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US3682177A
US3682177A US3682177DA US3682177A US 3682177 A US3682177 A US 3682177A US 3682177D A US3682177D A US 3682177DA US 3682177 A US3682177 A US 3682177A
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/16Bone cutting, breaking or removal means other than saws, e.g. Osteoclasts; Drills or chisels for bones; Trepans
    • A61B17/1695Trepans or craniotomes, i.e. specially adapted for drilling thin bones such as the skull
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T403/00Joints and connections
    • Y10T403/16Joints and connections with adjunctive protector, broken parts retainer, repair, assembly or disassembly feature
    • Y10T403/1616Position or guide means
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T403/00Joints and connections
    • Y10T403/32Articulated members
    • Y10T403/32114Articulated members including static joint
    • Y10T403/32213Articulate joint is a swivel
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T408/00Cutting by use of rotating axially moving tool
    • Y10T408/89Tool or Tool with support
    • Y10T408/892Tool or Tool with support with work-engaging structure detachable from cutting edge
    • Y10T408/8925Depth-limiting member

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A cranial drilling instrument having an adjustable guard for gauging the depth of penetration. The instrument includes a rotatable handle portion for positively locking the drill in place and a thrust bearing mounted on the handle opposite the drill.

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United States Patent Ames et al.

[151 3,682,177 [451 Aug. 8, 1972 [54] CRANIAL DRILLING INSTRUMENT [72] Inventors: Richard H. Ames; Amdrew W. Williarm, both of Greensboro, NC.

Assignee: Acme Engineering Company, Inc.,

Greensboro, North Carolina Filed: March 18, 1970 Appl. No.: 20,499

US. Cl. ..128/310, 306/43, 408/202 Int. Cl ..A6lb 17/16, A0lb 1/22, B23b 51/00 Field of Search ...128/3 10; 306/42, 43; 408/ 144,

References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS 1,308,798 7/1919 Masland ..128/310 1,977,845 10/1934 Emmons 76/108 I6 2 52 26 8 IO 48 a xaigezmwxmg en.

2,261,230 11/1941 Cox et al. ..128/310 Primary Examiner-Channing L. Pace Attorney-David Rabin [57] ABSTRACT A cranial drilling instrument having an adjustable guard for gauging the depth of penetration. The instrument includes a rotatable handle portion for positively locking the drill in place and a thrust bearing mounted on the handle opposite the drill.

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2 3o 32 s 48 6O IIIIIIIIIA IIIII/IIIIIIIIIIIIIIZ IIII lIIIIIIIII 1 Limf l INVENTORS RICHARD H. AMES ANDREW W. WILLIAMS v uncompensated CRANIAL DRILLING INSTRUMENT BRIEF SUMMARY AND OBJECTS OF INVENTION The present invention relates generally to surgical instruments and more particularly to a twist drill for gaining access to the interior of the cranium.

The use of twist drills for entering the skull has been utilized by neurosurgeons for some time. In emergency situations, such as when a person sustains a stroke, there is a necessity of a means for entering the skull rapidly, and frequently remote from a hospital where the most desirable instruments are available. An individual whose condition is deteriorating rapidly from increasing intracranial pressure requires immediate emergency relief. Such an individual demands immediate ventricular tap, aspiration of an intracranial hematoma or absess, etc.

The present cranial drill is invaluable for twist drill ventriculography, emergency relief of intracranial pressure, and especially for drilling seating holes for the insertion of Crutchfield skull tongs.

Briefly, the invention is preferablyconstructed of stainless steel and includes a knurled, elongated cylindrical handle having the drill bit extending from one end and a thrust bearing provided at the opposite end. The drill bit is locked to the handle for rotation therewith and surrounded by an adjustable guard member. An adjustable guard, which has indicia provided thereon, is releasably clamped within a chuck secured to the handle. The adjustable depth guard allows the surgeon to penetrate the skull, without the need of instruments, with ease and the assurance that the depth of penetration will be controlled positively. The thrust bearing facilitates operation of the twist drill and eliminates the tendency of the instrument to tear or otherwise destroy the gloves of an operator.

One of the primary objects of the invention is to provide a compact novel cranial drill forpositively controlling the penetration of the drill without the use of additional instruments.

Another object of the invention is the provision of a depth-controlling guard which is readily and conveniently adjustable to selected positions.

Still another object of the invention is the provision of a drilling instrument constructed throughout of stainless steel and having a normally unbreakable drill point.

A further object of the invention is the provision of a thrust bearing means for supporting the drill to facilitate and enhance the operation thereof.

These and other objects of the invention will be more readily apparent during the course of the following detailed description taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawing of a preferred embodiment.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWING FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of the cranial drilling instrument illustrating a substantial portion of the guard recessed within the handle portion; 7

FIG. 2 is a cross-sectional view of the instrument taken along line 2-2 of FIG. 1; and

H6. 3 is a fragmentary, side elevational view illustrating the guard in the maximum extended position.

- 2 4 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION Referring to the drawing, reference numeral designates 'a preferred embodiment of the cranial drilling instrument for permitting a surgeon to penetrate the human skull ofa patient with ease and with assurance the the penetration depth will be positively controlled. 7

tegral with a stem portion 22 which is rotatably secured within one end portion of the tubular handle 12. The stem 22 has an intermediate section 24 of reduced diameter which receives an end portion of a screw 26 to prevent axial displacement of the thrust bearing 16 from the handle 12. The screw 26 is threaded through a radial opening 28 in the handle 12, as shown by FIG. 2. A ball bearing arrangement 30 and a washer 32 surround the stern portion 22 intermediate the bearing member 20 and the end of handle 12 to facilitate rotation of the thrust bearing 16 with respect to the handle.

The adjustable, sleeve-like depth guard 18 is slidably displaceable within the bore 34 of handle 12, as shown at A in FIG. 1, to regulate the degree or depth of penetration of the drill bit 14. The cylindrical guard 18 is mounted in a chuck 36 integral with handle 12 and clamped to the handle through a lefthand -threaded coupling '38. The chuck comprises a series of jaws 40 which jaws are threaded on the exterior portions thereof for receiving the coupling 38. The jaws 40 are urged into clamping engagement with the guard 18 as the clamping coupling 38 is tightened thereon, and permitted to release the guard when the coupling 38 is loosened. The guard 18 has a series of spaced graduations or indicia 44 thereon to expedite the adjustment thereof, and is further provided with a notched opening 42 adjacent to the outermost end portion for observation and removal of material. An elongated opening 46 is provided in handle 12 for slidably receiving a screw 48 or other suitable member which is threaded to the guard 18. The screw 48 is arranged to permit the positioning of the guard 18 to a selected location after the coupling 38 has been rotated to release the clamping effect of the chuck jaws 40 on the guard l8.

The twist drill bit 14, which is of normally unbreakable, stainless steel construction, may vary in size. However, for most procedures, a inch drill bit is the optimum size. The drill is securely mounted within the handle 12 by a cylindrical member 50 having a portion 52 of enlarged diameter which corresponds substantially to the diameter of bore 34, and an elongated portion 54 of reduced diameter which extends axially throughout the interior of the tubular depth guard 18. A set screw 56, threaded through handle 12, engages the enlarged portion 52 of the cylindrical member 50 for retaining the member within the handle. The reduced diameter portion 54 of member 50 is provided with an axial bore 58 fro receiving the drill 14 therein. Set screw 60 is threaded through the reduced diameter portion 54 of member 50 and seats within a recess 62 in drill bit .14 to lock the drill bit in position.

In operation of the instrument 10, the threaded clamping coupling 38 is loosened, permitting the depth guard to be adjusted axially to a selected position. Coupling '38 then is tightened to secure the guard in position. During the drilling procedure, pressure is applied by the surgeon to the bearing member and the thrust bearing 16 as the handle 12 is turned to rotate drill 14 as it penetrates the skull. The drill bit may be removed and the depth guard 18 readjusted in the desired direction should a greater depth be required.

Many modifications may be made in the type of thrust bearing and the handle as well as the means for adjusting the displacement of the guard and such modifications are contemplated.

We claim: a

1. A cranial drilling-instrument comprising a handle means including a tubular member having'a first longitudinal bore therethrough, a drill holder secured within said bore and having a reduce diameter end portion leaving a space between itself and said first bore and protruding from said handle means, the reduced' diameter portion having a second longitudinal bore therein and a drill secured within said second bore for rotation with said holder and said handle means, a depth controlling means comprising a guard having graduations thereon, said guard beinga tubular member'slidably disposed within the first bore in the space surrounding the reduced diameter portion of the drill holder for axial displacement relative to said drill and handle means and in surrounding relation with respect to said drill, said guard being adjustable relative to the handle means and drill to positively control the depth of penetration of the drill during a drilling operation.

2. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1, said 4. A drilling instrument asdefined in claim 1, and

further comprising means for releasably securing said controlling means in various positions.

5. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 4, said means for releasably securing said depth-controlling means in adjusted positions including a chuck integral with said handle means.

6. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1,

wherein said handle means comprises an elongated member having said drill extending axially from'one end portion thereof. v e a 7. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 6, and further including bearing means rotatably secured within the end portion of said handle means opposite to said drill. a

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1. A cranial drilling instrument comprising a handle means including a tubular member having a first longitudinal bore therethrough, a drill holder secured within said bore and having a reduce diameter end portion leaving a space between itself and said first bore and protruding from said handle means, the reduced diameter portion having a second longitudinal bore therein and a drill secured within said second bore for rotation with said holder and said handle means, a depth controlling means comprising a guard having graduations thereon, said guard being a tubular member slidably disposed within the first bore in the space surrounding the reduced diameter portion of the drill holder for axial displacement relative to said drill and handle means and in surrounding relation with respect to said drill, said guard being adjustable relative to the handle means and drill to positively control the depth of penetration of the drill during a drilling operation.
2. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1, said handle comprising a tubular member of stainless steel construction having a knurled exterior surface, said handle having a thrust bearing secured to one end thereof and said drill extending axially from the opposite end of said handle means.
3. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1, wherein said drill is of stainless steel construction having an unbreakable point.
4. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1, and further comprising means for releasably securing said controlling means in various positions.
5. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 4, said means for releasably securing said depth-controlling means in adjusted positions including a chuck integral with said handle means.
6. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 1, wherein said handle means comprises an elongated member having said drill extending axially from one end portion thereof.
7. A drilling instrument as defined in claim 6, and further including bearing means rotatably secured within the end portion of said handle means opposite to said drill.
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