07097644 is referenced by 192 patents and cites 105 patents.

A medical device having a laminate elongate hollow member is disclosed. The laminate member provides torsional stiffness for controlling positioning of the distal end of the device, and provides bending flexibility for assisting in insertion of the device in the patient's esophagus or other body lumen.

Title
Medical device with improved wall construction
Application Number
10/394285
Publication Number
7097644 (B2)
Application Date
March 21, 2003
Publication Date
August 29, 2006
Inventor
Gary L Long
Gerards Cross
GB
Agent
Victor Moreno
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 18/14
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