On November 10, 1998, Ethicon patented an electrosurgical device for welding tissue to control bleeding during surgical procedures.
Publication number: US5833690 A
Patent Title: Electrosurgical device and method
Publication type: Grant
Application number: US 08/825,842
Publication date: 10 Nov 1998
Filing date: 4 Apr 1997
Priority date: 22 Jul 1993
Fee status: Paid
Also published as: CA2128450A1, 6 More
Inventors: David C. Yates, Jesse J. Kuhns, Steven H. Mersch, Martin Madden, Richard P. Nuchols
Original Assignee: Ethicon, Inc.