12-006 - Foreign Body Location and Retrieval Device

Category: Medical Device

Inventors: Charles Andrus, Patrick Andrus, Virginia Foster, Krishi Peddada

Summary: This invention describes a foreign body detection device with a detector mounted proximate to a probe tip and an opposing tip for retrieving a foreign body from the soft tissue of a patient. The instrument includes a power supply and controls for operating and regulating the detector. The tips could include forceps, scissors, clamps and scalpels.

Patent: U.S. patent 8,768,435

Manager: Stephanie Kimzey, MBA