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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 15, 2011: US08058771 (260 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 28, 2012: US08253303 (84 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector in a surgical instrument are disclosed. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the first ultrasonic drive signal for a first period, generating a second ultr ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel III, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 22, 2014: US08704425 (57 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the fir ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel III, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 15, 2014: US08779648 (56 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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GIORDANO JAMES R: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, Johnson Philip S, February 11, 2010: WO/2010/017149 (24 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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Jeffrey D Messerly, Eitan T Wiener, Brian T Noyes, Jeffrey L Aldridge, James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel III, Daniel J Abbott, Matthew C Miller, Aaron C Voegele, Jeffrey P Wiley, Nathan J Price, Daniel W Price, Robert L Koch Jr: Devices and techniques for cutting and coagulating tissue. Ethicon, October 24, 2017: US09795808 (1 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus and method of driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic drive system of a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating at least one electrical signal. The at least one electrical signal is monitored against a first set of logic conditio ...


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Eitan T Wiener, Shan Wan, Daniel W Price, David K Norvell, James R Giordano: Ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ethicon, September 19, 2017: US09764164 (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a housing, an acoustic assembly configured to produce vibrations, and a waveguide coupled to the acoustic assembly is disclosed. The surgical instrument further comprises an ultrasonic blade extending from the waveguide and a clamp movable between an open position an ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K&L Gates, February 11, 2010: US20100036405-A1

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector coupled to an ultrasonic transducer in a surgical instrument. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, actuating the ultrasoni ...


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James R Giordano, Robert J Beetel, Eitan T Wiener, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian DiNardo, Daniel J Abbott: Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating with stepped output. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 17, 2012: US20120123458-A1

An apparatus, system, and method for driving an end effector in a surgical instrument are disclosed. The method comprises generating a first ultrasonic drive signal by a generator, actuating the ultrasonic transducer with the first ultrasonic drive signal for a first period, generating a second ultr ...