US20140001234A1 - Coupling arrangements for attaching surgical end effectors to drive systems therefor - Google Patents

Coupling arrangements for attaching surgical end effectors to drive systems therefor Download PDF

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US20140001234A1
US20140001234A1 US13/536,277 US201213536277A US2014001234A1 US 20140001234 A1 US20140001234 A1 US 20140001234A1 US 201213536277 A US201213536277 A US 201213536277A US 2014001234 A1 US2014001234 A1 US 2014001234A1
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Frederick E. Shelton, IV
Chester O. Baxter, III
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