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Kevin L Houser, Barry C Worrell, Stephen J Balek, Galen C Robertson, Frederick E Shelton IV, Richard W Timm, Kyle P Moore, Gregory W Johnson, John B Schulte, Daniel J Mumaw: Surgical instrument handpiece with resiliently biased coupling to modular shaft and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 28, 2016: US09375255 (7 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument includes a reusable handle assembly and a removable and disposable transmission assembly. The handle assembly includes a trigger, a housing having a distal aperture formed in a distal end of the housing, a button disposed on a top surface of the housing, and a biasi ...


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Kevin L Houser, Barry C Worrell, Stephen J Balek, Galen C Robertson, Frederick E Shelton IV, Richard W Timm, Kyle P Moore, Gregory W Johnson, John B Schulte, Daniel J Mumaw: Surgical instrument handpiece with resiliently biased coupling to modular shaft and end effector. May 10, 2012: US20120116363-A1

An ultrasonic surgical instrument includes a reusable handle assembly and a removable and disposable transmission assembly. The handle assembly includes a trigger, a housing having a distal aperture formed in a distal end of the housing, a button disposed on a top surface of the housing, and a biasi ...


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SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SELECTABLE INTEGRAL OR EXTERNAL POWER SOURCE. February 1, 2018: US20180028182-A1

A surgical instrument includes a body, a shaft, and an end effector. The shaft extends distally from the body. The end effector is located at a distal end of the shaft. The end effector includes an active feature configured to operate on tissue. The body includes a drive feature operable to drive th ...