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Derek Dee Deville, Matthew A Palmer, Thomas O Bales, Korey Kline, Sean McBrayer: Cordless medical cauterization and cutting device. Covidien, February 19, 2013: US08377059 (128 worldwide citation)

A cordless surgical device includes a modular battery, a radio-frequency signal generating assembly, a surgical handle and an interchangeable circuit casing. The RF signal generating assembly includes RF-signal-generating circuitry, a voltage-control circuit and an external output. The voltage circu ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Method of maintaining constant movement of a cutting blade on an ultrasonic waveguide. Covidien, June 12, 2012: US08197502 (121 worldwide citation)

A method of maintaining a constant movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide includes providing an ultrasonic transducer operable to convert a received motional current into a movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide, a measurement circuit connected in a parallel configura ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Method of assembling a cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, November 22, 2011: US08061014 (112 worldwide citation)

A method for assembling an ultrasonic surgical assembly includes the steps of substantially simultaneously removably coupling an ultrasonic-driving-wave-signal generating circuit to an ultrasonic surgical handle body and removably inserting an ultrasonic-movement-producing distal end of a rotatably ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device and method. Covidien, April 23, 2013: US08425545 (91 worldwide citation)

A disposable ultrasonic surgical handle connectable to an ultrasonic transducer, an ultrasonic waveguide, a battery, and an ultrasonic-signal-generator assembly, includes a handle body having a power supply portion defining a battery-holding compartment, the battery-holding compartment having at lea ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, August 7, 2012: US08236020 (85 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical assembly includes an ultrasonic transducer operable to convert a received motional current into a movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide, a measurement circuit connected in a parallel configuration with the ultrasonic transducer, a variable power source operabl ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, February 19, 2013: US08377085 (82 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical assembly includes an ultrasonic-movement-generator assembly having a shell and an ultrasonic-driving-wave-signal generating circuit housed within the shell, an ultrasonic transducer having a proximal end and an ultrasonic-movement-producing distal end, an ultrasonic waveguide ...


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Matthew A Palmer, Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Derek Dee Deville: Two-stage switch for cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, December 25, 2012: US08338726 (82 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic, self-powered surgical device includes a handle, a self-contained power supply associated with the handle, and a control circuit disposed within the handle and/or the power supply. The control circuit is operable to carry out at least two operational conditions of the surgical device. ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Method of maintaining constant movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide. Covidien, December 18, 2012: US08333779 (81 worldwide citation)

A method of maintaining constant movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide includes the steps of providing an ultrasonic transducer operable to convert a received motional voltage into a movement of a cutting blade of an ultrasonic waveguide, a motional feedback circuit connected in a p ...


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Matthew A Palmer, Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Derek Dee Deville: Method of switching a cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, December 18, 2012: US08334468 (81 worldwide citation)

A method for operating an ultrasonic, self-powered surgical device, includes the steps of connecting a self-contained power supply to a surgical device handle, providing a control circuit within at least one of the handle and the power supply, the control circuit being operable to carry out at least ...


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Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales Jr, Matthew A Palmer, Derek Dee Deville: Method of assembling a cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device. Covidien, April 16, 2013: US08418349 (79 worldwide citation)

A method for assembling an ultrasonic surgical device includes the steps of providing a proximal end of an ultrasonic waveguide at an ultrasonic surgical handle body, removably coupling an ultrasonic-movement-generator assembly having a ultrasonic-driving-wave-signal generating circuit to the ultras ...