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Publication numberWO2005072402 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2005/002720
Publication date7 Dec 2006
Filing date28 Jan 2005
Priority date29 Jan 2004
Also published asEP1748722A2, EP1748722A4, WO2005072402A2
Publication numberPCT/2005/2720, PCT/US/2005/002720, PCT/US/2005/02720, PCT/US/5/002720, PCT/US/5/02720, PCT/US2005/002720, PCT/US2005/02720, PCT/US2005002720, PCT/US200502720, PCT/US5/002720, PCT/US5/02720, PCT/US5002720, PCT/US502720, WO 2005/072402 A3, WO 2005072402 A3, WO 2005072402A3, WO-A3-2005072402, WO2005/072402A3, WO2005072402 A3, WO2005072402A3
InventorsTheodore R Kucklick, Martin Trieb
ApplicantCannuflow Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Atraumatic arthroscopic instrument sheath
WO 2005072402 A3
Abstract
A removable, resilient atraumatic sheath (50) for arthroscopic instrument. The sheath covers sharp edges on the arthroscopic instrument, particularly the distal tip of the rigid cannula (2), and there by protects tissue and objects near a surgical sit from accidental trauma. The sheath may be provide in the form of an inflow/outflow sheath that allows a surgeon to irrigate and drain a surgical field without the use of a separate irrigation instrument.
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Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1 *See also references of EP1748722A4
Classifications
International ClassificationA61M25/01, A61B1/00, A61M1/00, A61B17/32, A61B17/34
Cooperative ClassificationA61M1/0084, A61B2017/349, A61B1/00135, A61B1/317, A61B2017/347, A61B17/3421, A61B2017/320048
European ClassificationA61B1/00H4, A61B17/34G4, A61M1/00T2, A61B1/317
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