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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: Vessel sealing instrument with pre-heated electrodes. Covidien, January 16, 2008: EP1878399-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly having a pair of opposing first and second jaw members is provided. Each jaw member includes an electrically conductive tissue sealing surface extending along a length thereof, each tissue sealing surface is adapted to connect to a source of electrosurgical energy such that the ...


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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: System and method for controlling rf output during tissue sealing. Covidien, February 13, 2008: EP1886637-A1 (26 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system for sealing tissue is disclosed which includes an electrosurgical forceps having a shaft member and a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to at least one subsequent positio ...


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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: Vessel sealing instrument with pre-heated electrode. Covidien, February 7, 2008: JP2008-023335 (5 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a forceps which includes an electrode assembly having pre-heated electrodes, allowing a user to selectively seal and/or incise tissue.SOLUTION: This electrode assembly having a pair of counter first and second jaw members is provided. At least one of the jaw members ...


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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: System and method for measuring initial tissue impedance. Covidien, February 13, 2008: EP1886636-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system and method are disclosed. The system includes an electrosurgical generator adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The generator is further adapted to supply an electrical signal having at least one substantially constant value to tissue to determine initial tis ...


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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: System and method for measuring initial tissue impedance. Covidien, February 21, 2008: JP2008-036439 (2 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an electrosurgical system which effectively and consistently seals tissue.SOLUTION: An electrosurgical generator is adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The electrosurgical generator comprises: an RF output stage adapted to supply the electrosurgical e ...


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Odom Darren, Weinberg Craig, Denham Amy: System and method for controlling rf output during tissue sealing. Covidien, February 21, 2008: JP2008-036441 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an electrosurgical instrument designed to take into account gap tolerances and/or parallelism and flatness requirements, cauterize or coagulate tissue and create an effective or a uniform seal.SOLUTION: An electrosurgical system for sealing tissue comprises: forceps ...


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ODOM DARREN, WEINBERG CRAIG, DENHAM AMY: [fr] Système pour mesurer limpédance initiale de tissus, [de] System zur Messung der anfänglichen Gewebeimpedanz, [en] System for measuring initial tissue impedance. COVIDIEN, March 2, 2011: EP2289442-A1

[en] An electrosurgical system and method are disclosed. The system includes an electrosurgical generator adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The generator is further adapted to supply an electrical signal having at least one substantially constant value to tissue to determine initia ...


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ODOM DARREN, WEINBERG CRAIG, DENHAM AMY: System and method for controlling RF output during tissue sealing, System und Verfahren zur Steuerung der HF-Energie beim Versiegeln von Gewebe, Dispositif et procédé de contrôle de la génération dénergie RF lors de lobturation de tissus. COVIDIEN, April 27, 2011: EP2314243-A1

An electrosurgical system for sealing tissue is disclosed which includes an electrosurgical forceps having a shaft member and a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to at least one subsequent positio ...


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ODOM DARREN, WEIBERG CRAIG, DENHAM AMY: SYSTEME ET METHODE DE MESURE DE LIMPEDANCE INITIALE DU TISSU, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING INITIAL TISSUE IMPEDANCE. COVIDIEN, COVIDIEN, OSLER HOSKIN & HARCOURT, September 20, 2016: CA2596177

An electrosurgical system and method are disclosed. The system includes an electrosurgical generator adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The generator is further adapted to supply an electrical signal having at least one substantially constant value to tissue to determine initial tis ...