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Steven P Buysse, Jenifer S Kennedy, S Wade Lukianow, Thomas P Ryan: Energy delivery system for vessel sealing. Valleylab, October 27, 1998: US05827271 (627 worldwide citation)

Electrosurgical energy is used in combination with a surgical tool to seal vessels and vascular tissue of a patient. One of the important advances of the present system is that it can effectively seal vessels of a patient without leaving any foreign material in the body of the patient. The present s ...


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Steven P Buysse, Jenifer S Kennedy, Michael J Lands, Donald R Loeffler, S Wade Lukianow, Thomas P Ryan: Vascular tissue sealing pressure control. Valleylab, July 7, 1998: US05776130 (603 worldwide citation)

A clamping force mechanism for use with electrosurgery allow a user to seal and/or join patient's particular vascular tissue; the mechanism is elongate with user and patient ends. An actuator is at the user end and the effectors are at the patient end. Each effector has a face of an area to contact ...


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Steven P Buysse, Jenifer S Kennedy, Michael J Lands, Donald R Loeffler, S Wade Lukianow, Thomas P Ryan: Method of vascular tissue sealing pressure control. Valleylab, March 21, 2000: US06039733 (597 worldwide citation)

A clamping force mechanism and its method of use with electrosurgery allow a user to seal and/or join patient's particular vascular tissue; the mechanism is elongate with user and patient ends. An actuator is at the user end and the effectors are at the patient end. Each effector has a face of an ar ...


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Gregory J Bell, Jeffrey L Eggleston, Kamala J Grasso, Jenifer S Kennedy, Dale Schmaltz, Kenneth D Taylor: Energizable surgical tool safety device and method. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, November 19, 1996: US05575789 (326 worldwide citation)

A surgical safety apparatus for use in connection with an energizable surgical device prevents inadvertent activation of a surgical tool. The energizable surgical device may include an electrosurgical system, a laser scalpel, an ultrasonic aspirator, and combinations thereof. An activation circuit i ...


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Steven P Buysse, Jenifer S Kennedy, Michael J Lands, Donald R Loeffler, S Wade Lukianow, Thomas P Ryan: Vascular tissue sealing pressure control and method. Sherwood Services, January 30, 2001: US06179834 (273 worldwide citation)

A clamping force mechanism and its method of use with electrosurgery allow a user to seal and/or join patient's particular vascular tissue; the mechanism is elongate with user and patient ends. An actuator is at the user end and the effectors are at the patient end. Each effector has a face of ...


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Lap P Nguyen, Steven P Buysse, Dale F Schmaltz, Stephen Wade Lukianow, Michael J Lands, Jenifer S Kennedy, Kate R Lawes, Daniel L Trimberger, Mathew E Mitchell, Kristin D Johnson, Gary M Couture, Philip M Tetzlaff: Vessel sealing instrument. Coviden, March 31, 2009: US07510556 (132 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Lap P Nguyen, Steven P Buysse, Dale F Schmaltz, Stephen Wade Lukianow, Michael J Lands, Jenifer S Kennedy, Kate R Lawes, Daniel L Trimberger, Mathew E Mitchell, Kristin D Johnson, Gary M Couture, Philip M Tetzlaff: Vessel sealing instrument. Douglas E Denninger Esq, United States Surgical, January 16, 2003: US20030014053-A1

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...


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Lap P Nguyen, Steven P Buysse, Dale F Schmaltz, Stephen Wade Lukianow, Michael J Lands, Jenifer S Kennedy, Kate R Lawes, Daniel L Trimberger, Mathew E Mitchell, Kristin D Johnson, Gary M Couture, Philip M Tetzlaff: Vessel sealing instrument. Mark Farber Esq, United States Surgical, June 23, 2005: US20050137592-A1

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument for clamping, grasping, manipulating, and sealing tissue includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof. The handle being operable to effect movement of the jaw members ...