Global Patent Index - EP 0986417 A1

EP 0986417 A1 2000-03-22 - A TRANSURETHRAL DEVICE

Title (en)

A TRANSURETHRAL DEVICE

Title (de)

TRANSURETHRALE VORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF TRANSURETRAL

Publication

EP 0986417 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98928726 A

Priority

  • SE 9801029 W
  • SE 9702147 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9855176A1] A transurethral device (10) for delivery of a drug to the urethra of a human or animal body comprising a drug carrying element (3) which presents an elongate shaft (9) having a free forward end for insertion into the urethra of the human or animal body in a forward direction, the elongate shaft being provided with a channel (15) having an opening (17) in the outer surface of the elongate shaft for transport of the drug to the urethra. The device further comprises means (5, 30) adapted to draw a dose of the drug into the channel from a fluid supply of the drug. The device may further comprise a sheath (7) for releasably sheathing at least the insertable length of the elongate shaft of the drug carrying element prior to insertion thereof into the urethra of the human or animal body in which case the fluid supply of the drug can conveniently be carried in the sheath.

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

A61M 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 5/41 (2006.01); A61K 9/00 (2006.01); A61M 3/00 (2006.01); A61M 31/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 31/00 (2013.01); A61K 9/0034 (2013.01); A61M 2025/0681 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9855176A1

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

WO 9855176 A1 19981210; AR 012857 A1 20001122; AU 8045398 A 19981221; BR 9809552 A 20000620; CA 2291612 A1 19981210; CN 1263476 A 20000816; EE 9900563 A 20000615; EP 0986417 A1 20000322; HU 0001919 A2 20001028; HU 0001919 A3 20001228; IL 133041 D0 20010319; IS 5271 A 19991124; JP 2002502290 A 20020122; KR 20010049181 A 20010615; NO 995962 A 19991203; NO 995962 D0 19991203; PL 337450 A1 20000814; SE 9702147 D0 19970605; SK 165999 A3 20000711; TR 9902959 T2 20000421; ZA 9804537 B 19981207

INPADOC legal status


2000-06-28 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20000505

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

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2000-03-22 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000105

2000-03-22 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2000-03-22 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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