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Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Andrea Pietrabissa, Bernardo Magnani, Lucia Lencioni: Endoscopic robot. Scuola Superiore Di Studi Universitari E Di Perfezionamento S Anna, Browdy and Neimark, May 25, 1999: US05906591 (123 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic robot (1), designed for being inserted into a body cavity (C) f a patient and advanced therein in a prefixed direction (A) with a so-called inchworm-like motion, comprising a variable length segment (2) and aspiration means (12, 13) for selectively producing a pneumatic vacuum (V) betw ...


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Paolo Dario, Danilo E De Rossi: Composite, multifunctional tactile sensor. Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, December 3, 1985: US04555953 (84 worldwide citation)

A device is provided through which a set of information concerning tactile interaction between a manipulator and an object to be recognized is provided to the user. Several configurations are described, based on the piezo- and pyro-electric (ferroelectric) properties of polymeric materials, such as ...


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Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Alberto Arena: Proportional valve with shape memory alloy actuator. Alberto Arena, Steinberg & Raskin P C, Grant E Pollack, January 11, 2005: US06840257 (45 worldwide citation)

A proportional valve is disclosed for controlling the outlet pressure of a fluid flowing therethrough. The valve comprises a valve body having an inlet port and an outlet port for the fluid. The valve also has an inner chamber, within which there is formed a valve seat that may be opened and closed ...


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Danilo E De Rossi, Pierre M Galletti, Paolo Dario: Catheter. Brown University Research Foundation, June 26, 1984: US04456013 (42 worldwide citation)

A catheter including a support suitable for insertion into a body organ, a transducer carried by the support, the transducer including a flexible piezoelectric polymeric membrane, and a pair of surface electrodes mounted on the membrane, the support including a rigid portion defining a flexure cavit ...


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Paolo Dario, Arianna Menciassi, Cesare Stefanini, Samuele Gorini, Giuseppe Pernorio, Dino Accoto: Teleoperated endoscopic capsule equipped with active locomotion system. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, November 29, 2011: US08066632 (29 worldwide citation)

A teleoperated endoscopic capsule for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes inside an animal body cavity, comprising a body (1) with a plurality of locomotion modules (5) placed on its surface, suitable for moving said body in the body cavity. The capsule also comprises an energy source inside said bo ...


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Patrick Aebischer, Paolo Dario, Angelo Sabatini, Robert F Valentini: Electrically-charged nerve guidance channels. Brown University Research Foundation, Thomas J Engellenner, Ann Louise Kerner, March 3, 1992: US05092871 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical device is disclosed for use in regenerating a severed nerve, including a tubular, biocompatible, electrically-charged membrane or guidance channel, having openings adapted to receive the ends of the severed nerve and defining a lumen through which the nerve can regenerate. The electrically ...


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ByungKyu Kim, YounKoo Jeong, Hun Young Lim, Tae Song Kim, Jong Oh Park, Paolo Dario: Endoscope system with a hollow cylinder and a bellows moving mechanism. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Patterson & Sheridan L, April 4, 2006: US07022068 (10 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system with a hollow cylinder and bellows moving mechanism is provided. The system includes a cylinder having a head unit mounted by a camera devices, a front fixing unit connected to the head unit which is installed to an outer circumference of the cylinder and fixed to an inner wall o ...


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Louis Phee Soo Jay, Alberto Arena, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario: Endoscopic device for locomotion through the gastro-intestinal tract. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, September 6, 2005: US06939291 (8 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic device for locomotion in a body cavity according to a prefixed advancing direction (A) comprising at least a variable length intermediate section (1a, 21a) extending between a front end section (1b, 21b) and a rear end section (1c, 21c). First and second clamping means (7, 12, 27, 32) ...


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Nicola Pirri, Paolo Dario Maini, Ferruccio Resta, Alessandro Tosi, Francesco Ripamonti: Method to control the vibrations in an articulated arm for pumping concrete, and relative device. CIFA, Novak Druce Quigg, December 20, 2011: US08082083 (4 worldwide citation)

An active control method to control the vibrations of an articulated arm consisting of a plurality of segments articulated with respect to each other, by means of an electronic controller, comprising the following steps: a) construction of a modal model of the articulated arm starting from experimen ...


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Gregory Kreider, Cor L M Claeys, Ingrid Debusschere, Giulio Sandini, Paolo Dario, Vincenzo Tagliasco: Radiaton-sensitive sensor having a plurality of radiation sensitive elements arranged substantially circular with radially decreasing density. Interuniversitair Micro Elektronica Centrum VZW, Philip M Shaw Jr, November 24, 1992: US05166511 (3 worldwide citation)

A radiation sensitive device comprising several rings and a middle section formed by a conventional charge coupled device. Drain means for radial draining of the charges generated in the circular sections by the incident radiation and drain means for the charge coupled device are provided. The devic ...



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