05094247 is referenced by 256 patents and cites 5 patents.

A biopsy forceps device includes a handle assembly having a handle portion and a hub portion. An elongated flexible hollow body portion preferably in the form of a coiled spring guide wire extends from the hub portion to a forceps assembly. A control wire extends through a lumen in the guide wire as well as a lumen in the hub portion and is coupled at one end to the handle portion and at the other end to the forceps assembly. A flexible coupling interconnects the hub portion with the handle portion so that the hub portion may be angularly displaced with respect to the distal end of the handle portion.

Title
Biopsy forceps with handle having a flexible coupling
Application Number
7/577919
Publication Number
5094247
Application Date
August 31, 1990
Publication Date
March 10, 1992
Inventor
Ernesto Avellanet
Miami Lakes
FL, US
Ernesto Hernandez
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Tarolli Sundheim & Covell
Assignee
Cordis Corporation
FL, US
IPC
A61B 10/00
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