GB2374532B - Electrosurgery apparatus - Google Patents

Electrosurgery apparatus

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GB2374532B
GB2374532B GB0104614A GB0104614A GB2374532B GB 2374532 B GB2374532 B GB 2374532B GB 0104614 A GB0104614 A GB 0104614A GB 0104614 A GB0104614 A GB 0104614A GB 2374532 B GB2374532 B GB 2374532B
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Prior art keywords
electrosurgery apparatus
electrosurgery
apparatus
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB0104614A
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GB2374532A (en
Inventor
David Armstrong
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Dotterel Ltd
Smiths Group PLC
Eschmann Holdings Ltd
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* DOTTEREL LIMITED
DOTTEREL LTD
Smiths Group PLC
Eschmann Holdings Ltd
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/1206Generators therefor
    • A61B18/1233Generators therefor with circuits for assuring patient safety
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/02Details
    • A61N1/08Arrangements or circuits for monitoring, protecting, controlling or indicating
GB0104614A 2001-02-23 2001-02-23 Electrosurgery apparatus Expired - Fee Related GB2374532B (en)

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US7736359B2 (en) 2006-01-12 2010-06-15 Covidien Ag RF return pad current detection system
US7927329B2 (en) 2006-09-28 2011-04-19 Covidien Ag Temperature sensing return electrode pad
US7938825B2 (en) 2002-09-25 2011-05-10 Covidien Ag Multiple RF return pad contact detection system
US8021360B2 (en) 2007-04-03 2011-09-20 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for providing even heat distribution and cooling return pads
US8062291B2 (en) 2006-09-28 2011-11-22 Covidien Ag Smart return electrode pad
US8080007B2 (en) 2007-05-07 2011-12-20 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Capacitive electrosurgical return pad with contact quality monitoring
US8100898B2 (en) 2007-08-01 2012-01-24 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
US8231614B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2012-07-31 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8298225B2 (en) 2009-03-19 2012-10-30 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
US8388612B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2013-03-05 Covidien Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8708210B2 (en) 2006-10-05 2014-04-29 Covidien Lp Method and force-limiting handle mechanism for a surgical instrument
US8801703B2 (en) 2007-08-01 2014-08-12 Covidien Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
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US8523853B2 (en) 2008-02-05 2013-09-03 Covidien Lp Hybrid contact quality monitoring return electrode
US8486059B2 (en) 2008-02-15 2013-07-16 Covidien Lp Multi-layer return electrode
US9987072B2 (en) 2008-03-17 2018-06-05 Covidien Lp System and method for detecting a fault in a capacitive return electrode for use in electrosurgery
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GB2146534A (en) * 1983-09-13 1985-04-24 Matburn Electrosurgical system
EP0332307A2 (en) * 1988-02-16 1989-09-13 Aspen Laboratories Inc. Return electrode contact monitor for a HF surgical apparatus
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US4416277A (en) * 1981-11-03 1983-11-22 Valleylab, Inc. Return electrode monitoring system for use during electrosurgical activation
GB2146534A (en) * 1983-09-13 1985-04-24 Matburn Electrosurgical system
EP0332307A2 (en) * 1988-02-16 1989-09-13 Aspen Laboratories Inc. Return electrode contact monitor for a HF surgical apparatus
US5830212A (en) * 1996-10-21 1998-11-03 Ndm, Inc. Electrosurgical generator and electrode

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US7722412B2 (en) 2001-06-01 2010-05-25 Covidien Ag Return pad cable connector
US7938825B2 (en) 2002-09-25 2011-05-10 Covidien Ag Multiple RF return pad contact detection system
US8821487B2 (en) 2005-03-31 2014-09-02 Covidien Ag Temperature regulating patient return electrode and return electrode monitoring system
US7736359B2 (en) 2006-01-12 2010-06-15 Covidien Ag RF return pad current detection system
US8062291B2 (en) 2006-09-28 2011-11-22 Covidien Ag Smart return electrode pad
US8216222B2 (en) 2006-09-28 2012-07-10 Covidien Ag Temperature sensing return electrode pad
US7927329B2 (en) 2006-09-28 2011-04-19 Covidien Ag Temperature sensing return electrode pad
US8708210B2 (en) 2006-10-05 2014-04-29 Covidien Lp Method and force-limiting handle mechanism for a surgical instrument
US8021360B2 (en) 2007-04-03 2011-09-20 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for providing even heat distribution and cooling return pads
US8080007B2 (en) 2007-05-07 2011-12-20 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Capacitive electrosurgical return pad with contact quality monitoring
US8235980B2 (en) 2007-05-07 2012-08-07 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Electrosurgical system for measuring contact quality of a return pad
US8231614B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2012-07-31 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8382749B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2013-02-26 Covidien Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8388612B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2013-03-05 Covidien Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8690867B2 (en) 2007-05-11 2014-04-08 Covidien Lp Temperature monitoring return electrode
US8430873B2 (en) 2007-08-01 2013-04-30 Covidien Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
US8100898B2 (en) 2007-08-01 2012-01-24 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
US8801703B2 (en) 2007-08-01 2014-08-12 Covidien Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring
US8298225B2 (en) 2009-03-19 2012-10-30 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp System and method for return electrode monitoring

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