US 9,808,274 B2
Compact endoscopic surgical blade assembly and method of use thereof
Romi Mirza, Smithtown, NY (US); and Ather Mirza, Smithtown, NY (US)
Assigned to A.M. SURGICAL, INC., Smithtown, NY (US)
Filed by A.M. SURGICAL, INC., Smithtown, NY (US)
Filed on Aug. 17, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/239,557.
Application 15/239,557 is a continuation of application No. 14/736,904, filed on Jun. 11, 2015, granted, now 9,445,830.
Application 14/736,904 is a continuation of application No. 14/013,746, filed on Aug. 29, 2013, granted, now 9,066,746, issued on Jun. 30, 2015.
Application 14/013,746 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/790,016, filed on Mar. 8, 2013, granted, now 8,911,470, issued on Dec. 16, 2014.
Application 13/790,016 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/602,968, filed on Sep. 4, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2016/0354103 A1, Dec. 8, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A61B 17/32 (2006.01); A61B 1/00 (2006.01); A61B 1/313 (2006.01); A61B 17/3205 (2006.01); A61B 1/018 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/32002 (2013.01) [A61B 1/00128 (2013.01); A61B 1/018 (2013.01); A61B 1/3132 (2013.01); A61B 17/3205 (2013.01); A61B 17/320016 (2013.01); A61B 17/320036 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00353 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320008 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320064 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An endoscopic surgical device, comprising:
(a) a housing having a proximate end and a distal end;
(b) a slotted clear cannula attached to said distal end of said housing, said slotted clear cannula comprises a cannula body having a proximate end and a distal end, and a slot extending from said proximate end of said cannula to the proximity of said distal end of said cannula;
(c) a revolver assembly located within said housing, comprising:
a scraper;
a blade assembly; and
a circular revolver body comprising a selector switch;
wherein said selector switch allows selection of said scraper or said blade for deployment;
(d) a tube assembly having a proximate end and a distal end, said distal end of said tube assembly is located within said housing and extends through said revolver assembly, said distal end of the tube assembly is capable of entering said slotted clear cannula from said proximate end of said clear cannula; and
(e) a scope lock assembly for holding a viewing device in a stationary position relative to the tube assembly, wherein the blade assembly comprises a blade mounted on a pusher base, and further wherein the pusher base comprises a notch that engages with the selector switch and a bottom surface curved to match the curvature of the tube assembly.