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David J Danitz, Adam Gold: Articulating mechanism for remote manipulation of a surgical or diagnostic tool. Novare Surgical Systems, Morrison & Foerster, August 15, 2006: US07090637 (416 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an articulating mechanism useful, for example, for remote manipulation of various surgical instruments and diagnostic tools within, or to, regions of the body. Movement of segments at the proximal end of the mechanism results in a corresponding, relative movement of segments a ...


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Karrie L Sturtz, David J Danitz, June Carnegie, Thomas L Baughman: Surgical clamp inserts with micro-tractive surfaces. Novare Surgical Systems, Morrison & Foerster, November 23, 2004: US06821284 (324 worldwide citation)

Inserts configured for attachment to a jaw of a jaw-type occlusion device, such as a surgical clamp or clip, and surgical clamps or clips having such jaw inserts. The inserts include a compliant cushion having a clamping surface adapted for engagement with a vessel or other body tissue, the clamping ...


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David J Danitz, Adam Gold: Articulating mechanism for remote manipulation of a surgical or diagnostic tool. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, March 23, 2010: US07682307 (277 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an articulating mechanism useful, for example, for remote manipulation of various surgical instruments and diagnostic tools within, or to, regions of the body. Movement of segments at the proximal end of the mechanism results in a corresponding, relative movement of segments a ...


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Cameron Dale Hinman, David J Danitz: Link systems and articulation mechanisms for remote manipulation of surgical or diagnostic tools. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, November 9, 2010: US07828808 (255 worldwide citation)

Articulating mechanisms, link systems, and components thereof, useful for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, the remote manipulation of instruments such as surgical or diagnostic instruments or tools are provided. The link systems include links wherein at least two adjacent links a ...


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David J Danitz, David E Hegeman, Adam C Gold: Clamp having bendable shaft. Novare Surgical Systems, Raymond Sun, October 28, 2003: US06638287 (183 worldwide citation)

A clamp has a handle assembly, a gripping assembly having a pair of jaws that can be opened and closed to grip an element, and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly has a flexible shaft having a proximal end that is operatively coupled to the handle assembly and a distal end that is operatively coupl ...


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David J Danitz, David E Hegeman, Adam C Gold: Clamp having bendable shaft. Novare Surgical Systems, Raymond Sun, January 13, 2004: US06676676 (182 worldwide citation)

A clamp has a handle assembly, a gripping assembly having a pair of jaws that can be opened and closed to grip an element, and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly has a flexible shaft having a proximal end that is operatively coupled to the handle assembly and a distal end that is operatively coupl ...


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David J Danitz, David E Hegeman, Terrence J Buelna, Adam C Gold: Clamp having bendable shaft. Novare Surgical Systems, Raymond Sun, April 8, 2003: US06544274 (162 worldwide citation)

A clamp has a handle assembly, a gripping assembly having a pair of jaws that can be opened and closed to grip an element, and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly has a flexible shaft having a proximal end that is coupled to the handle assembly and a distal end that is coupled to the gripping assem ...


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David J Danitz, Adam C Gold: Clamp having bendable shaft. Vitalitec International, September 19, 2006: US07108703 (123 worldwide citation)

A clamp has a handle assembly and a gripping assembly having a pair of jaws that can be opened and closed to grip an element, the pair of jaws being parallel to each other when they are opened and when they are closed. The clamp also has a flexible shaft having a proximal end that is operatively cou ...


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David J Danitz, Cameron D Hinman: Hand-actuated device for remote manipulation of a grasping tool. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, August 12, 2008: US07410483 (89 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an articulating mechanism useful, for example, for remote manipulation of various surgical instruments and diagnostic tools within, or to, regions of the body. Movement of segments at the proximal end of the mechanism results in a corresponding, relative movement of segments a ...


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Cameron D Hinman, David J Danitz: Articulating mechanism with flex-hinged links. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, March 16, 2010: US07678117 (42 worldwide citation)

The invention provides articulating mechanisms, and flexible members and flexible segments that can form such articulating mechanisms. The mechanisms are useful, for example, for remote steering, guidance and/or manipulation of various instruments and tools at a targeted location. The mechanisms, me ...