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David L Brock, Woojin Lee, Gary Rogers, Barry Weitzner, Robert E Ailinger: Flexible instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, August 15, 2006: US07090683 (452 worldwide citation)

A remote control flexible instrument system, employing a shaft which supports a tool, is described in which the has proximal and distal ends with at least a portion thereof extending through a lumen of the human body so as to locate the shaft at an internal target site. A master station including an ...


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Robert Ailinger, Dwight Meglan: Robotically controlled surgical instruments. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, April 20, 2010: US07699835 (276 worldwide citation)

A robotically controlled surgical instrument includes a first jaw and a second jaw used to grasp an item, and a drive mechanism that increases the force applied to the item grasped. The drive mechanism and the jaws can be provided with an accommodating mechanism that allows continued movement of the ...


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Frederic H Moll, Daniel T Wallace, Robert G Younge, David F Moore, Michael R Zinn, Kenneth M Martin, Gunter D Niemeyer: Methods using a robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, December 14, 2010: US07850642 (256 worldwide citation)

A methods using a robotic catheter system to perform a procedure on a patient includes generating a control signal corresponding to movement of a master input device, and moving a plurality of drive elements of an instrument driver in response to the control signal, the drive elements operatively co ...


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Daniel T Wallace, Frederic H Moll, Robert G Younge, Kenneth M Martin, Gregory J Stahler, David F Moore, Daniel T Adams, Michael R Zinn, Gunter D Niemeyer: Robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, July 5, 2011: US07972298 (246 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system includes a controller with a master input device. An instrument driver is in communication with the controller and has a guide instrument interface including a plurality of guide instrument drive elements responsive to control signals generated, at least in part, by the mas ...


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Barry Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor: Coaxial catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, August 3, 2010: US07766894 (243 worldwide citation)

A robotic medical system and method of performing a medical procedure are provided. The robotic medical system comprises a user interface configured for receiving commands, an electromechanical driver configured for being coupled to outer and inner catheters having proximal and distal balloons, a ba ...


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David L Brock, Woojin Lee, Gary Rogers, Barry Weitzner: Flexible instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, May 13, 2008: US07371210 (211 worldwide citation)

A remote control flexible instrument system, employing a shaft which supports a tool, is described in which the has proximal and distal ends with at least a portion thereof extending through a lumen of the human body so as to locate the shaft at an internal target site. A master station including an ...


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David L Brock, Woojin Lee: Surgical instruments. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, September 7, 2010: US07789875 (207 worldwide citation)

A medical system comprises a rigid support configured for being affixed relative to a patient table, a carriage assembly configured for being removably mounted to the rigid support, a surgical instrument mounted to the carriage assembly, the surgical instrument carrying a distal tool configured for ...


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David L Brock, Woojin Lee, Gary Rogers, Barry Weitzner, Robert W Cunningham: Flexible instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, May 8, 2007: US07214230 (207 worldwide citation)

A remote control flexible instrument system, employing a shaft which supports a tool, is described in which the has proximal and distal ends with at least a portion thereof extending through a lumen of the human body so as to locate the shaft at an internal target site. A master station including an ...


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Stahler Gregory J, Wallace Daniel T, Salisbury J Kenneth: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Stahler Gregory J, Wallace Daniel T, Salisbury J Kenneth, BURSE David T, August 21, 2008: WO/2008/101228 (197 worldwide citation)

An instrument driver operable to control catheter instruments. First and second carriages are movably coupled to a frame of an instrument driver. Each carriage is configured to support a catheter instrument. The first and second carriages are independently rotatable about a longitudinal axis of the ...


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Wallace Daniel T, Moll Frederic H, Younge Robert G, Martin Kenneth M, Stahler Gregory J, Moore David F, Adams Daniel T, Zinn Michael R, Niemeyer Gunter D: Robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Wallace Daniel T, Moll Frederic H, Younge Robert G, Martin Kenneth M, Stahler Gregory J, Moore David F, Adams Daniel T, Zinn Michael R, Niemeyer Gunter D, BURSE David T, September 22, 2005: WO/2005/087128 (145 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system (32) includes a controller with a master input device. An instrument driver (16) is in communication with the controller and has a guide instrument interface including a plurality of guide instrument drive elements responsive to control signals generated, at least in part, ...