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Michael C Moses, Paul R Romero, Kristin D Johnson, Duane E Kerr, Sean T Dycus: Open vessel sealing instrument with cutting mechanism. Sherwood Services, November 7, 2006: US07131970 (268 worldwide citation)

An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to a subsequent position wherein the jaw member ...


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Michael C Moses, Paul R Romero, Kristin D Johnson, Duane E Kerr, Sean T Dycus: Open vessel sealing instrument with cutting mechanism and distal lockout. Sherwood Services, August 7, 2007: US07252667 (259 worldwide citation)

An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to a subsequent position wherein the jaw member ...


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Philip M Tetzlaff, James S Cunningham, Michael C Moses, Roger F Smith, Kristin D Johnson, Paul R Romero: Vessel sealing forceps with disposable electrodes. Sherwood Services, October 10, 2006: US07118570 (249 worldwide citation)

A removable electrode assembly for use in combination with a forcep having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing which is removably engageable with the forceps and a pair of electrodes which ...


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Sean T Dycus, Gary M Couture, Lap P Nguyen, Kristin D Johnson, Michael C Moses: Vessel sealer and divider. Sherwood Services, November 7, 2006: US07131971 (224 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic bipolar forceps for sealing and dividing tissue which includes an elongated shaft having opposing jaw members at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable relative to one another about a pivot from a first spaced position to a second closed position to grasp tissue. Each jaw me ...


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Kate R Lawes, Steven P Buysse, Sean T Dycus, Kristin D Johnson, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument which reduces effects to adjacent tissue structures. Sherwood Services, January 9, 2007: US07160298 (211 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument which includes opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The instrument includes a housing and a pair of electrodes. Each electode preferably includes an electrically conductive surface (e.g., which can be d ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instruments which reduces collateral damage to adjacent tissue. Covidien, October 14, 2008: US07435249 (166 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...


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Michael C Moses, Paul R Romero, Kristin D Johnson, Duane E Kerr, Sean T Dycus: Open vessel sealing instrument with hourglass cutting mechanism and over-ratchet safety. Covidien, October 12, 2010: US07811283 (92 worldwide citation)

An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to at least one subsequent position wherein the ...


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Michael C Moses, Paul R Romero, Kristin D Johnson, Duane E Kerr, Sean T Dycus: Open vessel sealing instrument with cutting mechanism. Covidien, April 12, 2011: US07922718 (66 worldwide citation)

An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to a subsequent position wherein the jaw member ...


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Steven P Buysse, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Kristin D Johnson, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument which reduces collateral damage to adjacent tissue. Covidien, July 3, 2012: US08211105 (35 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly for use in combination with an electrosurgical instrument having opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The electrode assembly includes a housing having one portion which is removably engageable with the electros ...


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Michael C Moses, Duane E Kerr: Open vessel sealing instrument. Covidien, March 22, 2011: US07909823 (33 worldwide citation)

A disposable open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue is disclosed in the present disclosure. The disposable open electrosurgical forceps comprise a pair of first and second shaft members containing a fiber reinforced thermoplastic blend material having fiber strands of at least 2 millimeters ...