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Kate R Lawes, Steven P Buysse, Sean T Dycus, Kristin D Johnson, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument which reduces effects to adjacent tissue structures. Sherwood Services, January 9, 2007: US07160298 (211 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument which includes opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The instrument includes a housing and a pair of electrodes. Each electode preferably includes an electrically conductive surface (e.g., which can be d ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instruments which reduces collateral damage to adjacent tissue. Covidien, October 14, 2008: US07435249 (166 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...


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Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk, Duane E Kerr, David A Schechter, Jon Sherman, Ted Richardson, Greg Drach: Vessel sealing instrument. Covidien, June 30, 2009: US07553312 (129 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk, Duane E Kerr, Dave A Schechter, Jon Sherman, Ted Richardson, Greg Drach: Vessel sealing instrument. Covidien, September 1, 2009: US07582087 (57 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument which reduces collateral damage to adjacent tissue. Coviden, October 30, 2012: US08298228 (9 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...


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Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk, Duane E Kerr, Dave A Schechter, Jon Sherman, Ted Richardson, Greg Drach: Vessel sealing instrument. Douglas E Denninger, United States Surgical a division of, August 19, 2004: US20040162557-A1

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Kate R Lawes, Steven P Buysse, Sean T Dycus, Kristin D Johnson, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument reducing thermal spread. Douglas E Denninger, United States Surgical a Division of, January 6, 2005: US20050004568-A1

An electrosurgical instrument which includes opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The instrument includes a housing and a pair of electrodes. Each electode preferably includes an electrically conductive surface (e.g., which can be d ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instruments which reduces collateral damage to adjacent tissue. Douglas E Denninger, United States Surgical a division of, January 27, 2005: US20050021025-A1

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...


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Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk, Duane E Kerr, David A Schechter, Jon Sherman, Theodore Richardson, Greg Drach: Vessel sealing instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 10, 2008: US20080167651-A1

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical Instrument Which Reduces Collateral Damage to Adjacent Tissue. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 5, 2009: US20090062794-A1

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...