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1. (WO2018085529) ROBOTIC SURGICAL STAPLER ASSEMBLY CONFIGURED TO USE STAPLER RELOAD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085529    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/059706
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 34/30
A61B 34/00
A61B 17/068
Applicants: INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC.
Inventors: BURBANK, William, A.
Title: ROBOTIC SURGICAL STAPLER ASSEMBLY CONFIGURED TO USE STAPLER RELOAD
Abstract:
A robotic surgical assembly includes a drive assembly and a shaft assembly. The drive assembly is detachably mountable to a surgical robot and includes roll, pitch, and clamp/fire inputs configured to drivingly couple with respective outputs of the surgical robot. The shaft assembly is mounted to the drive assembly and configured to detachably couple with a stapler reload assembly that includes a reload roll shaft, a reload pitch shaft, and a reload clamp/fire shaft. The shaft assembly includes a roll shaft, a pitch shaft, and a clamp/fire shaft. The roll shaft is drivingly coupled with the roll input and configured to detachably couple to the reload roll shaft. The pitch shaft is drivingly coupled with the pitch input and configured to detachably couple to the reload pitch shaft. The clamp/fire shaft is drivingly coupled with the clamp/fire input and configured to detachably couple to the reload clamp/fire shaft.