US 11,051,810 B2
Modular surgical instrument with configurable operating mode
Jason L. Harris, Lebanon, OH (US); and Frederick E. Shelton, IV, Hillsboro, OH (US)
Assigned to Cilag GmbH International, Zug (CH)
Filed by Ethicon LLC, Guaynabo, PR (US)
Filed on Jul. 1, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/458,760.
Application 16/458,760 is a division of application No. 15/130,581, filed on Apr. 15, 2016, granted, now 10,335,145.
Prior Publication US 2019/0321039 A1, Oct. 24, 2019
Int. Cl. A61B 17/072 (2006.01); A61B 17/068 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/29 (2006.01); A61B 90/00 (2016.01); A61B 90/30 (2016.01)
CPC A61B 17/072 (2013.01) [A61B 17/068 (2013.01); A61B 17/07207 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00017 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00022 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00026 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00039 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0046 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00057 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00066 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00075 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00115 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00119 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00123 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00132 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00199 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00398 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00725 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00734 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07214 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07257 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07271 (2013.01); A61B 2017/07285 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2927 (2013.01); A61B 2090/061 (2016.02); A61B 2090/064 (2016.02); A61B 2090/065 (2016.02); A61B 2090/0803 (2016.02); A61B 2090/0807 (2016.02); A61B 2090/0808 (2016.02); A61B 2090/0811 (2016.02); A61B 2090/304 (2016.02); A61B 2090/309 (2016.02)] 18 Claims
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9. The method of claim 8, further comprising sensing a parameter, via a sensor of the surgical instrument, associated with a drive system of the surgical instrument.