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A prosthesis device for repairing a hernia having an insertion canal made of sheet material for extending through the hernia. The insertion canal is attached at one end to a collar and at the other end to a base that is to be on the inside of the abdominal cavity. The base may be a sheet or a pouch that is to be brought to bear on the inside the wall of the abdominal cavity. The insertion canal providing a simple way of deploying the sheet or pouch against the wall of a abdominal cavity.

Title
Prosthetic device for the repair of a hernia
Application Number
9/136036
Publication Number
6241768 (B1)
Application Date
August 19, 1998
Publication Date
June 5, 2001
Inventor
Donald G Hill
Hopatcong
NJ, US
Gene W Kammerer
East Brunswick
NJ, US
Carlos Bustamante
Garfield
NJ, US
Vishvaroop Agarwal
Piscataway
NJ, US
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
A61F 2/02
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