US 10,376,352 B2
Mesh deployment devices and kits
William T. Kelly, Milford, CT (US); Jason T. Iceman, Cheshire, CT (US); Jay Breindel, Kensington, CT (US); Erik Carlson, Newington, CT (US); Thomas Wenchell, Durham, CT (US); Kayla Cloutier, West Haven, CT (US); and Shane Reardon, Shelton, CT (US)
Assigned to Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed by Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed on May 1, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/582,818.
Application 15/582,818 is a division of application No. 14/458,555, filed on Aug. 13, 2014, granted, now 9,655,709.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/025,686, filed on Jul. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/025,674, filed on Jul. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/025,663, filed on Jul. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/882,914, filed on Sep. 26, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/882,907, filed on Sep. 26, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/882,883, filed on Sep. 26, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2017/0296318 A1, Oct. 19, 2017
Int. Cl. A61F 2/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 2/0063 (2013.01) [A61B 2017/00309 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00473 (2013.01); A61F 2002/0072 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of deploying one or more surgical meshes comprising:
providing an actuation unit including a handle assembly a shaft extending from the handle assembly, and a shipping lock releasably secured to the handle assembly;
providing a mesh deployment unit configured for releasable connection to the actuation unit, the mesh deployment unit including a lock member for securing the mesh deployment unit in an expanded configuration;
connecting the mesh deployment unit to the actuation unit; and
separating the shipping lock from the handle assembly.