning a meal, to trigger delivery of an obesity therapy to a patient. The obesity therapy can be delivered to the pa ...


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HOUSER Kevin L, STULEN Foster B, DANNAHER William D, SHELTON Frederick E, STROBL Geoffrey S, VOEGELE Aaron C, LESSEK Timothy P, MONSON Gavin M, WORRELL Barry C, JAIN Hitesh: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL POURVU DUN CAPTEUR ET DUNE COMMANDE ÉLECTRIQUE, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SENSOR AND POWERED CONTROL. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, HOUSER Kevin L, STULEN Foster B, DANNAHER William D, SHELTON Frederick E, STROBL Geoffrey S, VOEGELE Aaron C, LESSEK Timothy P, MONSON Gavin M, WORRELL Barry C, JAIN Hitesh, JOHNSON Philip S, May 10, 2012: WO/2012/061739

A surgical instrument includes a temperature sensor and a control unit that is operable to deactivate an end effector of the surgical instrument. In some versions the temperature sensor detects the temperature of a transducer, while in others the temperature sensor detects the temperature of the end ...


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VOEGELE James W, VOEGELE Aaron C: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL À ÉLÉMENTS SÉLECTIVEMENT RIGIDIFIABLES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SELECTIVELY RIGIDIZABLE FEATURES. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, VOEGELE James W, VOEGELE Aaron C, JOHNSON Philip S, August 2, 2012: WO/2012/102902

Mechanisnns for altering the shape of a cell or chamber of a shaft or an actuation drive of an instrument are provided. The mechanisms may selectively rigidize the shaft of surgical or diagnostic instruments. The shaft assembly includes a shaft operatively connectable to a control member, at least o ...


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