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United States Patent D454,951
Bon March 26, 2002

Steerable catheter

Claims


The ornamental design of a steerable catheter, as shown and described.
Inventors: Bon; Edwin (Canton, GA)
Assignee: Visionary Biomedical, Inc. (Marietta, GA)
Appl. No.: D/137,775
Filed: February 27, 2001

Current U.S. Class: D24/112 ; D24/108; D24/133; D24/138
Current International Class: 2402
Field of Search: D24/112,133,108,138 604/95.05,95.01,95.04,250,34,35,30,19,45,902

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Primary Examiner: Simmons; Ian
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Gardner Groff Mehrman & Josephic, P.C.

Description



FIG. 1 is a first perspective view of a steerable catheter according to a preferred form of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a second perspective view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a rear view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a first side view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a second side view of the steerable catheter of FIG. 1.

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