Surgical instrument system comprising an inspection station

  • US 10,045,779 B2
  • Filed: 02/27/2015
  • Issued: 08/14/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. An apparatus, comprising:

  • a handle module that is attachable to a detachable shaft module for collectively performing a surgical procedure, wherein the handle module comprises;

    a rotary drive system for driving the detachable shaft module;

    an electric motor coupled to the rotary drive system for powering the rotary drive system; and

    a handle module processor circuit in communication with the electric motor; and

    an inspection station for connection to the handle module when the handle module is not being used in a surgical procedure, wherein the inspection station comprises;

    an inspection station processor circuit that communicates with the handle module processor circuit via a data connection when the handle module is connected to the inspection station; and

    an inspection station display in communication with the inspection station processor circuit, wherein the inspection station display displays information about the handle module connected to the inspection station.

View all claims

    Thank you for your feedback