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Shelton Iv Frederick E, Giordano James R, Swayze Jeffrey S, Siebenaler Douglas J: Surgical instrument with enhaqnced battery performance. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943976-A2 (380 worldwide citation)

An assembly including a component of a surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument. The assembly may comprise a package; a surgical instrument component within the package; and a power source within the package. The power source may be configured to be placed in electrical ...


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Giordano James R, Shelton Iv Frederick E, Swayze Jeffrey S: Surgical instrument with wireless communication between control unit and sensor transponders. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943957-A2 (348 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument (10), such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, comprising, according to various embodiments, an end effector (12) comprising at least one sensor transponder (368). The surgical instrument also comprises a shaft (8) having a distal end connected to the end effector (12) ...


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YATES DAVID C, GIORDANO JAMES R, SHELTON FREDERICK E IV: [fr] Instrument chirurgical motorisé de découpe et de fixation doté dune source dalimentation dans la poignée, [de] Motorisiertes chirurgisches Schneid- und Befestigungsinstrument mit griffbasierter Energiequelle, [en] Motorized surgical cutting and fastening instrument having handle based power source. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, August 19, 2009: EP2090243-A2 (255 worldwide citation)

[en] A surgical cutting and fastening instrument. The instrument comprises an end effector, a shaft connected to the end effector, and a handle connected to the shaft. The handle comprises an electric, DC motor connected to a drive train in the shaft for powering the drive train. The handle also com ...


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Giordano James R, Swayze Jeffrey S, Shelton Iv Frederick E: Surgical instrument with wireless communication between control unit and remote sensor. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943955-A2 (254 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument. The surgical instrument may comprise an end effector (12) comprising at least one sensor (368). The surgical instrument may also comprise an electrically conductive shaft (8) having a distal end connected to the end effector (1 ...


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DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL DOTÉ DUN ÉLÉMENT À MÂCHOIRES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH JAW MEMBER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044606 (178 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for supplying energy to tissue may comprise a handle, a trigger, an electrical input, and a shaft extending from the handle. The surgical instrument may comprise and end effector first and second tissue engaging surfaces that are slanted with respect to a transection plane. The ...


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Giordano James R, Shelton Frederick E Iv: Surgical instrument having element for communication between control unit and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 11, 2008: JP2008-206967 (163 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical instrument such as an endoscope instrument or a laparoscope instrument including a shaft having a proximal end part and a distal end part.SOLUTION: This shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is joined to the distal end part of the shaft. T ...


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Giordano James R, Swayze Jeffrey S, Shelton Frederick E Iv: Surgical instrument with wireless communication between control unit and remote sensor. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 18, 2008: JP2008-212637 (163 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical instrument such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument including an end effector having at least one sensor.SOLUTION: A surgical instrument may comprise an end effector comprising at least one sensor. The surgical instrument may also comprise an elect ...


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Shelton Frederick E Iv, Giordano James R: Prevention of cartridge reuse in surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 18, 2008: JP2008-212638 (163 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical instrument that prevents cartridge reuse in the surgical instrument.SOLUTION: The surgical instrument includes a control unit and a staple cartridge including a transponder. The control unit is configured to transmit a first wireless signal to the transpon ...


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Shelton Iv Frederick E, Giordano James R: Interlock and surgical instrument including same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943959-A1 (159 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes an end effector comprising a moveable cutting instrument to cut an object and a motor coupled to the end effector. The motor actuates the cutting instrument in response to a current therethrough, causing the cutting instrument to move betwe ...


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Shelton Iv Frederick E, Giordano James R: Prevention of cartridge reuse in a surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943956-A2 (53 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a control unit and a staple cartridge including a transponder. The control unit is configured to transmit a first wireless signal to the transponder and to receive a second wireless signal from the transponder to determine one of a ...