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US20120220831 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...
US20120041266 SHAFT ELEMENT FOR AN ENDOSCOPIC INSTRUMENT  
A shaft element for an endoscopic instrument includes a first, proximal shaft segment and a second, distal shaft segment, such that the second shaft segment is connected with the first shaft...
US20070049800 Method for forming an endoscope articulation joint  
In one aspect, the present invention is an articulation joint for use in a low cost medical device such as an endoscope intended for a single use. In one embodiment, the articulation joint...
US20110237890 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...
US20140039255 MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CONDUCTING A MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND/OR INTERVENTION  
The invention is related to a medical device for conducting a medical examination and/or intervention within a human or animal body the medical device (1) comprising an elongate body (2) which is...
US20080132761 Articulation Section  
The invention is an articulation section for an endoscope (10). The articulation section (50) is characterized in that each one of its vertebrae (52) is comprised of several pieces that can be...
US20100041945 INSTRUMENT WITH ARTICULATION LOCK  
An articulating tool is provided with an articulation lock. The tool includes proximal, central and distal portions, an articulation mechanism, and first and second articulation locks. The central...
US20070219412 Flexible arthroscope and method of using the same  
A flexible arthroscope comprising a semi-flexible examination tube having means for bending at its distal end, and removably connected to a handheld module at its proximal end. The semi-flexible...
US20120041264 JOINTED PORTION OF A SHAFT FOR AN ENDOSCOPIC INSTRUMENT  
An endoscopic instrument, in particular an endoscope, with a jointed portion of a shaft for an endoscopic instrument, in particular for an endoscope, for bendably connecting a distal part of the...
US20070161860 FLEXIBLE TUBE FOR ENDOSCOPE  
There is provided a flexible tube for an endoscope, including a framed structure unit having a plurality of joint members rotatably coupled to each other so that the framed structure unit is able...
US20100160736 Medical Device With Articulating Shaft  
A medical device (10) includes an articulating shaft (20, 20a, 20b, 20c, 20d, 20e, or 20f) with a pair of slat assemblies (31, 33). By moving an articulator (37), the slat assemblies (31, 33) are...
US20080269562 ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM WITH PIVOTABLE ARMS  
An endoscopic surgery apparatus is provided, including a tubular member, a handle located on a proximal end of the tubular member, and one or more pivotable arms detachably connected to a distal...
US20050272978 Bendable portion of an insertion tube of an endoscope and method of producing it  
A bendable portion, which is arranged at the distal end of an insertion tube of an endoscope, comprises a plurality of tube segments, each of said tube segments having connecting means that...
US20100056868 ENDOSCOPE BENDING PORTION  
An endoscope bending portion includes bending parts coaxially arranged in a line and each of which includes a cylindrical portion, one bending part of both bending parts adjacent to each other...
US20100010309 ENDOSCOPE BEND TUBE AND ENDOSCOPE INCLUDING THE BEND TUBE  
An endoscope bend tube includes a plurality of node rings, wherein contact portions at which neighboring ones of the node rings are pit in contact are provided between the neighboring node rings,...
US20130261397 ARTICULATING TORQUEABLE HOLLOW DEVICE  
An articulating mechanism for use in a medical device, such as an endoscope or a catheter, includes a series of stacked links disposed adjacent to one another and movable with respect to each...
US20150173589 ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEM WITH TORQUE TRANSMITTING SHEATH  
An endoluminal surgical instrument has first and second steering controls on a handle. A flexible shaft attached to the handle has a distal steerable end including a first link and a second link...
US20090099420 SYSTEM FOR MANAGING BOWDEN CABLES IN ARTICULATING INSTRUMENTS  
The present invention relates, generally, to the reduction or elimination of permanent and catastrophic herniations in Bowden cables or coil pipes in articulating devices or snake-like robots....
US20070225565 INSERTION PORTION OF AN ENDOSCOPE  
An insertion portion of an endoscope includes a flexible tubular framework composed of short-cylindrical joint rings coupled in series via rotatable connecting shafts; and flexible internal...
US20110071356 Repeatably flexible surgical instrument  
A flexible-shaft surgical instrument is provided that can be repeatably bent to one or more desired angles on demand by a user without the use of a special bending tool. The flexible-shaft...
US20140024898 Endoscope Riveted Deflection Section Frame  
An endoscope deflection section frame including a plurality of rings and rivets. Each ring has front ears and rear ears with rivet holes through the ears. The rivets are located in the rivet holes...
US20110034772 Endoscope riveted deflection section frame  
An endoscope deflection section frame including a plurality of rings and rivets. Each ring has front ears and rear ears with rivet holes through the ears. The rivets are located in the rivet holes...
US20060111616 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.
US20090209819 BENDING SECTION STRUCTURE OF ENDOSCOPE  
First stepped portions are provided on both sides of each of two front-side projection portions of a front end portion of a node ring. Second stepped portions are provided on both sides of each of...
US20120245418 METHOD FOR FORMING AN ENDOSCOPE ARTICULATION JOINT  
In one aspect, the present invention is an articulation joint for use in a low cost medical device such as an endoscope intended for a single use. In one embodiment, the articulation joint...
US20060178562 Apparatus and methods for obtaining endoluminal access with a steerable guide having a variable pivot  
Methods and apparatus for obtaining endoluminal access are provided comprising a steerable endoluminal guide having a variable pivot for altering steering dynamics. In one variation, variable...
US20140180009 BENDING PORTION AND ENDOSCOPE  
A bending portion includes: a bending piece set in which a plurality of bending pieces are continuously provided by forming a convex portion on a first bending piece and a concave portion on a...
US20110313251 ENDOSCOPE BENDING PORTION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF BENDING TUBE  
Each of the first hinge portions includes a first central planar portion, and first both-sides planar portion, and each of second hinge portions includes a second central planar portion, and...
US20110065990 AN INSTRUMENT FOR ENDOSCOPIC APPLICATIONS OR THE LIKE  
An instrument for endoscopic applications or the like, comprising a tube like member having a handling end portion having a flexible portion (52, 54) and actuating means located at the other end...
US20130150673 ENDOSCOPE  
An endoscope includes an insertion portion including a bending portion configured to bend in four directions, and a flexible tube portion provided so as to be continuous with the bending portion,...
US20130041224 ENDOSCOPE  
An endoscope includes an active bending portion provided in an insertion portion and bendable according to a bending operation, the active bending portion including bending pieces adjacent to each...
US20130345514 PROPRIOCEPTIVE ENDOSCOPE AND VIRTUAL DYNAMIC TOMOGRAPHY  
Some embodiments provided herein relate to a device for endoscopy. The device includes a first segment of endoscopic tube, a second segment of endoscopic tube, and at least one positional sensor...
US20140121461 STEERABLE ENDOSCOPE AND IMPROVED METHOD OF INSERTION  
A steerable endoscope has an elongated body with a selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled proximal portion. The endoscope body is inserted into a patient and the...
US20120271109 STEERABLE ENDOSCOPE AND IMPROVED METHOD OF INSERTION  
A steerable endoscope has an elongated body with a selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled proximal portion. The endoscope body is inserted into a patient and the...
US20170172385 ENDOSCOPE  
An endoscope includes a bending portion provided on a distal end side of an insertion portion, bending wires fixed on a distal end side of the bending portion, wire insertion portions into which...
US20170156567 BENDING TUBE AND ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS INCLUDING BENDING TUBE  
A joint portion in the bending portion for use in the insertion portion of an endoscope joints bending pieces with slide surfaces parallel to the rotation axis of bending and with slide surfaces...
US20170049298 MULTI-LINK MODULAR CONTINUUM ROBOTIC ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM  
Robotic endoscopes have the potential to help endoscopists position tools during procedures, to propel the endoscope to the desired position, to automate functions and to prevent perforations...
US20170020366 ENDOSCOPE  
An endoscope includes a bending portion configured to be bent in a plurality of directions, a plurality of joint pieces that configure the bending portion, and cylindrical-shaped wire receivers...
US20160353971 MEDICAL DEVICE COMPRISING SEGMENTS  
In one aspect, the present invention is an articulation joint for use in a low cost medical device such as an endoscope intended for a single use. In one embodiment, the articulation joint...
US20160278617 BENDING TUBE FOR ENDOSCOPE, ENDOSCOPE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING BENDING TUBE FOR ENDOSCOPE  
A bending tube for an endoscope, which is provided inside a bending portion of an insertion portion of an endoscope and includes a plurality of bending pieces covered by a flexible tube body, the...
US20160227985 BENDING PORTION FOR ENDOSCOPE AND ENDOSCOPE  
There is provided a bending portion for an endoscope and the endoscope which can prevent the piece fall of bending pieces without enlarging the diameter of the bending portion and raising the...
US20160174816 STEERABLE, FOLLOW THE LEADER DEVICE  
A highly articulated robotic probe (HARP) is comprised of a first mechanism and a second mechanism, one or both of which can be steered in desired directions. Each mechanism can alternate between...
US20130289352 ARTICULATION JOINT FOR VIDEO ENDOSCOPE  
A video endoscope system includes a reusable control cabinet and an endoscope that is connectable thereto. The endoscope may be used with a single patient and then disposed. The endoscope includes...
US20130261396 ARTICULATION JOINT FOR A MEDICAL DEVICE  
A video endoscope system includes a reusable control cabinet and an endoscope that is connectable thereto. The endoscope may be used with a single patient and then disposed. The endoscope includes...

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