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1. (WO2018025110) ENHANCING PERFORMANCE OF A CAPSULOTOMY DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/025110    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/054378
Publication Date: Fri Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61F 9/007
Applicants: NOVARTIS AG
Inventors: GHANNOUM, Ziad
JIA, Guangyao
MADDEN, Sean Christopher
Title: ENHANCING PERFORMANCE OF A CAPSULOTOMY DEVICE
Abstract:
The present disclosure provides a capsulotomy device having a unique insertion sleeve configuration comprising beveling and two notches at the distal end of the insertion sleeve. The unique configuration assures that the motion the capsulotomy loop comprising the heating element goes through during deployment from and retraction into the insertion sleeve is minimized and predictable.