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9011318 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...
8998801 Insertion instrument  
Contact between a face to be pressed and a cam face in an interaxial direction T of two inner guide sheaths is set so that a contact width H therebetween is shorter than an interaxial distance L,...
8911362 Endoscope  
An endoscope including a bending operation apparatus including a bending operation mechanism section and a bending portion braking mechanism section in an operation section, the bending operation...
8864656 Endoscope combined deflection control and lock  
An endoscope including a shaft having a deflectable distal end; a main section at a proximal end of the shaft, where the main section forms a handle of the endoscope; and a deflection control...
8845521 Torque limiting mechanism of bendable portion control device for an endoscope  
A bendable portion control device for an endoscope including a control portion and an insertion portion extending therefrom, the insertion portion having a bendable portion at a distal end...
8845520 Selective compliance wire actuated mobile platform, particularly for endoscopic surgical devices  
A wire-operated selective compliance mobile platform (100), in particular for endoscopic surgery devices, obtains a perfect and precise mobility and thus it allows to handle, in the most effective...
8808169 Steering system tension control devices  
A steerable shaft of a medical instrument is steered by one or more control cables. The control cables are in contact with a steering system tension control device that reduces the tension in the...
8808168 Instrument with self-unlocking adjustment wheel  
An instrument comprises a headpiece at a proximal end, a shaft connected to said headpiece, said shaft can be deflected at least in a distal end area thereof. A deflection mechanism is provided...
8753263 Insertion apparatus  
An insertion apparatus includes a moving unit moving between a first movement position in a state that a motion portion performs a motion and a second movement position in a state that the motion...
8702595 Insertion instrument endoscope  
An insertion instrument and an endoscope are provided that include: a bending portion provided in an insertion portion; a flexible tube portion connected in series to a proximal end side of the...
8679004 Endoscope combined deflection control and lock  
An endoscope including a shaft having a deflectable distal end; a handle at a proximal end of the shaft; and a deflection control connected to the distal end. The deflection control includes a...
8641604 Steering system with locking mechanism  
A steerable device, such as a steerable catheter, may include a control handle and an insertion shaft extending outwardly therefrom. In use, the insertion shaft is navigated to an area of interest...
8608649 In-vivo visualization system  
Several embodiments of the present invention are generally directed to medical visualization systems that comprise combinations of disposable and reusable components, such as catheters, functional...
8591405 Bending operation device for endoscope and the endoscope  
A bending operation device includes a bending operation knob, a friction plate, two tabular fastening members, an annular member including a cam groove for moving the two tabular members from a...
8550989 Flexibility/rigidity adjustable apparatus  
There is provided a flexibility/rigidity adjustable apparatus which can change over its state between a flexible state in which such apparatus is freely bendable and a rigid state in which such...
8529438 Endoscopic instrument  
An endoscopic instrument includes an instrument section which may be deflected transversely to the instrument axis. The instrument section is connected via at least one control wire to an...
8449456 Endoscope  
Lead screws and nut members screwed to the respective lead screws are provided on a wire operation section for operating wires for operating a bending section in a bending manner, and a driving...
8388520 Shape control endoscope  
Methods and devices are provided for controlling an endoscope in a body cavity. In one exemplary embodiment, a stiffening element for an endoscopic surgical system includes an elongate member...
8333691 Endoscope comprising a flexible probe  
An endoscope comprising a flexible catheter probe 1 having a plurality of lumens, a handle 12 provided at the proximal end of the probe, an optical system 6 provided in at least one optical system...
8317685 Rotatable operation device for endoscope  
A rotatable operation device for an endoscope includes a fixed shaft projected outward from an operating portion, a cylindrical shaft projected from a rotatable operating member. The cylindrical...
8317686 Endoscope  
An endoscope includes a bending section for bending a bending portion, a manipulating section for operating the bending portion to bend the bending portion, a drive section for bending the bending...
8287448 Endoscope comprising a flexible probe  
An endoscope with a flexible, multilumen catheter probe, a grip provided at the proximal end of the probe, a control element attached to the distal end of the probe and movably guided in the axial...
8241207 Connection mechanism of plate member and shaft member  
A connection mechanism is provided with a plate member formed with a polygonal hole, the plate member including a first plate and a second plate overlaid with each other, each of the first plate...
8216150 Ultrasound probe  
The present invention provides an ultrasound probe in which bend of a tip part is fixed only in a state that it is not bent in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which ultrasonic waves are...
8142349 Rotation mechanism for endoscope  
A connection mechanism includes a rotatable member formed with a connection hole in which a shaft member is rotatably fitted. A thrust stopper is arranged at the distal end of the shaft member to...
7846089 Bendable portion control mechanism of an endoscope  
A bendable portion control mechanism of an endoscope including a control portion and an insertion portion, includes two manually-rotatable control knobs, one of which being provided on top of the...
7828725 Bent state holding mechanism of an endoscope  
A bent state holding mechanism for an endoscope which includes a control portion and an insertion portion extending therefrom, the insertion portion having a bendable portion at a distal end...
7794392 Bent state holding mechanism of an endoscope  
A bent state holding mechanism of an endoscope including a bending mechanism having a rotatable bending member, includes a bent state holding member for switching between a bent-state holding...
RE41475 Flexible ureteropyeloscope  
A flexible ureteropyeloscope having a control section and a shaft extending from the control section. The shaft has a front end with a first active deflection section connected in series with a...
7662092 Endoscope device with electrically actuated bending  
An electric bending endoscope according to the present invention includes a bending portion arranged to an inserting portion, a bending driving mechanism which electrically bends the bending...
7604611 Handle thumb wheel mechanism which maintains holding forces when sterilized and when engaged  
A thumb wheel mechanism includes a thumb wheel with upper and lower surfaces, the lower surface including a bore with a ball connected to it, and an handle half with upper and lower surfaces, the...
6780151 Flexible ureteropyeloscope  
A flexible ureteropyeloscope having a control section and a shaft extending from the control section. The shaft has a front end with a first active deflection section connected in series with a...
6641588 Surgical tool for tensioning a cranial-flap clamp  
A surgical tool for tensioning cranial-flap clamps is provided. The tool includes first and second handles pivotally attached to one another. A first jaw extends from the first handle and has an...
6048307 Endoscope with a movable frontal end area  
An endoscope comprising an endoscope shaft (2) having in the front end portion a movable section, with the endoscope shaft (2) having provided therein at least one miniaturized electric drive...
5976074 Endoscope provided with function of being locked to flexibility of insertion part which is set by flexibility modifying operation member  
A densely wound coil and a wire which passes through the coil are inserted into a flexible part which has a flexibility. The coil which is fixed in the vicinity of a distal end of the wire has a...
5888192 Control device for endocscopes  
A control device serves the steering of the distal end of an endoscope, this being by operating control cables running to the distal end of the endoscope by way of a handle. The control device is...
5752912 Manipulator for flexible portion of an endoscope  
A manipulator for a flexible portion of an endoscope includes a rotatable pulley provided in an operating portion of the endoscope, and a pliable pull rope which is wound about the pulley. One end...
5738631 Ratchet control mechanism for an endoscope  
A ratchet control mechanism for an endoscope having a generally elongated flexible shaft extending between a proximal control head and a distal objective assembly is shown. The ratchet control...
5667476 Endoscope articulation system to reduce effort during articulation of an endoscope  
An endoscope having an articulation system that provides a mechanical advantage and facilitates articulation of the distal section of the endoscope insertion tube. The endoscope includes a handle...
5575755 Fluid insensitive braking for an endoscope  
A fluid insensitive system for braking the displacement cables in an endoscopic insertion tube wherein at least one control wheel is mounted on the outside of the insertion tube control housing. A...
5512035 Cable compensating mechanism for an endoscope  
A cable compensating mechanism for an endoscope is shown. The endoscope has a generally elongated flexible shaft extending between a control head at a proximal end thereof and an objective...
5496260 Torque override knob for endoscopes, borescopes, or guide tubes  
A manually rotated knob drive mechanism incorporates a torque override feature. If the knob turning force exceeds a predetermined torque limit the feature permits slippage between the knob and the...
5331948 Tip articulation mechanism for endoscopes  
A pulling wire for tip articulation mechanism of endoscope is fitted with an overload preventing spring in the middle thereof. This spring is arranged to stretch upon more than a certain amount of...
5329887 Endoscope control assembly with removable control knob/brake assembly  
A removable control knob/brake assembly for an endoscope having a handle and an insertion tube. The assembly is intended to be used with endoscopes which use protective bags or sheaths to isolate...
5174276 Endoscope device for applying an aneurysm clip  
A device for applying an aneurysm clip includes a novel lockable steerable endoscope (12), having steering mechanism (14), and a novel surgical device for applying the clip including an applicator...
5014685 Brake for bending control device of endoscope  
A brake for a bending control device of an endoscope comprising a driving device rotatably provided in a control part for pulling a control wire, a rotary shaft rotating together with the driving...
5007406 Bending control device of endoscope  
A bending control device of an endoscope for bending a bendable portion, formed at the distal end of the insert part of the endoscope, by manual operation of a control part connected to the...
4942866 Bending control apparatus for endoscope  
A control wire which is secured at one end thereof to a bendable portion of the insert part of an endoscope is wound on a pulley which is rotatably provided in a control part, and a manual control...
4932394 Endoscope including scope terminal locking indicator  
An endoscope including a scope having a terminal portion with an optoelectronic device such as a CCD for observing an object to pick up picture signals, and a processor for operating picture...
4825850 Contamination protection system for endoscope control handles  
A contamination system for endoscopes having a handle, an insertion tube projecting from the handle, and control knobs detachably mounted on control shafts projecting from the handle to control...

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