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5895374 Applicator and method for use in non-contaminating application of a medical catheter  
A non-contaminating application of a medical catheter into a body canal, in particular a urethra catheter, and of the kind provided with a friction-reducing surface coating, is effected by placing...
5855567 Catheter management system  
Catheter management system including a housing having a proximal end, a distal end and a chamber extending therethrough. A side port extends from the housing. A proximal fitting couples to the...
5843051 Intravascular device for coronary heart treatment  
An intravascular device having an elongated flexible tube sized for insertion into a coronary vessel beyond a distal end of a guide catheter. In use, the flexible tube has its proximal end within...
5836918 Sleeved suction device  
A protective positionable flexible cover or sleeve for suction apparatuses where a suction catheter or other suction device is covered prior to and subsequent to suction procedures to prevent...
5833670 Protective device  
A protective device (2) for a conventional catheter assembly (4) of the type used by blood banks and including a needle mount (12), a forwardly extending needle (10), and a rearwardly extending...
5830189 Catheter hub to nose engagement  
A catheter hub to nose engagement for securely engaging the hub of a catheter to the nose of a catheter emplacement unit is described. The attachment mechanism may be as simple as an elastic tube...
5827227 Catheter having a radially adjustable sheath  
A radially adjustable catheter apparatus and valve therefor is disclosed. The catheter apparatus used to provide percutaneous access to inner body cavities. The catheter apparatus is includes a...
5827229 Percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy catheter system  
An improved system for removing thrombus from blood vessels comprising a catheter shaft having proximal and distal ends, designed to be advanced through a hemostasis valve and guide catheter and...
5817073 Apparatus for administering local anesthetics and therapeutic medications during endoscopic surgery  
A method of and apparatus for administering local anesthetics and therapeutic medications during endoscopic surgery. The method of administering the medication includes inserting an endoscope...
5800400 Intravascular needle with movable safety shield  
An intravascular needle with a removable safety shield is disclosed. The arrangement is such that there is little or no impediment of the needle tip control required to efficiently start a needle...
5797883 Medical device for removal or injection of biological material by remote control  
A device for sampling biological materials having a tube having a front segment and rear segment, wherein the outer diameter of the front segment is smaller than the outer diameter of the rear...
5792114 Introducer for sterile insertion of catheter  
A sterile envelope-dispensing catheter introducer. A tubular introducer, through which a catheter is passed, dispenses a membranous shroud, or envelope, from within and out a distal opening...
5772638 Protector for needle  
A medical needle protector sheath having slotted sidewalls to receive a winged needle. The sidewalls define at least one catch projection and preferably one in each sidewall, spaced from closed...
5769222 Angiography guide wire container  
There is disclosed herein a container for use in storing, cleansing, and moistening a guide wire or other flexible, elongated medical device between uses during medical procedures. The container...
5762631 Method and system for reduced friction introduction of coaxial catheters  
Catheter systems comprising a base catheter and a sleeve catheter are modified to have reduced sliding friction therebetween. The sleeve catheter is received over the base catheter, and an inner...
5762632 Infusion set  
A infusion set which comprises a base (11) which is adapted to be capable of being manipulated by a user to effect insertion or removal of the infusion set and supporting a hollow needle (12)...
5755694 Device for protecting a hypodermic needle  
The invention relates to a device for protecting a hypodermic needle comprising: a needle base disposed over a segment of the needle at the proximal end thereof, a needle portion shield comprising...
5752923 Biopsy instrument with handle and needle set  
A biopsy instrument 40 includes a handle 1 and a disposable biopsy needle set or needle cartridge 20. The needle set includes a cannula 9 with a cannula hub 8 and a stylet 7 with a stylet hub 6....
5746215 IV infusion or collection device with extendable and retractable needle  
An IV infusion or collection device with a needle being manually extended to a locked extendable position while extending a resilient member, and a lock-release mechanism for releasing the lock,...
5743882 Needle blunting assembly for use with intravascular introducers  
A needle blunting assembly for use with intravascular introducers, needles and other cannula which are insertable into the bodies such that they become contaminated with body fluids. The blunting...
5738213 Guidewire holder with easy guidewire access  
Guidewire holders to store one or more coiled guidewires substantially immersed in a storage fluid are provided. Some embodiments are more suited to storing a single guidewire holder while other...
5738091 Suction catheter connection arrangements with automatically operated valve  
The invention relates to a suction catheter device usable with a respiratory support system which includes a catheter enveloped in a sleeve having a proximal end connector for connection to a...
5730123 Medical multiple access low dead space anti-microbial aspirating/ventilating closed system improvements and methods  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed by which a closed ventilating system accommodates multiple access to the respiratory system of an intubated medical patient without comprising the closed...
5718693 Hematoma prevention apparatus and method  
Hematoma-preventing cannula assemblies (36, 79) are provided which comprise an elongated cannula (10, 80) preferably equipped with a blood-conveying sleeve (38) positioned about the cannula shaft...
5715815 Sheath sterility preservation filter and seal for suction catheters  
Filtration and closure barriers are disclosed which prevent passage of gas-carried contamination between the atmosphere and a collapsible sheath, which surrounds a catheter tube, during insertion...
5704924 Easy use needle protector sheath  
A medical needle protector sheath which comprises a body having a top wall, side walls, an open first end, and slot formed in each side wall to receive a needle wing extending through each of the...
5695463 Safety injection device  
An injection device for intramuscular or subcutaneous injection of solid or semi-solid medicaments is disclosed. The device includes main body member having a needle attached thereto. A protective...
5693021 Catheter exchange device  
An automatic catheter exchange syringe has a biasing means which drives the syringe in a fluid expelling stroke at a single touch. The syringe includes a barrel portion with a plunger slidably...
5688249 Telescoping members for catheter introducer assembly  
The disclosed invention provides a telescoping tip protector for reducing the risk of needle sticks in used catheter introducers. The pair of telescoping members are adapted such that they...
5685858 Slidable seal for use with a catheter gard unit  
A catheter gard unit is disclosed herein which includes a flexible tapered introduction guide. The distal end of the tapered introduction guide, in a sheath procedure, is placed over a guide wire...
5669888 Injection needle protection device  
A tubular guard 14 encircles the needle 6 and exhibits a conical connection surface which, in the protection position, cooperates with a conical connection surface of the joining piece bearing the...
5662614 Balloon expandable universal access sheath  
The present invention relates to a balloon expandable universal access sheath which can be used in surgical procedures such as abdominal aortic grafting. The device allows for great surgical...
5645048 Patient ventilating apparatus with modular components  
An apparatus for ventilating and aspirating the respiratory system of a patient, the apparatus having a patient module, a disposable center module, and a vacuum module. The patient module includes...
5636634 Systems using guide sheaths for introducing, deploying, and stabilizing cardiac mapping and ablation probes  
A steerable first catheter directs the introduction of a guide sheath, which can otherwise be free of any onboard steering mechanism. The guide sheath, in turn, directs the introduction of the...
5628753 Gastrostomy tube removal tool  
A gastrostomy feeding tube removal device is comprised of a hollow cylindrical body, a conical head formed at one end and preferably a cap or top at the other to assist in grasping the tool during...
5626844 Monoclonal antibody against ricin A chain  
Monoclonal antibodies against the A chain of ricin have been found to be ective in protecting mammals from morbidity arising from exposure to ricin toxin. The neutralizing action of the antibodies...
5582599 Clean catheter insertion system  
This invention introduces a new means and units that are to allow a rapid and clean insertion of bladder and similar catheters. These units will isolate and cover the contaminated surrounding...
5573512 Infusion or transfusion needle assembly  
An infusion or transfusion needle assembly includes a hollow needle fixed to a needle holder. The needle holder is surrounded by a sheath such that the sheath and the needle holder are axially...
5562634 Intravenous catheter with automatically retracting needle-guide  
An intravenous catheter is provided with a cannula and a needle-guide for the cannula. A support carries the needle-guide, and has a first end from which the needle-guide extends. The support is...
5558636 Method of effecting embryo transplant  
This invention is directed to a method of effecting the non-surgical transplant of embryos into the uterus of an animal. The method involves the use of a long tubular gripping instrument having an...
5555898 Gastric access device  
A gastric access device having an external bolster and a tubular body. The tubular body has an integral bolster portion at one end and an integral dilator portion at an opposite end. An incision...
5542936 Sheath for introducing catheter  
An introducer sheath for inserting a catheter into a circulatory vessel, such as the femoral artery. The introducer sheath is in the form of a tube having an open proximal end, an open distal end,...
5531717 Non-contaminating probe and methods of making and using same  
A non-contaminating catheter includes a hollow tube having an axial lumen extending along the length thereof, and an elongated, tubular, flexible membrane disposed within the lumen. The leading...
5531692 Safety syringe  
A safety syringe including a generally cylindrical needle body having first and second opposite ends, the first end being open, a needle member extending from the second end of the needle body, a...
5531713 Needle catheter with safety device  
A needle catheter particularly for endovasal use, including a needle-guide or metallic mandrel (1) fitted with an end grip (2), and a catheter (4) with an end casing (5). Between the end grip (2)...
5509908 Angular sheath introducer  
A sheath introducer for a catheterization or similar procedure comprises a body having a upper portion and a lower portion, the lower portion being angled with respect to the upper portion; a...
5505711 Indwelling injector needle assembly having wings  
An indwelling injector needle assembly having wings includes a cannula or needle body, a hub supporting a proximal end of the needle body, a tube in fluid communication with the needle body, a...
5501675 Safety catheter assembly having safety stop push button  
A safety stop push button mechanism is disclosed that prevents unwanted activation of the push button. The safety stop push button has particular applicability to a catheter and spring activated...
5490503 Suction catheter having multiple valves and collet assembly  
A closed system suction catheter assembly has a protective sleeve enclosing a suction catheter that can be advanced through a patient connecting member coupling the assembly to a tracheal tube....
5484419 Hand-held device for feeding a spring wire guide  
A hand-held spring wire guide feeding apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a longitudinal base having an attached rear end having an opening for feeding a spring wire guide; a flexible...
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