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Ultrasonic cutting tool for medical use
D341201 Ultrasonic cutting tool for medical use
Patent Drawings:Drawing: D341201-2    Drawing: D341201-3    
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Inventor: Hood, et al.
Date Issued: November 9, 1993
Application: 07/714,100
Filed: June 11, 1991
Inventors: Hood; Larry L. (Laguna Hills, CA)
Hughes; Gregg (El Toro, CA)
Assignee: Advanced Osseous Technologies, Inc. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Primary Examiner: Word; A. Hugo
Assistant Examiner: Simmons; I.
Attorney Or Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear
U.S. Class: D24/133; D24/146
Field Of Search: D24/146; D24/147; D24/170; D24/231; D24/232; D8/47; D8/101; D8/98; D19/35; 606/79; 606/83; 606/169; 604/22; 128/24RA; 128/24A; 30/168; 30/169; 30/167
International Class:
U.S Patent Documents: 2714890; 3086288; 3526219; 3589363; 3693613; 3809977; 3823717; 3862630; 3990452; 4041947; 4063557; 4184510; 4188952; 4248232; 4298074; 4425115; 4705038; 4705500; 4750488; 4832683; 4834081; 4846161; 5019083
Foreign Patent Documents: 9117716
Other References: "Orthopedic Catalog" Richards Manufacture Co Inc pp. 10, 14, 20..
"Complete Replacement Arthroplasty of the Hip by the Ring Prosthesis", The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, P. A. Ring, pp. 720-731 (British) vol. 50B, No. 4, Nov. 1968..
"A New Technique for Removal of Broken Femoral Stems in Total Hip Replacement" by William H. Harris, et al., The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol. 63-A, No. 5, Jun. 1981..
Biological Fixation of the Porocoat AML.RTM. Hip--Manual for Pre-Operative Planning and Recommended Surgical Technique (1984) by Charles A. Engh, M.D. and J. Dennis Bobyn, Ph.D..
"Proximal Femoral Osteotomy in Difficult Revision Hip Surgery: How to Revise the Unrevisable" by Hugh H. Cameron, Ph.D., Contemporary Orthopaedics, May 1989, vol. 18, No. 5..
Photographs 1-3 illustrating an ultrasonic aspiration surgical tool used in neural surgery, designed by Dr. David Wuchinich and disclosed in 1967..
Photographs 4-15 illustrating three ultrasonic surgical tools manufactured by Quinton and distributed by Howmedica, Inc. in 1985..

Claim: The ornamental design for an ultrasonic cutting tool for medical use, as shown and described.
Description: FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an ultrasonic cutting tool for medical use, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof, the bottom plan view of which is identical to that shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side of which is identical to that shown in FIG. 3;

FIG. 4 is an elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an end elevational view thereof opposite that shown in FIG. 4.

The broken line showing of the connector in FIGS. 1-3 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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