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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmidt, June 25, 1996: US05529235 (786 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535937 (679 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, October 8, 1996: US05562239 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for sensing the firing of a staple cartridge inserted into an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. The stapling instrument includes a magnetic sensing device arranged to sense the advancement of a knife or staple driver.


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535934 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Mark T Byrne, Anthony A Boiarski, James E Dvorsky, Julie B Swick: Endoscopic surgical instrument with electromagnetic sensor. Ethicon, March 7, 1995: US05395033 (641 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical instrument including a pair of jaws. An electromagnetic sensor disposed in said jaws to determine the relative position of said jaws.


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 1997: US05693042 (455 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Mark T Byrne, Kenneth L Kimes, John T Stropki: Continuous, automatic and remote monitoring of corrosion. Battelle Memorial Institute, Barry S Bissell, August 29, 1995: US05446369 (23 worldwide citation)

The corrosion monitor system facilitates the detection and monitoring of material corrosion in remote areas. Sensors, which react to a corrosive environment similar to the material to be monitored, are placed in isolated areas and connected to a central control system via shielded cables. The system ...


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David Boyd Melvin, Alan J Melvin, Mark T Byrne: A coupling device enabled by mechanical continuity of cellular scaffolding across tissue boundaries. The University Of Cincinnati, Wood Herron & Evans, August 27, 2009: US20090216252-A1

A device and method for achieving load-bearing living-tissue-to-living-tissue coupling comprises a myriad of fine fibers extending directly from within the substance of one tissue to within the substance of the other tissue. Fibers are similar in cross-sectional area to, or smaller than, host tissue ...