Patents Assigned to Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20170000932
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a suction device handle for use with a vacuum supply conduit to suction a fluid or tissue, the handle comprising: a hand-grippable body defining a chamber; the hand-grippable body comprising a distal end configured to support a suction tip; the suction tip including a distal end of a vacuum supply conduit extending within an outer cannula, the vacuum supply conduit being offset from a distal end of the outer cannula by a predetermined distance; wherein the distal end of the hand grippable body is connected to a proximal end of the outer cannula and the chamber is connected in fluid communication with the suction pressure or vacuum generated at the distal end of the vacuum supply conduit. Additional embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: PRABHAT KUMAR AHLUWALIA
  • Publication number: 20160175496
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a suction device handle for use with a vacuum supply conduit to suction a fluid or tissue, the handle comprising: a hand-grippable body defining a chamber; the hand-grippable body comprising a distal end configured to support a suction tip; the suction tip including a distal end of a vacuum supply conduit extending within an outer cannula, the vacuum supply conduit being offset from a distal end of the outer cannula by a predetermined distance; wherein the distal end of the hand grippable body is connected to a proximal end of the outer cannula and the chamber is connected in fluid communication with the suction pressure or vacuum generated at the distal end of the vacuum supply conduit. Additional embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Applicant: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: PRABHAT KUMAR AHLUWALIA
  • Patent number: 9327097
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a uterine manipulator system comprising: a collar including a first shelf connected to the inner surface of the collar; a stabilizer including a stabilizer rim adapted to couple to the first shelf; and a shaft adapted to pass through the stabilizer and a hollow tunnel of the collar with a bulbous tip. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies, Inc
    Inventor: Prabhat Kumar Ahluwalia
  • Publication number: 20150148812
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a uterine manipulator system comprising: a collar including a first shelf connected to the inner surface of the collar; a stabilizer including a stabilizer rim adapted to couple to the first shelf; and a shaft adapted to pass through the stabilizer and a hollow tunnel of the collar with a bulbous tip. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: PRABHAT KUMAR AHLUWALIA
  • Patent number: 8945093
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a suction device handle for use with a vacuum supply conduit to suction a fluid or tissue, the handle comprising: a hand-grippable body defining a chamber; the hand-grippable body comprising a distal end configured to support a suction tip; the suction tip including a distal end of a vacuum supply conduit extending within an outer cannula, the vacuum supply conduit being offset from a distal end of the outer cannula by a predetermined distance; wherein the distal end of the hand grippable body is connected to a proximal end of the outer cannula and the chamber is connected in fluid communication with the suction pressure or vacuum generated at the distal end of the vacuum supply conduit. Additional embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Prabhat Kumar Ahluwalia
  • Patent number: 8770200
    Abstract: A fornix manipulator includes a collar and stabilizer. The collar has a first end and a second end, the second end having an opening and diameter greater than the first end and the first end having an opening to receive a cervix into the collar. The stabilizer has a base portion defining a guide hole and a plurality of prongs extending from the base portion to contact the first end of the collar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Prabhat K. Ahluwalia
  • Patent number: D742513
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: Prabhat K. Ahluwalia