05443801 is referenced by 100 patents and cites 13 patents.

A cleansing/sterilizing apparatus which is a transportable apparatus and method for inside-outside and sterilization of various complex reusable medical/dental instruments, including but not limited to laparoscopic instruments and dental handpieces. The apparatus avoids the use of heat, pressure, severe agitation, or corrosive chemicals which might damage delicate equipment. The apparatus preserves each processed instrument hermetically sealed in a sterile dry environment within a detachable/portable capsule until its next use.

Title
Endoscope cleaner/sterilizer
Application Number
556570
Publication Number
5443801
Application Date
May 14, 1993
Publication Date
August 22, 1995
Inventor
Terrence R Langford
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
Ogram & Teplitz
Assignee
KEW Import Export
AZ, US
IPC
A61L 2/00
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