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Brannon P Wells: Series resonant inductive charging circuit. Stryker Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 6, 2005: US06972543 (99 worldwide citation)

An apparatus to charge a power supply inductively, with increased efficiency due to resonance, comprises an LC series resonance circuit formed by a capacitor and a primary inductive coil coupled in series with the capacitor, and a secondary inductive coil positioned such that power is inductively tr ...


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Hasan Ertas, Brannon P Wells, Rajeshwari Srinivasan: Apparatus and method for using RFID to track use of a component within a device. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, March 3, 2009: US07498950 (39 worldwide citation)

RFID circuitry is used in an endoscopic light source unit to track cumulative light bulb use information. An inductively powered RFID tag is affixed to the light bulb assembly, and communicates wirelessly with an RF transceiver within the light source unit via a low-frequency modulation wave. The RF ...


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Hasan Ertas, Brannon P Wells, Rajeshwari Srinivasan: Apparatus and method for using RFID to track use of a component within a device. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, December 26, 2006: US07154378 (25 worldwide citation)

RFID circuitry is used in an endoscopic light source unit to track cumulative light bulb use information. An inductively powered RFID tag is affixed to the light bulb assembly, and communicates wirelessly with an RF transceiver within the light source unit via a low-frequency modulation wave. The RF ...


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Steffan A Benamou, Brannon P Wells, Saheel B Sutaria: Method and system for varying output intensity of energy applied to an electrosurgical probe. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, December 3, 2013: US08597287 (9 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system is capable of selectively varying the power applied to an electrosurgical probe, without interruption or discontinuity, in a variable mode or providing a constant coagulation power value to the probe. In a fixed mode, power to the electrosurgical probe must be discontinued ...


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Andrew J Hamel, Michael G Hilldoerfer, Brannon P Wells: System and method for automatically powering on and synchronizing a wireless remote console to a central control unit so as to allow remote control of a medical device. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis PC, April 3, 2012: US08149108 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling one or more medical devices by a remote console. The remote console communicates wirelessly with a central control unit that connects to one or more of the medical devices. To conserve battery power and simplify operation, the remote console is configured to autom ...


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Hasan Ertas, Ruzbeh Shariff, Sohail Desai, Brannon P Wells, Rajeshwari Srinivasan: Endoscopy device with integrated RFID and external network capability. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, July 12, 2011: US07976461 (7 worldwide citation)

A unit of equipment designed for use in endoscopic surgery includes radio frequency identification (RFID) circuitry and a network interface. The RFID circuitry can be used to store information of various types, such as component usage tracking information, user preferences, usage logs, error logs, d ...


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Todd J Radgowski, Reid S Cover, Brannon P Wells, Simon S Hui: Surgical irrigation system. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, November 8, 2011: US08052644 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a surgical irrigation system having an improved reusable, motorized console and a separable/attachable irrigation pump cassette, including, at least in one embodiment improved mechanical and electrical inner-connection structure therebetween, and at least in one embodiment ...


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Andrew J Hamel, Michael G Hilldoerfer, Brannon P Wells: Apparatus and method for synchronizing a wireless remote control to a central control unit so as to allow remote control of a medical device over a secure wireless connection. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, December 7, 2010: US07846150 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling one or more medical devices by a remote console. The remote console communicates wirelessly with a central control unit that connects to one or more of the medical devices. To minimize the possibility that a medical device will be activated by a stray or unauthorized wireles ...


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Andrew J Hamel, Brannon P Wells, Reid S Cover, Michael G Hilldoerfer: Wireless hand-control of device by means of wireless button. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, January 28, 2014: US08638191 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for providing wireless remote control over one or more devices. Included in the system is at least one wireless button that can be placed at various locations and which communicates with at least one sensor when the wireless button and sensor are brought within close proximity to one anothe ...


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Andrew J Hamel, Brannon P Wells, Michael G Hilldoerfer: System for preventing unintended activation of a medical device by a portable remote control console. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, May 8, 2012: US08175590 (1 worldwide citation)

A network system prevents portable wireless remote control consoles from unintended activation of a medical device by determining if the console is located in a working space within a medical care room. Transceiver locator devices determine the position of the remote control consoles and send inform ...