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David C Yates, Jesse J Kuhns, Steven H Mersch: Electrosurgical stapling device. Ethicon, April 7, 1998: US05735848 (909 worldwide citation)

An surgical stapling instrument is provided which uses a thermogenic energy preferably bipolar radiofrequency energy for cauterization and/or welding tissue. The instrument compresses tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy sources contained on a first interfacing surface and a second pole of a ...


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Yates David C, Mersch Steven H, Kuhns Jesse J: Electrosurgical stapling device.. Ethicon, March 1, 1995: EP0640315-A1 (70 worldwide citation)

An surgical stapling instrument is provided which uses a thermogenic energy preferably bipolar radiofrequency energy for cauterization and/or welding tissue. The instrument compresses tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy sources contained on a first interfacing surface and a second pole of a ...


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Yates David C, Kuhns Jesse J, Mersch Steven H: Agrafeuse chirurgicale, Electrosurgical stapling device. Ethicon, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, October 26, 1999: CA2128136

An surgical stapling instrument is provided whichuses a thermogenic energy preferably bipolarradiofrequency energy for cauterization and/or weldingtissue. The instrument compresses tissue between one poleof a bipolar energy sources contained on a firstinterfacing surface and a second pole of a bipol ...