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Pub. No.:    WO/2009/134686    International Application No.:    PCT/US2009/041637
Publication Date: 05.11.2009 International Filing Date: 24.04.2009
A61B 1/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: LOMA VISTA MEDICAL, INC. [US/US]; 143 Loma Vista Drive Burlingame, CA 94010 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
TILSON, Alexander, Quillin [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
SCHEEFF, Mark, Christopher [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: TILSON, Alexander, Quillin; (US).
SCHEEFF, Mark, Christopher; (US)
Agent: LEVINE, David, A.; (US)
Priority Data:
61/125,720 27.04.2008 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A biological navigation device that can be attached or integrated with an elongated tool, such as an endoscope, is disclosed. The device can be used for propulsive advance through a biological lumen. The device can anchor to the biological lumen. The device can subsequently or concurrently propel the endoscope and anchor the device to the biological lumen. Methods for using the same are also disclosed.
(FR)L'invention porte sur un dispositif de navigation biologique qui peut être fixé avec un outil allongé ou intégré à celui-ci, tel qu'un endoscope. Le dispositif peut être utilisé pour une progression propulsée à travers une lumière biologique. Le dispositif peut s'ancrer dans la lumière biologique. Le dispositif peut ultérieurement ou simultanément propulser l'endoscope et ancrer le dispositif dans la lumière biologique. L'invention porte également sur des procédés d'utilisation de celui-ci.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
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, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, 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)