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  • plurality
  • 4. An instrument as set forth in claim 1 comprising at least one deflection control wire for moving said flexible stem section between a plurality of orientations relative to said rigid stem section, said wire extending through said vertebrae, said wire applying an axial load on said surgical tool to urge said fixed tool part toward said rigid stem section thereby placing an axial compressive load on said extension spring. (google.ca)
  • 5. A surgical instrument as set forth in claim 4 wherein said actuator cable and said extension spring bend during movement of said flexible stem section and said surgical tool between said plurality of orientations. (google.ca)
  • 8. A surgical instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein the distal end face of said rigid stem section has a curved surface for supporting said plurality of vertebrae for bending movement relative to said rigid stem section. (google.ca)
  • A medical instrument includes an elongated shaft, a plurality of implements mounted to the shaft, and an actuator coupled to produce relative movement between the implements. (google.com)
  • 3. The medical instrument of claim 1 further comprising a plurality of implements releasable from said arms. (google.com)
  • 4. The medical instrument of claim 3 wherein said actuator includes a distal portion with a plurality of inclined slots, each of said implements being detachably coupled to one of said slots. (google.com)
  • In one general aspect of the invention, a medical instrument includes an elongated shaft, a plurality of implements mounted to the shaft, and an actuator coupled to produce relative movement between the implements. (google.com)
  • 3. The insufflating surgical instrument of claim 1 wherein the shaft of the insufflating trocar has a plurality of axial keys at the proximal end of the insufflating trocar mating with a plurality of corresponding axial keyways on the seal housing. (google.com)
  • recording the outputs of the plurality of sensors to a memory device when at least one of the conditions of the surgical instrument changes. (google.ca)
  • Abdominal
  • An insufflating surgical instrument adapted for movement across an abdominal wall to insufflate an abdominal region of a patient is disclosed comprising a shaft having an insufflation channel extending along an axis between a proximal end and a distal end, the insufflation channel being adapted for connection. (google.com)
  • distal
  • A surgical tool (30) connected with a distal end of the flexible stem section (24) includes a movable part (34). (google.ca)
  • A surgical instrument that includes an instrument shaft having proximal and distal ends, a tool disposed from the distal end of the instrument shaft, a control handle disposed from the proximal end of the instrument shaft, a distal motion member for coupling the distal end of the instrument shaft to. (google.ca)
  • 2. The instrument of claim 1 including a control member at said control handle and manipulable by a user to control, via said proximal and distal movable members, the rotation of said distal tool about its distal tool axis. (google.ca)
  • 5. The instrument of claim 1 wherein both movable members are bendable members and said cabling has proximal and distal cabling ends. (google.ca)
  • 9. The instrument of claim 5 including a rotation knob mounted at the proximal handle, for mounting the proximal bendable member and manipulable by a user to control, via the bendable members, the rotation of the distal tool. (google.ca)
  • 11. The instrument of claim 5 wherein the cable pinching member is selectively activated to hold the cabling distal thereof immobile. (google.ca)
  • 15. The instrument of claim 14 wherein said cabling includes proximal and distal cabling ends, the proximal cabling ends extending through said proximal bendable member and terminating at said follower mechanism. (google.ca)
  • 4. An instrument as recited in claim 1 wherein the distal end is configured generally as an inclined plane which forms an acute angle with the upper surface of the probe. (google.com)
  • 10. An instrument as recited in claim 9, wherein the working tool is cooperatively engaged with an axially fixed, rotatable pivot in the distal end of the probe so that longitudinal displacement of the actuation shaft produces an angular displacement of the working tool as the actuation shaft approaches the pivot, thereby outwardly extending the working tool. (google.com)
  • 2. The medical instrument of claim 1 wherein said actuator includes a distal portion with an inclined slot, said implement being detachably coupled to said slot such that movement of said actuator causes movement of said implement. (google.com)
  • 2. The insufflating surgical instrument of claim 1 , further comprising a laparoscope insertable through an opening at the proximal end of the trocar and movable to the distal end of the trocar through the second lumen, the tip at the distal end of the trocar enclosing the distal end of the trocar and the second lumen preventing the laparoscope from extending through the distal end of the trocar. (google.com)
  • dental
  • While in the description the tool is generally designated as such it is to be understood that I include the vibration of surgical and dental tools used to separate portions of the body by cutting, scraping, sawing or drilling. (google.ca)
  • drills
  • ln brain surgery of the type to which the present instrument pertains the surgeon first drills a hole in the skull as close as feasible to the infected area. (google.com)
  • microsurgical
  • This probe connector 26 is designed to receive one end, the locating end 27, of a surgical probe 28 which would be used during microsurgical procedures. (google.com)
  • The surgical instrument 20 also includes a port 31 which allows the surgeon to insert microsurgical instrumentation (not shown) along the access conduit 25 and the bore of the hollow probe 28 to exit from the end 32 thereof. (google.com)
  • The port 31 should provide a fluid-tight seal when no microsurgical instrumentation is being used with the surgical instrument 20. (google.com)
  • and a closure for the aperture which may be opened to allow the ingress of a microsurgical instrument into the access conduit and along the bore of the hollow probe received by the probe connector, said closure being in the form of a tricuspid valve and providing a fluid-tight seal when no microsurgical instrument is passed through it. (google.com)
  • cutting tool
  • A surgical cutting tool 20 such as a knife, scalpel, or drill is mounted on the forward end of the bar and projects beyond the casing. (google.ca)
  • surgeons
  • Each of our surgical instruments are designed, manufactured and tested with surgeons involved throughout the entire process. (bausch.com)
  • They also come up against off-beat requests from surgeons who want very specific instruments that often aren't offered by a GPO (group purchasing organization). (prnewswire.com)
  • rods
  • Several rods reciprocate within the body of the surgical instrument between locked and unlocked positions. (google.ca)
  • 2. A surgical instrument as recited in claim 1, wherein said rods are connected to an annular ring at an end of said rods, said ring selectively contacting said spherical member. (google.ca)
  • 3. A surgical instrument as recited in claim 1, wherein a threaded connection is formed on said body at an end remote from said first end, said threaded connection providing for reciprocation of said rods between said locked and unlocked positions. (google.ca)
  • claim 1 wherein
  • 2. An instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said extension spring is a coil spring having opposite first and second end portions, said first end portion of said extension spring engaging said surgical tool and said second end portion of said extension spring engaging said rigid stem section. (google.ca)
  • 6. An instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said extension spring is in a free or unstressed condition in which the coils of said spring are in abutting engagement along the length of said spring and said spring is not compressible axially, when said flexible stem section is in a linear condition. (google.ca)
  • 4. The instrument of claim 1 wherein said cable pinching member is released upon said follower moving from said unlocked to locked position, and said follower is coupled to said proximal movable member by means of said cabling. (google.ca)
  • 7. An instrument as recited in claim 1, wherein means for accepting an optical system accommodates a conventional examination telescope. (google.com)
  • 6. The medical instrument of claim 1 wherein said arms comprise spring arms. (google.com)
  • 7. A surgical instrument as recited in claim 1, wherein said tool is a retractor having at least three fingers, said retractor being selectively inflated within the body of a patient. (google.ca)
  • 4. The instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said holder means and said cutter means are positioned adjacent one another in said probe portion. (google.com)
  • 5. The instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said holder means has a concave-shaped holding end. (google.com)
  • 6. The instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said holder means and said cutter means operate independently of one another. (google.com)
  • 11. The instrument as set forth in claim 1 wherein said probe member is flexible. (google.com)
  • patient's
  • The demonstration of safety and effectiveness for the specific procedure(s) discussed in this material was based on evaluation of the device as a surgical tool and did not include evaluation of outcomes related to the treatment of cancer (overall survival, disease-free survival, local recurrence) or treatment of the patient's underlying disease/condition. (intuitive.com)
  • hollow
  • 2. The instrument as set forth in claim 1 further comprising means connected to said housing member to move said holder means and said cutter means axially in said hollow probe portion towards and away from said stop means. (google.com)
  • probe
  • 5. An instrument as recited in claim 1, said probe further comprising means for exchanging or replacing the working tool of the probe without requiring additional implements. (google.com)
  • prevention
  • Spagnolo AM, Ottria G, Amicizia D, Perdelli F, Cristina ML. Operating theatre quality and prevention of surgical site infections. (springer.com)
  • hospitals
  • The company leverages an outstanding base of industry expertise to save hospitals and surgical facilities time and money in the purchasing of instruments to fit strict preferences and budgets. (prnewswire.com)
  • handle
  • 8. The instrument of claim 7 including a manually operated button mechanism mounted at the proximal handle for controlling the wedge member, and an anchor ring mounted on the rider and for supporting the proximal cabling ends. (google.ca)
  • Arthroscopic instruments are known which have an actuating assembly that is removable from a handle. (google.com)
  • 9. The instrument of claim 8 in which the valves for controlling the evacuation and irrigation procedures are mounted in the handle portion of the instrument and wherein the valves are mounted to allow finger control by the surgeon using the instrument. (google.com)
  • 9. The instrument as set forth in claim 8 further comprising handle and lever means for operating said sliding drive means. (google.com)
  • 10. The instrument as set forth in claim 9 wherein said housing member is rotatable and said handle and lever means are connected at one end to said housing member and connected to said sliding drive means clamping members at the other end. (google.com)
  • The handle assembly can have a rotatable port which allows the user to select between two instrument configurations. (google.es)
  • orientation
  • The surgical instrument is preferably inserted into the patient in a first angular orientation, and the locking structure is then moved to the unlocked position. (google.ca)
  • Once the tool is at the desired angular orientation, the locking structure is moved to the locked position, where it holds the surgical tool at the newly adjusted angle. (google.ca)
  • System
  • Your da Vinci ® system seamlessly adjusts hand-to-instrument ratios, and tremor reduction further enhances fingertip control. (intuitive.com)
  • It is the responsibility of the owner of the da Vinci ® Surgical System to properly train and supervise its personnel to ensure that the instruments and accessories are properly cleaned, disinfected and sterilized as required by the User's Manual. (intuitive.com)
  • healthcare
  • March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Surgical, recently named one of Philadelphia 's 100 Fastest Growing Privately-owned Companies, is expanding its brand in the healthcare marketplace with the acquisition of the domain name SurgicalInstruments.com. (prnewswire.com)
  • With these refurbished instruments and equipments, healthcare professionals can also save a considerable amount of training time as they can now avail familiar old models in new like condition with which they were familiar to work. (medium.com)
  • substantially
  • Another object is to provide such an instrument which may also be vibrated at supersonic frequencies both for imparting a destroying action to the tool as when certain growths are substantially burned away by heated elements and for sterilizing the tool when it is otherwise used in a conventional manner. (google.ca)
  • quality
  • This ensures the instrument that is delivered from our Manufacturing Center of Excellence to you exceeds your expectation for quality and performance. (bausch.com)
  • Our surgical instruments are recognized for providing facilities great value based on the wide selection, the quality of our instruments, our Factory Service programs and our comprehensive instrument warranty. (bausch.com)
  • care
  • For more surgical scissor information, please contact a Spectrum Customer Care Representative at 800-444-5644 or visit the company's website at http://www.spectrumveterinaryinstruments.com . (prweb.com)
  • products
  • Many surgical facilities have suffered staff reductions, causing personnel to take on new responsibilities with limited time to stay educated on vendors and products,' said Edelstein. (prnewswire.com)
  • If you are thinking about buying refurbished surgery instruments online - understanding what refurbished products actually mean here is the first thing that you need to do. (medium.com)
  • extend
  • 6. The instrument of claim 5 wherein the proximal cabling ends extend through said proximal bendable member and terminate at said follower mechanism. (google.ca)
  • further
  • 5. The surgical instrument according to claim 1 , further including a processor in operative communication with the gap determination element and configured to measure the first and second voltages. (google.co.uk)