Patent Number: 6,309,345

Title: Minimally invasive surgery device

Abstract: A surgical instrument comprising a node rotatably mounted within arestraining structure at the distal end of a shaft. The node can berotated allowing manipulation and orientation of a surgical tool extendingfrom the node at the distal end of the shaft through control remote fromthe distal end of the shaft. Cameras may also be located at the distal endof the shaft allowing stereoscopic imaging to be conveyed to an operator.

Inventors: Stelzer; Paul (New York, NY), Stelzer; Stuart (New York, NY)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013