U.S. Patent Number: US20130282041A1

 

Title: Viewing Trocar

 

Status: Pending

 

Inventors: Lawrence J. Gerrans, Erhan H. Gunday  

 

Abstract: A viewing trocar assembly is provided including a tubular body having a proximal end and a distal end, and an opening provided at the distal end, and at least one imaging device positioned on an outer wall of the distal end of the tubular body, wherein the at least one imaging device is adjacent to the outer wall of the distal end of the tubular body when in an inactivated position, and wherein the at least one imaging device is extended further away from the outer wall of the distal end of the tubular body when in an activated position than when in the inactivated position.

 

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