Surgical fastener


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a surgical fastener, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof; and

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
4090337 May 23, 1978 Szekeres
4534350 August 13, 1985 Golden et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D286442
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 31, 1985
Date of Patent: Oct 28, 1986
Assignee: United States Surgical Corporation (Norwalk, CT)
Inventors: Herbert W. Korthoff (Wilton, CT), Ronald L. Crossley (Wallingford, CT)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Attorney: Thomas R. Bremer
Application Number: 6/814,964
Current U.S. Class: D24/27; D24/29