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Shelton Frederick E, Gillum Christoph L: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with mechanical closure system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 1, 2007: EP1813208-A1 (324 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument (10) is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector (12) comprising an elongate channel (22), a clamping member (24) pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument (32) for traversing the chan ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Christoph L Gillum: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with mechanical closure system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 29, 2012: US08186555 (300 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising an elongate channel, a clamping member pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument for traversing the channel to cut an object clam ...


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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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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, Gillum Christoph L: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with mechanical closure system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, sujuan, August 8, 2007: CN200710006937

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising an elongate channel, a clamping member pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument for traversing the channel to cut an object clam ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Christoph L Gillum: Motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument with mechanical closure system. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, August 2, 2007: US20070175953-A1

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising an elongate channel, a clamping member pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument for traversing the channel to cut an object clam ...


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SHELTON FREDERICK E IV, GILLUM CHRISTOPH L: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL MOTORISE DE COUPE ET DATTACHE AVEC SYSTEME DOBTURATION MECANIQUE, MOTOR-DRIVEN SURGICAL CUTTING AND FASTENING INSTRUMENT WITH MECHANICAL CLOSURE SYSTEM. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA S E N C R L S R L, August 26, 2014: CA2576326

A surgical cutting and fastening instrument is disclosed. According to various embodiments, the instrument includes an end effector comprising an elongate channel, a clamping member pivotably connected to the channel, and a moveable cutting instrument for traversing the channel to cut an object clam ...


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SURGICAL INSTRUMENT HAVING FORCE FEEDBACK CAPABILITIES. January 19, 2017: US20170014129-A1

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has a force delivery system which communicates a changing force to a user of the surgical instrument when a limit of a surgical function is reached. A sensor senses position of a moving element to communicate a signal to the force delivery system. In va ...


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ACCESSING DATA STORED IN A MEMORY OF A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT. January 12, 2017: US20170007250-A1

A process and system are disclosed for downloading sensor data, stored in a memory device of a surgical cutting and fastening instrument, to an external or remote computer device. The process may involve storing data from one or more sensors of a surgical cutting and fastening instrument in a memory ...