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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Sherwood Services, June 19, 2007: US07232440 (317 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Dylan Hushka: In-line vessel sealer and divider. Covidien, May 25, 2010: US07722607 (259 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps includes a housing having a shaft attached thereto, the shaft including a pair of jaw members disposed at a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes a drive assembly disposed in the housing which moves the jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein t ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, November 4, 2008: US07445621 (207 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Andrew T Beckman, Paul Guerra, Jason L Harris, Prasanna Malaviya, Foster B Stulen, Jeffrey S Swayze, Bradley E White: Surgical instruments with electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 24, 2013: US08613383 (182 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling assembly is configured to be used to form a tissue seal having an arcuate portion. The surgical stapling assembly comprises an end-effector extending from the distal end of the shaft. The end-effector comprises a first portion and a second portion. The first portion comprises a f ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, January 27, 2009: US07481810 (164 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Zhifan F Huang, Jason L Harris, Prasanna Malaviya, Foster B Stulen, Jeffrey S Swayze, Scott A Woodruff, Gwendolyn P Payne, Donna L Korvick, David K Norvell, Aron O Zingman, Paul Guerra, Mary E Mootoo, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Timothy G Dietz, David A Witt: Surgical instruments with electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 4, 2013: US08453906 (164 worldwide citation)

An end-effector assembly configured to be attached to a surgical instrument. The end-effector assembly comprises a first jaw and a second jaw comprising a staple cavity. At least one of the first jaw and the second jaw is movable relative to the other jaw. The end-effector assembly comprises a stapl ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, October 28, 2008: US07442194 (151 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Paul Guerra: Bilateral foot jaws. Covidien, December 8, 2009: US07628792 (102 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided and includes a drive rod assembly having a hollow shaft portion. A central shaft is slidably disposed in and axially aligned with the hollow shaft portion. The instrument may further include a handle assembly coupled to hollow shaft portion and the central shaft of ...


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David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Patrick L Dumbauld, Dylan Hushka, James S Cunningham: Insulating boot for electrosurgical forceps. Covidien, February 1, 2011: US07879035 (101 worldwide citation)

Either an endoscopic or open bipolar forceps includes a flexible, generally tubular insulating boot for insulating patient tissue, while not impeding motion of the jaw members. The jaw members are movable from an open to a closed position and the jaw members are connected to a source of electrosurgi ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, Paul Guerra, Roger F Smith, Scott DePierro: Insulating boot for electrosurgical forceps. Covidien, December 7, 2010: US07846161 (98 worldwide citation)

Either an endoscopic or open bipolar forceps includes a flexible, generally tubular insulating boot for insulating patient tissue, while not impeding motion of the jaw members. The jaw members are movable from an open to a closed position and the jaw members are connected to a source of electrosurgi ...