Titan Medical nabs U.S. patent covering robotic surgical instruments; shares up 2%

|About: Titan Medical Inc. (TITXF)|By:, SA News Editor

The USPTO issues U.S. Patent No. 9,629,688 to Titan Medical (OTCQX:TITXF +2%) covering its robotic surgical instruments, specifically the novel interface and drive mechanism.

The patent generally describes a tool apparatus that includes actuators mounted in a housing in such a way to facilitate travel in a substantially orthogonal direction to the actuating direction of control links, which drive movement of the tool apparatus.