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ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, KEMERLING ROBERT A, TEBBE MARK E, PAPA CHRISTOPHER A, PRICE DANIEL W, WIENER EITAN T, MESSERLY JEFFREY D, YATES DAVID C, DAVISON MARK A, KILLINGER SCOTT B, MONSON GAVIN M, LAIRD ROBERT J, MILLER MATTHEW C: [fr] Générateur chirurgical pour dispositifs ultrasoniques et électrochirurgicaux, [de] Chirurgischer Generator für Ultraschallgeräte und für elektrochirurgische Geräte, [en] Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, April 10, 2013: EP2578172-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

[en] A generator is disclosed to generate a drive signal to a surgical device. The generator includes an ultrasonic generator module to generate a first drive signal to drive an ultrasonic device, an electrosurgery/radio frequency (RF) generator module to generate a second drive signal to drive an e ...


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MESSERLY Jeffrey D, WIENER Eitan T, NOYES Brian T, ALDRIDGE Jeffrey L, GIORDANO James R, BEETEL Robert J III, ABBOTT Daniel J, STULEN Foster B, MILLER Matthew C, PRICE Nathan J, PRICE Daniel W: DISPOSITIFS ET TECHNIQUES DE COUPE ET DE COAGULATION DE TISSUS, DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR CUTTING AND COAGULATING TISSUE. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, MESSERLY Jeffrey D, WIENER Eitan T, NOYES Brian T, ALDRIDGE Jeffrey L, GIORDANO James R, BEETEL Robert J III, ABBOTT Daniel J, STULEN Foster B, MILLER Matthew C, PRICE Nathan J, PRICE Daniel W, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044600 (2 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus and method of driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic drive system of a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating at least one electrical signal. The at least one electrical signal is monitored against a first set of logic conditio ...


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SHELTON IV FREDERICK E, SWAYZE JEFFREY S, CONTILIANO JOSEPH H, YANG CHUNLIN, HENDERSON CORTNEY E, ARONHALT TAYLOR W, SCHEIB CHARLES J, ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, SCHMID KATHERINE J: [fr] Compensateur dépaisseur tissulaire constitué dune pluralité de matériaux, [de] Gewebedickenkompensator bestehend aus mehreren Materialien, [en] Tissue thickness compensator comprised of a plurality of materials. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, October 2, 2013: EP2644113-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

[en] In various embodiments, a tissue thickness compensator (22770) can comprise a plurality of fibers (22773, 22774). In at least one embodiment, such fibers can include a plurality of first fibers (22773) comprised of a first material and a plurality of second fibers (22774) comprised of a second ...


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ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, YANG CHUNLIN, SCHEIB CHARLES J, WIDENHOUSE CHRISTOPHER W, WEISENBURGH II WILLIAM B, STAMMEN JOHN L, RANSICK MARK H, MUTCHLER STEPHANIE A, KNIGHT GARY W: [fr] Compensateur de lépaisseur dun tissu extensible, [de] Erweiterbarer Gewebedickenkompensator, [en] Expandable tissue thickness compensator. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, October 30, 2013: EP2656793-A1

[en] A tissue thickness compensator (70010, 70130, 70150, 70182) may generally comprise a biocompatible material, a first component (70010A), and a second component (70010B), wherein the first component and second component form a reaction product to expand the tissue thickness compensator. The firs ...


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ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, YANG CHUNLIN, SCHEIB CHARLES J, VASUDEVAN VENKATARAMANAN MANDAKOLATHUR, ARONHALT TAYLOR W, CONTILIANO JOSEPH H, CROPPER MICHAEL S, TIMPERMAN EUGENE L, HENDERSON CORTNEY E, SCHMID KATHERINE J, SHELTON IV FREDERICK E: [fr] Compensateur dépaisseur de tissu comprenant des éléments élastiques, [de] Gewebedickenkompensator mit elastischen Elementen, [en] Tissue thickness compensator comprising resilient members. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, October 2, 2013: EP2644110-A1

[en] A tissue thickness compensator comprising at least one woven lattice can be positioned in the end effector of a surgical instrument. A fastener cartridge that is positioned in the end effector can comprise at least one cavity configured to receive a fastener. The fastener can be moveable betwee ...


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VASUDEVAN VENKATARAMANAN MANDAKOLATHUR, HENDERSON CORTNEY E, ARONHALT TAYLOR W, ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, SCHEIB CHARLES J, YANG CHUNLIN, SCHALL CHRISTOPHER J, BAXTER III CHESTER O, SHELTON IV FREDERICK E, CONTILIANO JOSEPH H, WIDENHOUSE TAMARA, KORVICK DONNA L: [fr] Compensateur dépaisseur tissulaire comprenant un réservoir, [de] Gewebedickenkompensator mit einem Reservoir, [en] Tissue thickness compensator comprising a reservoir. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, October 2, 2013: EP2644118-A2

[en] In various embodiments, a tissue thickness compensator can comprise a compressible extracellular matrix and a bioabsorbable material dispersed within the extracellular matrix, wherein the bioapsorption of the bioabsorbable material is configured to leave behind channels in the extracellular mat ...


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