|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||604/329; 604/331; 604/330|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 12|
A female external catheter device collects and then channels urine away from the human body to a collection drain. The device minimizes urinary track infections, nosocomial infections and reduces a patient's risk of infection complications. The device also reduces usage of indwelling urinary catheters. It is characterized by a ladle-like geometry in which the spoon thereof is an intra-labial collection cup and the handle is a hollow neck and nob that is secured within the vagina. Apertures with the nob enable venting of vaginal fluids thru a fluid egress...
1. A female external catheter device in the nature of a ladle-like solid body, the device comprising:(a) a hollow elongate neck having a hollow bulbous nob integrally dependent from a distal end thereof, an axis of elongation of said neck also defining a common axis of substantial radial symmetry of both said neck and nob, the interior of said neck and nob comprising a single internal cavity extending proximally downward to define a drain channel, said nob including apertures therethrough, (b) an elongate hollow cup, integrally dependent from a proximal ...