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US20100331879 Articulating Surgical Hand Tool  
A surgical instrument comprising a frame, a control-effector coupled to the frame, a shaft, and an end effector in fluid communication with the control-effector is disclosed.
US20120303055 PERCUTANEOUS ROD DELIVERY TECHNIQUES AND SYSTEMS  
There are disclosed techniques for positioning a connecting element adjacent one or more bones or bony portions, such as the spinal column, through a minimally invasive surgical approach. The...
US20110152615 SURGICAL MANIPULATOR  
A surgical manipulator includes an intracorporeal unit that is completely arrangeable within a body cavity and that includes a coupling member and an effector. An extracorporeal unit includes a...
US20120239082 TISSUE MANIPULATION DEVICES  
Tissue manipulation and retraction devices. In various forms, the manipulation devices include a cannula that is insertable through the abdominal wall. A plurality of independently controllable...
US20150012021 FREELY-ROTATING MINIMALLY-INVASIVE MEDICAL TOOL  
The disclosure concerns a minimally-invasive medical instrument with a rotatable inner shaft mounting a medical tool. The medical tool may be, for example, a forceps, a grasper, a cutter or other...
US20110295314 MEDICAL GRIPPING TOOL  
A medical gripping tool includes a synthetic body and a metallic layer on a surface of the synthetic body, whereby the synthetic body is configured to be elastically reshaped in its expected...
US20130012983 Surgical Instrument with Flexible Shaft  
A surgical instrument includes an elongate body, an elongate shaft, a collar, and an end effector. In particular, the elongate body defines a longitudinal axis, a lumen therethrough and an...
US20150164526 GRIPPING INSTRUMENT  
A gripping instrument with two jaw parts, which are connected to each other by a pivot joint and are movable toward each other, by pushing together of two grip arms connected to the jaw parts, and...
US20140350597 SURGICAL HAND GRIP AND A SURGICAL TUBULAR SHAFT INSTRUMENT WITH A SURGICAL HAND GRIP  
A surgical hand grip for a surgical tubular shaft instrument is provided. The hand grip includes a coupling device for coupling to a tubular shaft tool having a tubular shaft and a force...
US20120197291 Surgical Clamp  
A surgical clamp includes first and second supports respectively having first and second engagement sections. The first and second supports are pivotably connected at a connection by a pivotal...
US20130274743 MANIPULATOR FOR GRASPING TISSUE  
In specific embodiments, a manipulator adapted to grasp and draw tissue comprises a first arm and second arm having proximal ends and distal ends separated by a distance. A first grasping surface...
US20120165842 ENDOLUMINAL FOLD CREATION  
Devices and methods are provided for forming one or more plications in the walls of a body cavity. In particular, endoscopic devices and methods are provided for forming and/or securing...
US20110087265 LAPAROSCOPIC INSTRUMENT WITH ATTACHABLE END EFFECTOR  
A laparoscopic surgical device comprises an elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis, the shaft comprising a distal end and a proximal end. A plurality of arms project distally from the distal...
US20140371532 NESTED CANNULAS WITH GUIDED TOOLS  
A medical instrument includes a guide (102) having an interlocking structure. A tool (104) is enclosed within the guide and has an interlocking feature configured to engage the interlocking...
US20150216544 MANIPULATOR FOR GRASPING TISSUE  
A manipulator adapted to grasp and draw tissue comprises first and second arms having proximal ends and distal ends separated by a distance. First and second grasping surfaces each connected to...
US20120109184 VIBRATORY MOTOR USE  
Devices and methods are provided for reducing the effect of frictional forces on the operation of a surgical instrument, particularly when inserted within a tortuous body lumen. A vibratory...
US20110152922 TOOL FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME  
The present invention relates to an easy-to-control tool for minimally invasive surgery and a method for using the same. In accordance with an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a...
US20130190759 Portable Surgical Instrument  
A surgical instrument is provided and includes a housing including an elongated shaft. The housing includes a docking portion that includes one or more apertures defined therein and electrical...
US20120316601 Lever Latch Assemblies for Vessel Sealer and Divider  
A surgical instrument includes a housing and an end effector spaced from the housing and transitionable between first and second conditions. A drive bar is coupled to the end effector and extends...
US20150245847 IN VIVO ATTACHABLE AND DETACHABLE END EFFECTOR ASSEMBLY AND LAPAROSCOPIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENT AND METHODS THEREFOR  
A method of performing surgery includes the steps of providing a forceps having a housing including a shaft that extends therefrom and at least one handle moveable relative to the housing and...
US20120172925 IN VIVO Attachable and Detachable End Effector Assembly and Laparoscopic Surgical Instrument and Methods Therefor  
A method of performing surgery includes the steps of providing a forceps having a housing including a shaft that extends therefrom and at least one handle moveable relative to the housing and...
US20130150868 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING STOMACH TISSUE AND TREATING GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE  
Stomach tissue is manipulated to form, for example, a restored flap of a gastroesophageal flap valve. The manipulation includes gripping stomach tissue from within the stomach while the stomach is...
US20140046363 SURGICAL FORCEPS  
The present invention relates to a surgical device comprising first (2a) and second (2b) legs pivotally connected at a fulcrum (3) arranged between first (4a, 4b) and second (5a, 5b) parts of each...
US20100331878 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REMOVING A BALLOON FROM A BODY CAVITY  
A balloon removing device is provided for removing a balloon from a body cavity through an access opening of said body cavity, in particular for removing a balloon of a radiation catheter from a...
US20110264129 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A morcellator (1) for morcellating tissue within a body cavity of a patient is provided in combination with first (17) and second (18) tissue-pulling devices, and an insert (19). The morcellator...
US20120010652 Medical Instrument  
A hydraulically actuated medical instrument includes an elongated shaft having proximal and distal ends, a hydraulically actuated end effector at the distal end of the shaft and a fluid flow path...
US20120089175 COMPRESSION TRANSMISSION COLLAR FOR FASTENING  
A compression transmission collar apparatus (20) for implantation into a bone (22) with a hole (28) having a hole wall (32) comprising an intramedullary nail (34) defining a bore (40) and a...
US20130123837 Surgical Forceps  
An end effector of a forceps includes first and second jaw members movable between spaced-apart and approximated positions for grasping tissue. Each jaw member includes a tissue sealing plate that...
US20130053853 DEVICES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR NEURAL LOCALIZATION  
Described herein are tissue manipulation devices having a tight bipole network. In particular, described herein are smart tools such as rongeurs configured to sense the presence of a nerve or...
US20150088191 Detachable End Effectors  
Methods and devices are provided for performing various procedures using interchangeable end effectors. In general, the methods and devices allow a surgeon to remotely and selectively attach...
US20120271347 HANDLING DEVICE FOR A MICRO-INVASIVE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A handling device for a micro-invasive surgical instrument includes a gripping device to hold and guide the handling device, a shaft coupling to couple the handling device with a proximal end of a...
US20120078289 REPOSABLE ENDOSCOPIC FORCEPS SYSTEM  
Reposable endoscopic forceps systems are described. The forceps systems may be provided with one or more reposable elements that are intended to be interoperable therewith in various different...
US20120059407 MULTI-PRONG FORCEPS  
A surgical forceps comprising a first repositionable arm that includes a first prong extending distally therefrom and a second repositionable arm that includes a second prong extending distally...
US20120259358 HANDLING DEVICE FOR A MICRO-INVASIVE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A handling device for a micro-invasive surgical instrument includes a gripping device to manually hold and guide the handling device, a shaft coupling to detachably mechanically couple the...
US20110106142 SUTURING INSTRUMENTS AND SUTURING SYSTEMS  
A needle storage and disposal cartridge is loaded with a needle receptor, and or suture and needle. By insertion of a forceps arm into the cartridge the needle receptor can be affixed to an arm of...
US20120130420 SURGICAL DEVICE  
A surgical device includes a shaft portion coupled to a handle, the handle defining a longitudinal axis. The surgical device also includes a first driver configured to actuate a rotational...
US20130030428 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH MULTI-PHASE TRIGGER BIAS  
An apparatus comprises an end effector, an elongate shaft, and a handle assembly. The end effector is operable to grasp tissue. The elongate shaft extends between the end effector and the handle...
US20110190809 DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COMPLIANT TISSUE FASTENERS  
Devices, systems, and methods for closing the base of a left atrial appendage or other tissue structure comprise a device applicator having jaws, a shaft, and a handle. First and second triggers...
US20110087266 LOADER FOR EXCHANGING END EFFECTORS IN VIVO  
A surgical device for use in combination with a percutaneous elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis. The shaft comprises a distal end and a proximal end, the distal end comprising an...
US20140324038 MEDICAL DEVICE  
A medical device that can perform plural actions by a single operation and is excellent in operability includes a catheter that is insertable into a living body, a sandwiching portion and a needle...
US20110245865 FORCEPS  
The invention provides a forceps system comprising a pair of forceps members and force measurement means operable to measure compressive and traction forces exerted by the forceps when in use, and...
US20140066977 MICROSURGICAL HANDLE AND INSTRUMENT  
A microsurgical handle and instrument may include an actuation structure having an actuation structure distal end and an actuation structure proximal end, a plurality of actuation arms of the...
US20120203269 MEDICAL MANIPULATOR SYSTEM  
A medical manipulator system has an operating unit including a grip handle and a composite input unit, a working unit detachably mounted on the operating unit and including an end effector, and a...
US20120259317 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...
US20120330351 TISSUE CAPTURE AND OCCLUSION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems and methods capture and/or occlusion of selected body tissue using various tissue characteristics and/or techniques are described. In the context of left atrial appendage closure, the...
US20140088637 Magnetic Collet for Attaching End Effector  
A surgical device comprises an elongate shaft comprising an outer tube and an inner rod positioned in the outer tube, the outer tube and inner rod each comprising a distal end and a proximal end....
US20100298852 Endoscopic Scissors Instrument with Friction Enhancing Tissue Stops  
An endoscopic instrument includes an end effector assembly having first and second scissors blades mounted on the clevis. Laterally offset from the cutting edges a tissue stop is provided on each...
US20130282051 MEDICAL MANIPULATOR  
A medical manipulator is provided. The medical manipulator includes an end effector that is configured to perform motions with respect to at least two different axes, and that is inserted in a...
US20150119918 Medical Instrument And Method For Pivoting Such A Medical Instrument  
A medical instrument for guiding a tool into an operating space including a shaft having first and second shaft segments connected to each other in an articulated manner, and an adjustment element...
US20120143241 Tissue Grasping Forceps & Localizing Needle Holder  
A tissue grasping forceps and needle holder. A pair of movable arms are pivotably connected about a pivot connection, with each arm having a handle portion on one side and a working portion on the...