US20150053743A1 - Error detection arrangements for surgical instrument assemblies - Google Patents

Error detection arrangements for surgical instrument assemblies Download PDF

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US20150053743A1
US20150053743A1 US13/974,202 US201313974202A US2015053743A1 US 20150053743 A1 US20150053743 A1 US 20150053743A1 US 201313974202 A US201313974202 A US 201313974202A US 2015053743 A1 US2015053743 A1 US 2015053743A1
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surgical instrument
end effector
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David C. Yates
Frederick E. Shelton, IV
Kevin L. Houser
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Ethicon LLC
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Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc
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Priority to US13/974,174 priority Critical patent/US9510828B2/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 US13/974,177 priority patent/US20150053737A1/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 US13/974,227 priority patent/US9987006B2/en
Priority to US13/974,209 priority patent/US9924942B2/en
Priority to US13/974,202 priority patent/US20150053743A1/en
Priority to US13/974,205 priority patent/US9808249B2/en
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Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: YATES, DAVID C., HOUSER, KEVIN L., SHELTON, FREDERICK E., IV
Priority claimed from EP17165938.6A external-priority patent/EP3225190B1/en
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Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC.
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