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US20140135792 SYNTHETIC REPRESENTATION OF A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A synthetic representation of a tool for display on a user interface of a robotic system. The synthetic representation may be used to show force on the tool, an actual position of the tool, or to...
US20140228860 Automated Design, Selection, Manufacturing and Implantation of Patient-Adapted and Improved Articular Implants, Designs and Related Guide Tools  
Disclosed are automated systems, devices and methods that facilitate the design, selection, manufacturing and/or implantation of improved and/or patient-adapted (e.g., patient-specific and/or...
US20140025089 MOTORIZED SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
A motorized surgical instrument that may be held by the surgeon or be attached to the surgeon's limb by means of a special adapter that includes an interface between the surgeon and the surgical...
US20120022554 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
The invention relates to a surgical instrument (1) comprising: an elongated arm (11; 307) according to a longitudinal axis and having a distal end (2; 305) mounted with a pivot joint on the...
US20120071893 Robotic Guided Femoral Head Reshaping  
A method of performing hip surgery with a robotic guided system on a patient with femoral acetabular impingement can include identifying the femoral acetabular impingement on the patient. Data...
US20120283746 Mobile Medical Robotic System  
A medical robotic system comprises a drive track unit being operable for moving the medical robotic system along a floor. An upper torso unit is joined to the drive track unit. The upper torso...
US20120259345 IN VIVO ACCESORIES 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...
US20140046176 MICROWAVE ABLATION CATHETER AND METHOD OF UTILIZING THE SAME  
A method for treating lung tissue of a patient is provided. A pathway to a point of interest in a lung of a patient is generated. An extended working channel is advanced transorally into the lung...
US20110015649 Surgical Guidance Utilizing Tissue Feedback  
A surgical system is for use with a surgical tool and a tissue characteristic sensor associated with the surgical tool. The system has an expected tissue characteristic for tissue on a predefined...
US20140066951 COCHLEAR IMPLANT WITH IMPROVED ELECTRODE ARRAY AND CONTROLLER  
A cochlear implant device includes a deformable and stretchable flexible strip composed of a biological compatible material and positioned about a longitudinal axis so as to form a spiral. The...
US20120310258 COCHLEAR IMPLANT WITH IMPROVED ELECTRODE ARRAY AND CONTROLLER  
A cochlear implant device includes a deformable and stretchable flexible strip composed of a biological compatible material and positioned about a longitudinal axis so as to form a spiral. The...
US20150173841 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...
US20120239060 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...
US20110022060 SURGICAL ROBOT  
A surgical robot is disclosed, which includes: a handle unit; a main body connected to the handle unit; a robot arm connected to the main body and configured to operate in correspondence with a...
US20150094736 System and Method of Controlling a Robotic System for Manipulating Anatomy of a Patient During a Surgical Procedure  
System and methods of controlling a robotic system for manipulating anatomy of a patient during a surgical procedure include applying a force to the anatomy to generate a response by the anatomy....
US20100298845 REMOTE MANIPULATOR DEVICE  
A system for operating a catheter having a distal end adapted to be navigated in the body, and a proximal end having a handle with a translatable control and a rotatable control for acting on the...
US20140018824 In Vivo Accessories for Minimally Invasive 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...
US20110040305 CONTROLLER ASSISTED RECONFIGURATION OF AN ARTICULATED INSTRUMENT DURING MOVEMENT INTO AND OUT OF AN ENTRY GUIDE  
To perform a tool exchange in a medical robotic system, tool is retracted back into an entry guide from a deployed position and pose so that an assistant in the operating room may replace it with...
US20150190201 Suspension system for remote catheter guidance  
A robotic catheter system includes an arch-shaped suspension system comprising a first and second vertical span, a horizontal span between the pair of vertical spans, and at least one robotic...
US20130325029 MANIPULATOR ARM-TO-PATIENT COLLISION AVOIDANCE USING A NULL-SPACE  
Devices, systems, and methods for avoiding collisions between a manipulator arm and an outer patient surface by moving the manipulator within a null-space. In response to a determination that...
US20130123800 Surgical Instrument  
An endoscopic surgical instrument with an elongate shaft, a surgical tool arranged at a distal end of the shaft for conducting surgical manipulations and a handle arranged at a proximal end of the...
US20130012821 Robotic module for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)  
A miniature in-vivo robotic module to be used for conducting dexterous manipulations on organs and other target entities in a patient's abdominal or peritoneal cavity as part of Natural Orifice...
US20150032125 MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A minimally invasive surgical instrument is provided, comprising a shaft and an end effector connected to the shaft, wherein the end effector operates in the pitch or yaw direction against the...
US20120232566 STERILE SURGICAL DRAPE  
An improved sterile drape, system, and method for draping portions of a telerobotic surgical system are provided. In one embodiment, a sterile drape includes an exterior surface adjacent to a...
US20110277776 SURGICAL SYSTEM STERILE DRAPE  
A sterile drape, a surgical system with the drape, and a draping method are provided. In one embodiment, a sterile drape includes a plurality of drape pockets, each of the drape pockets including...
US20110106102 Surgical Instrument and Systems with Integrated Optical Sensor  
A surgical instrument has a surgical tool that has a proximal end and a distal end, and an optical sensor that has at least a portion attached to the surgical tool. The surgical tool has a portion...
US20130211423 LOW FRICTION CANNULA SEALS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE ROBOTIC SURGERY  
Embodiments of a cannula seal are disclosed. In some embodiments, a cannula seal can include a base portion that engages with a cannula; and a seal portion integrally formed with the base portion...
US20110313428 Bracing of Bundled Medical Devices for Single Port Entry, Robotically Assisted Medical Procedures  
Medical devices robotically manipulated by a medical robotic system for performing a medical procedure on a patient are bundled together as a bundled unit and inserted into the patient through a...
US20120259325 Laparoscopic Instrument with Attachable Energy End Effector  
A surgical device comprises an elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis. The shaft comprises a distal end and a proximal end. An arm medially deflectable and comprises a mating feature. An...
US20120209288 Indicator for Knife Location in a Stapling or Vessel Sealing Instrument  
Systems and methods are provided for displaying an image of a tracked tool on a user interface, wherein at least a portion of the tool is hidden from view in any image on a user interface at any...
US20120221017 METHODS FOR ROBOTIC ARTHROPLASTY  
A computer navigation system may be used with the robot to guide movement of a cutting tool. A robot may perform cutting and/or implant placement operations on a portion of a patient. A robot may...
US20130211397 ROBOTICALLY CONTROLLED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical tool is disclosed. The surgical tool has a tool mounting portion having a tool mounting housing, a tool mounting plate, and a coupler to couple a shaft assembly with an articulation...
US20140094824 OFFSET REMOTE CENTER MANIPULATOR FOR ROBOTIC SURGERY  
Medical, surgical, and/or robotic devices and systems often including offset remote center parallelogram manipulator linkage assemblies which constrains a position of a surgical instrument during...
US20130030448 OFFSET REMOTE CENTER MANIPULATOR FOR ROBOTIC SURGERY  
Medical, surgical, and/or robotic devices and systems often including offset remote center parallelogram manipulator linkage assemblies which constrains a position of a surgical instrument during...
US20120083802 OFFSET REMOTE CENTER MANIPULATOR FOR ROBOTIC SURGERY  
Medical, surgical, and/or robotic devices and systems often including offset remote center parallelogram manipulator linkage assemblies which constrains a position of a surgical instrument during...
US20140343570 SURGICAL PATIENT SIDE CART WITH SUSPENSION SYSTEM  
A patient side cart for a teleoperated surgical system comprises a base, a manipulator portion extending from the base and configured to hold one or more surgical instruments, four wheels mounted...
US20130197543 ROBOTIC ARTHROPLASTY SYSTEM INCLUDING NAVIGATION  
A system for performing surgery on a femur and tibia of a knee joint. The system includes a robotic subsystem; a navigation subsystem in communication with the robotic subsystem; a control unit in...
US20140236177 ACTUATED CANNULA SEAL  
Embodiments of an actuated cannula seal are disclosed In some embodiments, a cannula seal includes a base portion that engages with a cannula; and a seal portion integrally formed with the base...
US20150025547 SURGICAL COCKPIT COMPRISING MULTISENSORY AND MULTIMODAL INTERFACE FOR ROBOTIC SURGERY AND METHODS RELATED THERETO  
Local surgical cockpits comprising local surgical consoles that can communicate with any desired remote surgical module (surgical robot), for example via a shared Transmission Control...
US20110238079 Surgical Cockpit Comprising Multisensory and Multimodal Interfaces for Robotic Surgery and Methods Related Thereto  
Local surgical cockpits comprising local surgical consoles that can communicate with any desired remote surgical module (surgical robot), for example via a shared Transmission Control...
US20130197542 METHOD OF PREPARING A FEMUR AND TIBIA IN KNEE ARTHROPLASTY  
A cutting tool of a robotic system cuts away material from the femur without the use of physical resection guides while a navigation system tracks movement of the femur, with the navigation system...
US20150066054 Methods and Systems for Directing Movement of a Tool in Hair Transplantation Procedures  
Methods and systems are provided useful in various procedures, including hair harvesting and implantation, and further including computer-implemented and/or robotic hair transplantation....
US20150066050 INSTRUMENTS FOR MECHANIZED SURGICAL SYSTEM  
A surgical instrument for use with a mechanized surgical system that includes a roll drive unit operable by a motor. The instrument includes an elongate shaft having a longitudinal axis, and an...
US20130110129 Surgical Instrument Motor Pack Latch  
A latch mechanism selectively retains a first assembly to a second assembly. The first and second assemblies are configured for sliding engagement along an engagement axis. The latch mechanism...
US20140005677 ROTARY DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLIES FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH ARTICULATABLE END EFFECTORS  
Drive shaft assemblies for a surgical instrument. Various forms include a plurality of movably interlocking joint segments that are interconnected to form a flexible hollow tube. A flexible...
US20130123799 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING INVASIVE MEDICAL PROCEDURES USING A SURGICAL ROBOT  
A method and system for performing invasive procedures includes a surgical robot which is controlled by a guidance system that uses time of flight calculations from RF transmitters embedded in the...
US20110213384 SURGICAL ROBOT SYSTEM HAVING TOOL FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY  
The present invention relates to a surgical robot system having a tool for minimally invasive surgery. More specifically, the present invention relates to a surgical robot system that helps a user...
US20140188130 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...
US20130165947 CONNECTION METHOD FOR MEMS NAVIGATION UNIT FOR COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY  
A computer-assisted surgery (CAS) navigation assembly comprises a micro-electromechanical sensor (MEMS) navigation unit having one or more MEMS to provide at least orientation data. A support...
US20140005687 CURVED CANNULA SURGICAL SYSTEM  
A robotic surgical system is configured with rigid, curved cannulas that extend through the same opening into a patient's body. Surgical instruments with passively flexible shafts extend through...