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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Sherwood Services, June 19, 2007: US07232440 (325 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Dylan Hushka: In-line vessel sealer and divider. Covidien, May 25, 2010: US07722607 (267 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps includes a housing having a shaft attached thereto, the shaft including a pair of jaw members disposed at a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes a drive assembly disposed in the housing which moves the jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein t ...


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Kristin D Johnson, Gary M Couture, Jeff Unger, Robert Sharp, David M Garrison, Sean T Dycus, David Hixson, Craig Weinberg: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. Sherwood Services, September 18, 2007: US07270664 (229 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing vessels and cutting vessels includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to one another from a first spaced apart position to a second position for grasping tissue therebetween. Each jaw member inc ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, November 4, 2008: US07445621 (211 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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David M Garrison: Vessel sealer and divider for use with small trocars and cannulas. Covidien, October 6, 2009: US07597693 (172 worldwide citation)

A bipolar forceps for sealing and dividing tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto. The shaft includes first and second jaw members attached to the distal end thereof which are movable relative to one another from a first spaced apart position to a second position for grasping tissu ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, January 27, 2009: US07481810 (166 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, October 28, 2008: US07442194 (154 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Casey D Dalla Betta, J Cody Bumgarner, Dylan Kingsley, John R Twomey, Brady C Walters, David M Garrison, Dylan Hushka: Open vessel sealing forceps disposable handswitch. Covidien, January 5, 2010: US07641653 (133 worldwide citation)

A removable handswitch and electrode assembly for use with a forceps having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting relative movement of the end effectors with respect to one another includes a housing having at least one portion which removably engages at least a portion of a mechanical f ...


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Joanna Ackley, James D Allen IV, Ryan C Artale, Kim V Brandt, Dennis W Butcher, Edward M Chojin, Gary M Couture, James S Cunningham, David M Garrison, Keir Hart, Russell D Hempstead, Glenn A Horner, Daniel A Joseph, Duane E Kerr, Dylan R Kingsley, Peter M Mueller, Jessica E C Olson, Sean T O Neill, Jason T Sanders, Robert M Sharp, John R Twomey, Jeffrey R Unger: Surgical tissue sealer. Covidien, June 17, 2014: US08752264 (120 worldwide citation)

A method for manufacturing an end effector assembly is provided. The method includes grasping a gap-setting gauge between first and second jaw members moveable relative to one another about a pivot between a first, spaced-apart position and a second position proximate tissue and setting the first an ...


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David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Patrick L Dumbauld, Dylan Hushka, James S Cunningham: Insulating boot for electrosurgical forceps. Covidien, February 1, 2011: US07879035 (105 worldwide citation)

Either an endoscopic or open bipolar forceps includes a flexible, generally tubular insulating boot for insulating patient tissue, while not impeding motion of the jaw members. The jaw members are movable from an open to a closed position and the jaw members are connected to a source of electrosurgi ...