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9039609 Endoscope  
Improved optical devices and methods transmit optical images along elongate optical paths with relatively limited cross-sectional dimensions using an improved objective, relay, and ocular systems....
8992423 Solid state variable direction of view endoscope  
An endoscope with a wide angle lens that comprises an optical axis that is angularly offset from a longitudinal axis of the endoscope such that the optical axis resides at an angle greater than...
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...
8939894 Three-dimensional target devices, assemblies and methods for calibrating an endoscopic camera  
The present disclosure relates to calibration target devices, assemblies and methods for use with imaging systems, such as a stereoscopic endoscope. A calibration assembly includes: a target...
8933995 Image capturing device and image capturing method  
The quality of a planar image is improved while maintaining the parallax of a stereoscopic image. An image capturing device includes an imaging element that performs photoelectric conversion on...
8911357 Optical structure observation apparatus and structure information processing method of the same  
In the optical structure observation apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention, a middle layer of a measured object having a layer structure at least including a surface layer and...
8908756 Image transmission apparatus and image reception apparatus  
An image transmission apparatus may include a transmission unit that transmits a moving image compressed by lossy compression as first image data to an external apparatus through wireless...
8876700 Medical apparatus, method for controlling marker display in medical image and medical processor  
A processor of an endoscope apparatus that is a medical apparatus generates two images that are a normal-light observation image and a special-light observation image that are obtained by picking...
8814779 Stereoscopic endoscope  
Two side-by-side optical paths transmit stereoscopic right side and left side images onto the surface of a single image sensing chip. The single image sensing chip may be placed at various...
8810631 Augmented stereoscopic visualization for a surgical robot using a captured visible image combined with a fluorescence image and a captured visible image  
An endoscope with a stereoscopic optical channel is held and positioned by a robotic surgical system. A capture unit captures (1) a visible first image and (2) a visible second image combined with...
8811722 Device and method for acquisition and reconstruction of objects  
The purpose of this invention is a device and a method which will permit the acquisition and subsequent reconstruction of objects with volume throughout the total external surface. This invention...
8795157 Method and system for navigating within a colon  
Method for advancing a colonoscope within a colon of the body of a patient, the method including the procedures of acquiring a stereoscopic image pair of a region of the interior of the colon,...
8771172 Sensor system and method for image capture of an object  
In a sensor system and a corresponding method for image capture of an object, an imaging sensor is arranged in a recording area of an optical sensor, the recording area being defined for the...
8771169 Imaging system for a surgical device  
A surgical device includes a jaw portion and a shaft portion that is pivotably coupled to the jaw portion. The shaft portion defines an interior space having first and second openings on...
8764635 Endoscope apparatus  
An endoscope apparatus is adapted to be inserted into an inside of a subject and observe the inside of the subject and includes: an observation optical system which has a first optical path and a...
8747299 Method and device for the pathology analysis of the Schlemm's canal  
A method and device are proposed for carrying out ophthalmologic analysis especially for the pathological evaluation of the Schlemm's canal that has been exposed through a scleral flap and into...
8721525 Endoscope system with a modulated radiation source  
An endoscope system includes a radiation source which emits a modulated radiation and is applied in a manner such that an object to be examined by an endoscope may be illuminated with the...
8715270 Multi-part instrument systems and methods  
Described herein are multi-part instrument systems and methods of use. The instrument can include an inner and outer body member where the inner body member is adapted to dock with the outer body...
8708890 Endoscope apparatus and method of measuring subject  
An endoscope apparatus includes: a display device that displays a first image and a second image, the first image and the second image being contained in image data of a subject captured by an...
8708891 Stereoscopic coupler for mechanically and optically coupling a stereo endoscope to a stereo endoscopic camera  
A stereoscopic coupler for mechanically and optically coupling an endoscope to a portion of a camera, the stereoscopic coupler including means for mechanically and optically coupling the...
8684914 Image capture unit and an imaging pipeline with enhanced color performance in a surgical instrument and method  
In a minimally invasive surgical system, an image capture unit includes a prism assembly and sensor assembly. The prism assembly includes a beam splitter, while the sensor assembly includes...
8647258 Apparatus for endoscopic procedures  
The present disclosure provides for a surgical device. The surgical device includes a jaw assembly and a camera assembly coupled to the jaw assembly. The camera assembly includes a camera housing...
8608645 Stereo-endoscope with camera connection  
A stereo-endoscope is provided having a hollow shank with two axially parallel optical channels, which channels run through the hollow shank and respectively form at least a section of an image...
8562516 Methods and apparatus for obtaining endoluminal access  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for obtaining endoluminal access. An elongate body is configured for insertion within a body lumen, conduit, organ, orifice, passageway or...
8512229 Method and apparatus for obtaining endoluminal access  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for obtaining endoluminal access. An elongate body is configured for insertion within a body lumen, conduit, organ, orifice or passageway, the...
8398541 Interactive user interfaces for robotic minimally invasive surgical systems  
In one embodiment of the invention, a method for a minimally invasive surgical system is disclosed. The method includes capturing and displaying camera images of a surgical site on at least one...
8372002 Endoscope apparatus  
An image converter receives image data of an object and performs a kind of image conversion on the image data to generate converted image data for display. A measurement section measures at least...
8360964 Wide angle HDTV endoscope  
A wide angle HDTV endoscope includes at least two optical imaging channels. Lenses close each channel at the distal end of the endoscope. The imaging channels each have a different field of view...
8337397 Method and system for providing visual guidance to an operator for steering a tip of an endoscopic device toward one or more landmarks in a patient  
Landmark directional guidance is provided to an operator of an endoscopic device by displaying graphical representations of vectors adjacent a current image captured by an image capturing device...
8323182 Endoscope and system and method of operation thereof  
An endoscope including a rigid section having opposed first and second ends and an opening situated between the first and second ends, the rigid section defining a longitudinal axis; a handle...
8221304 Operation microscope  
There is disclosed an operation microscope in which an observing and displaying system of an operating instrument are selected, and an endoscope image for observing a dead angle of the microscope...
8199984 System that assists in observing a luminal organ using the structure of the luminal organ  
Medical image observation assisting system 1 including CT-image-data retrieving portion 10, CT-image-data storing portion 11, information extracting portion 12, anatomical information DB13, point...
8197397 Metrology device for videoendoscopic probe  
Image splitting device for videoendoscope, comprising an image splitting optical component to form on the sensitive surface of a video sensor housed in the distal end part of a videoendoscope a...
8162820 Stereovideoscope and method of using the same  
A system and method for acquiring measurements of a portion of a patient's anatomy are provided. For example, the system includes a stereovideoscope including a scope coupled to a flexible tubing...
8118730 Endoscope  
Improved optical devices and methods transmit optical images along elongate optical paths with relatively limited cross-sectional dimensions using an improved objective, relay, and ocular systems....
8105233 Endoscopic system and method for therapeutic applications and obtaining 3-dimensional human vision simulated imaging with real dynamic convergence  
An endoscopic system and method that is adaptable for therapeutic applications as well as sensor operation and is capable of producing 3-dimensional human vision simulated imaging with real...
8075478 System, apparatus, and method for viewing a visually obscured portion of a cavity  
A system, apparatus, and method for viewing a visually obscured portion of a body cavity. The system includes an endoscopic-type instrument, an imaging apparatus, and a human interface apparatus....
8033990 Endoscope insertion portion  
An endoscope insertion portion of the invention includes a distal end portion, and a plurality of image pickup portions each including an image pickup device for obtaining an endoscope image,...
8016747 Capsule endoscope capable of performing stereoscopic imaging  
A capsule endoscope capable of implementing stereoscopic photography, with which protruding/recessed states are easily recognized, for a nearby subject. The capsule endoscope includes imaging...
8004560 Endoscope apparatus  
An endoscope apparatus includes: a video signal acquisition portion; a video signal processing portion that processes a video signal to generate a display video signal; a measurement processing...
7935048 Method and system for navigating within a flexible organ of the body of a patient  
Method for navigating a flexible medical device within a flexible organ of the body of a patient, toward a target region of interest of an inner wall of the flexible organ, by employing a...
7773122 Image pick-up module and method for assembling such an image pick-up module  
An image pick-up module, especially for an endoscope, comprises an electronic image sensor, a single-piece circuit board which is electrically bonded to the image sensor, with at least one cable...
7762949 Endoscope with open channels  
An endoscope with a flexible elongate insertion shaft, an illumination guide extending longitudinally through the insertion shaft, and an image guide extending longitudinally through the insertion...
7601119 Remote manipulator with eyeballs  
A manipulator includes a distal end having a manipulating instrument configured for manipulation at a manipulation site, and a proximate end connectable to an interface. A pair of detectors is...
7507201 Metrology device for videoendoscopic probe  
Image splitting device for videoendoscope, comprising an image splitting optical component to form on the sensitive surface of a video sensor housed in the distal end part of a videoendoscope a...
7410463 Optical system for stereoscopic rigid endoscope  
An optical system for stereoscopic rigid endoscope is provided with first and second objective optical systems arranged to have a predetermined clearance therebetween and an optical path combining...
7241262 Image-distorting endoscopes and methods of making and using such endoscope  
An endoscope having restricted dimensions and comprising at least one image gatherer, at least one image distorter and at least one image sensor shaped to fit within said limited dimensions, and...
7154527 Optical device  
Stereoscopic device including at least two apertures, each including a light valve, a multi wavelength light sensor array and a controllable multi wavelength illumination unit, producing at least...
7116352 Capsule  
System for producing a stereoscopic image of an object, and displaying the stereoscopic image, the system including a capsule and a control unit, the capsule including a sensor assembly, a...
7108657 Endoscopic visualization apparatus with different imaging systems  
An endoscopic visualization apparatus has a first imaging system and at least one second imaging system, a first image field being covered by the first imaging system, and a second image field...

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