Tissue interface device

  • US 7,041,057 B1
  • Filed: 11/17/2000
  • Issued: 05/09/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/19/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A tissue interface device for positioning about an artificial opening in a biological membrane to measure tissue characteristics, comprising:

  • a. a housing having a bottom end,b. at least one sensor, andc. a sensor channel, wherein, within the housing, the sensor channel couples the bottom end with the sensord. wherein the housing defines an orifice extending into the housing, the orifice having an open inlet port on the bottom end of the housing to receive liquid and a distal end that is in fluid communication with the sensor channel and wherein a portion of the bottom end of the orifice is radiused.

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