CA1004939A - Endometrial sampler - Google Patents

Endometrial sampler


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CA1004939A CA181,274A CA181274A CA1004939A CA 1004939 A CA1004939 A CA 1004939A CA 181274 A CA181274 A CA 181274A CA 1004939 A CA1004939 A CA 1004939A
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endometrial sampler
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William J. Binard
John F. Dye
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Kendall Co
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Kendall Co
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Priority to US29367672A priority Critical
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Priority claimed from CA255,735A external-priority patent/CA1022419A/en
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Publication of CA1004939A publication Critical patent/CA1004939A/en
Application status is Expired legal-status Critical



    • A61B10/00Other methods or instruments for diagnosis, e.g. instruments for taking a cell sample, for biopsy, for vaccination diagnosis; Sex determination; Ovulation-period determination; Throat striking implements
    • A61B10/02Instruments for taking cell samples or for biopsy
    • A61B10/0291Instruments for taking cell samples or for biopsy for uterus
    • A61B90/00Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
    • A61B90/03Automatic limiting or abutting means, e.g. for safety
    • A61B2090/033Abutting means, stops, e.g. abutting on tissue or skin
    • A61B2090/036Abutting means, stops, e.g. abutting on tissue or skin abutting on tissue or skin
CA181,274A 1972-09-29 1973-09-18 Endometrial sampler Expired CA1004939A (en)

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US29367672A true 1972-09-29 1972-09-29

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CA255,735A CA1022419A (en) 1972-09-29 1976-06-25 Endometrial sampler

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CA1004939A true CA1004939A (en) 1977-02-08



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US (1) US3777743A (en)
JP (1) JPS571258B2 (en)
AU (1) AU476710B2 (en)
BE (1) BE805414A (en)
BR (1) BR7307439D0 (en)
CA (1) CA1004939A (en)
DE (1) DE2348438C2 (en)
FR (1) FR2201066B1 (en)
GB (1) GB1405556A (en)
IT (1) IT996210B (en)
NL (1) NL176139C (en)
ZA (1) ZA7307520B (en)

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ZA7307520B (en) 1974-08-28
DE2348438C2 (en) 1982-09-30
CA1004939A1 (en)
FR2201066A1 (en) 1974-04-26
BE805414A (en) 1974-01-16
FR2201066B1 (en) 1976-10-01
GB1405556A (en) 1975-09-10
DE2348438A1 (en) 1974-04-04
AU6018973A (en) 1975-03-13
NL176139B (en) 1984-10-01
BR7307439D0 (en) 1974-09-24
US3777743A (en) 1973-12-11
NL176139C (en) 1985-03-01
JPS4971793A (en) 1974-07-11
AU476710B2 (en) 1976-09-30
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NL7313206A (en) 1974-04-02
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