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Price Daniel W, Robertson Galen C, Kimball Cory G, Woodruff Scott A, Miller Matthew C, Rupp Kip M, Fihe Carrie I, Sheetz Jane A, Draginoff Carl J Jr: Ergonomic surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Price Daniel W, Robertson Galen C, Kimball Cory G, Woodruff Scott A, Miller Matthew C, Rupp Kip M, Fihe Carrie I, Sheetz Jane A, Draginoff Carl J Jr, JOHNSON Philip S, April 9, 2009: WO/2009/046234 (49 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument handle assembly includes a housing having a proximal end and a distal end. A proximal opening is formed at the proximal end of the housing. A distal opening is formed at the distal end of the housing. The proximal and the distal openings define a longitudinal axis. A handle ext ...


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Voegele Aaron C, Price Daniel W, Weed Iii John A, Rupp Kip M, Neurohr Mark A, Kroscher Nicholas I, Woodruff Scott A, Eichmann Stephen E, Mcfarland Terry A, Lopes Tracy D: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Voegele Aaron C, Price Daniel W, Weed Iii John A, Rupp Kip M, Neurohr Mark A, Kroscher Nicholas I, Woodruff Scott A, Eichmann Stephen E, Mcfarland Terry A, Lopes Tracy D, JOHNSON Philip S, July 24, 2008: WO/2008/089174 (43 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument that is configured to permit selective positioning of the relative distance between an end effector for cutting and coagulating tissue and a power actuation switch that is carried by the instrument for selectively energizing the end effector. In one instance, the en ...


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Robertson Galen C, Neurohr Mark A, Deluca Louis T, Stulen Foster B, Price Daniel W: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Robertson Galen C, Neurohr Mark A, Deluca Louis T, Stulen Foster B, Price Daniel W, JOHNSON Philip S, October 2, 2008: WO/2008/118709 (38 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Houser Kevin L, Muir Stephanie J, Deluca Louis T, Price Daniel W, Boyd William D, Robertson Galen C, O Neil Michael J: Improved surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Houser Kevin L, Muir Stephanie J, Deluca Louis T, Price Daniel W, Boyd William D, Robertson Galen C, O Neil Michael J, JOHNSON Philip S, February 5, 2009: WO/2009/018067 (30 worldwide citation)

A surgical device. The surgical device may comprise a transducer configured to provide vibrations along a longitudinal axis and an end effector coupled to the transducer and extending from the transducer along the longitudinal axis. The surgical device also may comprise a lower jaw extending paralle ...


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ALDRIDGE JEFFREY L, KEMERLING ROBERT A, TEBBE MARK E, PAPA CHRISTOPHER A, PRICE DANIEL W, WIENER EITAN T, MESSERLY JEFFREY D, YATES DAVID C, DAVISON MARK A, KILLINGER SCOTT B, MONSON GAVIN M, LAIRD ROBERT J, MILLER MATTHEW C: [fr] Générateur chirurgical pour dispositifs ultrasoniques et électrochirurgicaux, [de] Chirurgischer Generator für Ultraschallgeräte und für elektrochirurgische Geräte, [en] Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, April 10, 2013: EP2578172-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

[en] A generator is disclosed to generate a drive signal to a surgical device. The generator includes an ultrasonic generator module to generate a first drive signal to drive an ultrasonic device, an electrosurgery/radio frequency (RF) generator module to generate a second drive signal to drive an e ...


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MESSERLY Jeffrey D, WIENER Eitan T, NOYES Brian T, ALDRIDGE Jeffrey L, GIORDANO James R, BEETEL Robert J III, ABBOTT Daniel J, STULEN Foster B, MILLER Matthew C, PRICE Nathan J, PRICE Daniel W: DISPOSITIFS ET TECHNIQUES DE COUPE ET DE COAGULATION DE TISSUS, DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR CUTTING AND COAGULATING TISSUE. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, MESSERLY Jeffrey D, WIENER Eitan T, NOYES Brian T, ALDRIDGE Jeffrey L, GIORDANO James R, BEETEL Robert J III, ABBOTT Daniel J, STULEN Foster B, MILLER Matthew C, PRICE Nathan J, PRICE Daniel W, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044600 (2 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus and method of driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic drive system of a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating at least one electrical signal. The at least one electrical signal is monitored against a first set of logic conditio ...


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KIMBALL CORY G, PRICE DANIEL W, CLEM WILLIAM E, MARCOTTE AMY L, SILKAITIS DANIUS P, SCHULTE JOHN B, LAMPING MICHAEL R, BALEK STEPHEN J: [fr] Gestion de données dutilisation dun instrument chirurgical, [de] Verwaltung der Verwendungsdaten eines chirurgischen Instruments, [en] Surgical instrument usage data management. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, September 25, 2013: EP2642418-A2

[en] A surgical instrument operable to sever tissue includes a body assembly and a selectively coupleable end effector assembly. The end effector assembly may include a transmission assembly and an end effector. The body assembly includes a trigger and a casing configured to couple with the transmis ...


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KIMBALL CORY G, PRICE DANIEL W, CLEM WILLIAM E, DANNAHER WILLIAM D, MARCOTTE AMY L, DIETZ TIMOTHY G, KORVICK DONNA L, MADAN ASHVANI K: [fr] Procédé et appareil de programmation pour instrument chirurgical modulaire, [de] Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Programmieren eines modularen chirurgischen Instrumentes, [en] Method and apparatus for programming modular surgical instrument. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, September 25, 2013: EP2641552-A2

[en] A surgical instrument operable to sever tissue includes a body assembly and a selectively coupleable end effector assembly. The end effector assembly may include a transmission assembly and an end effector. The body assembly includes a trigger and a casing having a distal aperture configured to ...


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