ConMed‘s patented irrigation system features attachable anti-sliding feet preventing movement on surfaces. The system includes a console with inflow and outflow pumps, with feet having a unique L-shaped design for stability. The design ensures secure placement during medical procedures. GlobalData’s report on ConMed gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on ConMed, Surgical robots was a key innovation area identified from patents. ConMed's grant share as of February 2024 was 72%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Irrigation system with attachable anti-sliding feet

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: ConMed Corp

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11925360B2) discloses an innovative irrigation system featuring a console with an inflow pump and an outflow pump. The system includes one or more feet attached to the bottom side of the console, each foot comprising multiple planar surfaces arranged at various angles. These feet are designed to extend from the front edge of the console's front panel, with apertures for connectors and a sheet of rubber material for added functionality.

Additionally, the system includes features such as apertures of varying diameters, allowing for versatile connector options, and the ability for the feet to rest on a surface with a protrusion extending over the front edge. The integration of rubber material with aligned apertures enhances the system's performance. Overall, this patented irrigation system offers a unique and efficient design that can potentially improve irrigation processes for various applications.

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