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Kevin L Houser, Gavin M Monson, Foster B Stulen, Daniel W Price, Ashvani K Madan, John W Willis, Donna L Korvick, Aron O Zingman, David C Yates, Timothy G Dietz, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Bret W Smith, Hitesh Jain: Recharge system for medical devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 5, 2016: US09381058 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a base and at least one indicator in communication with the base. The base comprises a housing and at least one slot. The at least one slot is shaped to receive a reusable component from a surgical instrument. The at least one indicator is in communication with the at least on ...


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, William D Dannaher, Frederick E Shelton IV, Geoffrey S Strobl, Aaron C Voegele, Timothy P Lessek, Gavin M Monson, Barry C Worrell, Hitesh Jain: Surgical instrument with sensor and powered control. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, October 10, 2017: US09782214 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a temperature sensor and a control unit that is operable to deactivate an end effector of the surgical instrument. In some versions the temperature sensor detects the temperature of a transducer, while in others the temperature sensor detects the temperature of the end ...


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Biten Kishore Kathrani, Uihas Sadashiv Gadgil, Hitesh Jain: Inflatable medical device. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, March 26, 2009: US20090082633-A1

A surgical device for providing or enlarging an operative space is described. The surgical device can include a shell having inflatable ribs and generally planar non-inflatable segments spaced apart by the ribs. When inflated, the ribs support the planar segments of the shell to provide an expansion ...


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Kevin L Houser, Daniel W Price, Gavin M Monson, Hitesh Jain: Surgical instrument with charging station and wireless communication. May 10, 2012: US20120116381-A1

An apparatus comprises an electrically power surgical instrument having a handle assembly. The apparatus also comprises a communication device positioned within the handle assembly. The communication device is operable to communicate with at least a portion of the electrically powered surgical instr ...


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, William D Dannaher, Frederick E Shelton IV, Geoffrey S Strobl, Aaron C Voegele, Timothy P Lessek, Gavin M Monson, Barry C Worrell, Hitesh Jain: Surgical instrument with sensor and powered control. May 10, 2012: US20120116391-A1

A surgical instrument includes a temperature sensor and a control unit that is operable to deactivate an end effector of the surgical instrument. In some versions the temperature sensor detects the temperature of a transducer, while in others the temperature sensor detects the temperature of the end ...


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Kevin L Houser, Gavin M Monson, Foster B Stulen, Daniel W Price, Ashvani K Madan, John W Willis, Donna L Korvick, Aron O Zingman, David C Yates, Timothy G Dietz, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Bret W Smith, Hitesh Jain: Recharge system for medical devices. May 10, 2012: US20120112687-A1

An apparatus comprises a base and at least one indicator in communication with the base. The base comprises a housing and at least one slot. The at least one slot is shaped to receive a reusable component from a surgical instrument. The at least one indicator is in communication with the at least on ...