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Michael P Whitman: Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 18, 2003: US06533157 (469 worldwide citation)

A stapler attachment for use with an electromechanical device driver comprises a staple holding member which is spring mounted to a staple closing member, which is, in turn, mounted to a threaded driver element concentrically mounted about a threaded shaft such that staple closing member and the sta ...


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Michael P Whitman: System and method for calibrating a surgical instrument. Covidien, August 29, 2017: US09743927 (1 worldwide citation)

A calibration system for a surgical instrument. The calibration system includes an actuator, such as a motor system and a flexible shaft. The calibration system also includes a surgical instrument actuatable by the actuator. The calibration system also include calibration data corresponding to the s ...


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Michael P Whitman: Bipolar or ultrasonic surgical device. Covidien, May 30, 2017: US09662514

An electro-mechanical surgical device, system and/or method may include a housing, at least two opposing jaw, and at least one electrical contact associated with at least one of the jaws. The electrical contact may include at least one of a bipolar electrical contact and an ultrasonic electrical con ...


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Michael P Whitman, Gerald Dorros, Jeremy Hill: Orifice introducer device. Covidien, January 31, 2017: US09554824

An orifice introducer device for introducing, for example a surgical device, into, for example an orifice of a body, includes a tubular member having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end is adjustable between a first position for insertion into an orifice and a second position once insert ...


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Whitman Michael P: A tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device. Power Medical Interventions, BIRDE Patrick J, August 30, 2001: WO/2001/062161

A stapler attachment (100) for use with an electromechanical device driver (50) comprises a staple holding member (118) which is spring mounted to a staple closing member (124), which is, in turn, mounted to a threaded driver element (116) concentrically mounted about a threaded shaft (112) such tha ...


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Whitman Michael P: A tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device. Power Med Interventions, November 20, 2002: EP1257206-A1

A stapler attachment (100) for use with an electromechanical device driver (50) comprises a staple holding member (118) which is spring mounted to a staple closing member (124), which is, in turn, mounted to a threaded driver element (116) concentrically mounted about a threaded shaft (112) such tha ...


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SHAFT, E.G., FOR AN ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SURGICAL DEVICE. March 2, 2017: US20170056119-A1

A shaft being, e.g., flexible, that includes an elongated outer sheath, at least one drive shaft disposed within the outer sheath and a ring non-rotatably mounted on the at least one rotatable drive shaft and at least one light source mounted within the shaft, such that, upon rotation of the at leas ...


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ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SURGICAL DEVICE. October 19, 2017: US20170296278-A1

An electromechanical surgical device includes a motor system configured to drive drive-shafts and a steering cable arrangement. A control system may be provided for controlling the motor system. A remote control unit may also be provided for controlling the motor system via the control system. Optic ...


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SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT. December 14, 2017: US20170354410-A1

A calibration system for a surgical instrument. The calibration system includes an actuator, such as a motor system and a flexible shaft. The calibration system also includes a surgical instrument actuatable by the actuator. The calibration system also include calibration data corresponding to the s ...