ARTICULATABLE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT COMPRISING A FIRING DRIVE

  • US 20160206314A1
  • Filed: 03/23/2016
  • Published: 07/21/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A surgical stapler, comprising:

  • a shaft;

    an end effector movably coupled to said shaft, said end effector comprising;

    a staple cartridge channel configured to receive a staple cartridge; and

    an anvil movably coupled to said staple cartridge channel; and

    a solenoid, comprising;

    a housing mounted to said shaft;

    windings configured to generate a magnetic field; and

    a magnetic element mounted to said end effector, wherein said magnetic field is configured to displace said magnetic element and articulate said end effector relative to said shaft.

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