Circumcision/penile dressing

  • US 6,580,011 B1
  • Filed: 07/24/2000
  • Issued: 06/17/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/29/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A dressing for bandaging a penis, the dressing comprising:

  • a flexible sleeve portion having an inner wall defining a lumen sized to contain the penis and an outer wall forming the outside surface of the sleeve portion, said sleeve portion being deformable into a tube-like shape defining a proximal tube end having a first aperture though which the penis can be inserted into said lumen and a distal end having a second aperture;

    a urine drainage component affixed to said sleeve portion completely covering said second aperture, said urine drainage component being composed of a porous open-weave mesh material through which urine can flow; and

    securing structure which secures said dressing on the penis, wherein said securing structure comprises at least one securement strap composed of an elongated strip of material having a free distal end and a proximal end, said elongated strip affixed at said proximal end to said sleeve portion between said proximal tube end and said distal tube end, the elongated strip extending in use around at least a portion of the circumference of the penis, the distal end of the elongated strip attachable directly to the sleeve portion to secure the dressing to the penis.

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