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David C Yates, James W Voegele, Jesse Kuhns, Anil Nalagatla, Warren P Williamson IV, Steven H Mersch, Martin Madden, Richard P Nuchols: Electrosurgical hemostatic device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Bernard Shay, September 22, 1998: US05810811 (928 worldwide citation)

An improved electro surgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedances, thicknesses and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one in ...


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Dale R Schulze, William D Fox, David Yates, Anil Nalagatla: Electrosurgical hemostatic device with adaptive electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 1997: US05693051 (690 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness, compressibility, density, vascularity, etc., especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument provides two electrodes of different electrical potentials. One el ...


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Dale R Schulze, William D Fox, David Yates, Anil Nalagatla: Electrosurgical hemostatic device with adaptive electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 2, 1999: US05876401 (649 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness, compressibility, density, vascularity, etc., especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument provides two electrodes of different electrical potentials. One el ...


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Tim Knodel, Bryan D Knodel, Anil Nalagatla, Dale R Schulze: Endoscopic surgical stapler with compact profile. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, July 14, 1998: US05779132 (606 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler having an end effector with a reduced stacking height for its components to decrease the diameter of a trocar cannula or other access device during minimally invasive surgery is disclosed. The end effector includes an elongated channel containing a staple cartridge and an anvil mo ...


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Tim Knodel, Bryan D Knodel, Anil Nalagatla, Dale R Schulze: Endoscopic surgical stapler with compact profile. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, July 14, 1998: US05779131 (517 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler having an end effector with a reduced stacking height for its components to decrease the diameter of a trocar cannula or other access device during minimally invasive surgery is disclosed. The end effector includes an elongated channel containing a staple cartridge and an anvil mo ...


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Tim Knodel, Bryan D Knodel, Anil Nalagatla, Dale R Schulze: Endoscopic surgical stapler with compact profile. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, December 16, 1997: US05697542 (398 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler having an end effector with a reduced stacking height for its components to decrease the diameter of a trocar cannula or other access device during minimally invasive surgery is disclosed. The end effector includes an elongated channel containing a staple cartridge and an anvil mo ...


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Tim Knodel, Bryan D Knodel, Anil Nalagatla, Dale R Schulze: Endoscopic surgical stapler with compact profile. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, June 23, 1998: US05769303 (198 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler having an end effector with a reduced stacking height for its components to decrease the diameter of a trocar cannula or other access device during minimally invasive surgery is disclosed. The end effector includes an elongated channel containing a staple cartridge and an anvil mo ...


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James W Voegele, Randy R Stephens, Craig F Forester, William A Garrison, Michael E Boehm, Anil Nalagatla: Transmission assembly for a surgical biopsy device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 2003: US06656133 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an improved cable driven surgical biopsy device wherein a transmission assembly is disposed at a proximal end of the biopsy device. The transmission assembly being adapted to convert rotational motion of a cable entering the biopsy device of a substantially right ...


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David C Yates, James W Voegele, Jesse Kuhns, Anil Nalagatla, Warren P Williamson IV, Darrel M Powell: Electrosurgical hemostatic device including an anvil. July 2, 2002: USH0002037 (4 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing sur ...


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David C Yates, James W Voegele, Jesse Kuhns, Anil Nalagatla, Warren P Williamson IV: Electrosurgical hemostatic method and device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 3, 2000: USH0001904

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing sur ...