US20170312042A1 - Surgical instrument with wireless communication between a control unit of a robotic system and remote sensor - Google Patents

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US20170312042A1
US20170312042A1 US15/653,073 US201715653073A US2017312042A1 US 20170312042 A1 US20170312042 A1 US 20170312042A1 US 201715653073 A US201715653073 A US 201715653073A US 2017312042 A1 US2017312042 A1 US 2017312042A1
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