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USD736926S1
USD736926S1 US29479626 US201429479626F USD736926S US D736926 S1 USD736926 S1 US D736926S1 US 29479626 US29479626 US 29479626 US 201429479626 F US201429479626 F US 201429479626F US D736926 S USD736926 S US D736926S
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a trocar having a trocar housing, a cannula shown in phantom extending from the trocar housing, an obturator shown in phantom extending through the trocar housing and the cannula, and a stopcock shown in phantom located adjacent to the trocar housing;

FIG. 2 is a is a first side view of the trocar of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a second side view of the trocar of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 4 is a third side view of the trocar of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a fourth side view of the trocar of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the trocar of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a top view of the trocar housing of FIG. 1, with the obturator removed.

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  1. The ornamental design for a trocar housing, as shown and described.
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US12110742 US9358041B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2008-04-28 Wicking fluid management in a surgical access device
US12110727 US8870747B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2008-04-28 Scraping fluid removal in a surgical access device
US12110755 US8273060B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2008-04-28 Fluid removal in a surgical access device
US12110724 US8579807B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2008-04-28 Absorbing fluids in a surgical access device
US12533590 US8568362B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2009-07-31 Surgical access device with sorbents
US12902265 US8636686B2 (en) 2008-04-28 2010-10-12 Surgical access device
US29399721 USD700326S1 (en) 2008-04-28 2011-08-17 Trocar housing
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