Endoscopy shield

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4976254





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A shield for use with endoscopes has a flexible rim for adjustably conforming the shield to a concave shape to form a protected region for the face of an endoscope user. The shield is provided with a hole for sealingly receiving an endoscope. The seal between the endoscope and the shield is maintained when the endoscope is moved to different angles with respect to the shield.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Borton, Dorothy L 503 Rodman Ave., Jenkintown, PA 19046 2 15
Dash, Georgia P 7805 Lafayette Ave., Melrose Park, PA 19126 2 15

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* 4848322 Endoscopy shield 8 1988
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