Combined lap aroscopic tool holder and positioner

- Flexbar Machine Corp.

FIG. 1 is a left-front perspective view of a combined laparoscopic tool holder and positioner showing our new design, a right-front perspective view being a mirror image;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view.

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Patent History
Patent number: D389913
Type: Grant
Filed: May 30, 1996
Date of Patent: Jan 27, 1998
Assignee: Flexbar Machine Corp. (Islandia, NY)
Inventors: John R. Bookwalter (Brattleboro, VT), David T. Adler (Manhasset, NY)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Frank Martinez
Attorney: Charles I. Brodsky
Application Number: 0/55,052
Current U.S. Class: Remote (e.g., Endoscope, Proctoscope, Etc.) (26) (D24/138)
International Classification: 2401;