05725097 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 11 patents.

An instrument cassette and sterile wrap assembly includes a base having an upright sidewall and a horizontal bottom wall, the upright sidewall having a lower slot and an upper aperture defined therein. The assembly includes a latch member having a lower section, an intermediate section and an upper section, wherein (1) the lower section extends through the slot defined in the base, (2) the intermediate section is substantially planar, and (3) the upper section (i) extends through the upper aperture defined in the base, and (ii) has a slot defined therein. The assembly further includes a lid having a horizontal top wall and a tongue member attached thereto, wherein the tongue member extends through the slot defined in the upper section of the latch member when the lid is latched to the base. Moreover, the assembly includes a sterile wrap which envelops the base, the latch member and the lid, wherein the sterile wrap is juxtaposed to the bottom wall of the base, an entire first side of the intermediate portion of the latch member, and the top wall of the lid.

Title
Instrument cassette assembly
Application Number
8/738012
Publication Number
5725097
Application Date
October 25, 1996
Publication Date
March 10, 1998
Inventor
Cary A Bettenhausen
Indianapolis
IN, US
Todd E Bettenhausen
Indianapolis
IN, US
Agent
Maginot Addison & Moore
Assignee
Sterilization Cassette Systems
IN, US
IPC
A61L 2/20
B65D 45/16
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