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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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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Barry Weitzner: Robotically controlled medical instrument with a flexible section. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, October 27, 2009: US07608083 (107 worldwide citation)

A robotically controlled medical instrument includes a bending section with a unibody construction, a tool supported at a distal end of the bending section and used to perform a medical procedure on a subject such as a human patient, and an electronic controller that controls the bending section to ...


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Barry Weitzner: Robotically controlled medical instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, October 26, 2010: US07819884 (86 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument assembly comprises a shaft, a tool carried by the distal end of the shaft for performing a medical procedure on a patient, an end effector, a threaded housing in which the threaded distal shaft end is configured for being screwed, and a first threaded piece disposed in the threa ...


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Barry Weitzner: Robotically controlled medical instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, December 21, 2010: US07854738 (45 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument assembly comprises an elongated shaft, a tool carried by the distal end of the elongated shaft for performing a medical procedure on a patient, a plurality of controllably bendable sections spaced along the elongated shaft and disposed proximal to the tool, a plurality of actuat ...


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Barry Weitzner: Robotically controlled medical instrument. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, June 29, 2010: US07744608 (19 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument assembly and robotic medical system are provided. The assembly comprises a shaft, a tool carried by the distal end of the shaft for performing a medical procedure on a patient, a controllably bendable section associated with shaft and disposed proximal to the tool, an actuation ...


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Andres Chamorro III, Andy H Levine, David A Melanson, Barry Maxwell, Richard A Gambale: Transpyloric anchoring. GI Dynamics, Clark & Elbing, May 2, 2017: US09636245 (1 worldwide citation)

A gastrointestinal implant device (2800) comprises a planar proximal element (220) configured to reside in a stomach to resist distal migration, a distal element (222) configured to reside in an intestine to resist proximal migration and one or more tethers (224) coupling the planar proximal element ...


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Andres Chamorro III, Andy H Levine, David A Melanson, Barry Maxwell, Richard A Gambale: Transpyloric anchoring. GI Dynamics, Clark & Elbing, March 21, 2017: US09597215

A gastrointestinal implant device comprises a planar proximal element configured to reside in a stomach to resist distal migration, a distal element configured to reside in an intestine to resist proximal migration and one or more tethers coupling the planar proximal element to the distal element.


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro III, Barry Weitzner: Robotically controlled medical instrument. Hansen Medical, June 16, 2011: US20110144656-A1

A medical instrument assembly comprises an elongated shaft, a tool carried by the distal end of the elongated shaft for performing a medical procedure on a patient, a plurality of controllably bendable sections spaced along the elongated shaft and disposed proximal to the tool, a plurality of actuat ...