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Steven P Buysse, Bret S Felton, David N Heard, David Keppel, Ronald J Podhajsky, Dale F Schmaltz, Robert H Wham, Edward C Meagher, Kate R Lawes, David A Schechter, Chelsea Shields, Philip M Tetzlaff: Method and system for controlling output of RF medical generator. Sherwood Services, November 21, 2006: US07137980 (480 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop control system has a user interface for allowing a user to select at least one pre-surgical parameter. The system also has a sensor module for continually sensing at least one of electrical and physical properties proximate a surgical site and generating at least one signal and a contr ...


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Chelsea Shields, Edward C Meagher: Tissue sealer with non-conductive variable stop members and method of sealing tissue. Covidien, February 17, 2009: US07491201 (236 worldwide citation)

A bipolar forceps for sealing tissue includes an elongated shaft having opposing jaw members at a distal end thereof, each of the jaw members including an electrically conductive sealing surface. The jaw members are movable relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are di ...


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Chelsea Shields, Edward C Meagher: Electrically conductive/insulative over-shoe for tissue fusion. Covidien, October 28, 2008: US07442193 (166 worldwide citation)

An over shoe for use with electrosurgical instruments having a pair of juxtaposed jaw members pivotably associated with one another, at least one of which includes an electrically conductive surface disposed thereon which is in electrical engagement with an electrosurgical energy source. According t ...


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Steven P Buysse, Bret S Felton, David N Heard, David Keppel, Ronald J Podhajsky, Dale F Shmaltz, Robert H Wham, Edward C Meagher, Kate R Lawes, David A Schechter, Chelsea Shields, Philip M Tetzlaff, Jeremy S James: Method and system for controlling output of RF medical generator. Covidien, January 31, 2012: US08105323 (136 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator is disclosed. The generator includes a microprocessor configured to generate a target impedance trajectory having at least one slope. The target impedance trajectory includes a plurality of target impedance values. The microprocessor is configured to drive tissue impedan ...


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Rita Terris, Christopher S Terris, Edward C Meagher: Golf glove and method of forming same. Applications Systems Technologies, Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, August 17, 2004: US06775847 (25 worldwide citation)

A golf glove which includes a glove portion having finger and thumb portions and dorsal and palm portions. The dorsal and palm portions meet along at least one conjoining lateral edge and define a pocket for receiving the eminence of a golfer's hand. The glove portion also includes a pad made f ...


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Rita Terris, Christopher S Terris, Edward C Meagher: Golf glove and method of forming same. Applications Systems Technologies, Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, March 23, 2004: US06708346 (25 worldwide citation)

A method of fitting a golf glove which includes the steps of: measuring a golfer's hand and retrieving measurement data; constructing a glove according to the measurement data, the glove including a glove portion having finger and thumb portions, dorsal and palm portions and a wrist portion. Th ...


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Edward C Meagher: Portable keyboard. Edward C Galgano & Burke Meagher Esq, March 31, 1998: US05733056 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a two-piece keyboard wherein each piece mutually cooperates and reversibly engages with the other piece to rotate between a first configuration used for standard typing and a second configuration wherein the keyboard is portable. A guide mechanism and/or a spring loa ...


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Edward C Meagher: Anastomotic staple with capillary which expels a bonding agent upon deformation. Covidien, January 28, 2014: US08636191 (9 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastener for use with an anastomosis of two tissues includes a base leg and an upright leg. The base leg is selectively deformable and includes a traumatic tip for piecing tissue. The surgical fastener also includes at least one capillary disposed on the base leg which has a reservoir def ...


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Steven P Buysse, Bret S Felton, David N Heard, David S Keppel, Ronald J Podhajsky, Dale F Schmaltz, Robert H Wham, Edward C Meagher, Kate R Lawes, David A Schechter, Chelsea Shields, Philip M Tetzlaff, Jeremy S James: Method and system for controlling output of RF medical generator. Covidien, August 25, 2015: US09113900 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and/or controlling tissue modification during an electrosurgical procedure is disclosed. The system includes a sensor module and a control module operatively coupled to the sensor module and configured to control the delivery of electrosurgical energy to tissue based on infor ...


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Steven P Buysse, Bret S Felton, David N Heard, David Keppel, Ronald J Podhajsky, Dale F Schmaltz, Robert H Wham, Edward C Meagher, Kate R Lawes, David A Schechter, Chelsea Shields, Philip M Tetzlaff, Jeremy S James: Method and system for controlling output of RF medical generator. Covidien, October 27, 2015: US09168089 (4 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling the output of an electrosurgical generator is disclosed. The control system includes a control module configured to receive an optical signal from a surgical site, the optical signal being related to an optical tissue characteristic, the control module configured to ...