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8257346 Unified systems and methods for controlling use and operation of a family of different treatment devices  
Unified systems and methods enable control of the use and operation of a family of different treatment devices, to treat dysfunction in different regions of the body.
8257267 Self-aligning IVUS catheter rotational core connector  
The present invention provides self-aligning rotational connectors. In an non-limiting embodiment, a catheter system comprises a catheter connectable to a drive unit. The catheter includes a...
8251994 Vessel sealer and divider with blade deployment alarm  
An electrosurgical forceps includes a selectively advanceable knife and a knife deployment alarm configured to emit a signal under predetermined conditions. An alarm is configured to emit a signal...
8251891 Totally wireless electronically embedded action-ended endoscope utilizing differential directional illumination with digitally controlled mirrors and/or prisms  
A hand manipulated endoscopic medical device is disclosed. The medical device includes a body having a proximal end, which is hand manipulated, and a distal end which includes a manipulator. A...
8246947 Methods of using adipose tissue-derived cells in augmenting autologous fat transfer  
Methods of treating patients for conditions such as breast augmentation, soft tissue defects, and urinary incontinence, are described. The methods include removing adipose tissue from a patient,...
8246608 Medical manipulator system  
A medical manipulator system includes a manipulator, an operating unit for entering operation commands, motors for actuating a working unit, and a controller for energizing the motors based on...
8246606 Systems and methods for controlling inflammatory response  
A method and system for controlling inflammatory response at an internal tissue site of a patient utilizes a reduced-pressure treatment device. Controlling the inflammatory response may be...
8241271 Robotic surgical instruments with a fluid flow control system for irrigation, aspiration, and blowing  
In one embodiment of the invention, a robotic surgical instrument is provided for the control of flows of one or more fluids into and out of a surgical site. The robotic surgical instrument may...
8244333 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8237388 Manipulator and control method therefor  
A manipulator has a working unit including an end effector and a posture axis for changing the orientation of the manipulator, a compound mechanism provided on the working unit, and a controller...
8231610 Robotic surgical system for laparoscopic surgery  
A robotic surgical system includes a master manipulator, slave robotic units having a surgical instrument for performing a Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS), and a control system for electrically...
8231617 Radio-frequency thermal balloon catheter  
A radio-frequency thermal balloon catheter includes a catheter tube including an outer tube and an inner tube, a balloon connected to an end part of the outer tube and an end part of the inner...
8231611 Shaft rotating device  
A shaft rotating device for rotating a shaft of a medical instrument about its longitudinal axis relative to a handle of the medical instrument comprises an operating element for rotating the...
8225798 Method and devices for performing minimally invasive surgery  
A device for use in performing minimally invasive surgery. A system for performing minimally invasive surgery comprising the device according to the present invention. A method for performing...
8221397 Devices and methods for tissue modification  
Methods and apparatus are provided for selective surgical removal of tissue. In one variation, tissue may be ablated, resected, removed, or otherwise remodeled by standard small endoscopic tools...
8221398 Remote-controlled actuator  
A remote-controlled actuator includes a spindle guide section of an elongated shape, a distal end member fitted to a distal end of the spindle guide section for alteration in attitude and...
8216211 Holding device for medical instruments  
A medical instrument holding device for holding instrument of different axial cross sections comprising a holding site unit, comprising a plurality of holding sites at predefined holding angles...
8216212 Providing haptic feedback to the handle of a tool  
Tools, such as surgical tools, are normally designed to interact with an object, such as a patient. As disclosed herein, one particular tool is implemented such that it comprises a handle having a...
8216250 Sterile surgical adaptor  
A sterile drape with integrated sterile adaptor, a telerobotic surgical system, and method of use are provided for draping portions of a telerobotic surgical system to maintain a sterile barrier...
8211094 Pre-calibrated reusable instrument  
A pre-calibrated reusable instrument includes an instrument holder and an instrument held by and movable with respect to the instrument holder. The instrument includes at least two functional...
8207863 Geometrical properties measuring device for a medical treatment device including an RFID transponder  
A measuring device for measuring geometric properties of a medical treatment device includes a measuring unit, a time detection unit, and an RFID writer. The measuring unit is configured to...
8209051 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...
8209438 Computer network system and method for operating a network system screen shot and source shot control  
A computer network system includes a controlling PC, at least one controlled PC controllable by the controlling PC via a data connection including a network, at least one central terminal having a...
8206406 Disposable sterile surgical adaptor  
A sterile adaptor, a sterile drape with the integrated sterile adaptor, and a telerobotic surgical system including the sterile drape are provided. The adaptor, drape, and system allow for draping...
8197469 Inserter joint and inserter  
A controlled relative motion system comprising a base support, a manipulable support, and a plurality of hinged doubled pivoting links rotatably coupled to the base support and rotatably coupled...
8197468 Surgical instrument handle with adjustable actuator position  
A surgical instrument handle is removably attachable to a surgical instrument head for operation of a microsurgical instrument on the head by manipulation of the instrument handle. The instrument...
8192422 Steerable multi linked device having multiple working ports  
A steerable multi-linked device. The device includes a first multi-linked mechanism and a second multi-linked mechanism. The first mechanism defines a first plurality of grooves. The second...
8195282 Method and apparatus for examining tissue for predefined target cells, particularly cancerous cells, and a probe useful in such method and apparatus  
A method, apparatus and probe for examining tissue for the presence of target cells, particularly cancerous cells, by subjecting the tissue to be examined to a contrast agent containing small...
8192374 Estimation of contact force by a medical device  
A method is provided for establishing contact of a medical device against a tissue surface within a subject body, the method comprising determination of the geometrical configuration of the distal...
8182469 Surgical accessory clamp and method  
A surgical accessory clamp, method of use, and a robotic surgical system including the clamp are disclosed. A surgical accessory may be attached and removed from a manipulator arm during a...
8182470 Telescoping insertion axis of a robotic surgical system  
A telescopic insertion axis, a robotic surgical system including the telescopic insertion axis, and a method of instrument insertion are provided. In one embodiment, a telescopic insertion axis...
8182415 Minimally invasive surgical system  
A surgical instrument is inserted through a guide tube. A telemanipulation system moves the distal end of the surgical instrument in all six Cartesian degrees of freedom independently of any guide...
8182417 Articulating mechanism components and system for easy assembly and disassembly  
A component-based system for assembling articulating mechanisms that generally includes a variety of link, joint, central and spacer components together with connecting cables of varying lengths.
8177776 Independent surgical center  
A portable surgical tray unit can include a portable surgical tray for housing a processing unit, and that includes an opening extending entirely therethrough. The portable surgical tray unit can...
8177711 Bi-directional handle for a catheter  
A steerable catheter or sheath control handle for steering a distal end of a tubular catheter body or sheath body having first and second actuation wires extending from a proximal end of the body...
8167873 Center robotic arm with five-bar spherical linkage for endoscopic camera  
A robotic arm including a parallel spherical five-bar linkage with a remote center of spherical rotation. The robotic arm movably supports an endoscopic camera. Two outboard links are pivotally...
8167872 Center robotic arm with five-bar spherical linkage for endoscopic camera  
A robotic arm including a parallel spherical five-bar linkage with a remote center of spherical rotation. The robotic arm movably supports an endoscopic camera. Two outboard links are pivotally...
8162925 Robot for minimally invasive interventions  
Rather than trying to immobilize a living, moving organ to place the organ in the fixed frame of reference of a table-mounted robotic device, the present disclosure teaches mounting a robot in the...
8161838 Method and apparatus for reducing at least one friction force opposing an axial force exerted through an actuator element  
Actuator elements such as cables or push rods in an instrument are used for manipulating an end effector or distal end of the instrument. Each actuator element extends within a tubular housing and...
8162926 Robotic arm with five-bar spherical linkage  
A robotic arm with a parallel spherical five-bar linkage having a ground link, two inboard links, and two outboard links. Each inboard link is coupled to the ground link at an axis of rotation and...
8163276 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.,...
8157793 Manipulator for medical use  
In a manipulator, an actuator block contains motors and rotary shafts extending from the motors. A working unit of the manipulator contains a connecting portion, attachable to and detachable from...
8152794 Endoscopic instrument  
An endoscopic instrument includes a shank (2) having at least one guide channel (4, 4′) for a laser probe (8), and a flexible narrowing provided in a section of the guide channel (4) connecting to...
8149108 System and method for automatically powering on and synchronizing a wireless remote console to a central control unit so as to allow remote control of a medical device  
A system and method for controlling one or more medical devices by a remote console. The remote console communicates wirelessly with a central control unit that connects to one or more of the...
8142420 Robotic arm with five-bar spherical linkage  
A robotic arm with a parallel spherical five-bar linkage having a ground link, two inboard links, and two outboard links. Each inboard link is coupled to the ground link at an axis of rotation and...
8142375 Automated infant massager  
An automated infant massager has a base for supporting the infant and a plurality of first movable massage elements structured to underlie a portion of the infant. At least one motor is employed...
8142421 Surgical tool having positively positionable tendon-actuated multi-disk wrist joint  
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...
8142450 Methods for reducing gastric volume  
The present invention involves new interventional methods for reducing gastric volume, and thereby treating obesity. The procedures are generally performed laparoscopically and may generally be...
8142447 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools  
Robotic surgical tools, systems, and methods for preparing for and performing robotic surgery include a memory mounted on the tool. The memory can perform a number of functions when the tool is...
8137339 Working mechanism and manipulator  
A working unit includes a gear body disposed forwardly of a tubular member around which a wire is wound and having a rotational axis disposed substantially parallel to the tubular member, and a...