|Publicatiedatum||5 dec 1882|
|Aanvraagdatum||21 juli 1882|
|Publicatienummer||US 268632 A, US 268632A, US-A-268632, US268632 A, US268632A|
|Uitvinders||Elijah H. Danforth|
|Citatie exporteren||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Verwijzingen naar dit patent (57), Classificaties (2)|
|Externe links: USPTO, USPTO-toewijzing, Espacenet|
(NoModeL) l E.'-H."ID-ANFORTH.
' sUTUBE-GLAMP. v No. 268,632 Patented Dec. 5', 1882.
fifayzdaea a u PETERS, PhomUth mP Wahmgton. n. c.
To all whom it may concern UNITED STATES PATENT Drrrce.
ELIJAH H. DANFORTH, OF JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent -No. 268,632, dated December 5, 1882.
Application filed July 21, 1882. (No model.)
Be it known that I, ELIJAH H. DANFORTH, of Jamestown, in the county of Chautauqua and State of New York. have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Surgical Instruments for Cleft Palaies and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and
. exact description thereof, which will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference being bad to the accompanying drawings, which form a part of this specification.
The object ofmy invention is to make an efficient surgical clamp for drawing together and holdinga cleft palate; anditconsistsin aclamp or double needle, which will be fully understood by the following specification and accompanying drawings, in which- Figure 1 shows the invention as applied.. Fig. 2 shows socket-needle section. Fig. 3 shows ratchet-needle section. Fig. 4. shows invention in perspective. Fig. 5 shows a modification. Figs. 2, 3, 4, and 5 are enlarged views.
. Heretofore in attempting to close or unite a cleft palate the two sides or parts have been drawn together by means of one or more bent needles being put through from one part to the other, and then winding a silver thread around and across the needle in form of the figure 8 but this methodis found objectionable,
because there is no way to increase or diminish the tension or draw of the instrument, and the parts get strangled, and then there is no hope of uniting them. To overcome this objection, and toinsure a speedy and permanent cure, I make what I term a needle-clamp, which consists of the parts as shown in Figs. 2 and 3. Fig. 2 shows the socket-needle, which I generally make of silver, and the socket b may be of any desired form to receive theratchet-needle, Fig. 3. The socket b has secured to it a spring-pawl, d, the end of which is bent so as to drop into the ratchet 0 when the parts are put-together, as shown in Fig. 4,.and
the parts held at any desired point. I gener-' ally make the clamp as shown in Fig. 4, but
I do not confine myself rigidly to this form; but
the clamp must he in two parts and have a ratchet and spring-pawl or its equivalent for holding the parts at any desired distance.
In the practical operation of the instrument I run one needle-point a into one side and the other needle-point a into the other side of the parts to be closed, and then bring the needles together, letting the ratchet part pass into the socket, as shown in Figs. 1 and 4., and the end of the spring cl falling into the ratchet, the
parts may be drawn together and held as desired. The edges to be grown together are cut, so that by holding them together they readilyheal. Several of these clamps have to be used in order to hold the parts, and the needles can be adjusted so as to draw the parts gradually together, and if at any time found too tight can readily be loosened, and every part favored to make a speedy and permanent cure.
In the modification as shown in Fig. 5 I dispense with needle-points a a and flatten one end of each part of the clamp, and securely fasten anchor-points c c, and these I-incline toward the center. They are anchored into the flesh on each side of the part to be healed, and drawn together and held by the springpawl and ratchet, as before. This form ofclamp is more especially adapted to close gaping wounds; but either form maybe used for this purpose.
A needle-clamp for drawing together and holding cleft palates, gaping wounds, &c.,com-
|US2817339 *||10 aug 1953||24 dec 1957||Sullivan Norman M||Rigid fascial suture|
|US2963759 *||23 jan 1959||13 dec 1960||Swank Inc||Necktie holder|
|US3068869 *||1 okt 1959||18 dec 1962||Hunter Sheiden Charles||Tissue suture clamp|
|US3131448 *||9 mei 1962||5 mei 1964||Glatz Edward J||Poultry clip device|
|US3385299 *||23 okt 1965||28 mei 1968||New Res And Dev Lab Inc||Wound clip|
|US3601127 *||15 sept 1969||24 aug 1971||Finegold Aaron N||Surgical clamp|
|US3951138 *||24 juli 1974||20 april 1976||Ernest Mikhailovich Akopov||Device for gripping soft tissues during surgical intervention|
|US4073298 *||3 aug 1976||14 feb 1978||New Research & Development Lab., Inc.||Wound clip|
|US4201215 *||6 sept 1977||6 mei 1980||Crossett E S||Apparatus and method for closing a severed sternum|
|US4265226 *||23 maart 1979||5 mei 1981||Cassimally K A I||Incision closing method|
|US4813416 *||18 maart 1987||21 maart 1989||The Research Foundation Of State University Of New York||Bonding assembly and method for sternum closing|
|US5263971 *||13 feb 1992||23 nov 1993||Life Medical Sciences, Inc.||Apparatus for the closure of wide skin defects by stretching of skin|
|US5478354 *||14 juli 1993||26 dec 1995||United States Surgical Corporation||Wound closing apparatus and method|
|US5486196 *||3 mei 1993||23 jan 1996||Medchem Products, Inc.||Apparatus for the closure of wide skin defects by stretching of skin|
|US5507775 *||21 jan 1994||16 april 1996||Progressive Surgical Products Inc.||Tissue expansion and approximation device|
|US5618310 *||27 juli 1994||8 april 1997||Progressive Surgical Products, Inc.||Tissue, expansion and approximation device|
|US5674245 *||13 nov 1996||7 okt 1997||Ilgen; Kurt||Device for the repair of hoof cracks|
|US5683370 *||21 nov 1996||4 nov 1997||Luther Medical Products, Inc.||Hard tip over-the-needle catheter and method of manufacturing the same|
|US5759193 *||18 juni 1996||2 juni 1998||Medchem Products, Inc.||Single needle skin stretching device|
|US5913848 *||6 juni 1996||22 juni 1999||Luther Medical Products, Inc.||Hard tip over-the-needle catheter and method of manufacturing the same|
|US5916208 *||21 nov 1996||29 juni 1999||Luther Medical Products, Inc.||Hard tip over-the-needle catheter and method of manufacturing the same|
|US5957893 *||8 sept 1998||28 sept 1999||Becton Dickinson & Co.||Hard tip over-the needle catheter and method of manufacturing the same|
|US6277124||27 okt 1999||21 aug 2001||Synthes (Usa)||Method and apparatus for ratcheting adjustment of bone segments|
|US6540769 *||31 okt 2001||1 april 2003||Miller, Iii Archibald S.||Method and apparatus for closing a severed sternum|
|US6712830 *||14 maart 2001||30 maart 2004||Esplin Medical Inventions, L.L.C.||Soft tissue anchor|
|US6969398 *||31 okt 2003||29 nov 2005||Leonard Stevens||Method and apparatus for closing a severed sternum|
|US7615058||18 nov 2004||10 nov 2009||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc||Surgical clip applier having jaws adapted to guide and deform a clip|
|US7828811||26 maart 2007||9 nov 2010||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.||Surgical clip application assembly|
|US7871411 *||3 aug 2006||18 jan 2011||Mark Grevious||Sternal closure device|
|US7942885||14 sept 2006||17 mei 2011||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.||Surgical clip applier having clip chamber with clip chain|
|US8021378||8 dec 2003||20 sept 2011||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.||Surgical clip|
|US8062314||7 dec 2006||22 nov 2011||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.||Methods for the endoluminal treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)|
|US8066721||26 maart 2007||29 nov 2011||Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.||Surgical clip application assembly|
|US8894683 *||5 mei 2008||25 nov 2014||Ethicon, Inc.||Device for attaching, relocating and reinforcing tissue and methods of using same|
|US9012714||26 dec 2012||21 april 2015||Wilhelm Fleischmann||Wound treatment device|
|US9271730 *||28 nov 2011||1 maart 2016||Wilhelm Fleischmann||Instrument for stretching the skin|
|US9375285 *||2 mei 2012||28 juni 2016||Herniamesh S.R.L.||Instruments for stretching and/or expanding skin tissue|
|US9414840 *||28 feb 2008||16 aug 2016||Wilhelm Fleischmann||Device for stretching the skin|
|US20020138086 *||20 mei 2002||26 sept 2002||Robert Sixto||Surgical clips particularly useful in the endoluminal treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)|
|US20040133206 *||31 okt 2003||8 juli 2004||Leonard Stevens||Method and apparatus for closing a severed sternum|
|US20040254609 *||29 maart 2004||16 dec 2004||Esplin Vermon S.||Soft tissue anchor|
|US20050277939 *||27 mei 2004||15 dec 2005||Miller Archibald S Iii||Surgical device for capturing, positioning and aligning portions of a horizontally severed human sternum|
|US20060195101 *||29 nov 2005||31 aug 2006||Leonard Stevens||Sternum closure device having locking member|
|US20070027458 *||14 sept 2006||1 feb 2007||Sixto Jr Robert||Surgical Clip Applier Having Clip Chamber with Clip Chain|
|US20070038218 *||3 aug 2006||15 feb 2007||Mark Grevious||Sternal closure device|
|US20070214619 *||16 maart 2006||20 sept 2007||Sons Davis L||Cadaver mouth closure device|
|US20080167665 *||18 jan 2008||10 juli 2008||Scott Arp||Endoscopic Threaded Clip|
|US20080208251 *||5 mei 2008||28 aug 2008||Ethicon, Inc.||Device for attaching, relocating and reinforcing tissue and methods of using same|
|US20090118774 *||9 feb 2006||7 mei 2009||Mavrek Medical, Llc.||Sternal Closure Device with Ratchet Closure Mechanism|
|US20100030260 *||28 feb 2008||4 feb 2010||Wilhelm Fleischmann||Device for Stretching the Skin|
|US20130282056 *||28 nov 2011||24 okt 2013||Wilhelm Fleischmann||Instrument For Stretching The Skin|
|US20140046364 *||2 mei 2012||13 feb 2014||Herniamesh S.R.L.||Instruments for stretching and/or expanding skin tissue|
|EP2491869A1 *||27 aug 2009||29 aug 2012||Cook Medical Technologies LLC||Stapling device for closing perforations|
|WO1995019736A1 *||23 jan 1995||27 juli 1995||Progressive Surgical Products, Inc.||Tissue expansion and approximation device|
|WO2001067944A2 *||15 maart 2001||20 sept 2001||Esplin Medical Inventions, Llc||Soft tissue anchor|
|WO2001067944A3 *||15 maart 2001||24 april 2003||Esplin Medical Inv S Llc||Soft tissue anchor|
|WO2003037201A1 *||29 okt 2002||8 mei 2003||Miller Archibald S||An improved method and apparatus for closing a severed sternum|