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Frederic H Moll, Daniel T Wallace, Robert G Younge, David F Moore, Michael R Zinn, Kenneth M Martin, Gunter D Niemeyer: Methods using a robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, December 14, 2010: US07850642 (256 worldwide citation)

A methods using a robotic catheter system to perform a procedure on a patient includes generating a control signal corresponding to movement of a master input device, and moving a plurality of drive elements of an instrument driver in response to the control signal, the drive elements operatively co ...


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Daniel T Wallace, Frederic H Moll, Robert G Younge, Kenneth M Martin, Gregory J Stahler, David F Moore, Daniel T Adams, Michael R Zinn, Gunter D Niemeyer: Robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, July 5, 2011: US07972298 (246 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system includes a controller with a master input device. An instrument driver is in communication with the controller and has a guide instrument interface including a plurality of guide instrument drive elements responsive to control signals generated, at least in part, by the mas ...


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Wallace Daniel T, Moll Frederic H, Younge Robert G, Martin Kenneth M, Stahler Gregory J, Moore David F, Adams Daniel T, Zinn Michael R, Niemeyer Gunter D: Robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Wallace Daniel T, Moll Frederic H, Younge Robert G, Martin Kenneth M, Stahler Gregory J, Moore David F, Adams Daniel T, Zinn Michael R, Niemeyer Gunter D, BURSE David T, September 22, 2005: WO/2005/087128 (145 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system (32) includes a controller with a master input device. An instrument driver (16) is in communication with the controller and has a guide instrument interface including a plurality of guide instrument drive elements responsive to control signals generated, at least in part, ...


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Frederic H Moll, Christopher R Carlson, Federico Barbagli, Daniel T Wallace, David Lundmark: Robotic catheter system and methods. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, May 29, 2012: US08190238 (127 worldwide citation)

A method for performing an interventional procedure using a robotically controlled guide instrument coupled to an instrument drive assembly, includes manipulating a user interface of a master controller to actuate the drive assembly and thereby position a distal portion of the guide instrument at an ...


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Frederic H Moll, Daniel T Wallace, Gregory J Stahler, David F Moore, Daniel T Adams, Kenneth M Martin, Robert G Younge, Michael R Zinn, Gunter D Niemeyer, David Lundmark: Robotic catheter system and methods. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, November 8, 2011: US08052636 (112 worldwide citation)

The apparatus of one embodiment of the present invention is comprised of a flexible sheath instrument, a flexible guide instrument, and a tool. The flexible sheath instrument comprises a first instrument base removably coupleable to an instrument driver and defines a sheath instrument working lumen. ...


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Daniel T Wallace, Robert G Younge, Michael R Zinn, Federico Barbagli, David F Moore, Gregory J Stahler, Daniel T Adams, Frederic H Moll, Kenneth M Martin, Gunter D Niemeyer: Robotic catheter system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, July 5, 2011: US07974681 (64 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system includes a controller with a master input device, and an instrument driver in communication with the controller, the instrument driver configured for independently controlling each of number of desired motions of a flexible, elongate guide instrument in a body of a patient ...


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WENDEROW TAL: Remote catheter procedure system. CORINDUS, Lindenbaum Keith D, June 17, 2010: WO/2010/068783 (62 worldwide citation)

A catheter procedure system including a bedside system and a remote workstation is provided. The bedside system includes a catheter including an expandable percutaneous intervention device, a robotic catheter system configured to move the catheter, and an inflation device configured to cause expansi ...


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Kirschenman Mark B, Hauck John A, Skypeck Andrew: Robotic catheter system with dynamic response. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Kirschenman Mark B, Hauck John A, Skypeck Andrew, sHEIMBECHER Reed, October 1, 2009: WO/2009/120982 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for maintaining a robotic catheter system in a responsive state includes a catheter, a plurality of linear translatable control elements, and a controller. In an embodiment, the catheter includes a proximal portion, a distal portion, and at least two steering wires. The steering wires m ...


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Gene Reis, Gregory Francis Hirth, Enrique Romo: Modular interfaces and drive actuation through barrier. Hansen Medical, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, December 10, 2013: US08602031 (42 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to robotically controlled systems, such as medical robotic systems. In one variation, a robotic catheter system is configured with a sterile barrier capable for transmitting a rotary force from a drive system on one side of the barrier to surgical tool on the other si ...


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Tal Wenderow, Thomas Bromander, James J Kennedy III, Stanley O Thompson, Jon B Taylor, Jeffrey Lightcap, Graham Eacock: Catheter system. Corindus, Foley & Lardner, February 15, 2011: US07887549 (34 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter system includes a housing and a drive assembly. The drive assembly is supported by the housing and configured to impart movement to a catheter device and includes a first channel configured to receive the catheter device. The robotic catheter system includes at least one magnet po ...