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1. (WO2009120116) A SUTURE SLEEVE AND A METHOD FOR POSITIONING A SUTURE SLEEVE AND A LEAD IN RELATION TO EACH OTHER

Pub. No.:    WO/2009/120116    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2008/000230
Publication Date: Oct 1, 2009 International Filing Date: Mar 28, 2008
IPC: A61M 25/02
A61N 1/05
Applicants: ST. JUDE MEDICAL AB
HELGESSON, Marcus
Inventors: HELGESSON, Marcus
Title: A SUTURE SLEEVE AND A METHOD FOR POSITIONING A SUTURE SLEEVE AND A LEAD IN RELATION TO EACH OTHER
Abstract:
The invention relates to a suture sleeve, comprising a tubular body of an elastic material which is adapted to be positioned in a human or animal body and is provided with a through bore to allow introducing of a lead or other elongated and flexible body into the bore for implantation of the lead via the suture sleeve. At least a portion (6) of the through bore is formed with a non-circular cross section. The invention also relates to a method for positioning of a suture sleeve (3) and a lead in relation to each other.