(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 09 August 2012 (09.08.2012)

Information valid as of: 09 January 2013 (09.01.2013)

Report generated on: 23 January 2020 (23.01.2020)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2013/01669831 January 2013 (31.01.2013) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2012/04870927 July 2012 (27.07.2012) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
61/512,845 (US)28 July 2011 (28.07.2011) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
A61B 17/32 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
SPINE VIEW, INC. [US/US]; 48810 Kato Rd., Suite 100E Fremont, CA 94538 (US) (for all designated states except US)

(72) Inventor(s):
FABRO, Myra; 951 S. 12th Street, #305 San Jose, CA 95112 (US)
NGUYEN, Hiep; 920 Big Bear Court Milpitas, CA 95035 (US)
DIAS, Mark, A.; 3880 Wiven Place San Jose, CA 95121 (US)
MIREL, Al; 2000 Brewster Avenue Redwood City, CA 94062 (US)
MAY, Robert; 25859 Seaver St. Hayward, CA 94545 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
CAROTHERS, Ross; Spine View, Inc. 48810 Kato Rd., Suite 100E Fremont, CA 94538 (US)

(54) Title (EN): DISCECTOMY DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS
(54) Title (FR): DISPOSITIFS DE DISCECTOMIE ET MÉTHODES S'Y RAPPORTANT

(57) Abstract:
(EN): Tissue removal devices are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a tissue removal device may comprise a handheld housing, a motor, and a tissue removal mechanism coupled to the handheld housing. The tissue removal mechanism may comprise a tubular member, a rotatable elongated member disposed within a lumen of the tubular member, a first impeller distal to the rotatable elongated member, and a second impeller adjacent the first impeller.
(FR): Cette invention concerne des dispositifs d'ablation de tissu. Dans certains modes de réalisation, un dispositif d'ablation de tissu peut comprendre un boîtier à main, un moteur, et un mécanisme d'ablation de tissu couplé au boîtier à main. Le mécanisme d'ablation de tissu peut comprendre un élément tubulaire, un élément allongé rotatif situé dans une lumière de l'élément tubulaire, une première hélice distale par rapport à l'élément allongé rotatif, et une seconde hélice adjacente à la première.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 12 November 2012 (12.11.2012) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM