Visualization systems and methods

Patent Number: 9386907

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for the cleaning of an endotracheal tube while a patient is being supported by a ventilator connected to the endotracheal tube for the purpose of increasing the available space for airflow or to prevent the build up of materials that may constrict airflow or be a potential nidus for infection. In one embodiment, a mechanically-actuated endotracheal tube cleaning device is configured to removably receive a visualization member to provide cleaning of the endotracheal tube under direct visualization.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Arthur A. Bertolero - - -
Brad E. Vazales - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 B 1 00
A 61 B 1 06
A 61 B 1 267
A 61 B 19 00
A 61 M 16 04
A 61 B 1 05
A 61 B 17 3207


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
Endoclear, LLC - - - - -