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Pub. No.: WO/2003/001988 International Application No.: PCT/US2002/021241
Publication Date: 09.01.2003 International Filing Date: 01.07.2002
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 29.01.2003
IPC:
A61B 17/32 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/34 (2006.01) ,A61B 18/20 (2006.01) ,A61B 19/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
32
Surgical cutting instruments
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
34
Trocars; Puncturing needles
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18
Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
18
by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
20
using laser
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
19
Instruments, implements or accessories for surgery or diagnosis not covered by any of the groups A61B1/-A61B18/149
Applicants: SPOTNITZ, Henry, M.[US/US]; US (UsOnly)
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN CITY OF NEW YORK[US/US]; West 116th Street and Broadway New York, NY 10027, US (AllExceptUS)
Inventors: SPOTNITZ, Henry, M.; US
Agent: DIPPERT, William, H.; Reed Smith LLP 29th floor 599 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022, US
Priority Data:
60/302,41129.06.2001US
Title (EN) TRIPOD KNIFE FOR VENOUS ACCESS
(FR) COUTEAU TRIPODE POUR ACCES DE VEINE
Abstract:
(EN) A surgical cutting device according to the invention which permits the precise slitting of a human vein in situ. The cutting device is supported and guided over the centerline of the vein to be slit by two generally opposing guides (14) which serve to precisely orient the knife (2) along the centerline of the vein. The cutting device can comprise a blade or a functionally equivalent cutting edge or surface and is useful to cut other human vessels such as arteries or ducts.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un dispositif de coupe chirurgicale qui permet le découpage précis d'une veine humaine in situ. Ce dispositif de coupe est supporté et guidé sur la ligne centrale de la veine à découper par deux guides généralement opposés qui servent à orienter précisément le couteau le long de la ligne centrale de la veine. Ce dispositif de coupe peut comprendre une lame, un bord coupant ou une surface coupante à fonction équivalente et ce dispositif convient pour couper des vaisseaux humains tels que des artères ou des veines.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)