Patents by Inventor Thomas Piemonte

Thomas Piemonte 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).

  • Publication number: 20040093024
    Abstract: A pledget is provided for use with a surgical staple having a plurality of prongs. The pledget includes a central region that is configured to be retained adjacent to a wound site by the surgical staple. The pledget may promote hemostasis by stemming the flow of blood from a wound that is being closed by the staple. Additionally, the pledget may be provided including physiologically active agents that may inhibit infection, promote extraluminal clotting, and inhibit intraluminal clotting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2003
    Publication date: May 13, 2004
    Inventors: James Lousararian, Glenn Kanner, Steve Bollinger, Richard Lobello, Richard Rego, Thomas Piemonte, Kenneth Arden Eliasen, Steven Tallarida, Richard Letson, Scott Epperly