04714075 is referenced by 60 patents and cites 7 patents.

A biopsy channel for use in the insertion tube of an endoscope or borescope having a reinforced length that passes through the steering section of the tube which can be bent to a small radius without collapsing or losing its circularity. The tubing is preferably a heat softenable thermoplastic and the reinforcement is a metal knitted fabric that is heat bonded into the outer surface of the tubing.

Title
Biopsy channel for endoscope
Application Number
6/828134
Publication Number
4714075
Application Date
February 10, 1986
Publication Date
December 22, 1987
Inventor
Robert L Vivenzio
Auburn
NY, US
Allan I Krauter
Syracuse
NY, US
Agent
Bruns and Wall
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
A61B 1/00
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