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Motor drive unit for use with an atherectomy device having a flexible drive cable and a finger operated member for advancing and retracting the drive cable. The drive unit comprises a motor and a power supply mounted in a case of a size which fits comfortably in a human hand, with a power switch positioned for operation by a finger of the hand holding the case. When the motor is connected to the drive cable, the finger operated member can be operated by a finger of the hand holding the case to advance and retract the cable and the cutter connected thereto.

Title
Motor drive unit
Application Number
834743
Publication Number
4771774
Application Date
March 26, 1987
Publication Date
September 20, 1988
Inventor
Kenneth A Stenstrom
Manteca
CA, US
Hanson S Gifford III
Palo Alto
CA, US
John B Simpson
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Devices for Vascular Intervention
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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