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A surgical imaging device and method configured to be inserted into a surgical site. The surgical imaging device includes a plurality of prongs. Each one of the prongs has an image sensor mounted thereon. The image sensors provide different image data corresponding to the surgical site, thus enabling a surgeon to view a surgical site from several different angles. The prongs may be moveable between a first position, suitable for insertion though a small surgical incision, and a second position, in which the prongs are separated from each other. In addition, the prongs may be bendable.

Title
Surgical imaging device
Application Number
10/355906
Publication Number
7751870 (B2)
Application Date
January 30, 2003
Publication Date
July 6, 2010
Inventor
Michael P Whitman
New Hope
PA, US
Assignee
Power Medical Interventions
MA, US
IPC
A61B 6/00
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