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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Chester O Baxter III: Differential locking arrangements for rotary powered surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 7, 2015: US09072536 (152 worldwide citation)

Differential locking systems for a surgical instrument that includes a surgical end effector that is powered by a rotary drive shaft assembly that is movable between a plurality of discrete axial positions. In various forms, at least one retention formation is provided on the rotary drive shaft asse ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III: Interchangeable clip applier. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 7, 2017: US09561038 (8 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for clipping tissue can include an actuator, such as a handle or a robotic arm, for example, and a replaceable end effector including a plurality of clips contained therein. After the replaceable end effector has been used, the end effector can be detached from the actuator and a n ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III: Replaceable clip cartridge for a clip applier. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 16, 2017: US09649111 (6 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for clipping tissue can include a replaceable cartridge comprising a stack of clips contained therein and a firing drive configured to reciprocatingly eject, or deploy, the clips from the cartridge. The cartridge and/or the surgical device can include a firing chamber wherein the c ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, David C Yates: Surgical end effectors having angled tissue-contacting surfaces. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 6, 2018: US09907620 (4 worldwide citation)

Surgical end effectors are disclosed having angled tissue-contacting surfaces. The end effectors may have a first jaw member that is movable relative to a second jaw member between an open position and a closed position. The first jaw member may have a first positively-angled tissue-contacting surfa ...


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DIFFERENTIAL LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR ROTARY POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 2, 2014: US20140000411-A1

Differential locking systems for a surgical instrument that includes a surgical end effector that is powered by a rotary drive shaft assembly that is movable between a plurality of discrete axial positions. In various forms, at least one retention formation is provided on the rotary drive shaft asse ...


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[ZH] 用于旋转动力式外科器械的差速锁定结构, [EN] Differential locking arrangements for rotary powered surgical instruments. May 6, 2015: CN133654155

[EN] Differential locking systems for a surgical instrument that includes a surgical end effector that is powered by a rotary drive shaft assembly that is movable between a plurality of discrete axial positions. In various forms, at least one retention formation is provided on the rotary drive shaft ...


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FIRING SYSTEM LOCKOUT ARRANGEMENTS FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS. January 5, 2017: US20170000485-A1

Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced.


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FIRING SYSTEM LOCKOUT ARRANGEMENTS FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS. March 30, 2017: US20170086831-A1

Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced.


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SURGICAL END EFFECTOR JAW AND ELECTRODE CONFIGURATIONS. April 20, 2017: US20170105785-A1

A surgical end effector may comprise first and second jaw members. The second jaw member may comprise an offset proximal supply electrode that is positioned to contact an opposing member of the first jaw member when the first and second jaw members are in the closed position. The second jaw member m ...


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HAND HELD ROTARY POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH END EFFECTORS THAT ARE ARTICULATABLE ABOUT MULTIPLE AXES. May 18, 2017: US20170135695-A1

Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced.