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1. (WO2018222973) MEDICAL ELEMENT INSERTION POSITION INDICATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222973    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/035570
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jun 02 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61N 1/375
Applicants: INSPIRE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Inventors: VERZAL, Kevin
RONDONI, John
Title: MEDICAL ELEMENT INSERTION POSITION INDICATOR
Abstract:
An electronic medical device includes a first portion, with the first portion including a first insertion hole and an external surface. The first insertion hole is to removably receive an elongate element. The external surface of the first portion comprises a first position indicator, which is located to be visibly juxtaposed relative to a first operative element of the elongate element when the elongate element is fully inserted in the first insertion hole. In some instances, the position indicator may serve a dual function as a vent.