Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Department of


Date of this Version



Appl. No.: 11/966,741


Patent No.: US 9,579,088 B2


A surgical device includes a console having a visual display and a manipulator arm, a robotic device having a camera and a connection component. The robotic device is configured to be positioned completely within a body cavity. The camera is configured to transmit visual images to the visual display. The connection component operably couples the console and the robotic device. The manipulator arm is positioned relative to the visual display so as to appear to be penetrating the visual display.