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A portable, hand-held endoscopic camera having all of the necessary components for performing endoscopic procedures comprises power source means, lens means, light source means, and video camera means. The portable endoscopic camera is adaptable to a wide variety of systems and includes a highly efficient means for focusing the illumination of the light source. The lens means includes a fiber bundle and the light source means includes a bulb. The bulb is positioned in an abutting relationship with the fiber bundle, thereby focusing light into the fiber bundle. The camera is selectively operable in a cordless and cord-operated mode.

Title
Hand-held portable endoscopic camera
Application Number
8/680174
Publication Number
5879289
Application Date
July 15, 1996
Publication Date
March 9, 1999
Inventor
Gary Handelin
Carson City
NV, US
Martin G Sosa
Carson City
NV, US
Don Yarush
Henderson
NV, US
Agent
Workman Nydegger & Seeley
Assignee
Universal Technologies International
NV, US
IPC
A61B 1/07
A61B 1/04
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