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1. (WO2007097797) POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR MANIPULATING A CHANNEL WITHIN A MEDICAL DEVICE
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Pub. No.:    WO/2007/097797    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/045979
Publication Date: 30.08.2007 International Filing Date: 01.12.2006
IPC:
A61B 1/018 (2006.01), A61B 1/00 (2006.01), A61B 1/005 (2006.01)
Applicants: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. [US/US]; One Scimed Place, Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311-1566 (US)
Inventors: GEITZ, Kurt; (US).
TINKHAM, Brian; (US)
Agent: GARRETT, Arthur, S.; FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP, 901 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001-4181 (US)
Priority Data:
11/359,897 21.02.2006 US
Title (EN) POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR MANIPULATING A CHANNEL WITHIN A MEDICAL DEVICE
(FR) SYSTEME DE POSITIONNEMENT POUR MANIPULER UN CANAL DANS UN DISPOSITIF MEDICAL
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Embodiments of the invention include a medical device for accessing a patient's body portion and used for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. Embodiments of the invention may include a particular endoscopic positioning mechanism for placing an endoscope and an additional treatment device within desired body portions in order to assist in diagnosis and treatment of anatomical diseases and disorders. In particular, a medical device according to an embodiment of the invention includes a positioning mechanism configured for movement through at least two degrees of freedom.
(FR)Des modes de réalisation de l'invention incluent un dispositif médical destiné à accéder à une partie du corps d'un patient et utilisé pour le diagnostic et le traitement de pathologies médicales. Des modes de réalisation de l'invention peuvent inclure un mécanisme de positionnement endoscopique particulier pour placer un endoscope et un dispositif de traitement supplémentaire dans des parties souhaitées du corps afin de faciliter le diagnostic et le traitement de maladies et troubles anatomiques. En particulier, un dispositif médical selon un mode de réalisation de l'invention inclut un mécanisme de positionnement configuré pour se déplacer avec au moins deux degrés de liberté.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, 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, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, 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)