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Title:
POWERED SURGICAL OPERATION INSTRUMENT
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2008259860
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a surgical operation instrument with reduced force required for operation.

The surgical operation instrument including a housing 110, an endoscope portion 140 extending distally from the housing 110 and defining a first longitudinal axis, a drive motor which is disposed at least partially within the housing 110, a drive tube which is disposed in mechanical cooperation with the drive motor and is rotatable about a drive tube axis extending through the drive tube, a firing rod which is disposed in mechanical cooperation with the drive tube and at least a portion of which is translatable with respect to the drive tube, and end effector 160 which is disposed adjacent a distal portion of the endoscope portion and is in mechanical cooperation with the firing rod so that the firing rod drives a surgical operation function of the end effector 160.


Inventors:
ZEMLOCK MICHAEL A
Application Number:
JP2008103613A
Publication Date:
October 30, 2008
Filing Date:
April 11, 2008
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TYCO HEALTHCARE
International Classes:
A61B17/28; A61B17/068
Domestic Patent References:
JPH08643A1996-01-09
JP2005505335A2005-02-24
Foreign References:
WO1995018572A11995-07-13
WO2007016290A22007-02-08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Takeshi Oshio