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Johnson Kristin D, Couture Gary M, Unger Jeff, Sharp Robert: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. Sherwood Serv, March 8, 2006: EP1632192-A1 (199 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing vessels and cutting vessels includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to one another from a first spaced apart position to a second position for grasping tissue therebetween. Each jaw member inc ...


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Couture Gary M, Johnson Kristin D, Sharp Robert, Unger Jeff, Weinberg Craig, Wham Robert H: Method and system for controlling delivery of energy to divide tissue. Sherwood Serv, July 25, 2007: EP1810627-A1 (68 worldwide citation)

System and method for controlling delivery of energy to divide tissue are disclosed. The system comprises an electrosurgical instrument having an electrically energizable cutting element which communicates electrical energy to the tissue and a generator to supply the energy to the electrosurgical in ...


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Dragosh Pamela Leigh, Roe David Bjorn, Sharp Robert Douglas: System and method for providing remote automatic speech recognition services via a packet network. At & T, October 21, 1998: EP0872827-A2 (52 worldwide citation)

A system and method of operating an automatic speech recognition service using a client-server architecture is used to make ASR services accessible at a client location remote from the location of the main ASR engine. The present invention utilizes client-server communications over a packet network, ...


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Couture Gary M, Sharp Robert, Weinberg Craig: Vessel sealing instrument with multiple electrode configurations. Covidien, March 5, 2008: EP1894535-A2 (28 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly for use with an instrument for sealing and cutting vessels and/or tissue is provided. The assembly includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members. Each jaw member includes at least one electrically conductive tissue sealing surfaces extending along a length thereof. E ...


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D Johnson Kristin, Couture Gary M, Unger Jeff, Sharp Robert, Garrison David M, Dycus Sean T, Hixson David, Weinberg Craig: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. Covidien, November 7, 2007: EP1852081-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing and/or cutting tissue includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to the other from a first position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second pos ...


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Burnett Jr James Paul, Mayne Nancy Gail, Sharp Robert Leon, Snyder Yvonne Marie: Human metabotropic glutamate receptor and related dna compounds.. Lilly Co Eli, November 10, 1993: EP0569240-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a human glutamate receptor and functional equivalents thereof, and nucleic acids compounds which encode the receptor. The invention also provides assays, probes and primers, and other molecular biology techniques which utilize the compounds disclosed.


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Couture Gary M, Sharp Robert, Weinberg Craig: Electrosurgical instrument that directs energy delivery and protects adjacent tissue. Covidien, December 5, 2007: EP1862138-A1 (16 worldwide citation)

An electrode sealing assembly is designed for use with an electrosurgical instrument for sealing tissue and includes first and second jaw members each having an insulative housing and being movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to at least one second position for g ...


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COUTURE GARY M, SHARP ROBERT, WEINBERG CRAIG: INSTRUMENT DELECTROCHIRURGIE DIRIGEANT LENERGIE PRODUITE ET PROTEGEANT LES TISSUS ADJACENTS, ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT THAT DIRECTS ENERGY DELIVERY AND PROTECTS ADJACENT TISSUE. SHERWOOD SERVICES, SHERWOOD SERVICES, OSLER HOSKIN & HARCOURT, October 13, 2015: CA2590520 (16 worldwide citation)

An electrode sealing assembly is designed for use with an electrosurgical instrument for sealing tissue and includes first and second jaw members each having an insulative housing and being movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to at least one second position for g ...


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JOHNSON KRISTIN D, COUTURE GARY M, UNGER JEFF, SHARP ROBERT, GARRISON DAVID M, DYCUS SEAN T, HIXSON DAVID, WEINBERG CRAIG: [fr] Instrument dobturation de vaisseaux avec un mécanisme de découpe électrique, [de] Gefässversiegelungsinstrument mit elektrischem Schneidemechanismus, [en] Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. COVIDIEN, October 21, 2009: EP2110093-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

[en] An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing and/or cutting tissue includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to the other from a first position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a secon ...


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Johnson Kristin D, Couture Gary M, Unger Jeff, Sharp Robert: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. Covidien, June 3, 2009: EP2065006-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing vessels and cutting vessels includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to one another from a first spaced apart position to a second position for grasping tissue therebetween. Each jaw member inc ...