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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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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, June 14, 2011: US07959557 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure on a patient comprises introducing a medical instrument into a patient (e.g., percutaneously), conveying control signals from a remote controller to a drive unit, and operating the drive unit in accordance with the control signals to actuate the tool locate ...


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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, March 18, 2014: US08671950

A method of performing a medical procedure (e.g., a cardiac bypass procedure) on a patient comprises introducing at least one medical instrument into a patient (e.g., percutaneously), conveying control signals from a remote controller to a drive unit, and operating the drive unit in accordance with ...


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Dwight Meglan, Howard Champion, Chih hao Ho: Hemorrhage control simulator. SIMQUEST, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, September 22, 2015: US09142144

A simulator trains for hemorrhage control using hemostatic agents, tourniquets, and/or other hemorrhage control techniques in a simulator that works with a wide variety of existing human surrogates. The simulator merges a live video feed of the surrogate and trainee's hands (or objects interacting w ...


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Dwight Meglan: Surgical burr hole drilling simulator. SimQuest, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 23, 2014: US08915743

A system, method and device for simulating a medical procedure include a haptic mechanism controllable to provide feedback to a user manipulating a medical device. In an embodiment, a pair of three degree of freedom haptic devices are coupled to provide six degree of freedom measurement and force/mo ...


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Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro, Robert Ailinger, Dwight Meglan: Robotically controlled surgical instruments. endo Via Medical, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds PC, September 30, 2004: US20040193146-A1

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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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. endoVia Medical, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds PC, September 9, 2004: US20040176751-A1

A robotic medical apparatus for performing a medical procedure or application on an anatomy, said apparatus comprising: a first medical instrument member having a working end adapted to be disposed at an internal target area at which the medical procedure or application is to be performed; and a sec ...


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Dwight Meglan: Robot for minimally invasive interventions. Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, May 31, 2007: US20070123748-A1

The present invention relates to a miniature robotic device to be introduced, in the case of the heart, into the pericardium through a port, attach itself to the epicardial surface, and then, under the direct control of the user or physician, travel to the desired location for diagnosis or treatment ...


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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, October 25, 2007: US20070250072-A1

A method of performing a medical procedure on a patient comprises introducing a medical instrument into the patient via a natural body orifice, conveying control signals from a remote controller to a drive unit, and operating the drive unit in accordance with the control signals to advance the medic ...


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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, October 25, 2007: US20070250097-A1

A robotic medical system and method of performing a medical procedure on a patient are provided. Control signals are conveyed from a remote controller to a drive unit, and a drive unit is operated in accordance with the control signals to advance a first medical instrument within an anatomical vesse ...