|5284474||Trochar system for laparoscopy|
In accordance with this invention a disposable trochar for use as a gas insufflation needle is provided for insertion through the abdominal wall of a patient and into a body cavity. It has an outer sheath with a tubular body, a distal open end and a proxi...
|5197457||Deformable and removable sheath for optical catheter|
A deformable sheath for an optical catheter is provided which includes an elongated, deformable hollow body having a normal predetermined shape which is compatible with its intended use in situ in a passageway in the patient. The body has a distal end and...
|5125395||Deflectable sheath for optical catheter|
An apparatus is provided having a steerable and removable sheath for use with an optical catheter wherein the sheath with the catheter therein is to be positioned in a pathway leading to a body cavity of a patient for observation and/or treatment. The app...