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Galen C Robertson: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 15, 2011: US08057498 (82 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Galen C Robertson: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 26, 2013: US08591536 (80 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Robertson Galen C, Neurohr Mark A, Deluca Louis T, Stulen Foster B, Price Daniel W: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Robertson Galen C, Neurohr Mark A, Deluca Louis T, Stulen Foster B, Price Daniel W, JOHNSON Philip S, October 2, 2008: WO/2008/118709 (39 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Galen C Robertson: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 30, 2015: US09066747 (35 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Galen C Robertson: Ultrasonic surgical instrument blades. Ehticon Endo Surgery, May 17, 2016: US09339289 (19 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical instrument including an ultrasonically actuated blade or end effector having a treatment portion. The blade can define a central axis and at least one axis which is transverse to the central axis, wherein the transverse axis can lie within a plane which is perpendicular, or no ...


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Foster B Stulen, Michael R Lamping, Cory G Kimball, Emron J Henry, Michael J Stokes: Ultrasonic forceps. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, June 13, 2017: US09675374 (2 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic forceps comprises a housing, an acoustic assembly, and a tine. The housing joins the acoustic assembly and the tine to the forceps and permits the tine to pivot relative to the acoustic assembly. The acoustic assembly comprises a transducer, a waveguide, and ultrasonic blade, and a wav ...


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Daniel W Price, Benjamin D Dickerson: Ultrasonic surgical instrument with electrosurgical feature. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, April 24, 2018: US09949785 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument system includes an end effector, a generator, and a controller. The end effector includes an ultrasonic blade and at least one electrode surface. The generator provides power to the end effector. The end effector applies ultrasonic energy to tissue via the blade or RF energy to ...


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Timothy G Dietz, Foster B Stulen, William A Olson, William Dannaher, John Willis, Sora Rhee, Juergen Burger, Philippe Margairaz, Robert Lockhart, Franz Friedrich, Danik Brand, Herbert Keppner, Jean Paul Sandoz: Ultrasonic surgical apparatus with silicon waveguide. Ethicon, Thompson Hine, August 22, 2017: US09737735 (1 worldwide citation)

Ultrasound surgical apparatus are disclosed, including: medical ultrasound handpieces with proximally mounted ultrasound radiators configured to create a distally-focused beam of ultrasound energy, in combination with distal guide members for control of focal point depth; medical ultrasound handpiec ...


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Craig N Faller, Elizabeth DeBenedictis, William D Kelly, Michael R Lamping, Timothy G Dietz, Patrick A Weizman, Jacob S Gee, John B Schulte, Tylor C Muhlenkamp, Douglas J Turner, Eric B Smith, Sean P Conlon, Richard W Timm, Jeffrey D Messerly, Brian D Bertke: Rotation features for ultrasonic surgical instrument. Ethicon, Frost Brown Todd, August 29, 2017: US09743946 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a shaft assembly, an ultrasonic blade, and a clamp assembly. The shaft assembly includes an acoustic waveguide operable to transmit ultrasonic vibrations to the blade. The clamp assembly includes a clamp arm pivotable toward and away from the blade about a pivot axis, to clamp ...


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