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Voegele James W, Gill Robert P, Hess Christopher J, Weisenburgh William B, Geis William P, Murray Michael A, Morgan Karen M: Surgical instrument system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Voegele James W, Gill Robert P, Hess Christopher J, Weisenburgh William B, Geis William P, Murray Michael A, Morgan Karen M, JOHNSON Philip S, October 19, 2006: WO/2006/110733 (122 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument system is provided for a hand-assisted, laparoscopic procedure. The system has a laparoscopic disc that is adaptable to hold multiple surgical instrument. Other elements in the surgical instrument system include a storage pouch for placement within the body cavity, a device for ...


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MOORE Kyle P, SHELTON Frederick E, WEISENBURGH William B, MORGAN Jerome R, RANSICK Mark H, TIMPERMAN Eugene L: UNITÉ DE CHARGEMENT JETABLE À MOTEUR, COMMANDÉE PAR ROBOT, ROBOTICALLY-CONTROLLED DISPOSABLE MOTOR-DRIVE LOADING UNIT. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, MOORE Kyle P, SHELTON Frederick E, WEISENBURGH William B, MORGAN Jerome R, RANSICK Mark H, TIMPERMAN Eugene L, GARNER Dean L, December 6, 2012: WO/2012/166503 (42 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit (16) for use with a robotic system configured to generate control systems there¬ for. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery (526) that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved ...


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Gill Robert P, Hess Christopher J, Weisenburgh William B Ii, Voegele James W, Issa Muta M: Instrument for effecting anastomosis of respective tissues defining two body lumens. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gill Robert P, Hess Christopher J, Weisenburgh William B Ii, Voegele James W, Issa Muta M, JOHNSON Phillip S, January 26, 2006: WO/2006/009998 (11 worldwide citation)

The instrument (10) disclosed comprises a tube assembly (500) supporting an end effector that may be adapted for insertion into and through the urethra into the bladder lumen or into the bladder lumen through incisions in the abdomen and bladder wall and adapted for use in effecting the anastomosis ...


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STEFANCHIK David, WEISENBURGH William B II, SPIVEY James T: Procédés et dispositifs pour permettre laccès de dispositifs multiples à un site chirurgical par lintermédiaire dun orifice unique, Methods and devices for providing multiple devices access to a surgical site through a single port. Ethicon Endo Surgery, STEFANCHIK David, WEISENBURGH William B II, SPIVEY James T, JOHNSON Philip S, December 1, 2011: WO/2011/150159 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided to assist in providing multiple devices access to a surgical site through a single port. In one exemplary embodiment an access device (10) includes a body having a plurality of ports (22, 24). The ports can include at least one primary instrument port (22) and at lea ...


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Hess Christopher J, Morgan Jerome R, Clem Michael, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Weisenburgh William B Ii: Surgical staples having attached drivers and stapling instruments for deploying the same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Hess Christopher J, Morgan Jerome R, Clem Michael, Shelton Frederick E Iv, Weisenburgh William B Ii, GEISLER Brian T, April 10, 2008: WO/2008/042045 (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling system including a driver and a staple where the driver is connected to the staple. In previous surgical stapling systems, the driver and the staple were not connected. A surgical stapling system in accordance with the present invention may have fewer components, less assembly an ...


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ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, VOEGELE James W, WEISENBURGH William B, ZEINER Mark S, OVERMYER Mark D: DISPOSITIFS DE CAPTURE DE PILULE, PILL CATCHERS. ETHICON ENDO SUGERY, ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, VOEGELE James W, WEISENBURGH William B, ZEINER Mark S, OVERMYER Mark D, JOHNSON Philip S, June 28, 2012: WO/2012/087664 (1 worldwide citation)

Devices and related methods are provided for the controlled delivery of a therapeutic to a targeted location within a body. More particularly, methods and devices are provided for controlling the rate of passage of an orally administered pill through a body, as well as for controlling the delivery o ...


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SMITH Craig S, BLAIR Gregory B, WEISENBURGH William B II: [fr] DISPOSITIF DE THÉRAPIE AUXILIAIRE POURVU DUN DISPOSITIF DENTRAÎNEMENT AVEC CAVITÉ POUR AGENT HÉMOSTATIQUE, [en] ADJUNCT THERAPY DEVICE HAVING DRIVER WITH CAVITY FOR HEMOSTATIC AGENT. SMITH Craig S, BLAIR Gregory B, WEISENBURGH William B II, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, JOHNSON Philip S, February 7, 2013: WO/2013/019697

[en] An instrument is configured to receive a staple cartridge to staple tissue and expel a fluid from within a container in the staple cartridge. The staple cartridge has an upper deck including staple apertures and orifices formed therein. The orifices are in fluid communication with the container ...


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STOKES Michael J, WEISENBURGH William B II, KONDOR Alexander P, HESS Christopher J: CAMÉRA CHIRURGICALE POUVANT ÊTRE MANIPULÉE MAGNÉTIQUEMENT COMPORTANT UN SYSTÈME AMOVIBLE DÉLIMINATION DADHÉSIONS, MAGNETICALLY MANIPULATABLE SURGICAL CAMERA WITH REMOVABLE ADHESION REMOVAL SYSTEM. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, STOKES Michael J, WEISENBURGH William B II, KONDOR Alexander P, HESS Christopher J, JOHNSON Philip S, April 19, 2012: WO/2012/051284

A surgical or diagnostic camera system is disclosed that has a disposable cap¬ like device that is structured for removal of adhesions while under direct visualization with the camera. The adhesion removal device may have an electrode on the tip that can be activated to enhance separation of tissues ...


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