|Publication number||US373362 A|
|Publication date||Nov 15, 1887|
|Filing date||Apr 2, 1887|
|Publication number||US 373362 A, US 373362A, US-A-373362, US373362 A, US373362A|
|Inventors||Jonathan E. Hamilton|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (33), Classifications (1)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
J. R. J HAMI LTON. SURGICAL iNSTRUMENT HOLDER.
Patented Nov. 15, 1887.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFI E.
JONATHAN R. HAMILTON, OF MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, ASSIGNOR OF ONE-HALF TO LYMAN R. PALMER, OF SAME PLACE.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 373,362, dated November 15, 1887.
Application filed April '28, 1887. Serial No. 236,423.
.To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, JONATHAN It. HAMIL- TON, a citizen of the United States, residing at Minneapolis, in the county of Hennepin and State of Minnesota, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Instrument-.
Holders, of which the following is a specification.
My invention relates to devices for holding surgical and like instruments in position while in use.
The primary object of the invention is the production of a holder for rectal speculums which will obviate the difficulty usually experienced in maintaining the instrument in the desired position during use; and the invention consists, generally, in an upright stem attached to an operating-table by a clamp, and vertically as well as axially adjustable, and supporting an adjustable lateral arm which hasa hinge-joint, and is provided with aswiveled clamp on its end for holding the instrument.
The invention is illustrated in the accompanying drawings, in which- V Figure 1 shows aside elevation ofthe holder attached to a table and supportinga specu lum by clamping its flange. Fig. 2 is a top view of the extreme portion of the holder-arm and its clamp and of a portion of a speculum held by the clamp. Fig. 3 is a longitudinal section of the end of the arm, showing the swivel-joint of the clamp, and showing also the parts of thejointin detail. Fig. 4 is a detached view of the head of the stem, showing the mode of supporting'and fastening the lateral arm.
A in the drawings designates a stem, which is secured in upright position to a table-top,
B, by means of the clamp-body O and its screw 0, operating in one of the arms 0 of the clamp.
Around hole extendinglongitudinally through the clamp-body receives the stem A, which is also round, and therefore capable of being turned or slid to adjust it; and a set-screw, d, is made to hold the stem from slipping or turnmg.
On the end of the stem is a split head, a,
havin a circular o enin a to receive the A binding-screw, a is used to On the end of the arm e is a sleeve, h, ex-
tending beyond the arm. Into the projecting portion of the sleeve is inserted the head of the clamp stock t, which has a circular groove, j, and a pin, 70, is inserted into the groove through a pin-hole, l, in the sleeve, and a collar, m, on the stock t abuts the end of the sleeve. The joint is thus made firm, while axial movement is permitted the clamp-stock.
The clamp N is composed of the jaw 12, formed on the end of the stock t, and the jaw a, hinged to the stock, and a clamping'screw, 0, inserted through an oblongs lot in thehinged jaw and engaging in a threaded hole in the fixed jaw.
prepresents a portion of a speculum-body held by its flange in the jaws of the clamp.
It will be obvious from the foregoing description thatthe devicchaving been attached to a table, as described, its holding-clamp N can readily be moved to any point within the range of its movement and made to hold an instrument in fixed position at the place of ad justment by the tightening of the several screws, as described.
Having fully described my invention, what I claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, 1s
1. A holder for instruments, comprising a main stem, a clamp for adjustably attaching the same to a fixed object, a longitudinallyadjustable arm supported on said stem, a joint in said arm, a binding-screw therefor, and
a swiveled instrulnent-holding clamp carried arm, a sciow for tightening the same, and a on the end of said arm, substantially as set clamp on the end of said arm adapted to hold forth. v an instrument, substantially as set forth.
2. In a holder for the purpose set forth, an JONATHAN R. HAMILTON. 5 adjustable upright stem, a longitudinally Witnesses:
movable arm supported thereon, a screw for LYMAN R. PALMER, holding the same in adjustment, ajointin said I P. H. GUNCKEL.
|Citing Patent||Filing date||Publication date||Applicant||Title|
|US2486142 *||Jan 21, 1947||Oct 25, 1949||Fong Bennie T||Fish fly making vise and holder|
|US2586636 *||Feb 18, 1947||Feb 19, 1952||Fischer||Fly tier's vise|
|US2769607 *||Nov 12, 1952||Nov 6, 1956||Thompson Herbert L||Fly-tying vise|
|US3358989 *||May 13, 1965||Dec 19, 1967||Alexander F Zybak||Universal action work support|
|US5379755 *||Nov 16, 1992||Jan 10, 1995||Richard Wolf Gmbh||Device for attaching and securing an auxiliary instrument to a surgical instrument|
|US5957423 *||Nov 5, 1997||Sep 28, 1999||Kronner; Richard F.||Low profile scope holder|
|US6200263 *||Jan 22, 1999||Mar 13, 2001||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical instrument holder|
|US6228026 *||Aug 13, 1999||May 8, 2001||Rultract, Inc.||Surgical support apparatus with splined coupling, cross bar support and head-to-toe extension for surgical retractor apparatus|
|US6387047||Apr 28, 2000||May 14, 2002||Rultract, Inc.||Low profile support member for a surgical retraction apparatus|
|US6488621||Mar 14, 2001||Dec 3, 2002||Rultract, Inc.||Surgical support apparatus with splined coupling, cross bar support and head-to-toe extension for surgical retractor apparatus|
|US6537212||Feb 7, 2001||Mar 25, 2003||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical retractor|
|US6565508||Jul 13, 2001||May 20, 2003||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical instrument|
|US6610009||Feb 7, 2001||Aug 26, 2003||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical instrument holder|
|US6834837||Nov 7, 2002||Dec 28, 2004||Rultract, Inc.||Surgical instrument support device and method|
|US7137949||Mar 26, 2003||Nov 21, 2006||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical instrument|
|US7294104||Aug 26, 2003||Nov 13, 2007||United States Surgical Corporation||Surgical instrument holder|
|US7670281||Oct 7, 2005||Mar 2, 2010||Kronner Richard F||Instrument support apparatus|
|US7707765 *||Mar 23, 2007||May 4, 2010||Lih Yann Industrial Co., Ltd.||Fishing rod fixing device|
|US7744530||Oct 24, 2007||Jun 29, 2010||Tyco Healthcare Group Lp||Surgical instrument holder|
|US8313070||Oct 20, 2009||Nov 20, 2012||Kronner Richard F||Base-clamp assembly|
|US8480044 *||Sep 20, 2010||Jul 9, 2013||Lih Yann Industrial Co., Ltd.||Omni-direction rotatable dual-cup suction device|
|US8480561||Jan 8, 2010||Jul 9, 2013||Richard F. Kronner||Instrument support apparatus|
|US8485484||Apr 29, 2011||Jul 16, 2013||Richard F Kronner||Instrument assembly support apparatus|
|US8652022||Sep 10, 2008||Feb 18, 2014||Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.||Stabilizer and method for irradiating tumors|
|US20030216619 *||Mar 26, 2003||Nov 20, 2003||Paul Scirica||Surgical instrument|
|US20050109900 *||Dec 28, 2004||May 26, 2005||Schilt Janice L.||Surgical instrument support device and method|
|US20060079864 *||Oct 7, 2005||Apr 13, 2006||Kronner Richard F||Instrument support apparatus|
|US20080229647 *||Mar 23, 2007||Sep 25, 2008||Lih Yann Industrial Co. Ltd.||Fishing rod fixing device|
|US20090069624 *||Sep 10, 2008||Mar 12, 2009||Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.||Stabilizer and method for irradiating tumors|
|US20100108841 *||Oct 20, 2009||May 6, 2010||Kronner Richard F||Base-clamp assembly|
|US20100114117 *||Jan 8, 2010||May 6, 2010||Kronner Richard F||Instrument support apparatus|
|US20120043439 *||Sep 20, 2010||Feb 23, 2012||Po Lin Liao||Omni-direction rotatable dual-cup suction device|
|WO1997014347A1 *||Oct 16, 1996||Apr 24, 1997||Nobles-Lai Engineering, Inc.||Adjustable arm instrument holder|