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7297142 Interchangeable surgical instrument  
A system and associated method for delivering to an internal body site a selected one of a plurality of instruments. An instrument storage chamber is providing having passages for separately...
7289885 Dual purpose media drive providing control path to shared robotic device in automated data storage library  
A dual purpose media drive exchanges data with removable media items. The drive includes at least one port to receive various control signals, including (1) data exchange commands directing the...
7285115 Remote controlled medical instrument  
A wire section (1) inserted into a patient includes a wire (4) connected with a snare (3) at the front end thereof, and an outer tube (8) which retractably passes the wire (4) and the snare (3)...
7269480 Mobile robot  
A mobile robot which has a communication with a detection target by a motion of the mobile robot or by an utterance from the mobile robot, the mobile robot includes: a personal identification unit...
7258691 Working instrument with handle element for use in a resectoscope, and handle element for a working instrument  
A working instrument for use in a resectoscope with a pushing force-transmitting elongated support, whose proximal end area includes an attachment section for attachment in a resectoscope, and...
7258687 Device and method for inducing vascular injury and/or blockage in an animal model  
Ultrashort laser pulses are used to induce photodisruptive breakdown in vasculature in an animal to controllably produce hemorrhage, thrombosis or breach of the blood-brain barrier in individual,...
7259652 General purpose distributed operating room control system  
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input...
7256696 Tracking surgical implements with integrated circuits  
A system and method of tracking medical products provides for associating a group of medical products with a group location based on a group radio frequency identification (RF ID) device signal,...
7252660 Multifunctional instrument for use in microinvasive surgery  
A multifunctional instrument for use in microinvasive surgery includes an operator hand grip, a multi-lumen tube fastened on the operator hand grip, at least two guide channels coaxially...
7252667 Open vessel sealing instrument with cutting mechanism and distal lockout  
An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a...
7244252 Medical device with visual indicator and related methods of use  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a medical device with a visual indicator that changes color when exposed to a particular environment and/or chemical. The visual indicator may be printed or...
7244024 Eye target apparatus  
An eye target apparatus and method helping to control an operative eye focus line of sight position during medical procedures on the operative eye of a cooperative awake patient. The apparatus...
7241290 Surgical tool kit  
A tool kit for interchanging tools within an at least partially closed area is provided. The tool kit includes at least one tool, each tool being preferably provided within a tubular housing, and...
7241288 Surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument comprising a tube shaft at the proximal end of which an instrument head for rotatably supporting an effector is pivotably supported and at the distal end of which an...
7239684 Radiotherapy apparatus monitoring therapeutic field in real-time during treatment  
A radiotherapy apparatus includes an irradiation head section, an X-ray source section and a sensor array section. The irradiation head section irradiates therapeutic radiation to a therapeutic...
7226408 Tack device with shield  
A slotted shield for a surgical tack, including a body adapted to engage a tack head. The shield has at least one slot having a width, defined by the body. Optionally, the shield is mounted on a...
7228202 Industrial robot  
A communication system for safe wireless control of an maneuverable object. A control unit includes an operator for operating the object and a receiver for receiving wireless information. A...
7223230 External endoscopic accessory control system  
The present invention provides an endoscopic accessory control system that resides externally of the endoscope. The system comprises the endoscopic accessory with a working end to be placed at the...
7222000 Mobile videoconferencing platform with automatic shut-off features  
A remote controlled robot system that includes a robot and a remote control station. A user can control movement of the robot from the remote control station. The remote control station may...
7217264 Multi-function surgical instrument tool actuator assembly  
A tool actuating assembly for a multi-function surgical instrument is disclosed. The tool actuating assembly of the present invention can be utilized in a variety of differently configured...
7218993 Robot system and autonomous mobile robot  
A robot system is provided and includes an autonomous mobile robot. In the system in which monitoring is performed using the autonomous mobile robot which travels along a predetermined path, an...
7201747 Surgical instrument positioning system and method of use  
A positioning system for use during surgical procedures comprising a belt assembly adapted to be positioned about a bodily surface of a patient. The belt assembly may comprise a single module, or...
7198630 Method and apparatus for controlling a surgical robot to mimic, harmonize and enhance the natural neurophysiological behavior of a surgeon  
The present invention was developed by a neurosurgeon and seeks to mimic the results of primate neurological research which is indicative of a human's actual neurological control structures and...
7197354 System for determining the position and orientation of a catheter  
Electromagnetic field detector located within a catheter, for determining the position and orientation of the catheter according to an electromagnetic field generated in the vicinity of the...
7189223 Dual short throw advancer/retractor  
A dual throw advancer/retractor has a pair of finger rings that can independently advance or retract a medical device into a catheter. The advancer/retractor has a body and a channel wherein each...
7179271 Method for driving an ultrasonic system to improve acquisition of blade resonance frequency at startup  
The ability of an ultrasonic system to sweep and lock onto a resonance frequency of a blade subjected to a heavy load at startup is improved by applying a high drive voltage or a high drive...
7181315 Manual-mode operating system for robot  
A manual-mode operating system for a robot provided with an end-effector. The manual-mode operating system includes a display section including a screen for displaying an image of an end-effector;...
7180014 Method and equipment for automated tracking and identification of nonuniform items  
An apparatus comprising of a segmented instrument tray, precision scale, image processing system, photoelectric sensors and a Personal Computer (PC) is disclosed. Said apparatus provides an...
7177723 Operational optimization after powering on a robotic data storage library  
A robotic storage library is provided for reducing the transition time to reach an operational state following a transition from a power-off to a power-on state. The robotic storage library can...
7177722 Assembling method and apparatus  
An assembling method and an apparatus for carrying out the method capable of efficiently, reliably and easily detecting an insertion and fitting position, for easy automatic assembly. In case a...
7174201 Position sensing system with integral location pad and position display  
Apparatus for performing a medical procedure on a tissue within a body of a subject includes a wireless tag which is fixed to the tissue and includes a first sensor coil. A second sensor coil is...
7171286 Healthcare tele-robotic system with a robot that also functions as a remote station  
A robotic system that includes a plurality of robots that are linked to a plurality of remote stations. The robots have an input device and software that allows control of another robot. This...
7169141 Surgical instrument  
A robotic surgery apparatus comprising: a surgical instrument for use at an internal operative site of a subject; a mechanically drivable mounting unit on which the surgical instrument is mounted,...
7166114 Method and system for calibrating a surgical tool and adapter thereof  
A method for easily calibrating both the position of the tip of a surgical tool and the orientation of that tool includes attaching a tracking device capable of communication with the surgical...
7164970 Medical tele-robotic system  
A robotic system that includes a remote controlled robot. The robot may include a camera, a monitor and a holonomic platform all attached to a robot housing. The robot may be controlled by a...
7160285 Graft ligament strand tensioner  
A graft ligament strand tensioner includes a frame member for slidingly retaining loops of sutures extending from graft ligament strands. The tensioner further includes a collar portion, and is...
7160245 Method and device for umbilicus protection during abdominal surgery  
A device and method for umbilicus protection during abdominal surgery; and, especially plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery requiring umbilicoplasty and/or umbilicus transposition is...
7160286 Racket with self-powered piezoelectric damping system  
According to one embodiment of the invention, a sports racket includes a racket frame comprising a head portion, handle portion and a throat portion joining the head portion to the handle portion....
7160309 Systems for anchoring a medical device in a body lumen  
A system for securing a device in tissue, having a sheath having a plurality of side openings; a rotatable element disposed within the sheath; and a plurality of curved projections extending from...
7158860 Healthcare tele-robotic system which allows parallel remote station observation  
A robotic system that includes a mobile robot linked to a plurality of remote stations. The robot provides both audio and visual information to the stations. One of the remote stations, a primary...
7158859 5 degrees of freedom mobile robot  
A robotic system that includes a remote controlled robot with at least five degrees of freedom and a teleconferencing function. The robot may include a camera, a monitor and a holonomic platform...
7156839 Multi-purpose surgical instrument  
A multi-instrument surgical tool for use during hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery includes a housing having a plurality of ports disposed therein which are each dimensioned to slidingly house one...
7153297 Universal attachment mechanism for attaching a tracking device to an instrument  
An attachment mechanism for attaching a component to a cylindrical instrument having a centerline. The attachment mechanism includes legs having respective first and second ends. The legs are...
7150742 Graft grasping device  
A graft grasping device includes a graft grasping member including a soft tubular grasping portion having a substantially C-shaped cross section and a suction tube which communicates with a lumen...
7150751 Modular tool connection assembly  
A modular tool connection assembly includes a housing which defines the main axis of assembly with a linear bore for containing the components of the assembly. The housing contains a connector...
7144393 Structure for receiving surgical instruments  
A structure for receiving surgical instruments for performing a surgical procedure on a body includes a passage through which the surgical instruments are inserted into the body. The passage has a...
7142947 Medical tele-robotic method  
A method for monitoring a patient with a robotic system that includes a remote controlled robot. The robot may include a camera, a monitor and a holonomic platform all attached to a robot housing....
7137949 Surgical instrument  
A mounting assembly for mounting a surgical instrument to a base, which facilitates positioning a surgical instrument relative to the surgical site so that only the minimum portion of the...
7128736 Detachable aneurysm neck closure patch  
This is a device for bridging the neck of either an aneurysm in the vasculature and stabilizing the presence of vaso-occlusive devices (such as helically wound coils) in that aneurysm. The closure...
7125403 In vivo accessories for minimally invasive robotic surgery  
Surgical accessories are presented in vivo and used by surgical tools in the surgical site to perform additional tasks without the need to remove the tools from the surgical site for tool change...