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Publication numberUSD518177 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/156,875
Publication dateMar 28, 2006
Filing dateMar 8, 2002
Priority dateMar 8, 2002
Also published asCA100467S
Publication number156875, 29156875, US D518177 S1, US D518177S1, US-S1-D518177, USD518177 S1, USD518177S1
InventorsErnesto E. Blanco
Original AssigneeErblan Surgical, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector
US D518177 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector showing my new design, the bottom and left front perspective view thereof being a mirror image of the perspective view shown, wherein the cutting blade thereof is shown in a guarded position;

FIG. 2 is a top, front and right side perspective view thereof, the bottom and left front perspective being a mirror image of the perspective view shown, the cutting tip being shown in a partially exposed position;

FIG. 3 is a top, front and right side perceptive view thereof, the bottom left and front perspective view being a mirror image thereof, wherein the cutting blade is shown in fully exposed position, with the guards retracted; and,

FIG. 4 is a perspective view as seen in FIG. 1.

The phantom lines showing in the drawings is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
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2Ethicon News, Less Invasive Surgical Techniques Inspire New ETHICON* Products, Sep./Oct. 1990, vol. 38.
3Freudenheim, Milt, The New York Times, Business Day, The Tiniest, Kindest Cut of all/Small Incisions Make Surgeries Cheaper, Wednesday, Jul. 10, 1991.
4Magazine Article from Smart Money, Nov. 2001, entitled The Trouble with Trocars authored by Linda Carroll and Alfred Lubrano, pp. 94-102.
5Shenot, Christine, Investor's Daily, New Surgery: Faster, Cheaper, Less Painful, Monday, Sep. 10, 1990.
6Winslow, Ron, The Wall Street Journal Eastern Edition, Cutting Edge: A Tiny TV Camera is Transforming Gallbladder Surgery, vol. CCXVI No. 113, Monday, Dec. 10, 1990.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/146