Global Patent Index - EP 1032457 A1

EP 1032457 A1 2000-09-06 - PERINEOMETER FOR DOMESTIC USE IN PREVENTION OF URINARY INCONTINENCE

Title (en)

PERINEOMETER FOR DOMESTIC USE IN PREVENTION OF URINARY INCONTINENCE

Title (de)

GERÄT ZUR ÜBUNG DER BECKENMUSKULATUR ZUR VORBEUGUNG VON HARNINKONTINENZ FÜR DEN HAUSGEBRAUCH

Title (fr)

PERINEOMETRE A USAGE DOMESTIQUE POUR LA PREVENTION DE L'INCONTINENCE URINAIRE

Publication

EP 1032457 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97913045 A

Priority

CA 9700872 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9926699A1] A perineometer for enabling a user to conduct pelvic muscle exercises under domestic conditions comprising: (a) means for manually generating pneumatic pressure in the perineometer; (b) flexible pneumatically inflatable hollow vaginal bulb means connected pneumatically to the manual penumatic pressure means (a); and (c) instrument support means connected to the pneumatic pressure means (a) or vaginal bulb means (b), said support means supporting a microprocessing means, a source of direct electrical current, and electronic pneumatic pressure sensing means, a manually manipulatable memory switch electronically connected to the microprocessing means, an on-off switching means controlling the transmission of electrical current from the electricity storage means and the microprocessing means, and an electronic digital readout display enabling a domestic user of the perineometer to monitor the performance of the perineometer.

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

A63B 23/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 23/20 (2006.01); A63B 21/008 (2006.01); A63B 24/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 24/0006 (2013.01); A63B 23/20 (2013.01); A63B 21/008 (2013.01); A63B 2024/0009 (2013.01); A63B 2220/17 (2013.01); A63B 2220/56 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9926699A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family

WO 9926699 A1 19990603; AT 222512 T 20020915; AU 5044498 A 19990615; AU 739990 B2 20011025; CA 2311246 A1 19990603; CA 2311246 C 20090324; DE 69714869 D1 20020926; DE 69714869 T2 20030515; DK 1032457 T3 20021223; EP 1032457 A1 20000906; EP 1032457 B1 20020821; ES 2182049 T3 20030301