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Medical devices that have a novel mechanical trap(s) on the distal end of a shaft that is used for the removal of material from the body. Further an expandable channel is included to entrap the material that aid with removal or obliteration of tissue or foreign bodies is disclosed.

Title
Entrapping apparatus and method for use
Application Number
9/248088
Publication Number
6221006 (B1)
Application Date
February 9, 1999
Publication Date
April 24, 2001
Inventor
Richard E Fulton
Grand Junction
CO, US
William Richard Dubrul
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Haynes & Beffel
US
Agent
James F Hann
US
Assignee
Artemis Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/22
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