Surgical fastener


FIG. 1 is a bottom front perspective view of a surgical fastener showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the surgical fastener;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view of the surgical fastener, to which the left side is identical;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the surgical fastener;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the surgical fastener; and

FIG. 6 is a top rear perspective view of the surgical fastener.

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Foreign Patent Documents

713384 August 1954 GBX

Patent History

Patent number: D286180
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 16, 1984
Date of Patent: Oct 14, 1986
Assignee: United States Surgical Corporation (Norwalk, CT)
Inventor: Herbert W. Korthoff (Wilton, CT)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Attorney: Thomas R. Bremer
Application Number: 6/662,972


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