Patent Number: 6,569,119

Title: Trocar system having cannula with finger grips

Abstract: A trocar system is provide which preferably has a cannula having an elongate cannula body. The cannula body includes medial and distal portions thereof having a first diameter and a proximal portion thereof connected to the medial portion and having a second diameter. The second diameter is preferably larger or greater than the first diameter. A pair of finger grips are each connected to and extending outwardly from the proximal portion of the cannula body for gripping the cannula with the fingers of a hand of a user. A trocar having an elongate trocar body is positioned to extend through the cannula body. The trocar also having a handle connected to the trocar body for gripping of and handling of the trocar by a hand of a user.

Inventors: Haberland; Gary (Orlando, FL), Marchand; Sam R. (Dunedin, FL), Nilson; Steve (Ocala, FL), Hagen; Robert Sean (Winter Park, FL), Gladdish, Jr.; Bennie W. (Odessa, FL)

Assignee: Genicon, LC

International Classification: A61M 25/00 (20060101); A61M 5/00 (20060101); A61M 5/178 (20060101); A61M 005/178 (); A61M 005/00 (); A61M 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020