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1. (WO2013155557) A MICROBIOPSY DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/155557    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2013/000394
Publication Date: Fri Oct 25 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 17 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: A61B 10/02
Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Inventors: PROW, Tarl W.
SOYER, H. Peter
ANSALDO, Alex
Title: A MICROBIOPSY DEVICE
Abstract:
A microbiopsy device for taking biological samples, comprising a body including two or more cutting elements for cutting tissue to form a biological sample; and a chamber inside the body for receiving and retaining the biological sample, the chamber having an opening between the cutting elements, wherein the cutting elements are arranged to cut a section of tissue having a width of less than 1 mm.