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Lawrence Crainich: Articulated medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 27, 1996: US05549637 (534 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a handle; an elongate body member having a first end and a second end and at least one joint disposed therebetween dividing the body member into a plurality of segments including a first segment and a second segment, the first segment being connected to the handle and t ...


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SURGICAL TOOL. September 6, 2018: US20180250085-A1

Medical instrument (60, 160, 260, 360) comprising at least one first, second and third joint member (71, 72, 73), at least two pairs of tendons (90, 190, 191, 192) connected with the same joint member and adapted to move said third member (73) with respect to said second member (72), pulling it; and ...


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SURGICAL TOOL FOR ROBOTIC SURGERY AND ROBOTIC SURGICAL ASSEMBLY. October 18, 2018: US20180296285-A1

A medical instrument for surgery includes at least one frame and at least one jointed device. The jointed device includes at least one first joint member, or first link, adapted to connect to at least one portion of the frame and at least one second joint member, or second link. The first joint memb ...


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ROBOTIC SURGICAL ASSEMBLY. October 25, 2018: US20180303567-A1

A robotic surgical assembly (100) includes a support (104), one macro-positioning arm (30), connected to the support (104) and having a plurality of degrees of freedom. The macro-positioning arm (30) includes a support member (38), at least two micro-positioning devices (41, 141, 241, 341), each hav ...


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METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FOR A MEDICAL INSTRUMENT. October 25, 2018: US20180304389-A1

A method of manufacturing a jointed device of a medical instrument includes providing a machining fixture on a wire electrical discharge machine having an electrical discharge wire. The fixture includes member holes each adapted to accommodate at least one workpiece, the workpiece being adapted to f ...