Patents by Inventor Vicki Vandersloot

Vicki Vandersloot 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: 20060199994
    Abstract: A novel surgical instrument is shown and described. The surgical instrument is useful in pelvic floor repair procedures such as sling procedures for treating incontinence. Also, a novel, ornamental design for a handle for a surgical instrument is shown and described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2006
    Publication date: September 7, 2006
    Applicant: AMS Research Corporation
    Inventors: Mona Inman, John Westrum, Johannes Gaston, Douglas VanOrnum, Robert Lund, Brian Watschke, Johann Neisz, Vicki Vandersloot
  • Publication number: 20060183966
    Abstract: Surgical instruments, implantable articles and surgical procedures disclosed for treating medical disorders, particularly incontinence. Improved surgical sling procedures are disclosed. Novel surgical instruments and kits for use in sling procedures are also disclosed. The present invention affords options for surgeons with concomitant advantages to the patient and the healthcare provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2005
    Publication date: August 17, 2006
    Inventors: Johann Neisz, Robert Lund, Kimberly Anderson, Vicki Vandersloot, Terence Moore, Mark Bouchier, Randy Morningstar, Gary Rocheleau