(19)
(11)EP 3 505 121 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
31.07.2019 Bulletin 2019/31

(43)Date of publication A2:
03.07.2019 Bulletin 2019/27

(21)Application number: 18275212.1

(22)Date of filing:  28.12.2018
(51)Int. Cl.: 
A61B 18/14  (2006.01)
A61B 34/00  (2016.01)
A61B 18/00  (2006.01)
A61B 90/00  (2016.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME
Designated Validation States:
KH MA MD TN

(30)Priority: 28.12.2017 US 201762611341 P
28.12.2017 US 201762611340 P
28.12.2017 US 201762611339 P
08.03.2018 US 201862640415 P
08.03.2018 US 201862640417 P
30.03.2018 US 201862650898 P
30.03.2018 US 201862650882 P
30.03.2018 US 201862650877 P
30.03.2018 US 201862650887 P
19.04.2018 US 201862659900 P
30.06.2018 US 201862692768 P
30.06.2018 US 201862692748 P
30.06.2018 US 201862692747 P
10.09.2018 US 201862729183 P
06.11.2018 US 201816182256

(71)Applicant: Ethicon LLC
Guaynabo 00969 (PR)

(72)Inventors:
  • SHELTON, IV Frederick E.
    Cincinnati, OH Ohio 45242 (US)
  • HARRIS, Jason L.
    Cincinnati, OH Ohio 45242 (US)
  • YATES, David C.
    Cincinnati, OH Ohio 45242 (US)

(74)Representative: Bettridge, Paul Sebastian 
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP One Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HA
London WC1B 5HA (GB)

  


(54)ADJUSTMENT OF A SURGICAL DEVICE FUNCTION BASED ON SITUATIONAL AWARENESS


(57) Surgical devices and surgical systems are disclosed. The surgical device can comprise an actuator and a control circuit configured to adjust one or more functions of the surgical device based on a signal from a situationally-aware surgical hub. A surgical system can comprise a screen and a control circuit configured to communicate a priority level of a recommendation to the clinician on the display.