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1. US20180177557 - MOUNTING DEVICE FOR SURGICAL SYSTEMS AND METHOD OF USE

Office United States of America
Application Number 15580366
Application Date 06.06.2016
Publication Number 20180177557
Publication Date 28.06.2018
Publication Kind A1
IPC
[IPC code unknown for A61B 34/30]
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
[IPC code unknown for A61B 34/35]
A61B 34/30
A61B 17/00
A61B 34/35
CPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 2017/00477
A61B 2017/00526
A61B 2034/305
A61B 34/30
A61B 34/35
Applicants Covidien LP
Inventors Jaimeen Kapadia
Josiah Rosmarin
Title
(EN) MOUNTING DEVICE FOR SURGICAL SYSTEMS AND METHOD OF USE
Abstract
(EN)

A surgical mounting device may detachably couple to a patient access device to maintain alignment between a surgical instrument and the access device as instruments are interchangeably inserted and removed from the access device. The mounting device may include arms that pivot between a closed configuration in which the arms grip the access device inserted therebetween and an open configuration in which arm are spaced further apart from each other than in the closed configuration. A drive member may transition the arms to the closed configuration when the patient access device is inserted between the arms in the open configuration and pressed against the drive member.