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BRISSON Gabriel F, BURBANK William, DACHS II Gregory W, ZABINSKI John W, MURPHY Todd: DÉCOUPLAGE DU ROULEMENT DE LARBRE DUN INSTRUMENT ET ACTIONNEMENT DUN ORGANE TERMINAL EFFECTEUR DANS UN INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL, DECOUPLING INSTRUMENT SHAFT ROLL AND END EFFECTOR ACTUATION IN A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, BRISSON Gabriel F, BURBANK William, DACHS II Gregory W, ZABINSKI John W, MURPHY Todd, INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, May 24, 2012: WO/2012/068156 (162 worldwide citation)

Surgical assemblies and related methods are disclosed that provide for decoupling of instrument shaft roll and end effector actuation. A surgical assembly includes a base, an instrument shaft rotationally mounted to the base, an end effector supported at a distal end of the instrument shaft and incl ...


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BRISSON Gabriel F: COMMANDE DE FORCE DE PRÉHENSION DANS INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL ROBOTIQUE, GRIP FORCE CONTROL IN A ROBOTIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENT. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, BRISSON Gabriel F, MCMASTER Mark T, December 6, 2012: WO/2012/166806

Surgical assemblies, instruments, and related methods are disclosed that control tissue gripping force. A surgical assembly includes an end effector including a jaw operable to grip a patient tissue and a spring assembly. The spring assembly includes an output link drivingly coupled with the jaw, an ...


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DURANT Kevin, BRISSON Gabriel F, MANZO Scott, BURBANK William A: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL À COMMANDE POUR ÉTAT DÉFECTUEUX DÉTECTÉ, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH CONTROL FOR DETECTED FAULT CONDITION. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, DURANT Kevin, BRISSON Gabriel F, MANZO Scott, BURBANK William A, INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, December 6, 2012: WO/2012/166815

A method and system of controlling a surgical instrument including an end effector are provided. The method includes detecting a first signal indicating that an end effector component of a surgical instrument is positioned between a first position and a second position, and automatically controlling ...