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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm: Automatic control system for an electrosurgical generator. Sherwood Services, November 27, 2007: US07300435 (375 worldwide citation)

An automatic control system for an electrosurgical generator is herein disclosed. The automatic control system includes voltage and current sensing circuits, a processing circuit, an output determining circuit, and a control circuit. Samples of the voltage and current outputs are supplied to the pro ...


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Thomas A Sturm, William N Gregg, Raymond A Fredricks: Multiple RF return pad contact detection system. Sherwood Services, March 1, 2005: US06860881 (124 worldwide citation)

A multiple RF return pad contact detection system is provided which is adaptive to different physiological characteristics of patients without being susceptible to electrosurgical current interference (e.g., interference or measurement interaction between components of the detection system). The det ...


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Thomas A Sturm, William N Gregg, Raymond A Fredricks: Multiple RF return pad contact detection system. Sherwood Services, January 9, 2007: US07160293 (105 worldwide citation)

A multiple RF return pad contact detection system is provided which is adaptive to different physiological characteristics of patients without being susceptible to electrosurgical current interference (e.g., interference or measurement interaction between components of the detection system). The det ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, October 30, 2012: US08298223 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed enabling configuration of a control system for an electrosurgical generator system for creating new surgical applications without changing the underlying software system. The programmable electrosurgical generator system has an RF output stage for outputting at leas ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, November 6, 2012: US08303580 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed enabling configuration of a control system for an electrosurgical generator system for creating new surgical applications without changing the underlying software system. The electrosurgical generator system includes an RF stage to output at least one waveform of el ...


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Robert H Wham, Rebecca Coulson, Kari Leidich, David A Schechter, Chelsea Shields, Thomas A Sturm, Craig Weinberg: System and method for tissue sealing. Covidien, July 5, 2011: US07972328 (54 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system is disclosed. The electrosurgical system includes an electrosurgical generator adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The electrosurgical generator includes impedance sensing circuitry which measures impedance of tissue, a microprocessor configured to determine ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, September 6, 2011: US08012150 (51 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed enabling configuration of a control system for an electrosurgical generator system for creating new surgical applications without changing the underlying software system. The system includes an outer loop controller for generating a control signal in accordance with ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, May 25, 2010: US07722601 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed enabling configuration of a control system for an electrosurgical generator system for creating new surgical applications without changing the underlying software system. The system includes an outer loop controller for generating a control signal in accordance with ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, September 18, 2012: US08267929 (18 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator system includes an electrical generator having an RF stage for outputting electrical energy having at least one waveform for performing an electrosurgical procedure. The system further includes at least one control module executable on at least one processor which contro ...


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Robert H Wham, Thomas A Sturm, William D Faulkner: Method and system for programming and controlling an electrosurgical generator system. Covidien, December 20, 2011: US08080008 (18 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator system includes an electrical generator having an RF stage for outputting electrical energy having at least one waveform for performing an electrosurgical procedure. The system further includes at least one control module executable on at least one processor which contro ...