Support cushion for surgery table

  • US 5,754,997 A
  • Filed: 01/04/1996
  • Issued: 05/26/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/15/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A support cushion for use with a surgical table including at least a back section and a seat section wherein a gap for a kidney riser is defined between said back and seat sections, said support cushion comprising:

  • an upper layer defined by a foam cushion;

    a lower layer defined by a flexible x-ray transparent sheet of material wherein said lower layer is sufficiently rigid to form a support for continuously supporting the weight of a patient across said gap from said back section to said seat section; and

    including an outer cover surrounding said upper and lower layers such that said x-ray transparent sheet of material lies adjacent to a lower panel of said outer cover and said foam cushion lies adjacent to an upper panel of said outer cover.

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