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|1. (WO2017151559) DEFLECTING ENDOSCOPE ACCESSORY CHANNELS|
|Applicants:||COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
|Inventors:||SURTI, Vihar C.
SIGMON, Jr., John C.
GIBBONS, William S.
MYDOSH, Andrea C.
McLAWHORN, Tyler E.
BRECHT, Michael J.
GITTARD, Shaun D.
|Title:||DEFLECTING ENDOSCOPE ACCESSORY CHANNELS|
A scope system is provided including an elongate tube with a distal portion and a lumen extending therethrough. The scope system also includes at least one accessory channel extending from a proximal end to a distal end and having with an accessory lumen extending therethrough, the at least one accessory channel movably disposed at least partially within the lumen of the elongate tube. The at least one accessory channel includes a distal section and a forward-viewing configuration and a side-viewing configuration. In the forward-viewing configuration, the distal section of the at least one accessory channel is substantially parallel to the distal portion of the elongate tube and in the side-viewing configuration, the distal section of the at least one accessory channel is arced at a radius greater than a radius of the distal portion of the elongate tube.