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1. EP2838434 - A MICROBIOPSY DEVICE

Office
European Patent Office
Application Number 13778287
Application Date 16.04.2013
Publication Number 2838434
Publication Date 25.02.2015
Publication Kind B1
IPC
A61B 10/02
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
10Other methods or instruments for diagnosis, e.g. for vaccination diagnosis; Sex determination; Ovulation-period determination; Throat striking implements
02Instruments for taking cell samples or for biopsy
CPC
A61B 10/0096
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
10Other methods or instruments for diagnosis, e.g. instruments for taking a cell sample, for biopsy, for vaccination diagnosis
0096Casings for storing test samples
A61B 5/150282
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes
15Devices for taking samples of blood
150007Details
150206Construction or design features not otherwise provided for; manufacturing or production; packages; sterilisation of piercing element, piercing device or sampling device
150274Manufacture or production processes or steps for blood sampling devices
150282for piercing elements, e.g. blade, lancet, canula, needle
A61B 5/150442
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes
15Devices for taking samples of blood
150007Details
150374Details of piercing elements or protective means for preventing accidental injuries by such piercing elements
150381Design of piercing elements
150442Blade-like piercing elements, e.g. blades, cutters, knives, for cutting the skin
A61B 5/15045
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes
15Devices for taking samples of blood
150007Details
150374Details of piercing elements or protective means for preventing accidental injuries by such piercing elements
150381Design of piercing elements
150442Blade-like piercing elements, e.g. blades, cutters, knives, for cutting the skin
15045comprising means for capillary action
A61B 5/150458
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes
15Devices for taking samples of blood
150007Details
150374Details of piercing elements or protective means for preventing accidental injuries by such piercing elements
150381Design of piercing elements
150442Blade-like piercing elements, e.g. blades, cutters, knives, for cutting the skin
150458Specific blade design, e.g. for improved cutting and penetration characteristics
A61B 10/0233
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
10Other methods or instruments for diagnosis, e.g. instruments for taking a cell sample, for biopsy, for vaccination diagnosis
02Instruments for taking cell samples or for biopsy
0233Pointed or sharp biopsy instruments
Applicants UNIV QUEENSLAND
Inventors PROW TARL W
SOYER H PETER
ANSALDO ALEX
Designated States
Priority Data 2012901490 16.04.2012 AU
Title
(DE) MIKROBIOPSIEVORRICHTUNG
(EN) A MICROBIOPSY DEVICE
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE MICROBIOPSIE
Abstract
(EN) A microbiopsy device for taking biological samples, comprising a body including two or more cutting elements for cutting tissue to form a biological sample; and a chamber inside the body for receiving and retaining the biological sample, the chamber having an opening between the cutting elements, wherein the cutting elements are arranged to cut a section of tissue having a width of less than 1 mm.
(FR) L'invention concerne un dispositif de microbiopsie pour prélever des échantillons biologiques, comprenant un corps comprenant au moins deux éléments de coupe pour couper du tissu afin de former un échantillon biologique ; et une chambre à l'intérieur du corps pour recevoir et retenir l'échantillon biologique, la chambre ayant une ouverture entre les éléments de coupe, les éléments de coupe étant agencés pour couper un morceau de tissu ayant une largeur de moins de 1 mm.