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1. (WO2012044600) DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR CUTTING AND COAGULATING TISSUE
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2012/044600    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/053404
Publication Date: 05.04.2012 International Filing Date: 27.09.2011
IPC:
A61B 17/32 (2006.01), B06B 1/02 (2006.01)
Applicants: ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. [US/US]; 4545 Creek Road Cincinnati, OH 45242 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
MESSERLY, Jeffrey, D. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WIENER, Eitan, T. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
NOYES, Brian, T. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
ALDRIDGE, Jeffrey, L. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
GIORDANO, James, R. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BEETEL, Robert, J., III [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
ABBOTT, Daniel, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
STULEN, Foster, B. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MILLER, Matthew, C. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
PRICE, Nathan, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
PRICE, Daniel, W. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: MESSERLY, Jeffrey, D.; (US).
WIENER, Eitan, T.; (US).
NOYES, Brian, T.; (US).
ALDRIDGE, Jeffrey, L.; (US).
GIORDANO, James, R.; (US).
BEETEL, Robert, J., III; (US).
ABBOTT, Daniel, J.; (US).
STULEN, Foster, B.; (US).
MILLER, Matthew, C.; (US).
PRICE, Nathan, J.; (US).
PRICE, Daniel, W.; (US)
Agent: JOHNSON, Philip, S.; Johnson & Johnson One Johnson & Johnson Plaza New Brunswick, NJ 08933 (US)
Priority Data:
12/896,351 01.10.2010 US
Title (EN) DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR CUTTING AND COAGULATING TISSUE
(FR) DISPOSITIFS ET TECHNIQUES DE COUPE ET DE COAGULATION DE TISSUS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)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 conditions.
(FR)Les divers modes de réalisation de la présente invention concernent un appareil et un procédé d'actionnement d'un effecteur terminal couplé à un système d'actionnement à ultrasons d'un instrument chirurgical. Le procédé comprend l'étape consistant à générer au moins un signal électrique. Le ou les signaux électriques sont contrôlés par rapport à un premier ensemble de conditions logiques.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)