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James R Giordano, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical instrument with elements to communicate between control unit and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 7, 2011: US07954682 (373 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, includes a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is coupled to the distal end of the shaft. The end effector includes a second sensor element. A handle is conne ...


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Giordano James R, Shelton Iv Frederick E: Surgical instrument with elements to communicate between control unit and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 16, 2008: EP1943958-A1 (35 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, includes a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is coupled to the distal end of the shaft. The end effector includes a second sensor element. A handle is conne ...


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GIORDANO JAMES R, SHELTON IV FREDERICK E: Surgical instrument with elements to communicate between control unit and end effector, Chirurgisches Instrument mit Elementen zur Kommunikation zwischen der Steuereinheit und dem Endeffektor, Instrument chirurgical avec des éléments pour communiquer entre une unité de contrôle et un effecteur dextrémité. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, August 17, 2011: EP2356949-A2

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, includes a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is coupled to the distal end of the shaft. The end effector includes a second sensor element. A handle is conne ...


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James R Giordano, Frederick E Shelton: Surgical instrument with elements to communicate between control unit and end effector. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, July 10, 2008: US20080167671-A1

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, includes a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is coupled to the distal end of the shaft. The end effector includes a second sensor element. A handle is conne ...


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Giordano James R, Shelton Frederick E: Surgical instrument with elements to communicate between control unit and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, sujuan, August 6, 2008: CN200810002622

The present invention relates to a surgical with elements to commuication between a control unit and a end effector. A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, includes a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The shaft includes a first sensor element. An end eff ...


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SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A CONTROL UNIT OF A ROBOTIC SYSTEM AND REMOTE SENSOR. January 4, 2018: US20180000545-A1

A surgical instrument for use with a robotic system that has a control unit and a shaft portion that includes an electrically conductive elongated member that is attached to a portion of the robotic system. The elongated member is configured to transmit control motions from the robotic system to an ...


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SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A CONTROL UNIT OF A ROBOTIC SYSTEM AND REMOTE SENSOR. January 11, 2018: US20180008356-A1

A surgical instrument for use with a robotic system that has a control unit and a shaft portion that includes an electrically conductive elongated member that is attached to a portion of the robotic system. The elongated member is configured to transmit control motions from the robotic system to an ...


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SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A CONTROL UNIT OF A ROBOTIC SYSTEM AND REMOTE SENSOR. January 11, 2018: US20180008357-A1

A surgical instrument for use with a robotic system that has a control unit and a shaft portion that includes an electrically conductive elongated member that is attached to a portion of the robotic system. The elongated member is configured to transmit control motions from the robotic system to an ...


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POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT HAVING A TRANSMISSION SYSTEM. March 15, 2018: US20180070939-A1

A powered surgical apparatus for engaging tissue includes a housing assembly and a movable portion operatively connected to the housing assembly. The movable portion is movable with respect to the housing assembly. In addition, the surgical apparatus includes a power source configured to supply elec ...