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1. (WO2017070269) MULTI-INPUT ROBOT SURGICAL SYSTEM CONTROL SCHEME

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/070269    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/057788
Publication Date: Fri Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 21 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 34/30
A61B 34/00
A61B 17/00
Applicants: COVIDIEN LP
Inventors: MCCORMICK, James
MCHUGH, Gabriel
PEINE, William
BASSIK, Renen
Title: MULTI-INPUT ROBOT SURGICAL SYSTEM CONTROL SCHEME
Abstract:
For controlling a robotic surgical system including arms, consoles, and a controller in communication with the arms and consoles, systems and methods are provided that include receiving a request for selection of a first arm for assignment to a first console, and in response to the request, determining whether the first arm is already assigned, assigning the first arm to the first console, if a determination is made that the first arm is not already assigned, determining whether the first arm is to be deselected from a previous assignment, if a determination is made that the first arm is already assigned, generating a notification, if a determination is made that the first arm is not to be deselected, and deselecting the first arm from the previous assignment and assigning the first arm to the first console, if a determination is made that the first arm is to be deselected.