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1. (WO2018163043) CIRCUMCISION DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/163043    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/051397
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 06 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 17/326
Applicants: INNOVATIVE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (PTY) LTD
Inventors: PARKER, Elisabeth, Regina
VORSTER, Jared, Mark
WISEMAN, David, Christopher
PARKER, Cyril, Norman
Title: CIRCUMCISION DEVICE
Abstract:
A circumcision device is provided by the present invention. The device comprises two jaws (1, 2) configured to crush a foreskin (3) between them along a crush region transverse to a foreskin and transverse to a general direction in which a penis being circumcised extends. The jaws are movable between an open inoperative position and a closed operative position in which a clamping and crushing force may be exerted to promote hemostasis within the crush region. The device includes a cutting assembly (7, 8, 9) capable of traversing and severing a crushed foreskin within or adjacent the crush region. The invention to a glans penis protector comprising a handle (41 ) separable from a transverse glans penis engaging cover (43) so that the handle can be separated from the glans penis engaging cover during a circumcision procedure.