Global Patent Index - EP 1003572 A1

EP 1003572 A1 2000-05-31 - PORTABLE SUCTION APPARATUS

Title (en)

PORTABLE SUCTION APPARATUS

Title (de)

TRAGBARE ABSAUGVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'ASPIRATION PORTATIF

Publication

EP 1003572 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98938801 A

Priority

  • GB 9802426 W
  • GB 9717623 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9910024A1] The invention provides a portable device for the collection of thoracic fluid comprising a collection chamber (1) having an inlet (16) for connection to a patient, a one way valve (11) that permits passage of thoracic fluid from the patient to the collection chamber (1) through the inlet (16) and a portable suction unit (21) that co-operates with the collection chamber (1) for evacuation of air therefrom. Preferably the one way valve (11), the inlet (16) and the connection of the chamber (1) are disposed on a removable lid of the chamber (1). The collection chamber (1) and suction unit (21) are of a size and weight that allow them to be carried by a patient.

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

A61M 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61M 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 1/0023 (2013.01); A61M 1/0029 (2013.01); A61M 1/0001 (2013.01); A61M 2205/8206 (2013.01); A61M 2210/101 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9910024A1

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 9910024 A1 19990304; AU 8740298 A 19990316; EP 1003572 A1 20000531; GB 9717623 D0 19971022

INPADOC legal status


2004-09-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040218

2003-09-24 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030807

2000-05-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000320

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2000-05-31 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 20000320;LT PAYMENT 20000320;LV PAYMENT 20000320;MK PAYMENT 20000320;RO PAYMENT 20000320;SI PAYMENT 20000320