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1. (WO1999011313) FLEXIBLE TUBE WITH CIRCULAR GROOVES OF VARYING WIDTH AND DEPTH

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/011313    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/016100
Publication Date: Mar 11, 1999 International Filing Date: Aug 3, 1998
IPC: A61M 25/00
Applicants: ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
Inventors: INJEV, Valentine, P.
Title: FLEXIBLE TUBE WITH CIRCULAR GROOVES OF VARYING WIDTH AND DEPTH
Abstract:
A flexible lumen (10, 10', 10'', 110, 210) made from a solid, relatively rigid tubing (12, 12', 12'', 112, 212) that is made flexible by cutting a series of grooves (14, 14', 14'', 114, 214) of varying width and depth through the side of the tubing (12, 12', 12'', 112, 212).