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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze: Motor-driven surgical cutting fastening instrument with tactile position feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 9, 2008: US07422139 (560 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly connected to the end effector, and a gear drive train connected to the main drive shaft assembly. The end effector comprises a movable cutt ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with loading force feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 26, 2008: US07416101 (526 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The handle comprises a gear drive train connected to the main drive shaft assembly, a motor for actuating the gear drive tra ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 7, 2010: US07845537 (453 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 10, 2010: US07770775 (447 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with user feedback system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 3, 2010: US07766210 (381 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising a moveable cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned in the end effector, a main drive shaft assembly connected to the end effector, and a handle c ...


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James A Woodard Jr, Charles J Scheib, Dean B Bruewer, Richard F Schwemberger, Christopher J Schall, Jerome R Morgan, Robert J Simms, Kevin R Doll, Jeffrey S Swayze, John N Ouwerkerk: Fastener system comprising a retention matrix and a cover. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 2, 2013: US08474677 (250 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastening system can comprise a plurality of fasteners, wherein each fastener can comprise, one, a base and, two, a leg extending from the base, wherein each leg can comprise a tip. The fastener system can further comprise a retention matrix comprising a first side facing toward the bases ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 8, 2012: US08172124 (245 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 1, 2012: US08167185 (241 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with tactile position feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 23, 2012: US08292155 (239 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising an elongate channel, a clamping member pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument for traversing the channel to cut an object clam ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical instrument with force-feedback capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 17, 2012: US08157153 (231 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...



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