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1. (WO2003059227) INCONTINENCE INSERT DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/059227    International Application No.:    PCT/US2002/041121
Publication Date: Jul 24, 2003 International Filing Date: Dec 19, 2002
IPC: A61F 2/00
A61F 13/26
Applicants: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
Inventors: ZUNKER, MaryAnn
VELAZQUEZ, Herb, F.
Title: INCONTINENCE INSERT DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING SAME
Abstract:
An incontinence insert device and a method for placing an incontinence insert within a vagina. The device includesan expandable insert and a single piece applicator. The applicator assists in the proper placement of the insert intothe vagina. Once inside the vagina, the insert expands to its expanded position, providing support to the urinary tract and thereby decreasing the tendency for the involuntary escape of urine.