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1. US5380338 - Laparoscope holder with rotatable gripping pads

Office United States of America
Application Number 08188101
Application Date 27.01.1994
Publication Number 5380338
Publication Date 10.01.1995
Grant Number 5380338
Grant Date 10.01.1995
Publication Kind A
IPC
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
19
Instruments, implements or accessories for surgery or diagnosis not covered by any of the groups A61B1/-A61B18/149
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
A61B 19/00
A61B 17/00
CPC
A61B 90/50
A61B 17/00234
Applicants Minnesota Scientific, Inc.
Inventors Christian Steven C.
Agents Kinney & Lange
Priority Data 07940177 03.09.1992 US
Title
(EN) Laparoscope holder with rotatable gripping pads
Abstract
(EN)

A device for clamping a medical instrument includes a pair of gripping arms that are movable between a closed and an open position. The gripping arms are pivotally movable with respect to each other and the device includes means for moving the gripping arms between the open and the closed position. In addition, the gripping arms are rotatably mounted to a support arm that is part of a support apparatus for holding the medical instrument.