Patent Number: 6,569,178

Title: Ultrasonic coagulating/cutting apparatus

Abstract: An ultrasonic coagulating/cutting apparatus is provided which includes a switching member for switching the force to hold an organism tissue between a jaw and a probe during operation for opening or closing the jaw.

Inventors: Miyawaki; Makoto (Tanashi, JP), Okada; Mitsumasa (Hachioji, JP)

Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A61B 17/32 (20060101); A61B 17/28 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 017/32 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020