Surgical tool for measuring a vagus nerve size

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FIG. 1 is an isometric view of a vagus nerve sizing device according to the invention showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof, the left side view being an identical mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a second embodiment of a vagus nerve sizing device showing my new design, with the only difference being the tool tip shown open to size a larger vagus nerve.


The ornamental design for a surgical tool for measuring a vagus nerve size, substantially as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D261302 October 13, 1981 Wheeler
4566466 January 28, 1986 Ripple et al.
5282796 February 1, 1994 Knoepfler
5865835 February 2, 1999 Lolagne
Patent History
Patent number: D508564
Type: Grant
Filed: May 27, 2003
Date of Patent: Aug 16, 2005
Inventor: Perry M. Santos (Edmond, OK)
Primary Examiner: Ian Simmons
Attorney: Trojan Law Offices
Application Number: 29/182,556