Title:
Chest drain
United States Patent D340285


Inventors:
Herweck, Steve A. (Nashua, NH)
Karwoski, Theodore (Hollis, NH)
Vail, Stephen M. (Nashua, NH)
Application Number:
07/611341
Publication Date:
10/12/1993
Filing Date:
11/08/1990
Assignee:
Atrium Medical Corporation (Hollis, NH)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D24/117
Field of Search:
D24/117, D24/118, D24/169, D24/111, 604/317, 604/320, 604/321
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US Patent References:
D328790Chest drain vesselAugust, 1992Herweck et al.D24/169
4988342Improved fluid recovery systemJanuary, 1991Herweck et al.604/321
4911697Chest drainage unit having increased airflow capacity with capability to dampon noiseMay, 1990Kerwin604/321
D267433Chest drainage bottleDecember, 1982PageauD24/117
D255937Pleural cavity drainage containerJuly, 1980Kurtz et al.D24/117
D245372Underwater drainage device with dual collection chambersAugust, 1977Kurtz et al.D24/117



Other References:
Thora-Drain III Flyer .COPYRGT.Chesebrough-Pond's Inc. Oct. 1980 back cover.
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Lahive & Cockfield
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a chest drain, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a back elevational view of the drain of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the drain of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the drain of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view of the drain of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view of the drain of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a second embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 8 is a back elevational view of the drain of FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view of the drain of FIG. 7, the bottom, right and left views of this embodiment being identical to FIGS. 4, 5 and 6, respectively;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a third embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 11 is a back elevational view of the drain of FIG. 10, the top, bottom, right and left views being identical to FIGS. 3, 4, 5 and 6, respectively;

FIG. 12 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a fourth embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 13 is a back elevational view of the drain of FIG. 12;

FIG. 14 is a top plan view of the drain of FIG. 12, the bottom, right and left views being identical to FIGS. 4, 5 and 6, respectively;

FIG. 15 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a fifth embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 16 is a back elevational view of the drain of FIG. 15;

FIG. 17 is a top plan view of the drain of FIG. 15;

FIG. 18 is a bottom plan view of the drain of FIG. 15, the left side elevational view being identical to FIG. 5;

FIG. 19 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a sixth embodiment of our new design, the back, top, bottom, left and right side views being identical to FIGS. 16, 17, 18, 5 and 21, respectively;

FIG. 20 is a front elevational view of a chest drain showing a seventh embodiment of our new design, the back, top, bottom, left and right side views being identical to FIGS. 16, 17, 18, 5 and 21, respectively; and,

FIG. 21 is a right side elevational view of the embodiment of FIG. 15.