07882928 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 35 patents.

A tip for coupling sound between a medical instrument and an ear includes a sealing surface configured to substantially conform the tip to an auditory canal of the ear. The tip includes an acoustic tube acoustically coupled to at least one of the plurality of openings and defining a first acoustic path. The tip also includes a second acoustic path acoustically coupled to at least another one of the plurality of openings in the sealing surface. The acoustic tube of the first acoustic path is configured to substantially acoustically isolate the first acoustic path from the second acoustic path. A tympanometric instrument is configured to use the tip and to provide an acoustic measurement of the ear of a patient.

Title
Acoustic measurement tip
Application Number
12/146674
Publication Number
7882928 (B2)
Application Date
June 26, 2008
Publication Date
February 8, 2011
Inventor
Andrew J Kugler
Albany
NY, US
David C Woods
Memphis
NY, US
Steven R Slawson
Camillus
NY, US
Michael T McMahon
Syracuse
NY, US
Agent
Roger P Bonenfant
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
A61B 7/02
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