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US20140046176 MICROWAVE ABLATION CATHETER AND METHOD OF UTILIZING THE SAME  
A method for treating lung tissue of a patient is provided. A pathway to a point of interest in a lung of a patient is generated. An extended working channel is advanced transorally into the lung...
US20150018714 STEP-SHAPED ENDOMETRIAL CURETTE  
A step-shaped endometrial curette is provided. The step-shaped endometrial curette includes a handle, a curetting bar, and a collection cup. The handle is connected to a first end portion of the...
US20140296742 Method and Device for Endoscopic Abrasion  
The present invention provides an endoscopic abrasion device and methods of use thereof. The device includes a catheter having an inflation balloon including one or more elements disposed on the...
US20110319789 EYE SAMPLING DEVICE  
The eye sampling device (10) comprises supporting means (12) comprising a sampling surface (11), the supporting means being elastically deformable between a rest position and a sampling position...
US20140276212 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS INCLUDING INTESTINAL MICROBIAL FLORA MAPPING  
Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, devices operable to acquire intestinal microbial flora samples, to map intestinal microbial flora, to identify...
US20140275822 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS INCLUDING INTESTINAL MICROBIAL FLORA MAPPING  
Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, devices operable to acquire intestinal microbial flora samples, to map intestinal microbial flora, to identify...
US20140171828 Expandable Device for Tissue Collection From an Aerodigestive Body Lumen  
A device for obtaining tissue from the aerodigestive tract is provided. The device may have internal and external folds and a tissue collection surface for collecting a tissue sample from a body...
US20120059278 Compound Curette with Layered Anti-Pathogen Protection and Liquid Delivery System  
A compound curette for removing tissue samples and delivering liquid and anti-pathogen to the treated area includes a hollow handle that fits a reservoir with a medicated or cosmeceutical...
US20130338534 TISSUE EXTRACTION DEVICE  
A tissue extraction device. The tissue extraction device includes a first handle, the first handle terminating in a first tip. The tissue extraction device also includes a second handle. The...
US20060200043 Pap smear collection device with ejection sleeve  
Sample collection for the Pap smear sample is critical for accurate diagnosis. Improper sample collection, poor sampling, and/or cell preservation can render a Pap smear unsatisfactory for...
US20130116596 SAMPLE COLLECTION TOOL  
A sample collection tool comprises a collection end configured for collecting a sample. Optionally, the sample is collected from within a body cavity of an animal without causing significant...
US20050256427 Precision contoured exo/endocervical cell sampler  
An L-shaped, precision contoured EXO/ENDOcervical cell sampler for collecting representative cells is invented for pre-malignant and malignant diagnosis. The said cell sampler comprises of an...
US20070060839 Cytology device and related methods of use  
Embodiments of the invention include a method of obtaining tissue from a body portion. The method includes providing a wire matrix with a covering in a collapsed configuration, advancing the wire...
US20070270713 Mucous gathering for Pap smear testing  
A mucous gathering device, comprising an elongated rotatable stem having an axis, and a rotary head piece carried at an end of the stem for flexing; the headpiece having a face sized for...
US20050215920 Endocervical curettings receiver  
An endocervical curettings receiver is provided for facilitate the collection of substantially all of the tissue samples taken during a endocervical curetting procedure. This allows all of the...
US20150057574 Selecting and Delivering Treatment Agents based on a Microbe Profile  
Kits, devices, methods, and systems for assessing microbiota of a body surface and selecting treatment agents to apply to the body surface to modulate one or more types of microbes are described...
US20100121219 Mouth Cell Collection Device with Mechanically Rinsible Scoop  
The present invention provides a collection device for obtaining a sample from within the mouth of a subject. The collection device comprises a collection wand, having a hollow shaft and a scoop...
US20080183100 WIRE-GUIDED CURETTE  
A wire-guided curette and a method of thereof are described. The end portion of the curette is capable of scraping tissue for sampling. The end portion of the curette can also excise and/or sweep...
US20140100457 TREATMENT INSTRUMENT FOR ENDOSCOPE  
A treatment instrument for an endoscope includes a specimen sampling tool including arm portions, a loading portion, and a claw portion, a proximal end of the arm portions being fixed, and a tube...
US20090317835 DEVICE FOR SAMPLING CELLS BY CONTACT  
A microtechnological device (6) for sampling cells on or in a tissue or other element of the body. It comprises a support (12) having at least one surface of interest (14) on which is present at...
US20070093727 Cervical tissue biopsy system and methods of use  
A cervical tissue sampling system is provided that includes a tissue cutting device and a snare. The tissue cutting device features a conical tip coupled to an elongated body and having a tapered...
US20140187939 TREATMENT INSTRUMENT  
A treatment instrument includes an insertion portion and a sample collection portion, wherein the sample collection portion includes a link portion and an advancing/retracting portion and when the...
US20100305472 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY COLLECTING EXOCERVICAL AND ENDOCERVICAL SAMPLES  
A method of simultaneously collecting exocervical and endocervical cells from a female patient, includes providing a combination exo-endocervical sampling device including a sampler having a pair...
US20130317390 CYTOLOGICAL SAMPLE ACQUISITION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A tissue collection device and method. One embodiment of the device includes a body formed by an elongated member, a pair of inflatable balloons at spaced-apart locations on the body, and one or...
US20070282223 Method and apparatus for simultaneously collecting exocervical and endocervical samples  
A combination exo-endocervical sampling device includes a pair of opposing wings disposed transverse to a shaft, and a brush that extends from the wings along a central axis of the shaft. In this...
US20070173736 Apparatus and methods for endometrial biopsies  
Apparatus and methods for endometrial biopsies, wherein an applicator is disposed on the distal end of an outer tube and an injection device is connected to the proximal end of the same tube. The...
US20090036795 SUBSTANCE SAMPLING AND/OR SUBSTANCE DELIVERY VIA SKIN  
In a technique for substance sampling and/or substance delivery via the skin barrier, the skin is domed and then a portion removed. Typically a contact portion of the apparatus effects doming of...
US20100145225 Cytology Device  
A cytology device and a method of use thereof are described. The cytology scraper comprises a scraping element that provides increased tissue removal capabilities over conventional cytology...
US20150148684 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROFILING MICROBIOTA OF SKIN  
Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a microbe profiling device including a device head and a hand-held housing, the device head including an...
US20120197156 Sampling Apparatus for Taking a Number of Samples  
An apparatus for taking tissue samples in the treatment of humans or animals includes a telescope, a maneuvering cable which extends through the telescope, and a biopsy tool at an end of the...
US20080262384 Method and Devices for Screening Cervical Cancer  
The present invention provides multi-parameter analysis methods for determining the presence or absence of pre-cancerous or cancerous cells in a cervical sample and for screening cervical...
US20130158429 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CERVICAL CELL AND TISSUE SAMPLING  
The present invention comprises methods and devices comprising a cutting element used to contact circumferentially and longitudinally the surface walls of the endocervical canal to provide for...
US20150088032 Methods and Devices for Endometrial Cell and Tissue Sampling  
The present invention comprises methods and devices comprising a scraping element used to contact circumferentially and longitudinally the surface walls of the uterine cavity to provide for broad...
US20140288460 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HYSTEROSCOPY AND ENDOMETRIAL BIOPSY  
Methods and devices are described for performing a combined hysteroscopy and endometrial sampling. Techniques for improving visual images include forward facing fluid ports for clearing tissue...
US20120310113 BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE COLLECTION SYSTEM  
A biological sample collection system is described comprising a biological sample collecting wand and a buffer container with a buffer solution. The biological sample collecting wand includes a...
US20150148685 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROFILING MICROBIOTA OF SKIN  
Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a microbe profiling device including a device head and a hand-held housing, the device head including an...
US20100113974 Method and apparatus for collection of biological samples  
The present invention provides a device for collection of biological material from the preputial region of a male animal. The basic principles for collection of the biological material are using a...
US20160262734 EXOCERVICAL AND ENDOCERVICAL CELL SAMPLING DEVICE  
A cervical cells sampling device includes a tubular sleeve with a first opening and an opposing second opening, an elongate rod having a retractable part with a mounting tip enclosed within the...
US20160058431 MULTI-FUNCTION DERMATOLOGICAL BIOPSY PEN  
A method for effecting a dermatological biopsy procedure and a hand-held instrument for use in such procedure. The instrument has a pen-like housing with an aperture and a biopsy site marker. A...
US20160030020 SAMPLE COLLECTION APPARATUS  
Sample Collection Apparatus A sample collection apparatus is disclosed. The sample collection apparatus comprises an elongate outer casing having an insertion end and a withdrawal end. The sample...
US20150351729 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR FALLOPIAN TUBE DIAGNOSTICS  
Methods and devices for performing minimally invasive procedures useful for Fallopian tube diagnostics are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the proximal os of the Fallopian tube is accessed...

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