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Breedveld, P. (author), Henselmans, P.W.J. (author), Arkenbout, E.A. (author), Van Furth, W. (author), Gerboni, G. (author)
Instrument provided with cables extending between a first portion and a second portion of the instrument at opposite sides of its longitudinal axis and disposed at predefined angles with respect to said axis, which instrument has one or more sets of cables, each set of cables comprising in combination a first cable running parallel to the...
patent 2015
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Breedveld, P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
The invention relates to a propulsion-unit provided with a body and comprising at least one element having an external adhesive layer for providing frictional contact with an object's surface along which the unit in use moves, wherein the element is a supporting layer that supports said adhesive layer, and wherein drive means are provided for...
patent 2010
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Breedveld, P. (author)
The invention relates to an apparatus suitable for use in a space that is not easily accessible, comprising a distally provided head, which can be equipped with an inspection organ and/or intervention organ, and which is designed to be introduced into a cavitous body, a proximal control member remaining permanently outside the body, and a...
patent 2007
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Margallo Balbas, E. (author), Wieringa, P.A. (author), French, P.J. (author), Lee, R.A. (author), Breedveld, P. (author)
Surgical drill system comprising a mechanical drill bit and means for imaging the vicinity of the drill bit tip, said means comprising: at least one optical fiber having a distal end and a proximal end, said distal end being located adjacent said drill bit tip, an optical processing unit, said proximal end of said at least one optical fiber...
patent 2007
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Breedveld, P. (author)
The invention relates to an instrument (1) comprising a cable or tube (3), at a distal end of which a propulsion device (4) is provided for moving the cable or tube in a hollow space, the propulsion device being shaped like a donut lying in a plane at right angles to the longitudinal direction of the cable or tube, wherein the donut-shaped...
patent 2006
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Breedveld, P. (author), Scheltes, J.S. (author)
The invention relates to an instrument for high-precision or surgical applications of a minimally invasive nature, comprising a distally positioned directable head, a shaft upon which the head is positioned, and a proximally positioned handgrip for operating the head, wherein a ring of cables comprising longitudinally extending cables connects...
patent 2005
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Breedveld, P. (author), Shigeo, H. (author)
The invention relates to a spring comprising a chain of a series of closed, flexible elements, of which always a pair of two adjacent elements from the series are partly connected with each other. In a first embodiment, each pair of two adjacent elements is coupled at a predetermined, in relation to a neighbouring pair of elements, different...
patent 2002
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Breedveld, P. (author), Hirose, S. (author)
The spring comprises a chain of a series of closed, flexible elements (2), of which always a pair of two adjacent elements from the series are partly connected with each other. In one alternative version, each pair of two adjacent elements is coupled at a predetermined, in relation to a neighbouring pair of elements, different position. In a...
patent 2002
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Breedveld, P. (author)
An endoscope (1) for use in minimally invasive surgery, comprises an inspection tube (2), provided with a light source (8). A lens (3) is positioned on an angularly adjustable lens holder (4) at the distal part of the inspection tube (2). A control organ (5), at the proximal end of the inspection tube (2) is coupled with the lens holder (4) for...
patent 2001
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