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US716040A
US716040A US1902102407A US716040A US 716040 A US716040 A US 716040A US 1902102407 A US1902102407 A US 1902102407A US 716040 A US716040 A US 716040A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F13/00Bandages or dressings; Absorbent pads
    • A61F13/15Absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, swabs or tampons for external or internal application to the body; Supporting or fastening means therefor; Tampon applicators
    • A61F13/20Tampons, e.g. catamenial tampons; Accessories therefor
    • A61F13/26Means for inserting tampons, i.e. applicators

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'Patented' Dec. i6. |902.

APPLIGATUR.

(Application med Apr. 11, 1902.)

' (No Hude-l.)

WITNESS/5S A TTOH Tm: mams PETERS ca.. Pnufoufnol. wnmnvon. u. c.

Nirnn STATES FATENT OFFICE.

WILLIAM CASTLE HOLT, OF OAKLEY, KANSAS.

APPLICATOR.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 716,040, dated December 16, 1902.

Application filed April 1l, 1 9 02;`

To all whom, it may concern:

Beit known that'LWILLIAM CASTLE HoL'r,l a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Oakley, in the county of Logan and Statev of Kansas,have invented a new and Improved Applicator, of which the'following is a full,-

clear, and exact description.

Myinvention relates to medical applicators adapted for the introduction in and the application of medicaments to the vagina, cervix, and other uterine organs, the rectum,

and also to other internal parts of the humanl son receiving treatmentor by others andwhichV will serve to render positive the applicationA of Various medicines to different organisms of the human anatomy withoutfloss'of the i medicines before afull entrance has been ef;

fected.

struction and combination of the several parts, as Will be hereinafter fully set forth,

and pointedout in the claims. l

Reference is to be had to the accompanying drawings, forminga part of this specification,

in which similar characters of referenceindicate correspondingparts in all the figures.

Figure 1 is a plan view of the device, show-` ing the tampon in position and the manner in which it is attached to the piston before'itis drawn into the tube or body of the device. Fig. 2 is a vertical section through the tube or bodyof the device, the piston and tampon appearing in side elevation and in the posi-A tion within the tubular body which they-,occupy when the body is to .be inserted. Fig. 3 is a section taken practically on'the line 3 3 of Fig. 2. Fig. 4 is a detail sectional'view of the piston and a side elevation of a portion of the piston-rod, illustrating the connection between the two; and Fig. 5 is a transverse section through the tubular body, taken A practically on the line 5 5 of Fig. 2.

The body A of the device is oval in cross-x section, as is shown in Fig. 5, and is of uniform interior diameter, but of tapering eXterior contour, being smallest at its forward or delivery end. The inner or head end of the lSerial No. 102,407. (No model.)

body A is closed, except for a longitudinal central bore 10, and in the upper surface of the body A, near its head end, an opening 11 is made, and at the bottom surface of the head end of the body a ring-handle 12 is formed, extending beyond the said head end, as is best shown in Fig. V2, which handle is for convenience in holding andguiding the body in its service. In the further formation of the body A its outer or delivery end is beveled or inclined from the top downward in direction of the bottom, producing an inclined outlet yor forward end 13, as is shown in Figs. 1 and 2, so that said end will adapt itself to the inclination of the mouth of the cervix. A piston rod 14 is loosely passed through the bore lO, having a handle 15 at its outer end and an annular flange 16 formed on the handle, which flange whenbrought in .engagement with thehead end of the body 4limits the forward movementof the pistonrod. The bore 10 in the body, through .N. which the piston-rod passes, is oval, and The invention consists 1n the novelcona portion 17 of the piston-rod 14 forward :of the iiangel is also oval in cross-section, while the remaining portion of the piston-rod is circular in cross-section, whereby a shoulder 18is formed upon the said rod, as is clearly shown in Fig. 2. When the oval portion 17. of the piston-rod passes through the turning, and the oval portion of the pistonrod is passed through the said bore while the tampon B is beingforced out'from the tubuvlar body A to a contact with'the organ to be treated, and when the tampon B is in the kposition in the bodyA which'it should occupy when the body is to be introduced in the vaginal canal or rectum it is held from moving out of said position by turning the piston-rod 14 so that the shoulder 18 will engage with the head end of the body, as is shown in Fig. 2. yA piston-head 19 is loosely mounted upon the forward end of the piston-rod 14, being likewise oval in crosssectiomand is held. thereon vbya nut 20, countersunk in the piston-head, as is shown in Fig. 4, and said piston-head 19 at its upper surface is provided with a depression 21 and a recess 22, which crosses the said depression, extending to and through the forward end of the piston-head at points below and in advance of the said depression 21,

bore 10, the piston-rod is prevented from .i

as is shown in Figs. 1, 2, and 4, forming thereby hook members 23 at each side of the depression 21, as is particularly shown in Figs. 2 and 4. One end of a suitable cord 24 is attached to the tampon before itis applied to the device.

In the application of the tampon the piston is pushed forward until its hook members 23 are accessible at the outlet or forward end 13 of the body. The cord 24 of the tampon is then passed over the hook members 23, and the tampon is drawn to an engagement with the end of the piston-head 19. The cord 24 is now loosely held against the body A, and the piston-head 19 is drawn within the body, carrying the tampon with it, until the said piston-head is visible at the opening 11, whereupon the cord 24 is picked up by the fingers or by means of a suitable instrument, and the free end of the cord is drawn out through the opening 11. Next the piston-head 19 is pushed forward until the shoulder 1S of the piston-rod 17 engages with the head portion of the body A, as is shown in Fig. 2, whereupon the piston-head and tampon are held near the outlet end of the body while the body A is being introduced into the canal without the possibility of displacing the said tampon and said pistonhead. After the body A has been duly inserted the pistonrod 14 is turned, so that it can be readily slid in the body, and the piston-rod is carried forward to force the tampon out from the body A and in contact with the desired portion of the human body to be treated. Next the piston-head is generally drawn back, the outer end of the tamponcord 24 being left free,and as the cord 24leaves the head of the piston the body A of the device is withdrawn, leaving the tampon in position and the end of its attached cord 24 at the mouth of the canal to facilitate theremoval of the tampon when desired.

Preferably the inner or head end of the body A is provided with a screw-plug 25, in which the bore 10, heretofore referred to, is made; but this bore may be produced directly in the central portion of the head end of said body when said head end is in one piece. The plug-section 25 for the said head end of the body is provided in order that convenient access may be gained to the interior of the body for the purpose of cleaning the same; but, if desired, the plug 25 may be omitted.

Having thus described my invention, I 5 5 claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent- 1. An applicator consisting of a tubular body having an opening therein between its ends, a piston rod and head held to slide in the said body, said head having a hook thereon and recesses at the sides of the hook, and means, substantially as described, for locking the piston-head at a point between the ends of the said body.

2. An applicator consisting of a tubular body having an oval bore in its head portion communicating with the chamber of the body and provided with an opening between its ends in direct communication with the chamber of the body, a piston-head held to slide in the chamber of the body to and from the opening in the body, a hook formed upon the piston-head, recesses extending from the said hook to the outer ends of the piston-head, and a piston-rod connected with the piston-head and mounted to slide in the bore of the head of the body, the said piston-rod being oval in cross-section for a portion of its length, for the purpose specified.

3. In an applicator, the combination with a tubular body the head end of which is provided with a bore oval in cross-section, the said body having its forward or outlet end inclined and provided with a handle at one side near its head portion and an opening in the opposite side communicating with the interior of the body, of a piston-head held to slide in the said body, provided with a depression in one side, a hook member at each side of the depression, and recesses leading from each hook member to the outer end of the pistonhead, and provided with a fiange near its outer end and a section forward of the said flange, oval in cross-section, the remaining portion of the piston-rod being circular in cross-section for the purposes set forth.

In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.

WILLIAM CASTLE HOLT.

Witnesses:

PETER HUDDLEsToN, JOHN J. SEARS.

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US2519912A (en) * 1948-07-03 1950-08-22 Laun Hellmut Tampon
US3918445A (en) * 1974-02-26 1975-11-11 Fuji Latex Co Inserter for intra-uterine device (IUD)
US5074840A (en) * 1990-07-24 1991-12-24 Inbae Yoon Packing device and method of packing for endoscopic procedures
US5263927A (en) * 1992-09-02 1993-11-23 Shlain Leonard M Apparatus and methods for dispensing surgical packing
US5295952A (en) * 1991-06-19 1994-03-22 Surgical Innovations, Inc. Swab for laparoscopy
US5392787A (en) * 1990-07-24 1995-02-28 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5451204A (en) * 1988-07-22 1995-09-19 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for endoscopic surgical procedures
US5497542A (en) * 1993-12-27 1996-03-12 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Method of assembling an inner tube into an outer tube
US5514091A (en) * 1988-07-22 1996-05-07 Yoon; Inbae Expandable multifunctional manipulating instruments for various medical procedures
US5556376A (en) * 1988-07-22 1996-09-17 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices having loop configured portions and collection systems for endoscopic surgical procedures and methods thereof
US5800394A (en) * 1988-07-22 1998-09-01 Yoon; Inbae Method of creating an operating space endoscopically at an obstructed site
US5843017A (en) * 1990-07-24 1998-12-01 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional tissue dissecting instrument
US6059734A (en) * 1995-01-06 2000-05-09 Yoon; Inbae Methods of collecting tissue at obstructed anatomical sites
US20060020269A1 (en) * 2004-07-20 2006-01-26 Eric Cheng Device to aid in stone removal and laser lithotripsy
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US2519912A (en) * 1948-07-03 1950-08-22 Laun Hellmut Tampon
US3918445A (en) * 1974-02-26 1975-11-11 Fuji Latex Co Inserter for intra-uterine device (IUD)
US5556376A (en) * 1988-07-22 1996-09-17 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices having loop configured portions and collection systems for endoscopic surgical procedures and methods thereof
US6146401A (en) * 1988-07-22 2000-11-14 Yoon; Inbae Expandable multifunctional instruments for creating spaces at obstructed sites endoscopically
US5865802A (en) * 1988-07-22 1999-02-02 Yoon; Inbae Expandable multifunctional instruments for creating spaces at obstructed sites endoscopically
US5823947A (en) * 1988-07-22 1998-10-20 Yoon; Inbae Method of creating an operating space endoscopically at an obstructed site
US5800394A (en) * 1988-07-22 1998-09-01 Yoon; Inbae Method of creating an operating space endoscopically at an obstructed site
US5730725A (en) * 1988-07-22 1998-03-24 Yoon; Inbae Expandable multifunctional manipulating instruments for various medical procedures and methods therefor
US5451204A (en) * 1988-07-22 1995-09-19 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for endoscopic surgical procedures
US6120437A (en) * 1988-07-22 2000-09-19 Inbae Yoon Methods for creating spaces at obstructed sites endoscopically and methods therefor
US5649902A (en) * 1988-07-22 1997-07-22 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for endoscopic surgical procedures
US5514091A (en) * 1988-07-22 1996-05-07 Yoon; Inbae Expandable multifunctional manipulating instruments for various medical procedures
US5656013A (en) * 1988-07-22 1997-08-12 Yoon; Inbae Method of using an expandable multifunctional manipulating instrument for various medical procedures
US6248088B1 (en) 1990-07-24 2001-06-19 Inbae Yoon Methods for performing endoscopic procedures
US5514085A (en) * 1990-07-24 1996-05-07 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5599292A (en) * 1990-07-24 1997-02-04 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US6277089B1 (en) 1990-07-24 2001-08-21 Inbae Yoon Method for ablating portions of the uterus
US5484426A (en) * 1990-07-24 1996-01-16 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5700239A (en) * 1990-07-24 1997-12-23 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and method therefor
US5439457A (en) * 1990-07-24 1995-08-08 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5733252A (en) * 1990-07-24 1998-03-31 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for the use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5407423A (en) * 1990-07-24 1995-04-18 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and method therefor
US5392787A (en) * 1990-07-24 1995-02-28 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional devices for use in endoscopic surgical procedures and methods therefor
US5827215A (en) * 1990-07-24 1998-10-27 Yoon; Inbae Packing device for endoscopic procedures
US5843017A (en) * 1990-07-24 1998-12-01 Yoon; Inbae Multifunctional tissue dissecting instrument
US6602218B2 (en) 1990-07-24 2003-08-05 Inbae Yoon Apparatus for ablation of the endometrium of the uterus
US5074840A (en) * 1990-07-24 1991-12-24 Inbae Yoon Packing device and method of packing for endoscopic procedures
US5295952A (en) * 1991-06-19 1994-03-22 Surgical Innovations, Inc. Swab for laparoscopy
US5263927A (en) * 1992-09-02 1993-11-23 Shlain Leonard M Apparatus and methods for dispensing surgical packing
US5519930A (en) * 1993-12-27 1996-05-28 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Apparatus and method of assembling an inner tube into an outer tube
US5497542A (en) * 1993-12-27 1996-03-12 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Method of assembling an inner tube into an outer tube
US6059734A (en) * 1995-01-06 2000-05-09 Yoon; Inbae Methods of collecting tissue at obstructed anatomical sites
US20060020269A1 (en) * 2004-07-20 2006-01-26 Eric Cheng Device to aid in stone removal and laser lithotripsy
US7666160B2 (en) 2006-12-29 2010-02-23 Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. Delivery device
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