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9039603 Propulsion apparatus and drive apparatus for endoscope  
A propulsion apparatus for an endoscope includes a propulsion assembly for mounting on a tip device of the endoscope, for propulsion in a body cavity. First and second wire devices are disposed to...
9017283 Magnetically guided catheter with concentric needle port  
A catheter adapted for ablation, mapping, injection, and directional control by an external magnetic system has a catheter body, an intermediate section, and a tip section having a tip electrode...
9005217 Robotic drive for catheter  
Apparatus for controlling a steerable invasive probe having a handle. The apparatus includes a platform and a jig, which is mounted on the platform and is configured to receive the handle. The jig...
8986246 Remotely controlled catheter insertion system  
A system for remotely controlling the positioning within the body of a patient of an elongated medical device optionally having a control handle, comprises a robotic system and a remote controller...
8974453 Irrigated ablation catheter having a flexible manifold  
An irrigated ablation catheter includes a shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, and an irrigation lumen therein. The catheter further includes an electrode assembly coupled to the distal end...
8951224 Interventional catheter assemblies, control systems and operating methods  
An interventional catheter assembly has an operating head and catheter system that are inserted and navigated within a patient's body while an operator controls the system externally of the...
8926588 Steerable delivery catheter  
A steerable delivery catheter includes an outer sheath with a housing disposed at a distal end thereof to define a chamber for a medical device, the chamber having an open distal end and a...
8920368 Multi-user touch-based control of a remote catheter guidance system (RCGS)  
A control system for a medical remote catheter guidance system includes an ECU, a computer-readable memory coupled to the ECU, and user interface (UI) logic stored in the memory configured to be...
8870815 Steering system and a catcher system  
A steering system (30) comprises two radially oppositely arranged drive wheels (1; 3) for steering a tubular object (5) positioned between the drive wheels (1; 3). The drive wheels (1; 3) each...
8858495 Five degree of freedom ultrasound catheter and catheter control handle  
Catheter ultrasound systems including a sheath, a handle, a sheath lumen, and an ultrasound catheter disposed within the lumen of the sheath with ultrasound elements capable of visualizing...
8845518 Inflatable member for an endoscope sheath  
Apparatus and methods for attaching and forming enclosed inflatable members on an endoscope assembly with a disposable sheath are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a flexible and...
8827910 Magnetically guided catheter with flexible tip  
A catheter includes a flexible tubing having a proximal end and a distal end. The catheter also includes an electrode assembly attached to the distal end of the flexible tubing and including a...
8821477 Alternative micromachined structures  
Medical devices and methods for making and using the same. An example medical device may include an elongate core member and a tubular member disposed about a portion of the core member. The...
8821384 Attachment unit, endoscopic insertion section and endoscope  
An endoscope includes an attachment unit detachably attached to an outer peripheral direction side of an insertion section to be rotatable about a longitudinal axis with respect to an insertion...
8790297 Remote catheter system with steerable catheter  
A catheter procedure system including a user interface for receiving at least a first user input and a second user input and a guide catheter is provided. The catheter procedure system also...
8777898 Medical devices having releasable coupling  
This invention is directed to a medical device with a handle and a catheter. The handle can include a body having a proximal end and a distal end, an actuator moveably coupled to the body, and a...
8747301 Catheter introducer system for exploration of body cavities  
A self propelling catheter introducer system for exploring a body cavity is disclosed which includes a flexible tubular catheter, an everting tube and a steering section located near the distal...
8740840 Remotely controlled catheter insertion system  
A system for remotely controlling the positioning within the body of a patient of an elongated medical device optionally having a control handle, comprises a robotic system and a remote controller...
8734440 Magnetically guided catheter  
A catheter comprising a flexible tubing having a proximal end and a distal end. An electrode assembly is attached to the distal end of the flexible tubing. The electrode assembly includes an...
8734699 Steerable catheter using flat pull wires and having torque transfer layer made of braided flat wires  
A catheter assembly includes an inner liner made of flexible material and an outer layer having a steering mechanism. The steering mechanism includes at least one flat wire and a corresponding...
8715226 Active cannula for bio-sensing and surgical intervention  
A method for guiding a surgical cannula having a plurality of overlapping flexible tubes includes determining a desired cannula path; selecting the plurality of flexible tubes, wherein each of the...
8715271 Linear body drive device  
A linear body drive device capable of safely and reliably operating a linear body is provided. A linear body insertion device includes a drive portion, an operation portion, a sensor portion and a...
8708952 Remotely controlled catheter insertion system  
A system for remotely controlling the positioning within the body of a patient of an elongated medical device optionally having a control handle, comprises a robotic system and a remote controller...
8708953 Steerable medical delivery devices and methods of use  
Steerable medical delivery devices and their methods of use.
8708892 Endoscope with controlled bending sections  
An endoscope including: two bending portions, a bending amount calculator, a setting portion, a determination portion, and a controller, configured as such: Upon bending of the distal bending...
8696620 Catheter with a mechanism for omni-directional deflection of a catheter shaft  
A catheter with a mechanism for omni-directional deflection of a catheter shaft includes a shaft assembly and a controller. The shaft assembly includes a first tubular component that has a...
8690906 Removeable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit  
A blood clot filter is collapsible toward a longitudinal axis into a collapsed configuration for insertion into a blood vessel, and is radially expandable outwardly from the longitudinal axis to...
8684911 Self-propelled endoscopic device  
An endoscopic device for autonomous locomotion through a selected body cavity in a predetermined direction, the device comprising a hollowed, cylindrical body that extends between two, preferably,...
8672880 Remotely controlled catheter insertion system  
A remotely controlled insertion system for a medical device is described. The system comprises a robotic device and a remote control mechanism. The robotic device has a handle controller to...
8663159 Endoscopic device  
An endoscopic device capable of autonomous locomotion through a body cavity in a pre-established direction of displacement is described. The endoscopic device comprises a tubular body that extends...
8641663 Robotic catheter system input device  
An input device for a robotic medical system includes a handle configured to be rotatable about a center axis, and to be longitudinally displaceable along the center axis. The input device also...
8622935 Elongated surgical manipulator with body position and distal force sensing  
An elongated surgical manipulator apparatus and method of operating enables determination of the shape of a flexible portion of the elongated surgical manipulator and/or the location of an...
8603068 Coaxial catheter system  
A drive mechanism for use with an elongated medical implement comprises a motor, a first pulley mechanically coupled to the motor, and a second pulley. The drive mechanism further comprises a...
8604742 Robotic devices with arms and related methods  
Various robotic devices and related medical procedures are disclosed herein. Each of the various robotic devices have an arm. The arm can have two arm components coupled at a joint.
8585696 Electrosurgical probe having conductive outer surface to initiate ablation between electrode  
Tissue ablation probes and methods of treating diseased tissue are disclosed that include or use a partially uninsulated shaft that carries conductive elements such as electrode arrays. The shaft...
8551041 Navigable system for catheter based endovascular neurosurgery  
A navigable system for catheter based endovascular neurosurgery including: a micro-motor (3) including a piezoelectric actuator (5) mounted to a free end of a guidewire or micro-catheter (2), the...
8529504 Articulated catheter  
Methods and apparatuses for manipulating an elongated flexible shaft of a catheter provide ease and reliability of positioning electrodes against or near tissue. Dual-bend flexible distal tips may...
8480653 Magnetically guided catheter with concentric needle port  
A catheter adapted for ablation, mapping, injection, and directional control by an external magnetic system has a catheter body, an intermediate section, and a tip section having a tip electrode...
8480618 Catheter system  
A robotic catheter system is provided. The robotic catheter system includes a housing and a drive assembly coupled to the housing. The drive assembly is configured to impart movement to a catheter...
8475436 Surgical instrument with steerable directional shaft  
A steerable surgical instrument provides a steerable tip guided through tissue in a pathway other than linear, the steerable surgical instrument having a fixed handle and a trigger which, when...
8465452 Devices, systems, and methods for removing stenotic lesions from vessels  
The present application provides various devices, systems, and methods for removing stenotic lesions from vessels. In at least one embodiment of an exemplary device, the device comprises at least...
8460236 Fiber optic instrument sensing system  
Systems are described herein that improve control of a shapeable or steerable instrument using shape data. Additional systems use such shape data for improved mapping or adjusting models of the...
8444625 Inventory sparing catheter systems and methods  
Some embodiments relate to a catheter system having a changeable or adjustable working length. The catheter system can comprise a proximal end, a distal end, and a first axial lumen configured to...
8419767 Steerable atrial septal occluder implantation device with flexible neck  
An atrial septal occluder device for repairing an atrial septal defect in a human heart includes an elongated catheter for insertion into and moved along a blood vessel and into the heart of a...
8403876 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8394091 Magnetically steerable catheter assembly  
A magnetically steerable catheter system and method of using the system is provided. The system comprises an outer elongated, flexible member having a proximal and distal end, an inner elongated,...
8390438 Robotic catheter system including haptic feedback  
A haptic feedback system for a robotic catheter system including a robotic catheter manipulator assembly including one or more removably mounted robotic catheter device cartridges and robotic...
8388550 Guidable cutting instrument  
A guidable cutting instrument for cutting a tissue specimen from a tissue mass comprises a cannula having a curve formed along a distal portion thereof, and a stylet having a specimen-receiving...
8382706 User interface for configuring an invasive cardiology digital signal amplifier and method of use  
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for catheter input management. Certain embodiments provide a user interface system facilitating catheter monitoring. The...
8353896 Controllable release nasal system  
Embodiments of devices and system for controllable nasal delivery of materials are described. Methods of use of such devices and system and software for controlling the operation of such devices...

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