Removable shroud for receiving a pencil used in electro-surgery

  • US 6,099,525 A
  • Filed: 09/16/1997
  • Issued: 08/08/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/07/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A removable shroud adapted to receive an electro-surgical unit pencil, the shroud comprising:

  • a handpiece having a distal end and a proximal end with a lumen therebetween and an elongated load-bearing support bearing a receiving surface on a top of said handpiece for cradling the electro-surgical unit pencil thereon; and

    a tapered nozzle, adapted to hold a distal end of the electro-surgical unit pencil therein when the pencil rests on the receiving surface, located at a distal end of the handpiece wherein said lumen opens into an interior of said tapered nozzle.

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