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Thomas Huitema: Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, February 3, 1998: US05713505 (679 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument which has an articulation transmission assembly for remotely articulating an end effector of the instrument is disclosed. The articulation transmission assembly includes a detent housing mounted on the instrument with a plurality of detent teeth. A compressible de ...


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Thomas Huitema, Richard P Nuchols, Bryan D Knodel: Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, October 20, 1998: US05823066 (580 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument with an articulation transmission assembly for remotely articulating the end effector of the instrument includes a body with a housing mounted on the instrument, oscillating and rotating members, and an actuator rotatably mounted on the housing and secured to the ...


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Huitema Thomas, Knodel Bryan D, Nuchols Richard P: Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 19, 1997: EP0807409-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument (30) with an articulation transmission assembly (41) for remotely articulating the end effector of the instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes a body (50) with a housing mounted on the instrument, oscillating and rotating members (49) and (48), and an act ...


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Huitema Thomas: Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 19, 1997: EP0807408-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument (20) which has an articulation transmission assembly (31) for remotely articulating an end effector (27) of the instrument is disclosed. The articulation transmission assembly includes a detent housing (65) mounted on the instrument with a plurality of detent teet ...


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Huitema Thomas: Mecanisme de transmission darticulation pour instruments chirurgicaux, Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Ethicon Endo Surgery, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, January 16, 2007: CA2204952

An articulating surgical instrument which has an articulation transmission assembly for remotely articulating an end effector of the instrument is disclosed. The articulation transmission assembly includes a detent housing mounted on the instrument with a plurality of detent teeth. A compressible de ...


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Huitema Thomas, Nuchols Richard P, Knodel Bryan D: Mecanisme de transmission et darticulation pour instruments chirurgicaux, Articulation transmission mechanism for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Ethicon Endo Surgery, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, November 8, 2005: CA2204953

An articulating surgical instrument with an articulation transmission assembly for remotely articulating the end effector of the instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes a body with a housing mounted on the instrument, oscillating and rotating members, and an actuator rotatably mounted on th ...