Patent Number: 6,254,618

Title: Connector for hollow anatomical organs

Abstract: Connector and methods for attachment to hollow anatomical organs. The connector consists of an annular rigid body and multiple holding members affixed along its opening. The opening and the inner surface and of the annular body conform respectively to the opening and the external surface of a hollow anatomical organ. The holding members press the hollow organ towards the annular rigid body, thus attaching the connector to the hollow anatomical organ. Various embodiments of connectors are provided for hollow anatomical organs with different external surfaces and for joining them with anatomical and artificial structures.

Inventors: Dakov; Pepi (New York, NY)


International Classification: A61B 17/11 (20060101); A61B 17/115 (20060101); A61B 17/03 (20060101); A61B 17/064 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 017/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018