Wound irrigation shield

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6402724
SERIAL NO

09260626

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A splash shield for use in wound irrigation comprises a three-dimensional shield member having a peripheral edge and a surface extending from the peripheral edge, the shield member being formed at least in part of flexible and pliant material for selectively shaping the peripheral edge to fit the shape or dimension of a wound, and an adjustable hub extending from the surface of the shield member configured to be circumferentially adjustable to adapt to the fluid end portion of any number and variety of irrigation fluid delivery devices. An attachable drain tube and a splash shield having an attached drain tube for removing fluid from the wound site is also disclosed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Wolfe Tory Medical, Inc.SALT LAKE CITY, UT7

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Christensen, Mark A Salt Lake City, UT 46 850
Jacobson, Deborah K Saukville, WI 2 99
Smith, Steven M Salt Lake City, UT 35 965

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (12)
* 4807625 Membrane puncturing aspirator with drainage shield 28 1987
4769003 Wound irrigation splashback shield 43 1987
4898588 Hypodermic syringe splatter shield 49 1988
D344133 Wound irrigation splash shield 15 1990
* D345016 Wound irrigation splash shield 17 1990
5248307 Fluid shield 20 1991
5224940 Device and method for protecting health personnel from body fluid backsplash 40 1992
5241969 Controlled and safe fine needle aspiration device 175 1992
5376003 Deflector shield for a dental air/water/spray syringe 19 1993
5624419 Closeable, disposable wound care system 10 1995
* 5941859 Wound irrigation shield with fluid scavenging 112 1997
* 5833675 Irrigator device 9 1997
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 89 2009
 
COOPERSURGICAL, INC. (1)
5496290 Wound irrigation splash shield 35 1994
 
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
* 6050981 Wound irrigation system with flexible shield 9 1998
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (1)
5554132 Hand grip for use with syringe 33 1995
 
IMAGYN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5480410 Extracorporeal pneumoperitoneum access bubble 307 1994
 
INVENTAMED INTERNATIONAL INC. (31) (1)
* 5913832 Urine collection system 8 1995
 
SPERRY, CHARLES R. (1)
5441174 Sterile wound cleansing dispenser with spray shield and method of making a dispenser 15 1993
 
C. R. BARD, INC. (1)
* 6156004 Suction and irrigation handpiece and tip with retractable splash shield 35 1996
 
ZIMMER ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4692140 Lavage/suction tip with dual splash shield 86 1985
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
THE NEMOURS FOUNDATION (2)
* 8523859 Vacuum-assisted wound healing around a pin-site 0 2006
* 2008/0051,828 Vacuum-assisted wound healing around a pin-site 4 2006
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (12)
* 2004/0116,903 Spray pump wound irrigation device 2 2002
* 7037254 Controlled environment device 46 2003
* 2004/0116,770 Controlled environment device 1 2003
* 9381009 Surgical device 0 2005
7311695 Splash shield system 4 2005
* 7540860 Wound irrigation splashback shield 12 2006
* 2007/0173,773 Wound irrigation splashback shield 1 2006
8002757 Splash shield systems 4 2007
8747372 Abscess irrigation systems 1 2010
D639424 Abscess shield 0 2010
D639425 Abscess shield 2 2010
D638120 Abscess shield 2 2010
 
Cannuflow, Inc. (1)
* 6695773 Surgical instrument fluid shield 3 2002
 
Patrick Leahy (1)
* 2008/0051,817 Surgical Device 0 2005
 
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (1)
8829263 Self contained wound dressing with micropump 10 2012
 
DILIP TAPADIYA, M.D., INC. (6)
* 8968262 Irrigation shield 0 2004
* 7785303 Wound irrigation basin with active drain 5 2004
* 2004/0230,154 Anatomical irrigation fluid collection basins 2 2004
* 2004/0225,265 Wound irrigation basin with active drain 10 2004
* 2004/0225,266 Suction hose for wound aspiration 4 2004
9138374 Irrigation fluid collection basins that receive portions of the human anatomy 0 2014
 
Blue Sky Medical Group Incorporated (1)
7708724 Reduced pressure wound cupping treatment system 92 2005
 
MISONIX, INCORPORATED (1)
9636187 Atomized-fluid shield for surgery and method of use 0 2007
 
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC (14)
8808274 Wound dressing 22 2008
8764732 Wound dressing 20 2008
8715256 Vacuum assisted wound dressing 33 2008
* 2011/0054,421 WOUND DRESSING 50 2008
8398614 Apparatus for aspirating, irrigating and cleansing wounds 28 2009
8926592 Wound cleansing apparatus with heat 8 2010
9446178 Wound cleansing apparatus in-situ 2 2011
8569566 Wound cleansing apparatus in-situ 36 2011
8834451 In-situ wound cleansing apparatus 16 2012
9220822 Wound dressing 6 2014
9205001 Apparatus for aspirating, irrigating and cleansing wounds 0 2014
9452248 Wound cleansing apparatus in-situ 1 2014
9289542 Wound cleansing apparatus 1 2014
9616208 Wound cleansing apparatus 0 2016
 
CURATIO APS (1)
* 2009/0131,891 Flexible cover for use in flushing of peripheral organs 0 2006
 
Innovation Technologies, Inc. (1)
D620589 Backsplash shield for irrigation device 2 2007
 
Kalypto Medical, Inc. (6)
8460255 Device and method for wound therapy 22 2009
8663198 Negative pressure wound therapy device 13 2010
8945074 Device with controller and pump modules for providing negative pressure for wound therapy 7 2011
9067003 Method for providing negative pressure to a negative pressure wound therapy bandage 1 2011
9058634 Method for providing a negative pressure wound therapy pump device 1 2011
9579431 Negative pressure wound therapy device 0 2014
 
Bluesky Medical Group Inc. (22)
7846141 Reduced pressure treatment system 112 2003
* 2004/0073,151 Reduced pressure treatment system 131 2003
8062272 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 85 2005
* 2005/0261,642 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 200 2005
7776028 Adjustable overlay reduced pressure wound treatment system 80 2005
7909805 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 86 2005
* 2005/0222,528 Reduced pressure wound cupping treatment system 62 2005
* 2005/0222,544 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 110 2005
7998125 Hypobaric chamber treatment system 46 2005
* 2005/0261,615 Hypobaric chamber treatment system 64 2005
8795243 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 22 2010
8303552 Reduced pressure wound treatment system 43 2010
8282611 Reduced pressure wound treatment system 44 2010
8449509 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 26 2010
8540699 Reduced pressure wound treatment system 10 2010
* 2010/0305,549 REDUCED PRESSURE WOUND TREATMENT SYSTEM 18 2010
8062273 Reduced pressure treatment system 42 2010
* 2011/0077,604 REDUCED PRESSURE TREATMENT SYSTEM 6 2010
9492326 Reduced pressure wound treatment system 0 2013
9198801 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 2 2013
9211365 Reduced pressure treatment system 1 2013
9272080 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance 1 2014
* Cited By Examiner