Surgical instrument handle assembly with reconfigurable grip portion

  • US 10,307,159 B2
  • Filed: 04/01/2016
  • Issued: 06/04/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A handle assembly for a surgical instrument, said handle assembly comprising:

  • a primary housing portion configured to be operably coupled to a portion of a surgical tool assembly;

    at least one drive system operably supported by said handle assembly and configured to selectively apply at least one drive motion to the surgical tool assembly coupled thereto;

    a grip portion movably coupled to said primary housing portion and being selectively movable to a plurality of grip positions relative to said primary housing portion; and

    a grip locking member for interfacing with said primary housing portion and said grip portion to selectively restrain said grip portion from moving in any one of said plurality of grip positions.

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