UECKER, DARRIN R (Total 118 Patents Found)

A multi-user medical robotic system for collaboration or training in minimally invasive surgical procedures includes first and second master input devices, a first slave robotic mechanism, and at least one processor configured to generate a first slave command for the first slave robotic mechanism by switchably using o...
A method of testing a therapeutic pulse generator circuit is disclosed. The method includes charging the pulse generator circuit to a first charge voltage, with the pulse generator circuit, delivering a first voltage pulse to a load through an electrode, and determining an impedance of the load with the first voltage p...
An interface which allows a surgeon to operate multiple surgical devices from a single input device. The input device may be a foot pedal that provides output signals to actuate a number of different surgical devices. The surgical devices may include a robotic arm, a laser, an electrocautery device, or an operating tab...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input source, the system comprising a master controller (10) having a voice control interface (32) and a means for routing control ...
This invention is an interface which allows a surgeon to operate multiple surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18) from a single input device (20). The input device may be a foot pedal (20) that provides output signals (44) to actuate a number of different surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18). The surgical device may include a r...
A robotic system that moves a surgical instrument in response to the actuation of a control panel that can be operated by the surgeon. The robotic system has an end effector that is adapted to hold a surgical instrument such as an endoscope. The end effector is coupled to a robotic arm assembly which can move the endos...
A multi-user medical robotic system for collaboration or training in minimally invasive surgical procedures includes first and second master input devices, a first slave robotic mechanism, and at least one processor configured to generate a first slave command for the first slave robotic mechanism by switchably using o...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A method and apparatus for retrieving, accessing, and storing medical data relating to a patient during a medical procedure. The invention provides a single interface to many disparate forms of medical data, which is accessible over a local area network; wide area network, direct connection, or combinations thereof. In...
A pulse generator discharge circuit is disclosed. The circuit includes one or more discharge stages, each discharge stage including a plurality of control input terminals. The circuit also includes first and second discharge terminals, and a plurality of serially connected switches electrically connected between the fi...
L'invention consiste en un système (10) permettant de procéder à des interventions cardiaques faiblement vulnérantes. Le système comprend une paire d'instruments chirurgicaux reliés à deux bras manipulateurs (16, 18). Les instruments (22, 24) sont munis d'effecteurs terminaux pouvant être manipulés...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. The handles ca...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
【課題】外科医が、器具の先端部において、用具の位置をより巧妙で正確な位置にできる追加的な自由度を持つような、患者において節で動かすことができるような外科用器具システムを提供する。 【解決手段】この器具は、組織を切断...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissues. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. T...
Cette invention, qui relève du domaine des systèmes de commande, a trait à un système de commande configurable en fonction de l'exécution et destiné à sélectionner ainsi qu'à faire fonctionner l'un des dispositifs d'une salle d'opération et ce, à partir d'une source d'entrée uniq...
A sub-microsecond pulsed electric field generator is disclosed. The field generator includes a controller, which generates a power supply control signal and generates a pulse generator control signal, and a power supply, which receives the power supply control signal and generates one or more power voltages based on th...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A robotic system that moves a surgical instrument in response to the actuation of a control panel that can be operated by the surgeon. The robotic system has an end effector that is adapted to hold a surgical instrument such as an endoscope. The end effector is coupled to a robotic arm assembly which can move the endos...
An interface that allows a surgeon to remotely control surgical devices and conditions of an operation room. The surgeon views a video image that is displayed by a monitor. The monitor may be coupled to a video device such as a laparoscopic camera that is attached to the end of an endoscope. Static graphic images and a...
A control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input source, the system includes a master controller that has a voice control interface and can route control signals. The system additionally may include a plurality of slave controllers to provide expandability of...
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input source, the system comprising a master controller having a voice control interface and means for routing control signals. The...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to pair of master handles by a controller. The ...
【課題】外科医が単一の入力装置から複数の外科用装置を選択し制御できる外科用システムを提供する。 【解決手段】入力装置と、入力チャンネル、複数の出力チャンネル、選択チャンネルを備えるスイッチング・インターフェースと、...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A minimally invasive surgical system includes a pair of surgical instruments having end effectors to hold and suture tissue, a pair of robotic arms coupled to the surgical instruments, a controller, and a pair of master handles coupled through the controller to the robotic arms, so that surgeon manipulation of the hand...
An optimization of electrical characteristics for treatments of tumor or other abnormal cells in culture with sub-microsecond, high-electric field electrical pulses is disclosed. The voltages, pulse widths, and number of pulses are chosen such that the treatment energy is 10-20 J/mL. That is, U = n * Δt * V * I / volu...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
This invention is an interface which allows a surgeon to operate multiple surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18) from a single input device (20). The input device may be a foot pedal (20) that provides output signals (44) to actuate a number of different surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18). The surgical device may include a r...
L'invention concerne un circuit de décharge de générateur d'impulsions. Le circuit comprend un ou plusieurs étages de décharge, chaque étage de décharge comprenant une pluralité de bornes d'entrée de commande. Le circuit comprend également des première et seconde bornes de décharge, et une plura...
A system for maintaining a substantially fixed distance between a localized surface of the heart and the distal end of a surgical device for use in endoscopic surgical procedures. The system comprises a stabilizer for minimizing localized motion of the heart in attached communication with a sensor for sensing localized...
La présente invention concerne une interface qui permet à un chirurgien de mettre en oeuvre différents instruments chirurgicaux (12, 14, 16, 18) à partir d'un unique organe d'entrée (20). L'organe d'entrée considéré, qui peut être une pédale commandée au pied (20), délivre des signaux de sor...
An interface that allows a surgeon to remotely control surgical devices and conditions of an operation room. The surgeon views a video image that is displayed by a monitor. The monitor may be coupled to a video device such as a laparoscopic camera that is attached to the end of an endoscope. Static graphic images and a...
A multi-user medical robotic system for collaboration or training in minimally invasive surgical procedures includes first and second master input devices, a first slave robotic mechanism, and at least one processor configured to generate a first slave command for the first slave robotic mechanism by switchably using o...
An interface which allows a surgeon to operate multiple surgical devices from a single input device. The input device may be a foot pedal that provides output signals to actuate a number of different surgical devices. The surgical devices may include a robotic arm, a laser, an electrocautery device, or an operating tab...
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input source, the system comprising a master controller having a voice control interface and means for routing control signals. The...
An optimization of electrical characteristics for treatments of tumor or other abnormal cells in culture with sub-microsecond, high-electric field electrical pulses is disclosed. The voltages, pulse widths, and number of pulses are chosen such that the treatment energy is 10-20 J/mL. That is, U=n*Δt*V*I/volume is 10-2...
A medical system that allows a mentor to teach a pupil how to use a robotically controlled medical instrument. The system may include a first handle that can be controlled by a mentor to move the medical instrument. The system may further have a second handle that can be moved by a pupil to control the same instrument....
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
This invention is an interface which allows a surgeon to operate multiple surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18) from a single input device (20). The input device may be a foot pedal (20) that provides output signals (44) to actuate a number of different surgical devices (12, 14, 16, 18). The surgical device may include a r...
ESTA INVENCION ES UN SISTEMA (10) PARA LLEVAR A CABO PROCEDIMIENTOS CARDIACOS MINIMAMENTE INVASIVOS. EL SISTEMA INCLUYE UN PAR DE INSTRUMENTOS QUIRURGICOS QUE ESTAN ACOPLADOS A UN PAR DE BRAZOS ROBOTICOS (16, 18). LOS INSTRUMENTOS (22, 24) PRESENTAN EFECTORES FINALES QUE PUEDEN SER MANIPULADOS PARA SUJETAR Y SUTURAR TE...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to pair of master handles by a controller. The ...
La présente invention concerne un générateur de champ électrique pulsé d'une durée inférieure à la microseconde. Le générateur de champ comprend un dispositif de commande qui génère un signal de commande d'alimentation électrique et génère un signal de commande de générateur d'impulsions, e...
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input source, the system comprising a master controller (10) having a voice control interface (32) and a means for routing control ...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to a pair of master handles by a controller. Th...
A system for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures. The system includes a pair of surgical instruments that are coupled to a pair of robotic arms. The instruments have end effectors that can be manipulated to hold and suture tissue. The robotic arms are coupled to pair of master handles by a controller. The ...