Patent Number: 6,332,888

Title: Finger-guided surgical instrument

Abstract: A finger-guided surgical instrument is described and includes (a) a thimble-like element being adapted to surround at least a portion of a surgeon's finger while at least partially exposing the ventral tactile portions of the distal phalanx thereof, so as to enable the surgeon to tactile sense a body location to be treated; (b) an ejectable surgical tool being engaged within a housing being formed within, or connected to, a wall of the thimble-like element; and (c) a mechanism for ejecting the surgical tool from the thimble-like element, so as to enable the surgeon to operate the body location.

Inventors: Levy; Gil (Tel Aviv, IL), Maroko; Moshe (Hod Hasharon, IL)

Assignee: Urogyn Ltd.

International Classification: A61B 17/04 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 017/062 (); A61B 017/28 (); A61B 017/32 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018