Surgical clip applier


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a surgical clip applier showing our new design, in unactuated condition;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of an alternate embodiment of the surgical clip applier, in actuated condition, and

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view of FIG. 6.

The only difference residing in FIG. 6 is in the sides of the handles, the remaining portions being identical to that shown in FIGS. 1-5.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D253611 December 4, 1979 Jarvik et al.
4242902 January 6, 1981 Green
4509518 April 9, 1985 McGarry et al.
4522207 June 11, 1985 Klieman et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D305064
Type: Grant
Filed: May 22, 1987
Date of Patent: Dec 12, 1989
Assignee: Richard-Allan Medical Industries, Inc. (Richland, MI)
Inventors: Paul J. Mulhauser (New York, NY), Christopher J. Brooks (Glen Cove, NY)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Law Firm: Neuman, Williams, Anderson & Olson
Application Number: 7/53,418
Current U.S. Class: D24/47; D24/46