Patents by Inventor Mikiya Silver

Mikiya Silver has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10869691
    Abstract: A gas sealed access port is disclosed including a proximal housing having a central lumen providing gas sealed access to the surgical cavity, an inlet path for communicating with a source of pressurized gas, a tapered neck portion and an interior cavity accommodating an annular jet assembly for receiving pressurized gas from the inlet path to generate a gaseous seal within the tapered neck portion, and an elongated tubular body extending from the tapered neck portion in communication with the central lumen and including a flexible proximal body portion and a rigid distal body portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane
  • Patent number: 10806490
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane, Michael J. Augelli
  • Publication number: 20200306001
    Abstract: Lighting devices are disclosed for use with handheld surgical instruments, along with holsters for supporting surgical instruments with lighting devices thereon and kits containing surgical instruments and lighting devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Pathy Medical, LLC
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Gennady Kleyman, Vinod V. Pathy
  • Publication number: 20200289157
    Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for controlling the performance of a pneumatically sealed trocar, wherein the system includes a controller for delivering variable DC voltage to a DC motor, a DC motor operatively connected to the controller for driving a pump operatively connected to a pneumatically sealed trocar, a pump driven by the DC motor for circulating pressurized gas through the pneumatically sealed trocar, and a sensor for sensing pressure and flow parameters between the pump and the pneumatically sealed trocar to provide a feedback control signal to the controller so that the controller can vary the voltage delivered to the DC motor to affect the output pressure and flow of the pump during a laparoscopic surgical procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane
  • Patent number: 10736657
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane, Michael J. Augelli
  • Patent number: 10702306
    Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for controlling the performance of a pneumatically sealed trocar, wherein the system includes a controller for delivering variable DC voltage to a DC motor, a DC motor operatively connected to the controller for driving a pump operatively connected to a pneumatically sealed trocar, a pump driven by the DC motor for circulating pressurized gas through the pneumatically sealed trocar, and a sensor for sensing pressure and flow parameters between the pump and the pneumatically sealed trocar to provide a feedback control signal to the controller so that the controller can vary the voltage delivered to the DC motor to affect the output pressure and flow of the pump during a laparoscopic surgical procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane
  • Patent number: 10695511
    Abstract: A method and assembly for calibrating the pneumatic performance range of a system for delivering pneumatic power to a trocar, which includes the steps of: supplying pneumatic power to a trocar to achieve a desired cavity pressure; measuring the pneumatic power and cavity pressure over a time period, as the system attempts to maintain the desired cavity pressure; calculating performance characteristics of the trocar based on the measured cavity pressure and pneumatic power values; and adjusting the pneumatic power supplied to the trocar based upon the performance characteristics of the trocar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Kenneth Varner, Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20200187984
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity is disclosed which includes a primary gas circulation device housing a central processor and a primary pump, the primary pump controlled by the central processor and configured to deliver a flow of pressurized gas to a primary gas delivery lumen and to receive gas from a primary gas return lumen, and a plurality of subordinate gas circulation devices each housing a respective subordinate pump configured to deliver a flow of pressurized gas to a respective subordinate gas delivery lumen and to receive gas from a respective subordinate gas return lumen, wherein the subordinate pump in each subordinate gas circulation device is in networked communication with and controlled by the central processor of the primary gas circulation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane, Michael J. Augelli
  • Publication number: 20200179618
    Abstract: A method for injection of drugs into a patient, the method including a) marking on a skin of the patient indicators to identify locations for drug injections: b) taking an image of the skin with the markings thereon; c) after obtaining a customized cover with openings in the cover, inserting a marking device through the openings to mark the skin for injection locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Mytox Ink, LLC
    Inventors: Shareef Jandali, Gennady Kleyman, Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20200121412
    Abstract: A cordless, battery powered lighting device is disclosed which is configured to be removably installed on a distal end portion of a handheld electrosurgical instrument, and once the lighting device is installed on the distal end portion of the instrument, light automatically projects from the lighting device along the longitudinal axis of the surgical instrument.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Pathy Medical, LLC
    Inventors: Vinod V. Pathy, Mikiya Silver, Gennady Kleyman
  • Publication number: 20200121305
    Abstract: An adapter assembly is disclosed for attaching a lighting device to a handheld surgical instrument, which includes a first body portion configured to engage a distal end portion of the surgical instrument at a position along a central axis thereof, and a second body portion configured to support a lighting device adjacent the distal end portion of the surgical instrument, such that an illumination axis of the lighting device angularly intersects the central axis of the surgical instrument.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Pathy Medical, LLC
    Inventors: James Komsa, Vinod V. Pathy, Gennady Kleyman, Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20200094002
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity, which includes a multi-modal gas delivery device including a primary gas circulation pump, a secondary gas circulation pump and an insufflation subunit, and an interface plate adapted and configured to engage with the multi-modal gas delivery device and including a connector and a filter seat corresponding to five different lumens, each of which provides a different functionality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane, Michael J. Augelli
  • Publication number: 20200093997
    Abstract: A cover for placement over a portion of a body of a patient having a plurality of openings extending therethrough for injection of a drug into the body. The cover is customized to the portion of the body and the plurality of openings are customized to the desired locations of injection of the drug through the openings and into the body. Systems and methods for creating the cover are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Mytox Ink, LLC
    Inventors: Shareef Jandali, Gennady Kleyman, Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20190388628
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a gas delivery device configured to deliver a flow of pressurized gas to a gas delivery lumen extending therefrom, a gaseous sealing module communicating with a distal end of the gas delivery lumen and configured to generate a gaseous seal within a gas sealed lumen extending therefrom, and an access port communicating with a distal end of the gas sealed lumen so as to provide sealed instrument access to the surgical cavity and maintain a stable pressure within the surgical cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Michael J. Augelli, Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane
  • Publication number: 20190388629
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a gas delivery device configured to deliver a flow of pressurized gas to a gas delivery lumen extending therefrom, a gaseous sealing module communicating with a distal end of the gas delivery lumen and configured to generate a gaseous seal within a gas sealed lumen extending therefrom, and an access port communicating with a distal end of the gas sealed lumen so as to provide sealed instrument access to the surgical cavity and maintain a stable pressure within the surgical cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Gennady Kleyman, Michael J. Augelli, Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20190388630
    Abstract: A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a gas delivery device configured to deliver a flow of pressurized gas to a gas delivery lumen extending therefrom, a gaseous sealing module communicating with a distal end of the gas delivery lumen and configured to generate a gaseous seal within a gas sealed lumen extending therefrom, and an access port communicating with a distal end of the gas sealed lumen so as to provide sealed instrument access to the surgical cavity and maintain a stable pressure within the surgical cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Augelli, Ralph Stearns, Michael J. Kane
  • Publication number: 20190388631
    Abstract: A filter cartridge for surgical gas delivery systems includes a filter housing configured to be seated in a filter cartridge interface of a surgical gas delivery system, with a plurality of flow paths defined through the filter housing including at least one evacuation/return flow path and at least one insufflation/sensing flow path. A humidity filter element is included in the evacuation/return flow path for removing humidity from an evacuation/return lumen of a tube set. The humidity filter element can include a sintered polymer material configured to provide tortuous flow paths therethrough to condense humidity out of a flow through the humidity filter element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Michael J. Kane
  • Publication number: 20190365417
    Abstract: A method for controlling gas composition in a surgical cavity during an endoscopic surgical procedure includes monitoring for a plurality of gas species in a gas flow from a surgical cavity of a patient. The method includes measuring the plurality of gas species in the gas flow from the surgical cavity and determining if the gas species measured in the gas flow from the surgical cavity are each present and/or within a respective desired range. The method includes adding gas into the surgical cavity if one or more gas species in the plurality of gas species is outside of the respective desired range so as to bring a composition of gas species in the surgical cavity within the respective desired range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventor: Mikiya Silver
  • Publication number: 20190365414
    Abstract: A method for controlling gas composition in a surgical cavity during an endoscopic surgical procedure includes monitoring for a plurality of gas species in a gas flow from a surgical cavity of a patient. The method includes measuring the plurality of gas species in the gas flow from the surgical cavity and determining if the gas species measured in the gas flow from the surgical cavity are each present and/or within a respective desired range. The method includes adding gas into the surgical cavity if one or more gas species in the plurality of gas species is outside of the respective desired range so as to bring a composition of gas species in the surgical cavity within the respective desired range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Mikiya Silver, Gary Tegan
  • Patent number: 10463396
    Abstract: An access device for surgical procedures includes a multiport end cap having a rigid body with a flexible support sealingly mounted to the rigid body with a plurality of separate access ports for accommodating introduction of individual surgical instruments into a body of a patient. At least one of the access ports is sealingly attached to the flexible support and extends in a proximal direction therefrom. The flexible support is of a material more flexible than those of the rigid body and access ports to provide for relative angular movement of at least one of the access ports to provide flexibility for positioning surgical instruments introduced through the access ports. The flexible support can include at least one flexible bellow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Conmed Corporation
    Inventors: Gennady Kleyman, Michael J. Augelli, Michael J. Kane, Mikiya Silver