(19)
(11)EP 3 682 914 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
09.09.2020 Bulletin 2020/37

(43)Date of publication A2:
22.07.2020 Bulletin 2020/30

(21)Application number: 20156719.5

(22)Date of filing:  16.12.2015
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
A61M 1/00(2006.01)
A61F 9/007(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

(30)Priority: 14.04.2015 US 201514686582

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
15823070.6 / 3283138

(71)Applicant: Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc.
Santa Ana, CA 92705-4933 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • ROSS, Mark, W.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (US)
  • GERG, James, B.
    Lake Forest, 92630 (US)

(74)Representative: Tunstall, Christopher Stephen 
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP One Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HA
London WC1B 5HA (GB)

  


(54)SURGICAL CASSETTE MANIFOLD, SYSTEM, AND METHODS THEREOF


(57) Eliminating leaks of molded fluid channels by providing a front housing, rear housing, and a gasket, wherein the front housing has one or more molded fluid channels and one or more seal channels, and wherein at least a portion of the gasket is located between the front and rear housing; molding the gasket onto the rear housing to create a single unit, wherein the gasket has one or more seal lips configured and dimensioned to couple with the one or more seal channels; and assembling the front housing to the rear housing having the gasket, wherein the one or more seal lips couple with the seal channels. A surgical cassette manifold having a front and rear housing, and a gasket therebetween. The front housing having molded fluid channels that mate with the gasket and the gasket having multiple valves and a sensor/ diaphragm accessible through the rear housing.







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