Global Patent Index - EP 0931536 A3

EP 0931536 A3 2000-08-09 - Anorectal examination seat

Title (en)

Anorectal examination seat

Title (de)

Sitz für anorektale Untersuchungen

Title (fr)

Siège pour examens anorectaux

Publication

EP 0931536 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98304304 A

Priority

JP 36883297 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0931536A2] An anal/rectal examination seat is particularly suitable for the aged, the physically handicapped and foreigners who are accustomed to a sitting type lavatory and reluctant to use a squat type one and allows the doctor to examine the exposed prolapsing parts visually and, whenever necessary, by palpating it to diagnose the case accurately. The anal/rectal examination seat is characterized by comprising legs for standing on the floor and a horizontal seat section arranged at the top of the legs, the horizontal seat section having an opening extending between the front and rear edges thereof for receiving the buttocks of the examinee sitting on the seat and allowing them to displace downwardly gravitationally to a certain extent, a space being provided centrally between the rear lateral legs and close to the rear edge of the horizontal seat section to allow an reflection mirror to be inserted from the rear side to a position below the horizontal seat section in order to make the prolapsing lesion of the anus/rectum of the examinee observable to the examiner and the reflection mirror enables to make the hidden prolapsing lesions visible and the movable lesions of intrapelvic and abdominal viscera are made palpable as much as possible easily, because of their descents while the examinee squats on the seat and applies an abdominal pressure. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61G 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61G 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61G 15/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0931536 A2 19990728; EP 0931536 A3 20000809; CA 2239644 A1 19990626; JP H11192272 A 19990721

INPADOC legal status


2001-08-02 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2001-06-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010103

2001-04-25 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2000-08-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-08-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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1999-07-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

1999-07-28 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI