US 9,808,225 B2
Retrieval of biological materials from the human uterus, ovary and cervix by suction
Mrinal K. Sanyal, Guilford, CT (US)
Filed by Mrinal K. Sanyal, Guilford, CT (US)
Filed on Aug. 28, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/471,433.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/871,429, filed on Aug. 29, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0065379 A1, Mar. 5, 2015
Int. Cl. A61B 10/00 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); B65D 81/00 (2006.01); B65D 33/00 (2006.01); A61F 5/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 10/0045 (2013.01) [A61B 2010/0074 (2013.01)] 23 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device for retrieving biological materials of the uterus and/or cervix of a subject comprising:
a receptacle having an open end configured to be placed over the cervix and a wall defining a variable volume receptacle cavity;
wherein the device further comprises a flexible pouch and a controller, wherein expansion or compression of the pouch generates suction inside the cavity; and wherein the controller is configured to change the volume of the receptacle cavity by expanding or compressing the pouch;
the controller having a proximal end and a distal end.