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|1. (WO2018222767) TROCAR ASSEMBLY WITH A CLEANNING ELEMENT FOR USE DURING A LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURE|
|Applicants:||CAREFUSION 2200, INC.
|Inventors:||ROSENBAUM, Joanna, L.
VANDEWEGHE, Andrew, P.
DARLEY, Jesse, Charles
HARRIS, Christopher, Alan
IRWIN, Curtis, B.
LATHAM, Stephen, A.
LEE, Daniel, J.
STASZAK, Jeffrey, R.
|Title:||TROCAR ASSEMBLY WITH A CLEANNING ELEMENT FOR USE DURING A LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURE|
A trocar assembly includes a cannula having a proximal portion and an opposing distal portion. The distal portion is configured to extend into a patient body. The cannula defines an access channel between the proximal portion and the distal portion, wherein the access channel is configured to receive a scope such that the scope can be maneuvered through the access channel to a location within the patient body. A cleaning element at the distal portion is configured to contact at least a distal end of the scope.