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David C Yates, Jesse J Kuhns, Steven H Mersch, Martin Madden, Richard P Nuchols: Electrosurgical hemostatic device. Ethicon, Susan M Schmitt, April 4, 1995: US05403312 (1388 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedances, thicknesses and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing ...


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David C Yates, Jesse J Kuhns, Warren P Williamson IV: Electrosurgical hemostatic device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 20, 1998: US05709680 (830 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedances, thicknesses and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue in the compression zone between first interfacing surface and second in ...


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David C Yates: Impedance feedback monitor for electrosurgical instrument. September 24, 1996: US05558671 (824 worldwide citation)

An impedance monitoring device is provided for monitoring the electrical impedance of tissue as it is treated with electrosurgical energy. Based on a predicted model of tissue impedance and a number of initial impedance readings, the impedance at which tissue treatment is completed is predicted. Mor ...


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Yates David C, Voegele James W, Kuhns Jesse, Nalagatla Anil, Williamson Warren P, Powell Darrel M: Improved electrosurgical hemostatic device including an anvil. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 18, 1998: EP0878169-A1 (791 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing sur ...


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Penny Keith, Amoah Francis, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Electro surgical instrument and electrosurgical tool converter. Gyrus Medical, May 15, 2001: JP2001-128990 (789 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an electrosurgical instrument and an electrosurgical tool converter capable of limiting the supply of energy to a place of a requesting tissue without giving an excessive damage to the tissue. SOLUTION: This electrosurgical instrument has coaxial inner and outer cyli ...


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Thomas A Wrublewski, Kevin M Allaire, William Frey, Kevin Lemire, Paul C Nardella Sr: Seal & cut electrosurgical instrument. Medical Scientific, Nutter McClennen & Fish, January 16, 2001: US06174309 (741 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument has a handle and a body which position and close a jaw about a tissue site for simultaneously cutting and sealing relatively large tissue structures. The jaw includes an electrosurgical cutting member, which may be a blade or wire, against which tissue is biased along a ...


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David C Yates, Jesse J Kuhns, Steven H Mersch, Martin Madden, Richard P Nuchols: Electrosurgical device and method. Ethicon, Bernard Shay, November 10, 1998: US05833690 (740 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedances, thicknesses and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing ...


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David C Yates, James Voegele: Electrosurgical hemostatic device with recessed and/or offset electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 18, 1997: US05688270 (737 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedances, thicknesses and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between an electrode associated with a first pole of a bipolar energy s ...


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Nigel Mark Goble, Colin Charles Owen Goble: Electrosurgical instrument and an electrosurgical electrode assembly. Gyrus Medical, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, June 13, 2000: US06074386 (703 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument primarily intended for so-called "underwater" electrosurgery has a radio frequency generator, a handpiece, and an electrode assembly detachably mounted to the handpiece. Different electrode assemblies may be selected according to the surgical procedure to be performed. ...


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Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical systems and techniques for sealing tissue. December 2, 2003: US06656177 (678 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument and technique for creating thermal seal or welds transected margins of engaged tissue. The working end provides very elongate jaws particularly suited for resecting tissue, such as in a lung resection. The jaw assembly carries a bi-polar electrode arrangement that provi ...



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