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Kevin L Houser, Andrew M Zwolinski, Tracy D Lopes, Prasanna Malaviya, Daniel W Price, Louis T DeLuca: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K&L Gates, March 27, 2012: US08142461 (94 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that may include a housing, a transducer engaged with the housing which can produce vibrations, and an end-effector engaged with the transducer. The surgical instrument can further include an adjustable sheath extending from the housing where the sheath is movable relative to t ...


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Kevin L Houser, Andrew M Zwolinski, Matthew C Miller, Tracy D Lopes: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 24, 2012: US08226675 (67 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes an elongated transmission waveguide defining a longitudinal axis. The transmission waveguide has a distal end and a proximal end. The at least one strike surface is formed on the proximal end and is configured to receive vibratory energy.


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Kevin L Houser, Andrew M Zwolinski, Tracy D Lopes, Prasanna Malaviya, Daniel W Price, Louis T DeLuca: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 2014: US08900259 (42 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that may include a housing, a transducer engaged with the housing which can produce vibrations, and an end-effector engaged with the transducer. The surgical instrument can include an adjustable sheath extending from the housing where the sheath is movable relative to the dista ...


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, Andrew M Zwolinski, Matthew C Miller, Tracy D Lopes: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 29, 2016: US09504483 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes an elongated transmission waveguide defining a longitudinal axis. The transmission waveguide has a distal end and a proximal end. The at least one strike surface is formed on the proximal end and is configured to receive vibratory energy.


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Stephen E Eichmann, Nicholas I Kroscher, Tracy D Lopes, Terry A Mcfarland, Matthew C Miller, Mark A Neurohr, Daniel W Price, Kip M Rupp, Aaron C Voegele, John A Weed, Scott A Woodruff, Cory G Kimball: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, August 21, 2008: US20080200940-A1

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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Kevin L Houser, Andrew M Zwolinski, Tracy D Lopes, Prasanna Malaviya, Daniel W Price, Louis T DeLuca: Surgical instruments. K&L Gates, September 25, 2008: US20080234708-A1

A surgical instrument that may include a housing, a transducer engaged with the housing which can produce vibrations, and an end-effector engaged with the transducer. The surgical instrument can further include an adjustable sheath extending from the housing where the sheath is movable relative to t ...


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, Andrew M Zwolinski, Matthew C Miller, Tracy D Lopes: Surgical instruments. K&L Gates, September 25, 2008: US20080234711-A1

A surgical instrument includes an elongated transmission waveguide defining a longitudinal axis. The transmission waveguide has a distal end and a proximal end. The at least one strike surface is formed on the proximal end and is configured to receive vibratory energy.


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, Andrew M Zwolinski, Matthew C Miller, Tracy D Lopes: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 25, 2012: US20120269676-A1

A surgical instrument includes an elongated transmission waveguide defining a longitudinal axis. The transmission waveguide has a distal end and a proximal end. The at least one strike surface is formed on the proximal end and is configured to receive vibratory energy.


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Kevin L Houser, Andrew M Zwolinski, Tracy D Lopes, Prasanna Malaviya, Daniel W Price, Louis T DeLuca: Surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 11, 2012: US20120259353-A1

A surgical instrument that may include a housing, a transducer engaged with the housing which can produce vibrations, and an end-effector engaged with the transducer. The surgical instrument can include an adjustable sheath extending from the housing where the sheath is movable relative to the dista ...