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Publication numberWO2003047450 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2002/038733
Publication date13 Nov 2003
Filing date4 Dec 2002
Priority date4 Dec 2001
Also published asCA2466812A1, CA2466812C, CN1630493A, CN100522096C, CN101584607A, CN101584607B, EP1453432A2, EP1453432B1, US7803151, US9743927, US20030125717, US20100324541, WO2003047450A2
Publication numberPCT/2002/38733, PCT/US/2/038733, PCT/US/2/38733, PCT/US/2002/038733, PCT/US/2002/38733, PCT/US2/038733, PCT/US2/38733, PCT/US2002/038733, PCT/US2002/38733, PCT/US2002038733, PCT/US200238733, PCT/US2038733, PCT/US238733, WO 03047450 A3, WO 03047450A3, WO 2003/047450 A3, WO 2003047450 A3, WO 2003047450A3, WO-A3-03047450, WO-A3-2003047450, WO03047450 A3, WO03047450A3, WO2003/047450A3, WO2003047450 A3, WO2003047450A3
InventorsMichael P Whitman
ApplicantPower Med Interventions Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
System and method for calibrating a surgical instrument
WO 2003047450 A3
Abstract
A calibration system (10) for a surgical instrument. The calibration system includes an actuator, such as a motor system and a flexible shaft (20). The calibration system also includes a surgical instrument (100) actuatable by the actuator. The calibration system also include calibration data corresponding to the surgical instrument. A processor (1020) is configured to process the calibration data for determining a position of the surgical instrument. The calibration system may include a sensor (1030) configured to provide a signal corresponding to a movement of the actuator, the processor being further configured to process the signal for determining a position of the surgical instrument.
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Classifications
International ClassificationA61B19/00, A61B5/0215, A61B17/072, A61B17/00, A61B17/115, A61B17/068
Cooperative ClassificationA61B2017/00725, A61B2017/00477, A61B2017/0046, A61B90/98, A61B90/90, A61B17/115, A61B17/07207, A61B17/072, A61B17/068, A61B5/02156
European ClassificationA61B17/068
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