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An endoscopic or laparoscopic biopsy forceps instrument is provided which includes a flexible tubular member having proximal and distal ends, a biopsy jaw assembly at the distal end of the tubular member, an actuation assembly to operate the jaw assembly between open and closed positions, and a control assembly to deflect the biopsy jaw assembly relative to a lumen through which the instrument extends and to rotate the jaw assembly about the longitudinal axis of the instrument.

Title
Rotatable and deflectable biopsy forceps
Application Number
9/661593
Publication Number
6569105 (B1)
Application Date
September 14, 2000
Publication Date
May 27, 2003
Inventor
Thomas O Bales
Coral Gables
FL, US
Charles R Slater
Fort Lauderdale
FL, US
Kevin W Smith
Coral Gables
FL, US
Saul Gottlieb
Miramar
FL, US
Juergen A Kortenbach
Miami Springs
FL, US
Agent
Thomas A Gallagher
US
David S Jacobson
US
David P Gordon
US
Assignee
Syntheon
FL, US
IPC
A61B 10/00
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