US20150053737A1 - End effector detection systems for surgical instruments - Google Patents

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US20150053737A1
US20150053737A1 US13/974,177 US201313974177A US2015053737A1 US 20150053737 A1 US20150053737 A1 US 20150053737A1 US 201313974177 A US201313974177 A US 201313974177A US 2015053737 A1 US2015053737 A1 US 2015053737A1
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Richard L. Leimbach
Frederick E. Shelton, IV
Jerome R. Morgan
Emily A. Schellin
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Priority to US13/974,174 priority patent/US9510828B2/en
Priority to US13/974,205 priority patent/US9808249B2/en
Priority to US13/974,169 priority patent/US9445813B2/en
Priority to US13/974,206 priority patent/US20150053746A1/en
Priority to US13/974,215 priority patent/US20150053748A1/en
Priority to US13/974,208 priority patent/US9283054B2/en
Priority to US13/974,166 priority patent/US9700310B2/en
Priority to US13/974,182 priority patent/US20150053742A1/en
Priority to US13/974,224 priority patent/US9775609B2/en
Priority to US13/974,227 priority patent/US9987006B2/en
Priority to US13/974,209 priority patent/US9924942B2/en
Priority to US13/974,202 priority patent/US20150053743A1/en
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