US 11,877,948 B2
External catheter
Rosemarie Pinlac, Holmdel, NJ (US)
Filed by Rosemarie Pinlac, Holmdel, NJ (US)
Filed on Oct. 28, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/082,197.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/927,257, filed on Oct. 29, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0121318 A1, Apr. 29, 2021
Int. Cl. A61F 5/453 (2006.01); A61F 5/441 (2006.01); A61F 5/44 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 5/453 (2013.01) [A61F 5/441 (2013.01); A61F 5/4407 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An external catheter, comprising:
a planar base having a central aperture therethrough;
an entire back surface of the base comprising an adhesive material applied directly to the planar base;
the adhesive material is configured to removably secure the base to a skin;
an upper end of a tubular member disposed on a front side of the planar base about the central aperture, defining a connection point therebetween;
the planar base extends beyond a perimeter of the upper end of the tubular member about an entirety thereof;
the upper end of the tubular member comprises a larger diameter than a diameter of the central aperture, defining a continuous lip of the planar base extending radially inwardly from the connection point towards the central aperture;
the tubular member is configured to store a fluid therein;
a vent disposed on a front surface of the tubular member;
a sealable drain disposed at a terminal end of the tubular member; and
a removable adhesive backing material;
wherein the sealable drain comprises a clicklock closure;
wherein the tubular member further comprises indicia configured to measure a volume of fluid contained therein; and
wherein the vent is disposed opposite the central aperture.