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8968278 Robotic arms DLUs for performing surgical tasks  
Disposable loading units (DLUs) configured for mounting to a robotic arm for performing at least one surgical task are presented. Each DLU includes an attachment platform having at least one...
8968332 Magnetically coupleable robotic surgical devices and related methods  
The present invention relates to magnetically coupleable robotic surgical devices. More specifically, the present invention relates to robotic surgical devices that can be inserted into a...
8968275 Apparatus and method for effecting at least one anatomical structure  
Exemplary embodiments of apparatus and method for effecting at least one anatomical structure of a body can be provided. For example, at least one first arrangement can be provided which is...
8960519 Shaft, e.g., for an electro-mechanical surgical device  
A shaft being, e.g., flexible, that includes an elongated outer sheath, at least one drive shaft disposed within the outer sheath and a ring non-rotatably mounted on the at least one rotatable...
8961499 Surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument having an elongated arm and a distal end mounted with a pivot joint on the elongated arm. A drive shaft substantially coaxial with the elongated arm forms a universal joint...
8961500 Navigated instrument with a stabilizer  
A stabilizer for use with a trackable surgical instrument can include a first member, a second member and a retaining member. The first member can have a first annular body portion and a first...
8956342 Method and device for ergonomically and ambidextrously operable surgical device  
A handheld surgical device includes a multi-position throttle, rotatably attached to the body of the device, to allow for ambidextrous positioning of a motor speed control lever. The motor speed...
8956341 Surgical device with reusable handle  
A laparoscopic surgical device is provided, including a removable tool-comprising shaft having an outer shaft and an inner actuation rod that may be removably or permanently connected together. A...
8951243 Medical device handle  
A medical device handle may include an elongated handle housing, a rotatable collar disposed about the handle housing, a rotatable control knob disposed about the collar, and a slidable door...
8951188 Element for transmitting pulling and pushing forces as well as torque  
An element for transmitting pushing and pulling forces as well as torque having a straight configuration and a bent configuration comprises a base plate, an end plate and bellows arranged between...
8945100 Stiffening assembly  
A stiffenable structure is made of longitudinal beams that are positioned around a longitudinal axis. In one state, the longitudinal beams are bendable so that the structure is bendable. As the...
8944070 Non-force reflecting method for providing tool force information to a user of a telesurgical system  
Tool force information is provided to a user of a telesurgical system using an alternative modality other than force reflection on a master manipulator, such as providing the information on...
8945097 Medical instrument  
A medical instrument with a proximal instrument part and a distal instrument part that are connected with one another by an elongated shaft. The distal instrument part includes a pivot element...
8945148 Surgical system instrument manipulator  
An instrument manipulator and a robotic surgical system including an instrument manipulator are provided. In one embodiment, an instrument manipulator includes a plurality of independent actuator...
8945096 Extendable articulated probe device  
An articulate probe device includes a first mechanism, a second mechanism, and an overtube mechanism. The first mechanism includes a proximal link which is movable coupled to a first intermediate...
8944834 Universal foot switch contact port  
A universal contact port for receiving contacts of various cross-sectional dimensions and cross-sectional profiles of an electrosurgical component is provided. The universal contact port includes...
8945099 Shaft rotating device and medical instrument with such a device  
A medical instrument including a shaft rotating device for rotating a shaft of a medical instrument about its longitudinal axis relative to a handle of the medical instrument The shaft rotating...
8945098 Surgical manipulation instrument  
A surgical manipulation instrument which is particularly suitable for minimal invasive surgery, comprising an extra-corporeal drive device and a partial intra-corporeal manipulator part. The drive...
8945095 Force and torque sensing for surgical instruments  
An apparatus, system, and method for improving force and torque sensing and feedback to the surgeon performing a telerobotic surgery are provided. Groups of axially oriented strain gauges are...
8939963 Surgical instruments with sheathed tendons  
A flexible surgical instrument employs sheaths around tendons that actuate an end effector or other mechanisms in a distal tip of the instrument. A liquid lubricant can be introduced in the...
8939891 Multifunctional handle for a medical robotic system  
A handle used to control movement of a medical instrument. The medical instrument may be coupled to a robotic arm that is connected to a controller. The medical instrument may have a plurality of...
8939997 Medical devices with detachable pivotable jaws  
Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for engaging tissue, e.g. for clipping tissue, closing a perforation or performing hemostasis. Generally, the medical system including a housing,...
8932277 Instrument for laparoscopic surgery  
In an instrument for laparoscopic surgery, with an operating handle, a rectilinear first shaft section connected to the operating handle, a flexible second shaft section arranged at the distal end...
8933387 Optical potentiometer and manipulator  
An optical potentiometer includes a metal pipe having one end closed, a metal pipe that has a relationship of a nested structure with respect to the metal pipe and guides the metal pipe movably in...
8926597 Surgical instrument guide device  
An instrument guide device comprises an elongated guide shaft having proximal and distal ends and including an instrument lumen for receiving therethrough a manually operated instrument having an...
8926599 Medical instrument  
A medical instrument in the form of an endoscopic shank instrument includes an actuation element which is axially displaceable in a shank. Two lever arms are pivotably articulated in a manner...
8926596 Loading a tissue closure device onto a delivery device  
A compression tool is configured to compress one or more components of a delivery device, such as a closure element and one or more flanges of a pusher tube. The compression tool includes clamping...
8926598 Surgical instruments with articulatable and rotatable end effector  
Hand-held surgical instruments that have and end effector attached to an elongate shaft are disclosed. The end effector is articulatable and rotatable relative to the shaft by a nozzle arrangement...
8920437 Devices for reconfiguring a portion of the gastrointestinal tract  
The present invention involves new interventional methods and devices for reconfiguring a portion of the gastrointestinal tract. The procedures are generally performed laparoscopically and may...
8918207 Operator input device for a robotic surgical system  
A robotic surgical system includes a master controller with an input handle and robotic manipulator assemblies including a surgical end effector and an endoscopic camera. The input handle is...
8915940 Surgical tool  
A surgical tool for minimally invasive surgery. The surgical tool in one embodiment includes a manipulator as a user interface, a proximal universal joint mounted to the manipulator, a hollow...
8910913 Supporting apparatus used medical treatment  
A supporting apparatus used for medical treatment includes a support arm in which a leading end side is coupled to a supporting unit supporting an endoscope, and a moving arm that is coupled to a...
8911429 Steady hand micromanipulation robot  
A cooperative-control robot includes a base component, a mobile platform arranged proximate the base component, a translation assembly operatively connected to the base component and the mobile...
8911428 Apparatus for pitch and yaw rotation  
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. A positively...
8906002 Bending joint mechanism, surgical instrument having this bending joint mechanism, and manipulator having this bending joint mechanism  
A bending joint mechanism includes a joint section. The joint section includes a shaft section, an actuating section, a coupling member and a rod section. The rod section has an elastic portion...
8906001 Electromechanical surgical apparatus including wire routing clock spring  
An electromechanical surgical system is disclosed including a hand-held surgical instrument, an end effector configured to perform at least one function, and a shaft assembly arranged for...
8894644 Plasma device for selective treatment of electropored cells  
A method and device for treatment of living cells with cold atmospheric pressure plasma while simultaneously applying selective electroporation of the cells are provided. The method is useful for...
8894633 Modular and cooperative medical devices and related systems and methods  
The various embodiments disclosed herein relate to modular medical devices, including various devices with detachable modular components and various devices with pivotally attached modular...
8894636 Minimally invasive surgical system for CO2 lasers  
A Minimally Invasive Surgical Laser Hand-piece (“MISLH”) for use with a probe is described. The MISLH has a MISLH proximal end and MISLH distal end, and the MISLH may include an optical coupler...
8894634 Indicator for tool state and communication in multi-arm robotic telesurgery  
Medical and/or robotic devices, systems and methods provide an indicator associated with a manipulator assembly of a multi-arm telerobotic or telesurgical system. An example of an indicator...
8888764 Wireless communication in a robotic surgical system  
In one embodiment, an insertion axis of a robotic manipulator is provided, the insertion axis including a base link operably coupled to a distal end of a manipulator arm, and a carriage link...
8887595 Instrument wrist with cycloidal surfaces  
An instrument wrist uses members having epicycloidal and hypocycloidal surfaces to bear loads and preserve a separation of reference points in the same manner as circles rolling on each other. The...
8888763 Tool having multiple feedback devices  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for managing how signals, which are sensed on a tool, are presented to an operator of the tool. According to one example of a method for managing signals,...
8888762 Flexible shaft extender and method of using same  
An extender for use in an electro-mechanical surgical system that includes a surgical attachment that may be detachably coupled to an electro-mechanical driver device via a flexible shaft. The...
8882749 Tissue-anchored devices  
A therapeutic or diagnostic device is provided. The device includes a device body which is positionable within a lumen or passageway within a body and a tether which is attachable at a first end...
8882750 Tool for a micro-invasive surgical instrument  
A tool, which is detachably coupleable with a shaft for a micro-invasive surgical instrument, includes an articulated device on which a jaw member or other active device is affixed, a connecting...
8883499 Systems and methods for isolating and using clinically safe adipose derived regenerative cells  
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.,...
8876804 Ablation device  
An ablation device comprises a balloon having an open proximal end and a closed distal end. A cylindrical tube extends into the balloon through the proximal end. An end support member is...
8876807 Forced deployment sequence  
A fixed sequence activation handle is described that forces a predetermined activation sequence. Such handles are suitable for use in the delivery of medical devices or for other application that...
8876805 Medical instrument  
A transmission adapter for a medical instrument having a shaft, a transmission element that can move within the shaft and an operating device with a first part, which can be mechanically rigidly...