Patent Number: 9,808,228

Title: Tissue debris and blood collection device and methods of use thereof

Abstract: Protective barrier for laparoscopy. The barrier has a closed bottom, wall(s), and open end. The barrier may incorporate a drawstring and/or optional flexible stay(s), in internal channel around periphery of the open end of bag. The barrier may optionally utilize self-sealing communication in closed bottom. Furthermore, barrier may also include flexible ring or other shapes positioned inside and tube passing through communication in the closed bottom. Protective barrier is configured to be collapsed, rolled, and/or folded into a size that can pass through an opening, such as a trocar. Protective barrier, when deployed in the peritoneal cavity, may be used to collect tissue, tissue parts, blood and/or other fluid that may spray during Morcellation or other laparoscopic procedure. After completion of the procedure, protective barrier can be collapsed, rolled or folded at a size that can be easily removed from the peritoneal cavity.

Inventors: Kondrup; James Dana (Binghamton, NY), Sylvester; Brenda A. (Binghamton, NY), Branning; Michelle Lee (Binghamton, NY)

Assignee: Laparoscopic Innovations, LLC

International Classification: A61B 17/24 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 90/00 (20160101); A61B 17/42 (20060101); A61B 17/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-11-07 0:00:00