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1. (WO2004030546) RETRACTOR WITH INTERCHANGEABLE RETRACTOR BLADES
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2004/030546    International Application No.:    PCT/US2003/031724
Publication Date: 15.04.2004 International Filing Date: 02.10.2003
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    30.04.2004    
IPC:
A61B 1/32 (2006.01), A61B 17/00 (2006.01), A61B 17/02 (2006.01), A61B 19/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: SYNTHES (U.S.A) [US/US]; 1690 Russell Road, Paoli, PA 19301 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
HAMEL, Ross, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: HAMEL, Ross, J.; (US)
Agent: POISSANT, Brian, M.; Jones Day LLP, 222 East 41st Street, New York, NY 10017 (US)
Priority Data:
60/415,135 02.10.2002 US
Title (EN) RETRACTOR WITH INTERCHANGEABLE RETRACTOR BLADES
(FR) ECARTEUR A LAMES INTERCHANGEABLES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The invention relates to a retractor (10) for use during a medical procedure to provide a clear view of the field of the procedure. The retractor comprises a handle (12) having first (24) and second (38) coupling mechanisms, one of which (24) may be used interchangeably with different surgical retractor blades, and the other (38) which may be used to coupled a secondary surgical instrument, such as a light pipe or endoscope, to the handle.
(FR)L'invention concerne un écarteur à utiliser pendant une intervention médicale aux fins d'obtention d'une vue dégagée du champ de l'intervention. L'écarteur comprend, de préférence, un manche doté de premier et second mécanismes de couplage, un de ceux-ci pouvant être utilisé de manière interchangeable avec diverses lames de l'écarteur chirurgical et l'autre pouvant être utilisé aux fins de couplage d'un second instrument chirurgical, tel qu'un conduit de lumière ou un endoscope, sur le manche.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, RO, SE, SI, 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)