Osteotomy staple

- Techmedica, Inc.

Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a medical staple showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is an alternate perspective view similar to FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of the device shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 8 is a right side elevational view of the device shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 9 is a left side elevational view of the device shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 10 is a top plan view of the device shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view of the device shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 12 is an alternate perspective view of a device, which device is similar to that shown in FIG. 6;

FIG. 13 is a front elevational view of an alternate device;

FIG. 14 is right side elevational view of the device shown in FIG. 13;

FIG. 15 is a top plan view of the device shown in FIG. 13; and

FIG. 16 is a bottom view of the device shown in FIG. 13.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D227976 July 1973 Barth et al.
262635 August 1882 Adams
2745308 May 1956 Gisondi
4014244 March 29, 1977 Larson
4278091 July 14, 1981 Borzone

Other references

  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol. 52-A, No. 8, Dec. 1970, p. 15, Item No. 821-Barbed Staple.

Patent History

Patent number: D281814
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 13, 1983
Date of Patent: Dec 17, 1985
Assignee: Techmedica, Inc. (Camarillo, CA)
Inventors: Clyde R. Pratt (Somis, CA), Roger G. Carignan (Ventura, CA)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Law Firm: Cislo, O'Reilly & Thomas
Application Number: 6/513,381

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D24/27; D24/29