Patent Number: 6,254,533

Title: Retractor assembly and method for surgical procedures

Abstract: The present invention covers a surgical wound protector apparatus for the protective support of an incision and support of surgical apparatus utilized within the incision. The apparatus comprises a flexible resilient wound liner sleeve having an open upper end and an open lower end with a rigid annular ring arranged to securely receive the upper end of the resilient sleeve when the sleeve and the ring are applied to an incision of a patient.

Inventors: Fadem; Kalford C. (Atlanta, GA), Feiler, Jr.; Frederic C. (Raleigh, NC)

Assignee: Dexterity Surgical, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 17/02 (20060101); A61B 001/32 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018