Patents by Inventor Mark B. Detweiler

Mark B. Detweiler 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: 5141516
    Abstract: A dissolvable anastomosis stent comprises a first member for receiving a first vessel stump, a second member for receiving a second vessel stump, and engaging means for engaging the first and second members where the engaging means and members are constructed of a biocompatible, non-toxic material which substantially completely dissolves mammalian bodily fluids. In addition, methods for preparing the dissolvable anastomosis stent and methods for surgical mammalian anastomoses using the dissolvable anastomosis stent are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1992
    Inventor: Mark B. Detweiler