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1. (WO1980000007) MEDICAL SLEEVE
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Pub. No.: WO/1980/000007 International Application No.: PCT/US1979/000354
Publication Date: 10.01.1980 International Filing Date: 25.05.1979
IPC:
A61F 5/00 (2006.01) ,A61F 2/06 (2013.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
5
Orthopaedic methods or devices for non-surgical treatment of bones or joints; Nursing devices
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02
Prostheses implantable into the body
04
Hollow or tubular parts of organs, e.g. bladders, tracheae, bronchi or bile ducts
06
Blood vessels
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Priority Data:
91201002.06.1978US
Title (EN) MEDICAL SLEEVE
(FR) MANCHON A USAGE MEDICAL
Abstract:
(EN) A method and article for medical diagnosis and/or treatment of body disorders, comprising a sleeve unit (10) insertable in a natural body vessel to isolate material flowing into the vessel from direct contact with the interior surface of the vessel. When applied to the treatment of obesity, the sleeve is disposed along a zone in the digestive tract (32) to interfere with the digestive or absorptive function of that zone and thereby reduce net caloric intake.
(FR) Un procede et un instrument de diagnostic et/ou de traitement medical, comprenant un manchon (10) qui peut etre insere dans une cavite d"un organisme afin de prevenir tout contact entre le milieu s"ecoulant dans le manchon et les parois internes de la cavite. Lorsqu"il est utilise pour le traitement de l"obesite, le manchon est dispose le long d"une zone de l"appareil digestif (32) afin d"interferer avec les fonctions digestives ou les fonctions d"absorption de cette zone et, par consequent, de reduire l"apport en calories.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)