Title:
Surgical punch
United States Patent D372310


Inventors:
Hartnett, Terrance M. (Raleigh, NC)
Application Number:
29/040967
Publication Date:
07/30/1996
Filing Date:
06/30/1995
Assignee:
Pilling Weck Incorporated (Fort Washington, PA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D24/114
Field of Search:
D24/114, D24/146, D24/147, 606/184, 606/185, 606/171, 606/174, 606/167, 606/181, 606/182, 128/754
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US Patent References:
5403338Punch for opening passages between two compartmentsApril, 1995Milo606/184
5387227Method for use of a laparo-suture needleFebruary, 1995Grice606/184
5192294Disposable vascular punchMarch, 1993Blake III606/184
5129913Surgical punch apparatusJuly, 1992Ruppert
4216776Disposable aortic perforatorAugust, 1980Downie et al.
4018228Surgical punch apparatusApril, 1977Goosen
3776237SURGICAL TOOL AND METHOD OF PROVIDING A SURGICAL OPENINGDecember, 1973Hill et al.
3104666Surgical instrument for performing a tracheotomySeptember, 1963Hale et al.



Other References:
Pilling Surgical Instruments 1993, "Aortic Punches" p. 309 .COPYRGT. 1993.
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Assistant Examiner:
Simmons I.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Howson, And Howson
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a surgical punch, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of a surgical punch showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view of thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view of a surgical punch showing a second embodiment of my new design;

FIG. 6 is as top plan view of the surgical punch of FIG. 5 ; and,

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of the surgical punch of FIG. 5.

The rear elevational view of the surgical punch of FIG. 5 is identical to the view shown in FIG. 3.