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1. WO2001054560 - SUPPORT APPARATUS FOR ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY

Publication Number WO/2001/054560
Publication Date 02.08.2001
International Application No. PCT/US2001/002499
International Filing Date 24.01.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 30.07.2001
IPC
A61B 19/00 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
19Instruments, implements or accessories for surgery or diagnosis not covered by any of the groups A61B1/-A61B18/149
CPC
A61B 1/00147
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes
00147Holding or positioning arrangements
A61B 1/3132
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes
313for introducing through surgical openings, e.g. laparoscopes
3132for laparoscopy
A61B 17/3421
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
34Trocars; Puncturing needles
3417Details of tips or shafts, e.g. grooves, expandable, bendable; Multiple coaxial sliding cannulas, e.g. for dilating
3421Cannulas
A61B 90/361
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
90Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
36Image-producing devices or illumination devices not otherwise provided for
361Image-producing devices, e.g. surgical cameras
A61B 90/50
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
90Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
50Supports for surgical instruments, e.g. articulated arms
Applicants
  • ENDIUS INCORPORATED [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • DAVISON, Thomas
  • SHER, Adam
  • DIPOTO, Gene, P.
  • UNGER, John, D.
Agents
  • TAROLLI, Thomas, L.
Priority Data
09/491,80828.01.2000US
Publication Language English (en)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SUPPORT APPARATUS FOR ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
(FR) DISPOSITIF SUPPORT POUR CHIRURGIE PAR ENDOSCOPIE
Abstract
(EN) An apparatus (10) for use in percutaneous surgery includes a cannula (11), a first support (20), and a second support (40). The cannula (11) has a channel (12) extending through the cannula (11). The channel (12) has a central axis (14). The first support (20) is associated to the cannula (11) and has a circular perimeter (21) which has a center (22) on the central axis (14). The second support (40) supports a viewing element (200) which extends through the channel (12). The second support (40) is rotatable about the center (22) of the circular perimeter (21) of the first support (20) relative to the first support (20).
(FR) Cet appareil (10) destiné à la chirurgie percutanée inclut une canule (11), un premier support (20) et un second support (40). La canule (11) est traversée longitudinalement d'un canal (11). Ce canal (11) comporte un axe central (14). Le premier support (20), qui est associé à la canule (11), présente un périmètre circulaire (21) dont un centre (22) se situe sur l'axe central (14). Le second support (40) supporte un élément d'observation (200) qui passe par le canal (12). Le second support est capable de rotation autour du centre (22) du périmètre circulaire (21) du premier support (20) par rapport au premier support (20).
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