Global Patent Index - EP 1003421 A1

EP 1003421 A1 2000-05-31 - DEVICE FOR HEATING CLIPS WITH SHAPE MEMORY

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR HEATING CLIPS WITH SHAPE MEMORY

Title (de)

HEIZGERÄT FÜR KLAMMER AUS FORMGEDÄCHTNISLEGIERUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR CHAUFFER DES AGRAFES A MEMOIRE DE FORME

Publication

EP 1003421 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99918067 A

Priority

  • FR 9901150 W
  • FR 9806341 A
  • FR 9906042 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6268589B1] A device for heating and closing heat-retractable clamps for surgical use includes a housing which encloses an electronic power and control circuit, a power cord connected to the circuit, and a heating unit for applying heat to the clamps. The electronic power and control circuit includes a power supply, a controller and a regulating circuit for delivering different predetermined amounts of heat, each corresponding to a clamp of a given size. The heating unit is capable of being sterilized in an autoclave and includes a linking cord, one end of which is capable of being plugged into the housing for the electronic circuit and the other end of which is coupled with a sleeve having a pair of electrodes and a control switch for operating the electrodes.

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

A61B 17/064; A61B 17/068

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/064 (2006.01); A61B 17/068 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/064 (2013.01); A61B 17/068 (2013.01); A61B 17/0644 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00867 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30092 (2013.01); A61F 2210/0014 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9959478A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE LU NL

EPO simple patent family

US 6268589 B1 20010731; EP 1003421 A1 20000531; US 2001013514 A1 20010816; US 6323461 B2 20011127; WO 9959478 A1 19991125

INPADOC legal status


2005-06-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041201

2003-07-23 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: 2R INVEST

2000-09-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000719

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE LU NL