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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 10, 2010: US07770775 (533 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...


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Shelton Frederick E, Ouwerkerk John N, Morgan Jerome R: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 1, 2007: EP1813203-A2 (478 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Kevin R Doll, Jeffrey S Swayze, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having a feedback system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 29, 2017: US09743928 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprises an articulable end effector; a drive shaft connected to the end effector that drives the end effector; an electric motor connected to the drive shaft that drives the drive shaft; a battery unit for supplying power to the electric motor; at least one sensor for sensing ...


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Kevin L Houser, Foster B Stulen, William D Dannaher, Frederick E Shelton IV, Geoffrey S Strobl, Aaron C Voegele, Timothy P Lessek, Gavin M Monson, Barry C Worrell, Hitesh Jain: Surgical instrument with sensor and powered control. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, October 10, 2017: US09782214 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a temperature sensor and a control unit that is operable to deactivate an end effector of the surgical instrument. In some versions the temperature sensor detects the temperature of a transducer, while in others the temperature sensor detects the temperature of the end ...


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Jerome R Morgan, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical cutting and fastening instrument with apparatus for determining cartridge and firing motion status. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 15, 2017: US09730697 (4 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a fastener cartridge is disclosed. The fastener cartridge comprises a cartridge body comprising a plurality of fasteners, a longitudinal knife slot defined in the cartridge body, and a circuit comprising a plurality of frangible resistors extending across the longitudinal kni ...


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Iv Frederick E Shelton, Morgan Jerome R, Ouwerkerk John N: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, sujuan, August 8, 2007: CN200710006947

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...


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Frederick E Shelton, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, August 2, 2007: US20070175957-A1

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...


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Shelton Frederick E Iv, Ouwerkerk John N, Morgan Jerome R: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with adaptive user feedback property to obtain operation state of cutting unit. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 3, 2007: KR1020070009782

PURPOSE: A motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument is provided to detect an operation state of a cutting unit of an end effector by using a motor reverse-rotation sensor, a motor stop sensor, and a motor driving sensor. CONSTITUTION: A motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instr ...


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SHELTON FREDERICK E IV, OUWERKERK JOHN N, MORGAN JEROME R: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL DE COUPE ET DATTACHE A MOTEUR AVEC FEEDBACK DUTILISATION ADAPTATIF, MOTOR-DRIVEN SURGICAL CUTTING AND FASTENING INSTRUMENT WITH ADAPTIVE USER FEEDBACK. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA S E N C R L S R L, December 9, 2014: CA2576446

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector, a main drive shaft assembly, and a handle. The end effector comprising a cutting instrument for cutting an object positioned therein. The handle comprises a motor for ...