ApplicationNo. 05/724284 filed on 09/20/1976
US Classes:128/207.15, Breathing passage occluder600/12Magnetic element placed within body (e.g., injected, inserted, implanted, etc.)
ExaminersPrimary: Pellegrino, Stephen C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
AbstractAn endotracheal intubation device is disclosed for manipulating the lower end of an endotracheal tube into the trachea or windpipe by magnetically displacing the tip of the tube to direct it towards the trachea as the tube is lowered down a patient's throat.