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Michael S Williams, Richard S Stack, Geoffrey A Orth, Jeffrey A Smith, Richard A Glenn, Daniel W Fifer, William L Athas, Aurora Pryor: Procedural cannula and support system for surgical procedures. Transenterix, November 16, 2010: US07833156 (58 worldwide citation)

A system for performing minimally invasive medical procedures includes an elongate support advanceable into a body cavity. The elongate support supports a frame that carries a pair of tool cannulas, each of which has a lumen for receiving a tool useable to perform a procedure in the body cavity. The ...


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Michael S Williams, Richard S Stack, Geoffrey A Orth, Jeffrey A Smith, Richard A Glenn, Daniel W Fifer, William L Athas: System and method for multi-instrument surgical access using a single access port. TransEnterix, August 27, 2013: US08518024 (29 worldwide citation)

A system for performing multi-tool minimally invasive medical procedures through a single instrument port into a body cavity includes an expandable frame that carries a pair of tool cannulas, each of which has a lumen for receiving a tool useable to perform a procedure in the body cavity. The frame ...


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CASTRO SALVATORE: Multi-instrument access devices and systems. TRANSENTERIX, Frost Kathleen A, August 26, 2010: WO/2010/096580 (8 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system for use in minimally invasive procedures such as single port or laparoscopic surgery. The system has a sealed base positionable in an incision formed in a body wall and at least two access tubes extending through the base. Each access tube includes a rigid tube having a fixe ...


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Robert E Welt, William L Athas, Thomas B Miller: Surgical snare with electrosurgical tip and method of use. TransEnterix, August 21, 2012: US08246617 (3 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes a tissue dissector and a snare loop on a common shaft. At least the distal tip of the snare loop is energizable to function as an electrosurgical element for tissue dissection. In use the snare loop is partially extended from the shaft to expose the electrosurgical element ...


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PAGE BRETT: Deflectable instrument ports. TRANSENTERIX, Frost Kathleen A, February 3, 2011: WO/2011/014711 (3 worldwide citation)

An instrument port for a single instrument comprises an elongate tube having a lumen. The elongate tube has a rigid section of fixed shape, and a more distal deflectable section. An actuator is coupled to the rigid section of the elongate tube. The actuator has an instrument pathway in communication ...


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Michael S Williams, Richard S Stack, Geoffrey A Orth, Jeffrey A Smith, Richard A Glenn, Daniel W Fifer, William L Athas, Aurora Pryor: System and method for multi-instrument surgical access. Transenterix Surgical, December 30, 2014: US08919348 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for performing multi-tool minimally invasive medical procedures through a single instrument port into a body cavity includes a rigid tube carried by a mount. Cannulas having instrument channels and steerable distal ends extend distally from the rigid tube. During a procedure using the syste ...


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Carson Shellenberger, Keith Phillip Laby: Mechanized multi-instrument surgical system. TransEnterix Surgical, March 28, 2017: US09603672 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical system includes an instrument driver having a distal end positionable in a body cavity and a user input device. The instrument driver and user input device are positioned to removably receive distal and proximal portions, respectively, of a surgical instrument. The user input device is co ...


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Carson Shellenberger, Keith Phillip Laby, Richard M Mueller, Nicholas J Bender, Galen Robertson, Nicholas J Jardine, Matthew R Penny, Mohan Nathan, Lucas Tew, James Cuevas, Jeff Wilson: Mechanized multi-instrument surgical system. TransEnterix Surgical, May 10, 2016: US09333040 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical system includes an instrument driver having a distal end positionable in a body cavity and a user input device. The instrument driver and user input device are positioned to removably receive distal and proximal portions, respectively, of a surgical instrument. The user input device is co ...


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Parviz K Amid, Christian Martin, Scott Arp, Alan Bachman: Hernia stapler. TransEnterix, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, October 28, 2014: US08870049 (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for use during an open hernia repair comprises an elongated shaft having a handle at its proximal end and a downwardly disposed staple discharge head at its distal end. A squeeze trigger on the handle is operable to cause a supply of staples to be selectively discharged from the p ...


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Parviz K Amid, Christian Martin, Scott Arp: Hernia stapler with integrated mesh manipulator. TransEnterix, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, September 9, 2014: US08827135 (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for use during an open hernia repair comprises an elongated shaft having a handle 120 at its proximal end and a downwardly disposed staple discharge head 130 at its distal end. A squeeze trigger 122 on the handle 120 is operable to cause a supply of staples 160 to be selectively d ...