Patent for Sale:Medical Device for Securing Surgical Catheters
Equipment and technique for securing a device to the body - to prevent dislodgment.
Equipment and technique for accurately anchoring a device to the body, it is reliable and quick to operate and without risk of needle-stick injuries. The device grasps a bite of tissue/skin between the shaft of the anchor and the device. The device can attach to either the outer or inner surface of the body.
Primary Application of the Technology
The application of this attachment device - securing vascular catheters, surgical catheters, securing a variety of equipment such as chest tubes - thoracostomy tubes, pacemakers, insulin, drug pumps, glucose monitors, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) units, surgical drains, surgical mesh, and more.
U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this Patent:
Class 604: Surgery
Class 606: Surgery