US 10,376,256 B2
Wound occlusion device
André Plass, Zurich (CH)
Assigned to Plass Rescue Technologies AG, Stetten (CH)
Appl. No. 15/310,554
Filed by Plass Medtech AG, Stetten (CH)
PCT Filed May 12, 2015, PCT No. PCT/EP2015/060518
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Nov. 11, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/173264, PCT Pub. Date Nov. 19, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 711/14 (CH), filed on May 12, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0079632 A1, Mar. 23, 2017
Int. Cl. A61B 17/08 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/0057 (2013.01) [A61B 2017/00592 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00597 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00632 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00654 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00867 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00893 (2013.01)] 35 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A wound occlusion device insertable into a wound W, comprising:
a base element;
a sealing element comprising a frame element and a layer element; and
a release mechanism, wherein the sealing element is transformable between a contracted configuration and an expanded configuration by the release mechanism, the expanded configuration of the sealing element having a funnel-like shape adaptable to a shape of the wound W, forming a form-locked and/or force-locked connection with the wound W, the form-locked and/or force-locked connection of the sealing element with the wound W providing an occlusion function.