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1. (WO1998049951) MODULAR DEVICE FOR ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY AND STANDARD SURGERY

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/049951    International Application No.:    PCT/FR1998/000815
Publication Date: Fri Nov 13 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 24 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61B 17/28
A61B 17/32
Applicants: VISCO
DESVIGNES, Gérard
PESSELIER, Bernard
RENTLER, Jacques
Inventors: DESVIGNES, Gérard
PESSELIER, Bernard
RENTLER, Jacques
Title: MODULAR DEVICE FOR ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY AND STANDARD SURGERY
Abstract:
The invention concerns a modular surgical device for endoscopic surgery and standard surgery, characterised in that it comprises a prehensile member (1) shaped like a pistol grip, said grip being provided with a trigger (14) controlling, by means of a control shaft (11), the movement of a tool (68) positioned inside at least a guide tube (45) movable in rotation relative to said prehensile member (1), the latter being provided with a system for locking the amplitude of the tool (68) movement and with a system for locking and ejecting the tool (68), said grip being further provided with a gas evacuating system (46) and a ball ratchet system for coupling different tools, of varying diameters and lengths, the ball ratchet enabling the tool rotation about its axis.