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SURGICAL STAPLER HAVING MAGNETIC FIELD-BASED MOTOR CONTROL. March 23, 2017: US20170079642-A1

A surgical stapler. The surgical stapler includes a drive system, an electric motor, a battery and a control system. The electric motor is mechanically coupled to the drive system. The battery is electrically couplable to the electric motor. The control system is electrically connected to the electr ...


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SURGICAL STAPLER HAVING MOTOR CONTROL BASED ON AN ELECTRICAL PARAMETER RELATED TO A MOTOR CURRENT. March 23, 2017: US20170079644-A1

A surgical stapler. The surgical stapler includes a drive system, an electric motor, a battery and a control system. The electric motor is mechanically coupled to the drive system. The battery is electrically couplable to the electric motor. The control system is electrically connected to the electr ...


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SURGICAL STAPLER HAVING DOWNSTREAM CURRENT-BASED MOTOR CONTROL. March 23, 2017: US20170079647-A1

A surgical stapler. The surgical stapler includes a drive system, an electric motor, a battery and a control system. The electric motor is mechanically coupled to the drive system. The battery is electrically couplable to the electric motor. The control system is electrically connected to the electr ...


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SURGICAL STAPLER HAVING CURRENT MIRROR-BASED MOTOR CONTROL. March 23, 2017: US20170079650-A1

A surgical stapler. The surgical stapler includes a drive system, an electric motor, a battery and a control system. The electric motor is mechanically coupled to the drive system. The battery is electrically couplable to the electric motor. The control system is electrically connected to the electr ...


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IMPLANTABLE ADJUNCT SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING ADJUNCT SKEW. March 30, 2017: US20170086936-A1

An implantable adjunct for use with a surgical stapling instrument is provided. The implantable adjunct comprises means for allowing a clinician to determine the degree of skew, if any, that the adjunct may experience when implanted into a subject with a surgical stapling instrument. The implantable ...


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COMPRESSIBLE ADJUNCTS WITH BONDING NODES. March 30, 2017: US20170086840-A1

A staple cartridge assembly is used with a surgical stapler. The staple cartridge assembly includes a staple cartridge including a cartridge body, a cartridge deck, and a plurality of staples deployable from the cartridge body through the cartridge deck. The staple cartridge assembly includes a comp ...


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COMPRESSIBLE ADJUNCT AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME. March 30, 2017: US20170086841-A1

A compressible adjunct has a first portion, a second portion, and a middle portion. The middle portion is disposed between the first portion and the second portion. The middle portion comprises a first pillar, a second pillar, and an interconnecting member. The first pillar and the second pillar ext ...


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METHOD FOR APPLYING AN IMPLANTABLE LAYER TO A FASTENER CARTRIDGE. March 30, 2017: US20170086842-A1

Methods for forming an implantable layer onto a staple cartridge are disclosed.


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POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH PARAMETER-BASED FIRING RATE. July 13, 2017: US20170196562-A1

A surgical instrument comprising an end effector, which comprises a sensor configured to measure a parameter associated with a tissue grasped between the first jaw member and the second jaw member of the end effector. The surgical instrument further comprises a firing member to effect motion at the ...


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POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT INCLUDING SPEED DISPLAY. July 13, 2017: US20170196561-A1

A surgical instrument comprising an end effector configured to grasp tissue. The end effector comprises at least one sensor configured to measure a parameter corresponding to a thickness of the grasped tissue. The surgical instrument further includes a firing member movable during a firing stroke to ...