05363839 is referenced by 47 patents and cites 15 patents.

A video otoscope enables a complete otological examination via high resolution color video to be conducted. The video otoscope includes an otoscope head having a rod lens system and structure enabling mounting a video camera on the otoscope head in position for receiving the rod lens image. The video otoscope also enables mounting a speculum in overlaying relation to the rod lens for retracting the wall of the ear canal, and the use of a pneumatic insufflator bulb in cooperation with both the rod lens and the speculum for demonstrating ear drum mobility. The video otoscope can furthermore include a high resolution color video monitor as well as a video recorder and a multiple or single image printer to enable recording the otological examination.

Title
Video otoscope
Application Number
7/948097
Publication Number
5363839
Application Date
September 21, 1992
Publication Date
November 15, 1994
Inventor
James D Lankford
St. Louis
MO, US
Agent
Haverstock Garrett & Roberts
Assignee
JEDMED Instrument Company
MO, US
IPC
A61B 1/06
A61B 1/22
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