Immobilization device

  • US 5,775,337 A
  • Filed: 03/21/1997
  • Issued: 07/07/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/21/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A head and neck immobilization device for use with a treatment table having a baseplate secured thereto, comprising:

  • a U-shaped frame sized to extend around the sides and top of a patient'"'"'s head and adapted to be secured to the baseplate;

    a U-shaped insert adapted to retentively and detachably mount on the frame; and

    a mesh sheet attached to the insert and being deformable to form a mask over the patient'"'"'s head;

    the U-shaped insert and the mesh sheet attached thereto constituting a mesh insert assembly which is separable as a unit from the U-shaped frame.

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