(19)
(11)EP 3 620 115 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
22.07.2020 Bulletin 2020/30

(43)Date of publication A2:
11.03.2020 Bulletin 2020/11

(21)Application number: 19191319.3

(22)Date of filing:  12.08.2019
(51)Int. Cl.: 
A61B 17/00  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME
Designated Validation States:
KH MA MD TN

(30)Priority: 13.08.2018 US 201862717938 P
06.06.2019 US 201916432960

(71)Applicant: Covidien LP
Mansfield, MA 02048 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • BANERJEE, Saumya
    Hamden, Connecticut 06514 (US)
  • BROWN, Eric
    Haddam, Connecticut 06438 (US)
  • MORCK, Gregory R.
    Haddam, Connecticut 06438 (US)
  • PILLETERE, Roy J.
    North Haven, Connecticut 06473 (US)

(74)Representative: Soames, Candida Jane 
Maschio & Soames IP Limited 30 Carlton Crescent
Southampton SO15 2EW
Southampton SO15 2EW (GB)

  


(54)SPECIMEN RETRIEVAL DEVICE


(57) A specimen retrieval device includes a tubular body, an inner shaft slidably positioned within a longitudinal bore of the tubular body, and a specimen bag supported on the distal portion of the inner shaft. In embodiments, the tubular body tubular body is formed of a lubricious material. The specimen bag is formed from a pattern and welded by a radiofrequency welder. The specimen bag includes a tail section through which the inner shaft passes, and the tail section may be attached to a handle at a proximal portion of the inner shaft.