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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmidt, June 25, 1996: US05529235 (786 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535937 (679 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, October 8, 1996: US05562239 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for sensing the firing of a staple cartridge inserted into an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. The stapling instrument includes a magnetic sensing device arranged to sense the advancement of a knife or staple driver.


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535934 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Boiarski Anthony A, Byrne Mark T, Williamson Warren P: Identification device for surgical instrument.. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 2, 1995: EP0679367-A2 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 1997: US05693042 (455 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...