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1. (WO2017034880) ULTRASONIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH ACTIVATION MEMBER PAIR AND SLIDABLE COVER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/034880    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/047349
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 18 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 17/32
A61B 17/00
Applicants: ETHICON LLC
Inventors: DICKERSON, Benjamin D.
OBERKIRCHER, Brendan J.
Title: ULTRASONIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH ACTIVATION MEMBER PAIR AND SLIDABLE COVER
Abstract:
An ultrasonic instrument includes a body, an actuation assembly, a shaft assembly, an ultrasonic blade, and a movable member. The body is configured to receive an ultrasonic transducer. The actuation assembly includes a first activation member and a second activation member. The first activation member is operable to trigger activation of the ultrasonic blade in a first power mode. The second activation member is operable to trigger activation of the ultrasonic blade in a second power mode. The movable member is configured to move between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the movable member is configured to permit access to the first activation member and prevent access to the second activation member. In the second position, the movable member is configured to permit access to the second activation member and prevent access to the first activation member.