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A surgical instrument for minimally invasive surgery includes a hollow shank with an actuating device arranged at the one end thereof and a bendable instrument tip arranged at the other end. The instrument tip is bendable toward the shank and carries a mouth part. The surgical instrument also includes a gear mechanism which transforms at least a movement of said actuating device by an operator into a rotation of said mouth part according to a predetermined transmission ratio in relation to the actuating movement.

Title
Surgical instrument for minimally invasive surgical interventions
Application Number
10/345019
Publication Number
6913613 (B2)
Application Date
January 15, 2003
Publication Date
July 5, 2005
Inventor
Gerhard F Buesz
Tübingen
DE
Marc O Schurr
Tübingen
DE
Knut M Schwarz
Tübingen
DE
Agent
Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane
Assignee
Tuebingen Scientific Surgical Products oHG
DE
IPC
A61B 017/068
A61B 010/00
G02B 023/24
A61B 017/28
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