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Gregory A Trees, Susan G Arshonsky, Jonathan T Batross, Chad P Boudreaux, Edward G Chekan, Catherine A Corbett, Craig T Davis, Alex W Kiturkes, Terry A McFarland, David A Monroe, John M Sarley, Frederick E Shelton IV, John B Schulte, Foster B Stulen, Aaron C Voegele, William B Weisenburgh II, Tamara Widenhouse, David A Witt: Integrated systems for electrosurgical steam or smoke control. Ethicon, January 9, 2018: US09861428 (2 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes an end effector configured to apply bipolar energy to target tissue along a working portion thereof and a fluid control system to control the flow of a fluid produced when the end effector applies the bipolar energy to heat the target tissue. The fluid control system includ ...


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Chad P Boudreaux, John M Sarley, Mark A Davison, Catherine A Corbett, Jeff K Bargemann: Electrosurgical instrument with sensor. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, November 27, 2018: US10136938

An apparatus comprises a body, a shaft, an end effector and a sensor. The shaft extends distally from the body. The end effector is configured to receive energy from an energy source. The end effector comprises a first jaw and a second jaw. The second jaw is pivotable relative to the first jaw to tr ...