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1. (WO2017040616) MULTI-FACETED NEEDLE TIP

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040616    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049637
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 10/02
A61B 17/34
Applicants: DEVICOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC.
Inventors: SWADER, Kinito
NORRIS, Matthew
Title: MULTI-FACETED NEEDLE TIP
Abstract:
A needle for use with a biopsy device is described and claimed. The needle is manufactured using a metal injection molding or "MIMI" process. The needle includes a piercing tip, wherein the piercing tip includes a base portion, a first cutting portion and a second cutting portion, wherein the first cutting portion and the second cutting portion extend distally from the base portion, wherein the base portion defines a first diameter, wherein the first diameter of the base portion corresponds to the first diameter of the cannula, wherein the first cutting portion defines a first cutting edge and a second cutting edge, wherein at least a portion the first cutting edge and at least a portion of the second cutting edge extends outwardly beyond the first diameter of the base portion.