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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 15, 2011: US08058771 (260 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 28, 2012: US08253303 (84 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector in a surgical instrument are disclosed. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the first ultrasonic drive signal for a first period, generating a second ultr ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel III, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 22, 2014: US08704425 (57 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the fir ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel III, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 15, 2014: US08779648 (56 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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Brian DiNardo, David C Yates, Jeffrey D Messerly, Eitan T Wiener, David A Witt, James R Giordano, Jeffrey L Aldridge: Impedance monitoring apparatus, system, and method for ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 28, 2015: US09017326 (33 worldwide citation)

In one general aspect, various embodiments are directed to a surgical instrument that can supply mechanical energy and electrical energy to an end effector of the surgical instrument. The surgical instrument comprises an ultrasonic generator module coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, which compri ...


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Brian DiNardo, David C Yates, Jeffrey D Messerly, Eitan T Wiener, David A Witt, James R Giordano, Jeffrey L Aldridge: Impedance monitoring apparatus, system, and method for ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K&L Gates, January 20, 2011: US20110015627-A1

In one general aspect, various embodiments are directed to a surgical instrument that can supply mechanical energy and electrical energy to an end effector of the surgical instrument. The surgical instrument comprises an ultrasonic generator module coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, which compri ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K&L Gates, February 11, 2010: US20100036405-A1

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 17, 2012: US20120123458-A1

An apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector in a surgical instrument are disclosed. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the first ultrasonic drive signal for a first period, generating a second ultr ...