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9039681 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...
9043018 Medical device with orientable tip for robotically directed laser cutting and biomaterial application  
A medical device used in a medical robotic system has a conduit and an orientable tip. An optical fiber coupled to a laser source and/or a catheter coupled to one or more biomaterial sources...
9039686 Steerable laser probe  
A steerable laser probe may include a handle, and inner bore of the handle, an actuation structure of the handle, a housing tube, and an optic fiber disposed within the inner bore of the handle...
9039682 Suture securement apparatus  
A suture securement apparatus for selectively securing one or more ends of a suture while allowing adjustments in the tension or a full release of the sutures intermittently after a prolonged...
9039690 Combined ultrasound and HF surgical system  
The invention relates to a combined ultrasound and HF surgical system, including at least one ultrasound generator which operatively provides an excitation signal through which an ultrasound...
9034505 Battery housing for powered surgical tool  
A battery housing for a driver of a powered surgical tool. The battery housing includes a casing with an opening for inserting at least one battery into the casing, a door for closing the opening...
9033957 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...
9033960 Instrument with multiple articulation locks  
An articulating tool includes proximal, central and distal portions, an articulation mechanism, and first and second articulation locks. The articulation mechanism includes a pair of links, the...
9033958 Surgical robotic system  
In one embodiment, a surgical robotic system includes a main controller and a motor unit assembly that is associated with a robot and is in communication with the main controller. The motor unit...
9033959 Skin graft applicator  
A skin graft applicator with a handle member and a roller member is described for use in applying a skin graft to a patient. The skin graft applicator has a manipulator pad for positioning the...
9028468 Robotic apparatus for minimally invasive surgery  
A robotic arm especially suited for laparoscopic surgery, having a torsional joint and a flexural joint forming serially arranged joints is described. The joints provide respective degrees of...
9028500 Surgical instrument  
The invention relates to a surgical instrument, in particular a sliding shaft instrument, with a main part, and a moveable part relative thereto, with a handle attached to the main part,...
9027431 Remote centre of motion positioner  
An apparatus having a member that revolves about a remote center of motion (RCM) and a base link coupled to a mounting fixture. A first and second link are pivotably coupled to the member at...
9023060 Modular manipulator support for robotic surgery  
A robotic surgery system comprises a mounting base, a plurality of surgical instruments, and an articulate support assembly. Each instrument is insertable into a patient through an associated...
9023015 Laparoscopic instruments, attachable end effectors and methods relating to same  
There is provided a method of attaching an end effector to a surgical instrument having a center rod with a distal tip. The method includes providing an end effector having a base and a coupler...
9023019 Steerable laser probe  
A steerable laser probe may include a handle, an actuation structure of the handle, a housing tube, an optic fiber, and an optic fiber sleeve. The housing tube may have a first housing tube...
9023014 Quick connect assembly for use between surgical handle assembly and surgical accessories  
A hand-held electromechanical surgical device is provided and configured to selectively connect with a surgical accessory. The surgical device includes a device housing defining a connecting...
9017314 Surgical articulation assembly  
A surgical articulation assembly is disclosed, including a control assembly and an articulable portion. The surgical articulation assembly has a passage therethrough for receiving a surgical...
9017849 Power source management for medical device  
A surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, a battery pack, and a cooling device. The battery pack is operable to power the surgical instrument and may be inserted into the handle assembly....
9017246 Biliary catheter systems including stabilizing members  
Medical devices including devices and systems for endoscopic interventions that may access the biliary tree. An example biliary catheter system may include an endoscope having a working channel...
9017313 Method and apparatus for computerized surgery  
An implant for use in spinal surgery comprises a resilient element having an inflatable cavity. It is formed of a biologically compatible material and is arranged for placement between end plates...
9017851 Sterile housing for non-sterile medical device component  
An apparatus for powering a medical device includes a battery pack, a connection feature on the battery pack, and a protective layer. In some versions the protective layer covers the battery pack...
9011414 Systems and methods for hernia repair  
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a minimally invasive implant-based ventral hernia repair system including a first and second elongated member in which the second elongated...
9011429 Flexible probe with adjustable tip  
An instrument includes a handle portion, an actuator, a shaft, a rigid member, and an angular control mechanism. The shaft has a proximal end and a distal end with an electrode region, and a...
9011415 Pivot point arm for a robotic system used to perform a surgical procedure  
A pivot port that can provide a pivot point for a surgical instrument. The pivot port may be held in a stationary position by a support arm assembly that is attached to a table. The pivot port may...
9011460 Foreign object extractor  
The foreign object extractor has an elongated hollow tube with a central lumen through its entire length providing fluid connection between an engaging end and a vacuum source. The engaging end...
9011314 System and method for implanting a catheter  
A system for implanting a catheter in a urethra. The system includes a catheter having a valve disposed at a distal portion of the catheter. The valve may be operable in response to an external...
9005186 Operating element for medical, preferably surgical instruments with three-finger hold  
An instrument includes a motor unit with a slide or piston. The operating direction of the slide or piston may be adapted to the bending and stretching movement of the user's index finger. A...
8998887 Medical instrument having a detachable handle  
The invention relates to a medical instrument for removing tissue, in particular a shaver, drill, or morcellator, having a tool that can be set in rotation and a motorized drive for driving the...
8998930 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...
8998799 Sterile surgical adaptor  
A robotic surgical system comprises a manipulator arm including a spring loaded input and a spring loaded plunger. The system also comprises a sterile adaptor. The sterile adaptor includes a...
8992564 Instrument for minimally invasive surgery  
An instrument for minimally invasive surgery suitable for use with a manipulator comprising a tube provided at its first end with a mouthpiece wherein control means for the mouthpiece pass through...
8989903 Methods and systems for indicating a clamping prediction  
End effectors with closing mechanisms, and related tools and methods to facilitate clamping, are provided. An example surgical tool comprises a first and second jaw movable between a closed...
8986197 Medical system and endoscope system  
A medical system includes: a treatment instrument having an insertion portion configured by an exterior member, and an insertion member that is inserted into the exterior member and is longer than...
8986287 Adjustable laparoscopic instrument handle  
Instrument handles are adjustable relative to an end effector of the instrument. The handles may be releasably locked in selected positions and/or orientations relative to the end effector. When...
8986288 Medical system  
A high-frequency output apparatus and an ultrasound output apparatus, which are medical apparatuses, each has a CPU, a communication circuit and a speaker. Each CPU transmits, when an output...
8986196 Minimally invasive surgery instrument assembly with reduced cross section  
A surgical instrument extends through a guide tube and exits at an intermediate position of the guide tube. The instrument includes a parallel motion mechanism that changes the position of a...
8980638 Use of IMP3 as a prognostic marker for cancer  
Provided herein are methods and compositions for the prognostic evaluation of a patient suspected of having, or having, cancer by assessing the expression of IMP3 in a biological sample of a...
8979826 Instrument holder  
A support mechanism for a medical device may include an adjustable support that includes a plurality of elongate members movable relative to one another. The support mechanism may also include a...
8981914 Portable haptic force magnifier  
An improved system for magnifying forces perceived by an operator performing delicate procedures with a tool. The system senses forces between the tip and handle of the tool and actuates forces...
8979740 Bi-directional handle for a catheter  
A steerable catheter or sheath includes a catheter or sheath body defining a longitudinal axis; first and second actuation wires extending from a proximal end of the body; and a control handle...
8979987 Blue dye and methods of manufacture and use thereof  
Provided, amongst other things, are dyes of formula II: wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently H or alkyl, so long as one or more is alkyl, and salts of the compound of formula II. Methods of...
8979827 Surgical instrument with articulation mechanism  
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument comprises a handle assembly, an elongated portion extending distally from the handle assembly, an end...
8974441 Adjustable device handle and related methods of use  
An adjustable accessory for a medical device having an elongate tube and a lumen extending therein, the adjustable accessory including a handle adapted for connection to a proximal end of the...
8974440 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...
8968333 Support assembly for robotic catheter system  
A support assembly for supporting a remotely-controlled instrument driver, including a first member, a second member for supporting the instrument driver, and an interface assembly for allowing...
8968277 Steerable laser probe  
A steerable laser probe may include a handle, an actuation mechanism of the handle, an optic fiber, and a housing tube. The housing tube may include a first housing tube portion having a first...
8971597 Efficient vision and kinematic data fusion for robotic surgical instruments and other applications  
Robotic devices, systems, and methods for use in telesurgical therapies through minimally invasive apertures make use of joint-based data throughout much of the robotic kinematic chain, but...
8968276 Hand held surgical handle assembly, surgical adapters for use between surgical handle assembly and surgical end effectors, and methods of use  
Adapter assemblies are provided for selectively interconnecting a surgical end effector that is configured to perform at least a pair of functions and a surgical device that is configured to...
8971997 Non-contact infrared fiber-optic device for measuring temperature in a vessel  
An infrared fiber-optic device is able to monitor esophageal temperature during an ablation/cryoablation procedure over a volume of interest to sense whether the temperature is too high or too...