08231652 cites 10 patents.

Embodiments of the invention include a medical instrument with a sealing device. In embodiments, the medical instrument is an endoscopic device having a seal between an elongate shaft member and/or on a portion of a handle to, for example, prevent flow communication between a lumen of the elongate member and the external environment.

Title
Instrument with sealing device and methods of advancing fluid therethrough
Application Number
10/831760
Publication Number
8231652 (B2)
Application Date
April 26, 2004
Publication Date
July 31, 2012
Inventor
Satish Sharma
Randolph
MA, US
Oscar Carrillo
Attleboro
MA, US
James M Zardeskas
Pascoag
RI, US
Christopher D Endara
Miami
FL, US
Gerardo S Martin
Hialeah
FL, US
Boris Kesler
Pembroke Pines
FL, US
Osiris A Nunez
Hollywood
FL, US
Otto E Anderhub
Miami
FL, US
Michael J Magill
Northborough
MA, US
Malka S Berndt
Lexington
MA, US
David I Freed
Westborough
MA, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Assignee
Boston Scientific Scimed
MN, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 18/18
A61B 17/00
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