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1. US20220008065 - Suture guide and tensioning device

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United States of America
Application Number 16927432
Application Date 13.07.2020
Publication Number 20220008065
Publication Date 13.01.2022
Grant Number 11317906
Grant Date 03.05.2022
Publication Kind B2
IPC
A61B 17/04
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A61B 42/20
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
42Surgical gloves; Finger-stalls specially adapted for surgery; Devices for handling or treatment thereof
20Finger-stalls specially adapted for surgery
A61B 17/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
A61L 31/02
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
LMETHODS OR APPARATUS FOR STERILISING MATERIALS OR OBJECTS IN GENERAL; DISINFECTION, STERILISATION, OR DEODORISATION OF AIR; CHEMICAL ASPECTS OF BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES; MATERIALS FOR BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES
31Materials for other surgical articles
02Inorganic materials
CPC
A61B 17/0493
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0493Protective devices for suturing, i.e. for protecting the patient's organs or the operator
A61B 17/0483
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0483Hand-held instruments for holding sutures
A61B 42/20
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
42Surgical gloves; Finger-stalls specially adapted for surgery; Devices for handling or treatment thereof
20Finger-stalls specially adapted for surgery
A61L 31/022
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
LMETHODS OR APPARATUS FOR STERILISING MATERIALS OR OBJECTS IN GENERAL; DISINFECTION, STERILISATION, OR DEODORISATION OF AIR; CHEMICAL ASPECTS OF BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES; MATERIALS FOR BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES
31Materials for other surgical articles ; , e.g. stents, stent-grafts, shunts, surgical drapes, guide wires, materials for adhesion prevention, occluding devices, surgical gloves, tissue fixation devices
02Inorganic materials
022Metals or alloys
A61B 2017/00438
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
0042with special provisions for gripping
00438connectable to a finger
Applicants National Guard Health Affairs
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
Inventors Abeer Ayed Alshammari
Agents Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
Title
(EN) Suture guide and tensioning device
Abstract
(EN)

A finger protector to prevent lacerations to the fingers of a surgeon during suturing. A kit comprising the finger protector and a method of using it during surgery.