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Tracheotomy device

Wilson, Byron and Yen, Harrison and Young, Ethan and Eldredge, Jeff D. and Colonius, Tim (2020) Tracheotomy device. Patent number: US20200222649A1.

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An aspect of the disclosure is related to a medical device for providing an air passageway through a neck of a patient. In one embodiment, the medical device may include: a neckband configured to extend around the neck of the patient, the neckband including a connector positioned along a length of the neckband for positioning along an anterior part of the neck of the patient, the connector including a connector through hole; a cannula having an elongated tube extending from a connecting head, the elongated tube being configured to extend into a trachea of the patient and including an inner passageway, the connecting head having a through hole that is continuous with the inner passageway of the elongated tube thereby allowing air to pass through the cannula into the trachea, the connecting head having an outer diameter that is sized to have a friction fit with the connector through hole.

Item Type:Patent
Related Patents:WO2019040731A1
Patent Classification:U.S. Class: A61M 16/045 (2014.02); A61M 2205/7545 (2013.01); A61M 16/047 (2013.01). Current International Class: A61M 16/04 (2006.01).
Patent Assignee:St. Joseph Health System
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Eldredge, Jeff D.0000-0002-2672-706X
Colonius, Tim0000-0003-0326-3909
Additional Information:Application filed: 2018-08-23 Application published: 2020-07-16. Patent status: pending. CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATION: The current application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 62 / 549,663 filed on Aug. 24, 2017, the contents of which are hereby fully incorporated by reference.
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Deposited By: Katherine Johnson
Deposited On:08 Oct 2021 23:12
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