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Dennis Moses, Arthur Quaid, Hyosig Kang: Method and apparatus for controlling a haptic device. Mako Surgical, Foley & Lardner, October 16, 2012: US08287522 (120 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a surgical device is provided. The method includes manipulating the surgical device to perform a procedure on a patient; determining whether a relationship between an anatomy of the patient and a position, an orientation, a velocity, and/or an acceleration of a surgical tool ...


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Arthur E Quaid, Rony A Abovitz: Guidance system and method for surgical procedures with improved feedback. Mako Surgical, Fay Sharpe, November 9, 2010: US07831292 (89 worldwide citation)

It is often desirable to define objects with respect to images of an anatomy displayed using an image guided surgery system. For non-trivial objects, or those with complicated two or three dimensional forms, it may be difficult to present information in a manner that is simple for a user to understa ...


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Jason K Otto, Binyamin Hajaj, Rony Abovitz, Amit Mistry, Scott Nortman, Steven B Brown: Prosthetic device and system and method for implanting prosthetic device. Mako Surgical, Foley and Lardner, November 30, 2010: US07842092 (69 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device includes one or more components configured to be disposed in a joint. The component includes at least one feature configured to provide information about the component. The information can be used to determine or create the relationship between the component and the joint and/or ...


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Arthur Quaid, Hyosig Kang, Dennis Moses, Rony Abovitz, Scott Illsley: Haptic guidance system and method. MAKO Surgical, Foley & Lardner, August 30, 2011: US08010180 (63 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus includes a surgical device, configured to be manipulated by a user to perform a procedure on a patient, and a computer system. The computer system is programmed to implement control parameters for controlling the surgical device to provide at least one of haptic guidance to the ...


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Arthur E Quaid III: System and method for interactive haptic positioning of a medical device. MAKO Surgical, Fay Sharpe, June 29, 2010: US07747311 (55 worldwide citation)

A combination of a haptic device and a computer-assisted medical system is used for interactive haptic positioning of a medical device coupled to the haptic device. A reconfigurable haptic object facilitates the positioning of the medical device and/or the haptic device. The haptic object may be mod ...


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Arthur E Quaid III: System and method for using a haptic device as an input device. MAKO Surgical, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 10, 2012: US08095200 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention generally pertains to a combination of a haptic device with a computer-assisted surgery system. The haptic device may be used as an input device, allowing information to pass from the user to the computer-assisted surgery system, and providing functionality similar to common user inter ...


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Moses Dennis, Quaid Arthur, Kang Hyosig: Method and apparatus for controlling a haptic device. Mako Surgical, Moses Dennis, Quaid Arthur, Kang Hyosig, RAWLINS Andrew E, November 29, 2007: WO/2007/136768 (45 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating a surgical device is provided. The method includes acquiring first data including a position and/or an orientation of a first object disposed on the surgical device at a first location; acquiring second data including a position and/or an orientation of a second object dispo ...


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Otto Jason K, Hajaj Binyamin, Abovitz Rony, Mistry Amit, Nortman Scot, Brown Steven B: Prosthetic device and system and method for implanting prosthetic device. Mako Surgical Corporation, Otto Jason K, Hajaj Binyamin, Abovitz Rony, Mistry Amit, Nortman Scot, Brown Steven B, RAWLINS Andrew E, September 20, 2007: WO/2007/106172 (32 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device (5) includes one or more components (10, 20, 30, 40, 50) configured to be disposed in a joint. The component includes at least one feature (205, 210, 215, 220, 225, 230, 235) configured to provide information about the component. The information can be used to determine or create ...


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Kang Hyosig, Quaid Arthur E, Moses Dennis: Apparatus and method for haptic rendering. Mako Surgical, Kang Hyosig, Quaid Arthur E, Moses Dennis, RAWLINS Andrew E, October 18, 2007: WO/2007/117297 (22 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for generating a haptic penalty force, including in one embodiment, the steps of: defining a primary proxy position; defining a secondary proxy position; defining a HIP position; generating a first force in response to the primary proxy position and t ...