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1. (WO2002026160) URINARY INCONTINENCE DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2002/026160    International Application No.:    PCT/US2001/042198
Publication Date: 04.04.2002 International Filing Date: 18.09.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    26.04.2002    
IPC:
A61F 2/00 (2006.01), A61F 5/48 (2006.01), A61F 13/20 (2006.01), A61F 13/26 (2006.01)
Applicants: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. [US/US]; 401 North Lake Street, Neenah, WI 54957-0349 (US)
Inventors: ZUNKER, MaryAnn; (US)
Agent: CARPENTER, Robert, N.; Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, P.O. Box 10087, Chicago, IL 60610 (US)
Priority Data:
09/675,459 28.09.2000 US
Title (EN) URINARY INCONTINENCE DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
(FR) DISPOSITIF CONTRE L'INCONTINENCE D'URINE ET SON PROCEDE DE FABRICATION
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A urinary incontinence device for reducing the occurrence and/or severity of female urinary incontinence. The urinary incontinence includes a non-absorbent core structure and resilient member having a generally trapezoidal shaped profile. The resilient member is adapted to expand the urinary incontinence device within a vagina, while also providing a soft tip for facilitating the insertion of the device.
(FR)L'invention concerne un dispositif contre l'incontinence d'urine permettant de limiter la miction involontaire et/ou d'atténuer la gravité d'une incontinence d'urine chez une femme. Ce dispositif contre l'incontinence d'urine comprend une structure de base non absorbante et un élément élastique présentant un profil de forme généralement trapézoïdale. Ledit élément élastique permet l'extension de ce dispositif dans le vagin d'une femme, et fournit, dans le même temps, une pointe souple facilitant l'insertion dudit dispositif.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)