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Ohline Robert M, Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex T, Keller Wade A, Anderson Scott C, Julian Chris A: Tendon-dirven endoscope and methods of insertion. Neoguide Systems, Ohline Robert M, Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex T, Keller Wade A, Anderson Scott C, Julian Chris A, HAN Johney U, March 11, 2004: WO/2004/019769 (370 worldwide citation)

A steerable, tendon-driven endoscope is described herein. The endoscope has an elongated body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled, segmented proximal portion. The steerable distal portion and the segment of the controllable portion are actuated by ...


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BELSON AMIR: Improved apparatus and methods for hybrid endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery. BELSON AMIR, Leary James J, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/098871 (262 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described allow the techniques of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery to be combined into a minimally invasive hybrid surgical technique called NOTES-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Manual and robotic-controlled versions of a modular laparoscopic tool are described having a ...


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Belson Amir: Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy of the esophagus. Belson Amir, LEARY James J, January 12, 2006: WO/2006/005075 (29 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy are described for locating, positioning, steering, aiming and tracking of an endoscopy capsule (100) within a patient's esophagus and stomach. The apparatus includes an endoscopy capsule (100) with a magnetic element (110), an external capsule positioning ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Keller Wade A, Belson Amir, Ratchford Arthur R: Endoscope with adjacently positioned guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, Tartaglia Joseph M, Keller Wade A, Belson Amir, Ratchford Arthur R, MAYER Mika, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/049905 (25 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is provided. The endoscope has an elongate body with a steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and manipulatable guiding apparatus. The guiding apparatus may ...


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Whitin Katherine, Ohline Robert M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex, Arne Lawrence W: Method and apparatus for tracking insertion depth. Neoguide Systems, Whitin Katherine, Ohline Robert M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex, Arne Lawrence W, GLENN Benjamin, October 7, 2004: WO/2004/084702 (25 worldwide citation)

Datum (96) may be positioned externally of patient (18) adjacent to an opening into a body cavity, eg anus (20) for colonoscopic procedures. Datum (96) may have a sensor reader (98) located next to the opening (100) which maybe usd as a guide for passage of the endoscope (92) therethrough. Endoscope ...


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Belson Amir: Methods and apparatus for performing transluminal and other procedures. Neoguide Systems, Belson Amir, SHAY James R, March 22, 2007: WO/2007/033379 (24 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an apparatus for use in a transluminal procedure. The apparatus, comprising, for example, a housing having a guide lumen and a seal proximal to a distal end of the housing that extends across and completely seals the guide lumen; a fixation element in the housing and ada ...


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Belson Amir: Endoscopic suturing devices. Belson Amir, LEARY James J, August 30, 2007: WO/2007/098212 (24 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic suturing devices for transgastric flexible endoscopy procedures are described. In a first aspect, the endoscopic suturing device includes a hollow helical needle carrying an elongated suture thread with a suture anchor on the distal end of the suture thread. The suture anchor has a low-pr ...


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Belson Amir, Ohline Robert Matthew: Activated polymer articulated instruments and methods of insertion. Neoguide Systems, Belson Amir, Ohline Robert Matthew, GLENN Benjamin, March 3, 2005: WO/2005/018428 (19 worldwide citation)

An electro-polymeric articulated endoscope (90) and method of insertion are described herein. A steerable endoscope (90) having a segmented, elongated body (96, 98, 100) with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion (102) and an automatically controlled proximal portion can be articulated ...


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Belson Amir: Intravenous catheter insertion and blood sample devices and method of use. Vascular Pathways, Belson Amir, GLENN Benjamin W, November 13, 2008: WO/2008/137956 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for guidewire assisted placement of catheters into blood vessels are described. Some of the devices and methods relate to automated or partially automated or assisted insertion and placement of an intravenous catheter into a vein or artery of a patient. Other of the devices are b ...


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BELSON Amir, STORNE Eric, BECKY Brian: Dispositif docclusion dincision de biopsie, Biopsy incision closure device. Zipline Medical, BELSON Amir, STORNE Eric, BECKY Brian, HESLIN James M, November 10, 2011: WO/2011/139912 (12 worldwide citation)

A biopsy incision closure device comprises a base having a frame incorporated therein. Together, the base and frame define an opening for performing a biopsy incision when the device is placed over a tissue surface. The base is typically composed of an elastomeric material and the frame comprises re ...