Patent Number: 9,387,043

Title: Medical master/slave type device for minimally invasive surgery

Abstract: Apparatus for Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS) comprising a master device, a slave device, a detector for detecting a parameter of, or associated with the slave device, and a shape locking system for locking the shape of the master device in response to a parameter detected by the detector.

Inventors: Yang; Guang-Zhong (Surrey, GB), Mylonas; George (London, GB), Payne; Christopher (London, GB)

Assignee: Imperial Innovations Limited

International Classification: B25J 19/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-12 0:00:00