Medico-surgical devices

  • US 8,092,390 B2
  • Filed: 07/17/2002
  • Issued: 01/10/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/24/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A medico-surgical device of a plastics material, wherein said plastics material has a thickness, wherein said material includes gas bubbles through a major part of the thickness of said material in at least a part of the device, said gas bubbles in said material increasing the visibility of the device under ultrasound imaging, said gas bubbles being regions of gas bounded by the plastics material of the device forming an interface between the gas and the plastics material, wherein said region is a strip extending along the length of the device.

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