Patents by Inventor Neville Alleyne

Neville Alleyne 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: 5868745
    Abstract: A spinal protection device is provided which minimizes the formation of post-operative adhesions. The protection device may comprise a substantially pliable shield, and may be positioned such that contact between the shield and the spinal dura is substantially avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1999
    Inventor: Neville Alleyne
  • Patent number: 5611354
    Abstract: A biocompatible protection device is disclosed to minimize the postoperative formation of adhesions between adjacent tissue such as between the heart and the sternum thereby facilitating cardiac revision surgeries. The device is substantially oblong in shape and has attachment means positioned along the periphery of the device. The device is preferably anchored to the sternum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1997
    Inventor: Neville Alleyne
  • Patent number: 5437672
    Abstract: A biocompatible protection device is disclosed to prevent the postoperative formation of adhesions to the spinal dura of a vertebrate comprising a shield adapted to fit onto at least one lamina of at least one vertebrae and wherein said shield is positioned on the posterior surface of the vertebral column.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 1, 1995
    Inventor: Neville Alleyne