05354283 is referenced by 136 patents and cites 57 patents.

An apparatus for stabilizing a trocar inserted through the skin of a patient during a medical procedure that provides the operating personnel with the ability to adjust the angle of orientation of the inserted trocar with respect to the patient and rotate the trocar as desired after insertion into the patient. The apparatus is attached to the skin of the patient and the trocar movement is facilitated by a trocar receivable rotatable spheroid frictionally retained in a stabilizing member. The apparatus provides for a secure, yet, adjustable surgical aid.

Title
Trocar retention apparatus
Application Number
8/179017
Publication Number
5354283
Application Date
January 7, 1994
Publication Date
October 11, 1994
Inventor
Patrick G Lennon
De Pere
WI, US
Andrea Potokar
De Pere
WI, US
Jeffrey E Bark
Green Bay
WI, US
Agent
Niro Scavone Haller & Niro
Assignee
Little Rapids Corporation
WI, US
IPC
A61M 25/02
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