Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Chest drainage and apparatus for the insertion thereof










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #8128648.

An apparatus for the introduction of a drainage tube into a patient's chest cavity, comprising a housing having a distal end, a proximal end, and a longitudinal axis; a scalpel operable in a protruding position between a closed position in which the cutting portions are adjacent one another and adapted to make an incision in the dermis of the patient, and an open position in which the cutting portions are spaced from one another forming a scalpel passage along the longitudinal axis between the cutting portions. The apparatus further comprising a trocar comprising first and second trocar portions, each extending along the length of the trocar; the trocar being operable between an closed position wherein the first and second trocar portions are substantially adjacent one another, and a closed position in which the first and second trocar portions are spaced from one another and adapted for the introduction of the drainage tube therethrough.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Predictive query completion and predictive search results
Cosmetic container
System and method for molding soft fluid-filled implant shells
Regulation of wavelength shift and perceived color of solid state lighting with intensity variation
Three-dimensional display device, mobile terminal and three-dimensional display tracking method
Perfume bottle
Emulsion aggregation toner compositions
  Randomly Featured Patents
Creamy, stable homogeneous antiperspirant/deodorant composition
Functionalized active-nucleus complex sensor
Senecio plant named `Sunsenevio`
Tool for unplugging fire hydrant drains
Card activated cash dispensing automated banking machine component authentication system and method
Electrical fixture hanger
Interactive video testing and training system
Digital demodulator with improved hardware and power efficiency
Lifting device of a treadmill
Adaptive matched digital filter