04527553 is referenced by 78 patents and cites 9 patents.

A laryngoscope having a blade and separate handle containing an electrical power source is disclosed herein. A base independent of the handle is provided for the blade and includes its own bore and a light source mounted therein. The laryngoscope also includes a light guide having one end in optical communication with the light source and its opposite end disposed adjacent the opposite end of the blade for directing light from the light source at the base to the blade's opposite end. The base also includes means for disengageably mounting it to the handle in a way which places the light bulb in electrical connection with the electric power source.

Title
Laryngoscope with improved light source
Application Number
6/144704
Publication Number
4527553
Application Date
April 28, 1980
Publication Date
July 9, 1985
Inventor
Michael S Upsher
2957 Adeline Dr., Burlingame, 94010
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
IPC
A61B 1/26
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