Patents by Inventor Arain M. Nawaz

Arain M. Nawaz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4861334
    Abstract: A gastrostomy tube which is retained in place without the use of any stitching. The tube is held in place through the use of a balloon inside the stomach and a collar pressing against the abdominal wall of the patient. The tube is provided with a stretchable section which is lengthened prior to insertion to provide the retention forces required. A trocar is employed to elongate and implant the gastrostomy tube. Also disclosed is a method of implanting a feeding tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 29, 1989
    Inventor: Arain M. Nawaz