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7514075 Systems and methods for separating and concentrating adipose derived stem cells from tissue  
Systems and methods are described that are used to separate cells from a wide variety of tissues. In particular, automated systems and methods are described that separate regenerative cells, e.g.,...
7507231 Surgical power console with locking speed control  
A powered surgical system includes a power console with locking speed control capabilities. The surgical power console delivers power to two separate surgical instruments, particularly surgical...
7498565 Method of and system for selective cell destruction  
Method and apparatus for the ionization of living cells where an optical device (14) delivers an optical pulse having an optical field power which is modified locally by an optical field power...
7491198 Computer enhanced surgical navigation imaging system (camera probe)  
A system and method for navigation within a surgical field are presented. In exemplary embodiments according to the present invention a micro-camera can be provided in a hand-held navigation probe...
7491165 Surgical system  
A surgical system according to the present invention comprises: a surgical instrument for medical treatment of an affected portion in the body cavity; an observation device for observing tissue in...
7485115 Remote operation support system and method  
According to the present invention, a remote operation support system includes a first control system arranged in an operating room, a second control system arranged in a primary support room, and...
7485114 System and method for the central control of devices used during an operation  
The present invention relates to a system for the central control of devices (20, 52) used during an operation, comprising a first control unit (12) for control of said devices. The system is...
7473420 Systems and methods for treating patients with processed lipoaspirate cells  
Cells present in processed lipoaspirate tissue are used to treat patients. Methods of treating patients include processing adipose tissue to deliver a concentrated amount of stem cells obtained...
7470277 Simultaneous proportional control of surgical parameters in a microsurgical system  
A microsurgical system, and a foot controller for the improved operation of a microsurgical system, are disclosed. A surgeon may use the foot controller to simultaneously control multiple surgical...
7470268 Hand-actuated articulating surgical tool  
A double cylinder system is disclosed, comprising at least one controller being adapted to transmit hydraulic control signals; at least one slave being in fluid communication with the controller...
7466303 Device and process for manipulating real and virtual objects in three-dimensional space  
A device and software system with input and output capability for manipulating real and virtual objects in 3-dimensional space. The device consists of a six degree-of-freedom mechanical armature...
7458966 Medical instrument  
The invention relates to a medical instrument, in particular an endoscopic instrument, with an instrument shaft, a tool positioned on the distal end of the instrument shaft, and a handle, which...
7454268 Manipulator  
A manipulator comprises an operation command unit provided with an attitude adjusting unit and an end effector control unit, a connecting unit having one end connected to the operation command...
7431729 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with radial and circumferential support  
The present invention provides a device for occluding an anatomical aperture, such as a septal defect or patent foramen ovale (PFO). The occluder includes two sides connected by an intermediate...
7429259 Surgical anchor and system  
The present invention is a device and system for manipulating a surgical tool at an intended location, e.g., a confined or inaccessible space, which includes a surgical anchor having at least one...
7429488 Method for processing lipoaspirate cells  
Cells present in processed lipoaspirate tissue are used to treat patients. Methods of treating patients include processing adipose tissue to deliver a concentrated amount of stem cells obtained...
7430457 Robot teaching program editing apparatus based on voice input  
Candidate character strings representing objects disposed in a work cell, models for robot operation instructions which has variable parts, and robot commands related to the objects are defined in...
7422582 Control console to which powered surgical handpieces are connected, the console configured to simultaneously energize more than one and less than all of the handpieces  
A surgical tool system including plural powered surgical handpieces. The handpieces are removably connected to a single control console. The control console has a power supply. A controller...
7413565 Minimally invasive surgical training using robotics and telecollaboration  
A medical system that allows a mentor to teach a pupil how to use a robotically controlled medical instrument. The system may include a first handle that can be controlled by a mentor to move the...
7410483 Hand-actuated device for remote manipulation of a grasping tool  
The invention provides an articulating mechanism useful, for example, for remote manipulation of various surgical instruments and diagnostic tools within, or to, regions of the body. Movement of...
7410482 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge  
In one embodiment, a neck bridge for bridging the neck of an aneurysm includes a junction region, a number of radially extending array elements attached to the junction region, and a cover...
7408439 Method and apparatus for accessing medical data over a network  
A method and apparatus for retrieving, accessing, and storing medical data relating to a patient during a medical procedure. The invention provides a single interface to many disparate forms of...
7402162 High frequency treatment instrument for endoscope  
A high frequency treatment instrument for an endoscope is provided. The high frequency treatment instrument is provided with an insulative flexible sheath, an operation wire inserted in the...
7393348 Two-part medical instrument  
A two-part medical instrument is proposed, comprising a first part having a peg and a second part having a peg receiver, wherein first part and second part are connected to one another by a...
7390324 Magnetic retrieval device and method of use  
Apparatus and method for retrieving a remotely located device equipped with a magnetic coupler is provided. The apparatus includes a magnetic coupling carried at an end of an elongate member for...
7390484 Self-contained adipose derived stem cell processing unit  
Cells present in processed lipoaspirate tissue are used to treat patients. Methods of treating patients include processing adipose tissue to deliver a concentrated amount of stem cells obtained...
7389778 Variable magnetic moment MR navigation  
A method of navigating a medical device in an operating region in a subject. The method includes applying a magnetic field to the operating region and changing the magnetic moment of the medical...
7386730 Remote medical supporting system  
When a surgery and a remote control room in a remote location are connected through a communication circuit to perform an endoscope operation, image information is not encrypted and is sent as it...
7383164 System and method for designing a physiometric implant system  
A system improves the design of artificial implant components for use in joint replacement surgeries. The system includes an anthropometric static image data analyzer, an implant model data...
7379790 Tool memory-based software upgrades for robotic surgery  
Robotic devices, systems, and methods for use in robotic surgery and other robotic applications, and/or medical instrument devices, systems, and methods includes both a reusable processor and a...
7367973 Electro-surgical instrument with replaceable end-effectors and inhibited surface conduction  
Improved robotic surgery end-effectors include at least one insulation material for inhibiting surface conduction of electrical current in a proximal direction, from a distal active electrode...
7361172 Ultrasonic device and method for tissue coagulation  
An ultrasonic surgical device for the coagulation of animal tissue having an ultrasonic applicator and a movable jaw with a jaw surface adjacent the distal portion of the ultrasonic applicator for...
7357774 Multi-component telepresence system and method  
The present invention provides systems and methods for performing robotically-assisted surgical procedures on a patient. In particular, a three-component surgical system is provided that includes...
7354397 Capsule-type medical apparatus and a communication method for the capsule-type medical apparatus  
When a capsule is manufactured, a unique number such as a serial number is stored in non-volatile memory in the capsule. If the capsule is used with an external apparatus, the unique number is...
7344528 Optic fiber probe  
An optic fiber probe system for treating thrombus of a patient comprising at least one optic fiber with at least one confined liquid-fillable void space and a light source for causing a...
7338484 Aortic heart valve prosthesis sizer and marker  
Improved sizers and markers include a cylindrical section and a handle extending from the cylindrical section. The cylindrical section has a diameter approximately equal to the diameter of an...
7335223 Apparatus for the treatment of body tissue  
An apparatus for treating body tissue includes a treatment instrument 1 for treating the body tissue and a measuring unit 3 for measuring the actual value of a parameter of the body tissue at at...
7335158 Surgical devices for imposing a negative pressure to stabilize the cardiac tissue during surgery  
The invention is devices and techniques which use a negative (suction) pressure or vacuum, applied through a surgical instrument, to fix the position of a portion of the surface of a beating heart...
7331950 Apparatus for containing noise generated by a pneumatically powered surgical instrument and related method  
A sound attenuating system is provided for pneumatically powered surgical instruments. In one aspect, the exhaust hose is formed of at least two dissimilar materials to impede the transmission of...
7331931 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue  
These and other objects of the present invention are achieved in a body fluid sampling system for use on a tissue site that includes an electrically powered drive force generator. A penetrating...
7326198 Remote release instrument holder for surgical use  
An instrument holder (10) for surgical use has a remote locking mechanism (12) and is elongated having a proximal end (14) and a distal end (16). The holder (10) has an elongated shank (20), a...
7320700 Flexible wrist for surgical tool  
The present invention is directed to a tool having a wrist mechanism that provides pitch and yaw rotation in such a way that the tool has no singularity in roll, pitch, and yaw. In one embodiment,...
7316681 Articulated surgical instrument for performing minimally invasive surgery with enhanced dexterity and sensitivity  
An articulated surgical instrument for enhancing the performance of minimally invasive surgical procedures. The instrument has a high degree of dexterity, low friction, low inertia and good force...
7311714 Marking catheter for placement using frameless stereotaxy and use thereof  
A marking catheter made out of a flexible material and having a closed distal end and an open proximal end is provided. The marking catheter is sized and shaped to fit over the probe of a...
7311701 Methods and apparatus for non-invasively treating atrial fibrillation using high intensity focused ultrasound  
Methods and apparatus are provided for non-invasively treating patent foramen ovale using an ultrasound imaging system and a high intensity focused ultrasound system to selectively target high...
7306587 Adjustable handle for a medical device  
A handle for a medical device comprises a frame, a transmission, a slide, a first rack, a sheath, and a cable assembly. The transmission is mounted to the frame. The slide is moveably attached to...
7300450 Surgical instrument  
The invention relates to an instrument for surgery, in particular minimally invasive surgery. The instrument includes means for feeding back a force which is exerted on the working element of the...
7300431 Remote controlled device for tool rotating  
A remote-controlled device for rotating tools, preferably medical tools, comprising a hollow body (1) which is embodied in the form of pivotally connected proximal and distal parts (2, 6) provided...
7300432 Apparatus for securing a sensor to a surgical instrument for use in computer guided orthopaedic surgery  
A self-centering coupling device is provided for coupling a sensor array to a surgical instrument for use in computer guided surgery. The self-centering coupling device includes a sensor support...
7297154 Optical apparatus for detecting and treating vulnerable plaque  
An optical apparatus and methods for monitoring temperature enabling detection and treatment of a vulnerable plaque of a patient comprising an elongate catheter, a plurality of outer optical...