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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 7, 2010: US07845537 (548 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Shelton Frederick E Iv, Ouwerkerk John N, Timperman Eugene L: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 1, 2007: EP1813201-A1 (399 worldwide citation)

The surgical instrument (10) has an end effector (12) and a trigger (18,20) in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor (110,130,142,2002,2004,2006,2008,2010) and an externally accessible memory device (2001) in communication with the first sensor. The fir ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 8, 2012: US08172124 (292 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 1, 2012: US08167185 (289 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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SHELTON IV FREDERICK E, OUWERKERK JOHN N, TIMPERMAN EUGENE L: [fr] Instrument chirurgical ayant des fonctions denregistrement, [de] Chirurgisches Instrument mit Aufzeichnungsfähigkeit, [en] Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, March 9, 2011: EP2292153-A1 (201 worldwide citation)

[en] The surgical instrument (10) has an end effector (12) and a trigger (18,20) in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor (110,130,142,2002,2004,2006,2008,2010) and an externally accessible memory device (2001) in communication with the first sensor. Th ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 17, 2014: US08752747 (182 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Mark D Overmyer, Shane R Adams: Control systems for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgey, April 25, 2017: US09629629 (13 worldwide citation)

Surgical instruments and control systems therefor are disclosed. A surgical instrument can comprise: a power circuit comprising a power source and a switch, a microcontroller coupled to the power circuit, a handle comprising an attachment portion, and a control circuit in signal communication with t ...


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Thomas W Lytle IV, Richard L Leimbach, Wendy A Kerr, Brett E Swensgard, Kevin D Sackett, Mark D Overmyer: Drive system lockout arrangements for modular surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 25, 2017: US09629623 (11 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument may include at least one drive system that is configured to generate control motions upon actuation thereof. At least one drive system defines an actuation axis. The surgical instrument may further include at least one interchangeable shaft ...


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Taylor W Aronhalt, Frederick E Shelton IV, Michael J Vendely, Emily A Schellin, Mark S Zeiner: Fastening system comprising a firing member lockout. Ethicon, October 3, 2017: US09775608 (10 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge assembly for use with a surgical instrument is disclosed. The fastener cartridge assembly can include a cartridge body, a plurality of fasteners removably stored within the cartridge body, and an implantable layer. The fastener cartridge assembly and/or the surgical instrument c ...


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Emily A Schellin, Michael J Vendely, Lauren S Weaner, Taylor W Aronhalt: Implantable layers comprising a pressed region. Ethicon, July 4, 2017: US09693777 (10 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge is disclosed which includes a cartridge body, a plurality of staples removably stored, at least partially, within the cartridge body, and an implantable layer. The implantable layer can include a first portion, a second portion spaced apart from the first portion, and a third port ...