MICROLINE SURGICAL INC.
|MICROLINE SURGICAL INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20150018843||ARTICULABLE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT - An instrument includes, a lumen, a handpiece affixed to the proximal end of the lumen and including an actuator, a proximal articulable segment, the proximal end of the proximal articulable segment pivotably attached to the distal end of the lumen via a proximal hinge pin extending in a direction generally perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the lumen, an actuation cable extending from the actuator through the lumen and into the proximal articulable segment, and a cable router comprising a proximal pulley assembly rotatable about the proximal hinge pin, wherein the cable is wrapped about the proximal pulley assembly.||01-15-2015|
|20140276668||INSTRUMENT TIP ASSEMBLY HAVING SELF-THREADING BACK HUB - A actuating instrument including an instrument tip assembly having a yoke attachment thread. The actuating instrument also includes an actuator having an actuating shaft. The actuating shaft is provided with a first thread within the actuating shaft and a second thread provided on the actuating shaft. Further, the first thread is connected to the yoke attachment thread. Additionally, a back hub is provided at a proximal end of the instrument tip assembly and includes a rib or ribs provided on one of an inner surface and an outer surface of the back hub. The rib or ribs projecting from the one of the inner surface and the outer surface of the back hub and engages the second thread of the shaft to from an attachment thread.||09-18-2014|
|20140024892||ENDOSCOPIC TOOL ASSEMBLY - A surgical tool assembly is provided having a surgical tool, a scope; and a detachable clip which couples the tool and scope. The clip includes a first grip which engages a peripheral surface of the tool and a second grip which engages a peripheral surface of the scope. Additionally, the first and second grips may be formed continuously with one another.||01-23-2014|
|20130184523||INSTRUMENT TIP HAVING WIRE RETENTION SLOT - An instrument tip includes a wire retention chamber extending in a width direction of the tip and open at the sides of a tip, the wire retention chamber configured to removably retain a wire therein, and a wire retention slot extending from the outermost side of the tip to the wire retention chamber and in an oblique direction with respect to a longitudinal axis of the tip, the wire retention slot in open communication with the wire retention chamber, wherein the wire retention chamber has a diameter greater than a diameter of the wire retention slot.||07-18-2013|
|20130012985||FENESTRATED SUPER ATRAUMATIC GRASPER APPARATUS - A surgical tool assembly includes a pair of opposing jaws. Further, a viewing opening may be provided in at least one of the opposing jaws. The viewing opening may extend from an upper to a lower surface of the opposing jaw in which the viewing opening is provided. The viewing opening may include a material retainer provided proximate the lower surface of the opposing jaw in which the viewing opening is provided. The material retainer may include an inclined surface inclined towards a central axis of the viewing opening. A grasping insert may be molded onto a lower surface of the opposing jaw in which the viewing opening is provided and an elastomeric material of the grasping inserts may within the viewing opening, the material of the grasping inserts covering the inclined surface of the first material retainer.||01-10-2013|
|20120289773||CONNECTOR FOR A LAPAROSCOPIC SURGICAL SYSTEM - A connector for connecting an instrument tip with a laparoscopic tube end, the connector including a base forming a body of the connector, the base having a lumen configured to accommodate an instrument tip actuator therein, and a seal permanently bonded to an inner surface of a proximal end of the base and configured to deform upon connection of the connector with the tube end.||11-15-2012|
|20120143219||ACTUATOR AND DETACHABLE CONNECTOR OF FLEXIBLE CLIP APPLIER - A clip applier for deploying a surgical clip includes an actuator having a flexible wire and a collet chuck coupled to a piston. Further, actuation of the piston in a forward direction towards a distal end of the clip applier advances the flexible wire in the forward direction.||06-07-2012|
|20120083778||LAPAROSCOPIC MEDICAL DEVICE WITH DE-MATEABLE TIP - A laparoscopic instrument assembly with a handle member and a removable tip. The handle member and removable tip are mated using a double threaded design which provides a secure connection with low electrical resistance. Electrical energy is provided through an inner shaft to the removable tip, and a return energy path is formed using an outer tubing of the instrument assembly. The removal tip includes a cutting and sealing device with a resistive member that is provided with the electrical energy, thereby enabling the tip to cut and seal tissue.||04-05-2012|
|20120035617||ARTICULABLE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT - An instrument includes, a lumen, a handpiece affixed to the proximal end of the lumen and including an actuator, a proximal articulable segment, the proximal end of the proximal articulable segment pivotably attached to the distal end of the lumen, an actuation cable extending from the actuator through the lumen and into the proximal articulable segment, and a cable router having a proximal knuckle assembly having a proximal segment knuckle affixed to the proximal end of the proximal articulable segment, a lumen knuckle affixed to the distal end of the lumen, and a proximal hinge pin knuckle positioned about the proximal hinge pin, wherein the cable is bent against the proximal segment knuckle, the lumen knuckle and the proximal hinge pin knuckle when the proximal articulable segment is generally parallel with the lumen.||02-09-2012|
|20110224485||PICTURE IN PICTURE CLIP APPLIER VIDEO SYSTEM - An endoscopic video system for visualizing an internal body cavity is provided. The endoscopic video system may include a first instrument and a second instrument. The first instrument may include a light configured to illuminate the cavity, and a first camera configured to capture first images of the illuminated cavity. The second instrument may include a surgical tool configured to perform a surgical procedure, and a second camera configured to capture second images of the illuminated cavity. In addition, the endoscopic video system may further include a video control unit configured to receive the captured first and second images, and a video display configured to display the captured first and second images transmitted from the video control unit.||09-15-2011|
|20100312240||SCISSOR TIP FOR BIPOLAR HIGH FREQUENCY ENDOSCOPE - A bipolar scissor for cutting and coagulating tissue includes a first blade having a first cutting edge and a first shearing blade surface and a second blade having a second cutting edge and a second shearing blade surface. Additionally, one of the first and second blades may include a non-conductive material having an embedded electrode.||12-09-2010|
Patent applications by MICROLINE SURGICAL INC.