Patents Assigned to Polymedics N.V.
  • Patent number: 6626891
    Abstract: The invention relates to a drainage system to be used with an open wound, which system consists of a block of a porous, moisture absorbing material, which is connected to a tube or hose, which is in turn connected to a suction unit, which porous material is covered with a foil, wherein an element consisting of a plate-shaped member is provided on the porous, moisture absorbing material, the plate-shaped member being provided on the upper side with a partially open thickening for placing or inserting the tube or hose, which thickening is provided on the underside with one or more openings, which open into and cooperate with openings in the plate shaped member. The invention furthermore relates to the element and to a method of using the drainage system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2003
    Assignee: Polymedics N.V.
    Inventor: Volkert Simon Ohmstede