Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Description
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. Its da Vinci surgical system translates a surgeon's natural hand movements, which are performed on instrument controls at a console, into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small incisions or ports. The da Vinci surgical system comprise a surgeon's console, a patient-side cart, a 3-D vision system, da Vinci skills simulator, and Firefly fluorescence imaging product that enable surgeons to perform various surgical procedures, including gynecologic, urologic, general surgery, cardiothoracic, and head and neck surgical procedures. The company also manufactures EndoWrist instruments consisting of forceps, scissors, electrocautery, scalpels, and other surgical tools, which incorporate wrist joints for natural dexterity for various surgical procedures. In addition, it offers da Vinci single-site instruments and accessories that allow da Vinci Si surgical systems to work through a single incision; and EndoWrist One vessel sealer, a wristed single-use instrument intended for bipolar coagulation and mechanical transection of vessels up to 7 mm in anastomoses in general, gynecologic, and urologic surgery; and sells various accessory productsdiameter and tissue bundles that fit in the jaws of the instrument. Further, the company provides EndoWrist Stapler 45 instrument, a wristed stapling instrument intended for resection, transaction, and/or creation of, such as sterile drapes, 3-D stereo endoscopes, camera heads, light guides, and other items that are used in conjunction with the da Vinci surgical system. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. markets its products directly and through distributors in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Medical Instruments & Supplies