Surgical tray corner protector

  • US 7,413,157 B2
  • Filed: 07/17/2007
  • Issued: 08/19/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/03/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A surgical tray having a plurality of corners fitted with corner protectors, and being wrapped with a sterilization wrap covering the surgical tray and the corner protectors, wherein each of the corner protectors comprises:

  • a base having a top surface, a bottom surface and an outer edge;

    a side wall extending from the outer edge of the base in a first direction on only two sides of the outer edge of the base to form a rim for receiving one of the corners of the surgical tray; and

    a plurality of support members spaced from one another extending from the top surface of the base in the first direction to define a support surface;

    wherein the base, the side wall and the plurality of support members are all composed of a medical grade polymeric material.

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