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A guide for controlling the orientation of a medical device includes a cannula having a lumen therein for the medical device, and a guide member having a passage therein for receiving and directing the medical device, the guide member being movably mounted in the cannula for movement. The guide member can be magnetically responsive to an externally applied magnetic field, or can be magnetically responsive to an externally applied magnetic field when a magnetic medical device is in the passage, and/or it can be mechanically responsive.

Title
Guide for medical devices
Application Number
9/875279
Publication Number
6527782 (B2)
Application Date
June 6, 2001
Publication Date
March 4, 2003
Inventor
Scott G Klimek
Spring Lake Park
MN, US
Jeffrey M Garibaldi
St. Louis
MO, US
Bevil J Hogg
St. Louis
MO, US
Agent
Harness Dickey & Pierce
US
Assignee
Sterotaxis
MO, US
IPC
A61B 19/00
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