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Apparatus and methods useable for simulated insertion and positioning of medical or surgical devices. The apparatus generally comprises a substantially flat structure having simulated body openings, anatomical passageways, anatomical structures and anatomical cavities formed therein. One or more windows (e.g., a transparent top panel or cover) allows the operator to observe the movement or positioning of the medical or surgical device.

Title
Apparatus and method for simulated insertion and positioning of guidewares and other interventional devices
Application Number
11/648159
Publication Number
8439687 (B1)
Application Date
December 29, 2006
Publication Date
May 14, 2013
Inventor
John Y Chang
Mountain View
CA, US
John H Morriss
Portola Valley
CA, US
Agent
Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins
Robert D Buyan
Assignee
Acclarent
CA, US
IPC
G09B 23/28
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