US 11,051,836 B2
Surgical clip applier comprising an empty clip cartridge lockout
Frederick E. Shelton, IV, Hillsboro, OH (US); Andrew C. Deck, Blue Ash, OH (US); and Jason L. Harris, Lebanon, OH (US)
Assigned to Cilag GmbH International, Zug (CH)
Filed by Ethicon LLC, Guaynabo, PR (US)
Filed on Aug. 24, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/112,245.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,793, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,804, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,817, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,835, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,844, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/578,855, filed on Oct. 30, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,129, filed on May 1, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,139, filed on May 1, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,177, filed on May 1, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,128, filed on May 1, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,192, filed on May 1, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/665,134, filed on May 1, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0125352 A1, May 2, 2019
Int. Cl. A61B 17/29 (2006.01); A61B 18/14 (2006.01); A61B 17/04 (2006.01); A61B 17/06 (2006.01); A61B 18/12 (2006.01); A61B 34/30 (2016.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/128 (2006.01); A61B 90/98 (2016.01); A61B 17/062 (2006.01); A61B 17/068 (2006.01); A61B 17/28 (2006.01); A61B 17/285 (2006.01); A61B 17/295 (2006.01); A61B 90/00 (2016.01); A61B 17/10 (2006.01); A61B 17/34 (2006.01); G06F 3/147 (2006.01); A61B 34/00 (2016.01); A61B 18/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/32 (2006.01); B33Y 80/00 (2015.01); A61B 17/3201 (2006.01); F16D 27/108 (2006.01); F16D 27/12 (2006.01); G09G 3/34 (2006.01); G09G 3/36 (2006.01); G09G 3/38 (2006.01); F16D 27/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/2909 (2013.01) [A61B 17/00 (2013.01); A61B 17/0469 (2013.01); A61B 17/0482 (2013.01); A61B 17/0483 (2013.01); A61B 17/0491 (2013.01); A61B 17/062 (2013.01); A61B 17/06004 (2013.01); A61B 17/068 (2013.01); A61B 17/0625 (2013.01); A61B 17/06066 (2013.01); A61B 17/06114 (2013.01); A61B 17/06133 (2013.01); A61B 17/105 (2013.01); A61B 17/128 (2013.01); A61B 17/1285 (2013.01); A61B 17/282 (2013.01); A61B 17/285 (2013.01); A61B 17/2841 (2013.01); A61B 17/29 (2013.01); A61B 17/295 (2013.01); A61B 17/3421 (2013.01); A61B 17/3468 (2013.01); A61B 18/1206 (2013.01); A61B 18/1445 (2013.01); A61B 34/30 (2016.02); A61B 34/76 (2016.02); A61B 90/03 (2016.02); A61B 90/98 (2016.02); G06F 3/147 (2013.01); A61B 17/2833 (2013.01); A61B 17/3201 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0003 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00017 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00026 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00039 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0046 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00057 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00061 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00075 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00115 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00119 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00128 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00212 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00221 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00327 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00367 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00393 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00398 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00407 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00424 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00438 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00464 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00473 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00477 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00526 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00734 (2013.01); A61B 2017/06052 (2013.01); A61B 2017/06076 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2825 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2845 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2902 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2903 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2911 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2923 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2925 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2926 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2927 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2929 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2931 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2943 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2945 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320044 (2013.01); A61B 2018/0063 (2013.01); A61B 2018/0072 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00077 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00083 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00136 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00178 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00208 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00404 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00577 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00595 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00601 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00642 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00672 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00678 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00696 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00702 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00708 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00767 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00827 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00875 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00892 (2013.01); A61B 2018/126 (2013.01); A61B 2018/1253 (2013.01); A61B 2018/1266 (2013.01); A61B 2018/146 (2013.01); A61B 2018/1452 (2013.01); A61B 2018/1457 (2013.01); A61B 2090/035 (2016.02); A61B 2090/0811 (2016.02); B33Y 80/00 (2014.12); F16D 27/004 (2013.01); F16D 27/108 (2013.01); F16D 27/12 (2013.01); G09G 3/344 (2013.01); G09G 3/3648 (2013.01); G09G 3/38 (2013.01); G09G 2380/08 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A surgical device for clipping tissue, comprising:
a shaft comprising a longitudinal axis;
a magazine housing extending from said shaft;
an end effector extending from said magazine housing; and
a reloadable clip magazine releasably attachable to said magazine housing, wherein said reloadable clip magazine is rotatable about said longitudinal axis, and wherein said reloadable clip magazine comprises:
a plurality of clips removably positioned within said clip magazine;
a notch; and
a biasing member configured to protrude into said notch when said plurality of clips have been ejected from said reloadable clip magazine into said end effector and said reloadable clip magazine has been detached from said magazine housing, wherein said biasing member prevents said reloadable clip magazine from being re-attached to said magazine housing when said reloadable clip magazine is empty.