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1. (WO2018198005) INSTRUMENT FOR ACCESSING AND VISUALIZING HOLLOW ORGANS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/198005    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/052775
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 21 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61B 1/00
A61B 90/16
Applicants: GARBAGNATI, Francesco Antoniomaria
Inventors: GARBAGNATI, Francesco Antoniomaria
Title: INSTRUMENT FOR ACCESSING AND VISUALIZING HOLLOW ORGANS
Abstract:
An instrument (100) for accessing and visualizing hollow organs, said instrument (100) comprising a mouthpiece (110) configured to be fitted in the mouth of a patient, said mouthpiece (100) comprising a perforated mask (111) and a sleeve (112) having a generally cylindrical or ovoid shape extending from said perforated mask (111) substantially perpendicularly thereto and defining a channel, which instrument (100) further comprises sucking means suitable to suck saliva and other fluids from the oral cavity of the patient, said sucking means comprising a suction chamber (120) or closed volume that is restrained to the mask (111) on the side where said sleeve (112) is formed, said suction chamber (120) comprising a plurality of through openings (116) adapted to allow fluid communication with a surrounding environment, an intake opening (117) communicating with the suction chamber (120) being formed on the mask (111), wherein the through openings (116) are formed on the skirt of a dome- shaped member (115) which delimits the suction chamber (120).