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Apparatus is provided for use with a steerable catheter that includes a thumb control adapted to control a deflection of a distal tip of the catheter. The apparatus includes a robot, including an end-effector, adapted to be coupled to the thumb control, and a controller, adapted to drive the end-effector to deflect the distal tip by manipulating the thumb control.

Title
Robotically guided catheter
Application Number
13/223804
Publication Number
8214019 (B2)
Application Date
September 1, 2011
Publication Date
July 3, 2012
Inventor
Yaron Ephrath
Karkur
IL
Andres Claudio Altmann
Haifa
IL
Assaf Govari
Haifa
IL
Agent
Louis J Capezzuto
Assignee
Biosense Webster
CA, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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