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Theodore A Richardson, Matthew J Winkler, Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook McFarron & Manzo, September 14, 1999: US05951549 (382 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument, such as a scissors, in which the handle and blade members are of a conventional construction. Each blade member supports a detachable cartridge member made of an insulating material and supporting at least one electrode. The cartridge members do not interfere with the ...


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Matthew J Winkler, Peter F Staats, Warren P Williamson IV, Jason Iain Gilthero, Michael D Hooven, David J Drachman: Ablation device with cooled electrodes and methods of use. AtriCure, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, Ryan L Willis, April 7, 2015: US08998892 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical end effector for ablating tissue is provided that comprises at least one electrically-conductive ablation member adapted to be connected to a source of RF energy, with the ablation member having a tissue engaging surface and an internal fluid passageway. Preferably, the end effect ...


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Matthew J Winkler, Peter F Staats, Warren P Williamson IV, Jason I Glithero: Ablation device with internally cooled electrodes. Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, Ryan L Willis, December 23, 2014: US08915878 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical end effector for ablating tissue is provided that comprises at least one electrically-conductive ablation member adapted to be connected to a source of RF energy, with the ablation member having a tissue engaging surface and defining an internal fluid passageway. Preferably, the e ...


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Matthew J Winkler, Peter F Staats, Warren P Williamson IV, Jason I Glithero: Ablation device with internally cooled electrodes. AtriCure, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, January 15, 2013: US08353907 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical end effector for ablating tissue is provided that comprises at least one electrically-conductive ablation member adapted to be connected to a source of RF energy, with the ablation member having a tissue engaging surface and defining an internal fluid passageway. Preferably, the e ...


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Salvatore Privitera, Matthew J Winkler: Surgical instrument with separate tool head and method of use. AtriCure, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, Ryan Willis, August 9, 2016: US09408659

Surgical instruments are disclosed in which an elongated shaft is used in conjunction with a separate, remotely actuable tool head for performing a procedure on a target tissue. The shaft has a tool engagement member carried at its distal end that is remotely actuable through the shaft to engage and ...


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Salvatore Privitera, Matthew J Winkler: Surgical instrument with separate tool head and method of use. Cook Alex, October 2, 2008: US20080243141-A1

Surgical instruments are disclosed in which an elongated shaft is used in conjunction with a separate, remotely actuable tool head for performing a procedure on a target tissue. The shaft has a tool engagement member carried at its distal end that is remotely actuable through the shaft to engage and ...


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Matthew J Winkler, Peter F Staats, Warren P Williamson IV, Jason Iain Gilthero, Michael D Hooven, David J Drachman: Ablation Device With Cooled Electrodes And Methods of Use. Cook Alex, December 2, 2010: US20100305562-A1

An electrosurgical end effector for ablating tissue is provided that comprises at least one electrically-conductive ablation member adapted to be connected to a source of RF energy, with the ablation member having a tissue engaging surface and an internal fluid passageway. Preferably, the end effect ...


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Matthew J Winkler, Peter F Staats, Warren P Williamson IV, Jason I Glithero: Ablation device with internally cooled electrodes. Cook Alex, June 25, 2009: US20090163905-A1

An electrosurgical end effector for ablating tissue is provided that comprises at least one electrically-conductive ablation member adapted to be connected to a source of RE energy, with the ablation member having a tissue engaging surface and defining an internal fluid passageway. Preferably, the e ...


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Salvatore Privitera, Matthew J Winkler: SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SEPARATE TOOL HEAD AND METHOD OF USE. July 12, 2012: US20120179153-A1

Surgical instruments are disclosed in which an elongated shaft is used in conjunction with a separate, remotely actuable tool head for performing a procedure on a target tissue. The shaft has a tool engagement member carried at its distal end that is remotely actuable through the shaft to engage and ...