Patent Number: 8,491,496

Title: Biopsy device with sample storage

Abstract: A biopsy device and method are provided for obtaining and storing multiple tissue samples. The device permits the tissue samples to be stored in an end to end configuration. The device can include a sample tube having a sample lumen and a generally parallel vacuum lumen. A movable member, such as rod, can be advanced to uncover a predetermined number of fluid passageways between the sample lumen and the vacuum lumen as each sample is severed.

Inventors: Hibner; John A. (Mason, OH)

Assignee: Devicor Medical Products, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 10/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-07-23 0:00:00