Global Patent Index - EP 0975291 A1

EP 0975291 A1 2000-02-02 - A TRANSURETHRAL DEVICE

Title (en)

A TRANSURETHRAL DEVICE

Title (de)

TRANSURETHRALE VORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF TRANSURETRAL

Publication

EP 0975291 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98908405 A

Priority

  • SE 9800385 W
  • SE 9701395 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9846176A1] A transurethral device (10; 110) comprises a transurethral insertion element (1; 101) having an elongate shaft (9; 109) with a free forward end (11; 111) with at least a forward section of the elongate shaft which presents the forward end being insertable into the urethra of a human or animal body, for example into the urethra of an impotent male human or animal body for delivery of an impotence treatment drug. To facilitate insertion of the at least a forward section of the elongate shaft into the urethra the device further comprises lubricating means (29; 130) for lubricating the outer surface of at least a part of the at least a forward section of the elongate shaft. The device may further comprise a sheath (7; 107) for releasably sheathing the at least a forward section of the elongate shaft of the transurethral insertion element prior to insertion thereof into the urethra of the human or animal body.

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

A61F 5/41; A61M 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61M 31/00 (2006.01); A61F 5/41 (2006.01); A61K 9/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 9/0034 (2013.01); A61M 2025/0062 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9846176A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9846176 A1 19981022; AR 012405 A1 20001018; AU 6644098 A 19981111; BR 9808675 A 20000711; CA 2286070 A1 19981022; CN 1259030 A 20000705; EE 9900456 A 20000417; EP 0975291 A1 20000202; HU 0002151 A2 20001028; HU 0002151 A3 20010228; ID 23679 A 20000511; IL 132207 D0 20010319; IS 5213 A 19991013; JP 2001520538 A 20011030; KR 20010049174 A 20010615; NO 995008 A 19991215; NO 995008 D0 19991014; PL 336421 A1 20000619; SE 9701395 D0 19970415; SK 133499 A3 20000516; TR 9902551 T2 20000321; TW 416848 B 20010101; ZA 9802770 B 19981015

INPADOC legal status


2000-06-28 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20000508

2000-05-10 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: ASTRAZENECA AB

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2000-02-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19991115

2000-02-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2000-02-02 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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- Free Format Text: LT PAYMENT 19991115;LV PAYMENT 19991115;MK PAYMENT 19991115;RO PAYMENT 19991115;SI PAYMENT 19991115