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5472428 Method of using an intubation instrument  
An intubation instrument has an abraded and adsorbent sheath that is telescoped both internally and externally of a tube. The sheath is provided with a handle to facilitate retraction thereof as...
5449348 Irrigation apparatus and method for suction catheters  
A cased suctioning catheter assembly with a protective flexible sheath around the catheter tube, has a thumb or finger operable pump located near the patient end of the catheter assembly. This...
5429608 Apparatus for removing an indwelling tube  
An apparatus for the sanitary simultaneous removal of a plurality of indwelling tubes from an implantation site in a patient comprises a tube adapter that is connectable to the indwelling tubes....
5424299 Composition and method for rejuvenating enteral feeding tubes  
An ingestible rejuvenation composition is injected into an enteral feeding tube to clean remnant food from the tube and decontaminate the tube. The rejuvenation composition includes a carrier,...
5419769 Suction systems  
A medico-surgical suction system has a container with an outlet connected to a vacuum pump and an inlet connected to a suction catheter via a dual-lumen tube assembly one end of which is connected...
5399167 Safety trocar  
A safety trocar is provided which includes a spring-loaded shield that shields the cutting tip of the obturator after the obturator penetrates tissue. The distal end of the shield is hemispheric...
5382240 Cannula guard  
A guard for a cannula is characterized by an outer tubular sheath slidably disposed about the cannula. The tubular sheath includes first engagement tabs to engage the cannula and facilitate...
5376075 Catheter sharp retraction system  
A trocar and catheter assembly for automatically disarming the trocar after placement of the catheter into a patient's blood vessel includes a spring urging retraction of the trocar and a...
5368575 Urethral catheter holder  
An Urethral Catheter Holder is a device that has two semicylindric elements hinged with each other by a flexible living hinge on one edge. It has a single non adjustable male and female locking...
5364372 Trocar and cannula  
A trocar is formed from a cannula and an interfitting obturator for penetrating body cavity walls in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The obturator is provided with an improved piercing tip...
5358495 Sterile guidewire exchange system  
An enclosed guidewire exchange system is described which utilizes a flexible sterile barrier which is preferably tubular and folded or rolled prior to use. The barrier functions to enclose the old...
5354303 Devices for enclosing, manipulating, debulking and removing tissue through minimal incisions  
Containment sacs insertable into a body cavity through a minimal access incision for purposes of containing, manipulating, treating and/or extracting material from the body cavity. The sac may...
5354267 Irrigation and suction apparatus  
Apparatus for irrigating and suctioning a patient during ventilating wherein in one operation the irrigation fluid is directed solely to the patient and in another operation the irrigation fluid...
5346478 Pulmonary catheter  
The disclosure is of a pulmonary catheter assembly including a tube assembly for insertion into a patient for providing oxygen and suction thereto and a flexible sleeve enclosing said tube...
5336193 Apparatus for sanitary removal of indwelling tubes  
There is disclosed an apparatus comprising a hub that includes an annular container disposed about a central aperture for receiving an exterior portion of an indwelling tube therethrough to engage...
5333606 Method for using a respirator accessory access port and adaptor therefore  
An endotracheal respiration system is disclosed which includes a respirator manifold which includes a port for attachment and detachment of an accessory device thereto without interruption of...
5324263 Low profile high performance interventional catheters  
A seal for a medical device such as a catheter is formed between two parts of the device which are capable of movement relative to each other, either axially, rotationally or both. The seal is...
5309902 Respiratory support system and suction catheter device therefor  
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 suction source through a...
5304144 Catheter introducer with enhanced needle gripping  
A catheter introducer set is disclosed. The device comprises a cannula for insertion into a blood vessel, a tube in fluid communication with the cannula and a needle for assisting in the...
5295974 Shielded hypodermic needle with I.V. cannula  
An I.V. cannula needle (37) has a base adapter (41) with a sleeve (43) which surrounds a compression spring (53) which urges a barrel (47) and its tapered point (49) to cover and protect the point...
5290247 Intracoronary exchange apparatus and method  
An intracoronary sheath for use in catheter exchanges has an elongate tubular body with a proximally facing funnel at the proximal end of the sheath. A proximally extending wire for manipulating...
5290242 Blood vessel Y-site connector  
A collapsible sheath secured in seal-tight manner on an arm of a Y-site connector to define a closed chamber for a guide wire. The guide wire is mounted at one end in a seal ring located in a bore...
5282479 Guidewire introducer with guidewire grasp and release means  
A combination of a protective tube and guidewire straightener used to locate a guidewire into a patient for introducing a catheter into a patient's bloodvessel. The guidewire straightener has a...
5279549 Closed ventilation and suction catheter system  
A closed ventilation and suction catheter system for aspirating or suctioning the bronchial tree or trachea of a patient including a dual lumen catheter, the proximal end of the catheter is...
5263938 Guidewire introducer assembly  
A guidewire introducer assembly is disclosed, together with a method of introducing a guidewire into a blood vessel. The introducer assembly allows a guidewire to be grasped between the digits of...
5261892 Sensor delivery device  
A device for storing and delivering a sensor through a catheter. A sensor delivery device (10, 10') includes an elongate tube (20), which is attached to a rigid housing (22, 22'). A sensor (12),...
5261916 Detachable pusher-vasoocclusive coil assembly with interlocking ball and keyway coupling  
A pusher-vasoocclusive coil assembly that is advanced through a catheter to a site within a vessel and is manipulated to detach the coil from the assembly. The coil has an enlarged member at its...
5256150 Large-diameter expandable sheath and method  
A large-diameter expandable sheath for use in introducing a catheter into a vessel in the body of a patient comprising an elongate sheath tube formed of a flexible material which has proximal and...
5242398 Catheter assembly and related method  
A catheter assembly comprises a catheter and a sheath enclosing the catheter to preserve the sterility thereof, the sheath being provided with a plurality of fold lines which form accordion-like...
5239981 Film covering to protect a surgical instrument and an endoscope to be used with the film covering  
A film covering for protecting a surgical instrument such as an endoscope from contamination, includes a tubular film having an inlet opening and an outlet opening disposed opposite to the inlet...
5234411 Catheter assembly  
The catheter assembly has a shielded unit in which a distal end of a catheter is sealed within a collapsible sheath in a sterile manner. One end of the sheath is secured to a hub which is slidable...
5228851 Single-use disposable prophylactic elastic sleeve  
A one-use flexible elastic impervious protective sleeve adapted to be readily placed on a handle of a dental or medical instrument to prevent the transmission of bacteria from one patient to...
5226893 Hypodermic syringe  
A hypodermic syringe includes an elongate housing having rear and forward ends and a piston chamber which slidably supports the piston to define an innoculant storage space within the housing, a...
5221259 Wound treating device and method of using same  
A wound clotting device is disclosed comprising a clotting device for dispensing a clotting agent onto a selected location in a patient while being retained adjacent to that location, comprising a...
5203774 Device for use with a catheter  
The device for use with a catheter includes a sleeve 21 for assembly onto the shaft of a catheter 1, between the catheter shaft and a Tuohy-Borst connector 3. The internal diameter of the sleeve...
5197956 Protecting device for guide tubes used with blood and serum bags and the like  
Disclosed herein is a slidable protective sheath for use with needles that are attached to plastic guide tubes, i.e., the tubes attached to blood or serum bags. The slidable sheath protects the...
5190528 Percutaneous transseptal left atrial cannulation system  
A transseptal left atrial cannulation system which provides drainage of left atrial blood without the need for thoracotomy. A guide wire and a long needle assembly are inserted into a catheter. A...
5174276 Endoscope device for applying an aneurysm clip  
A device for applying an aneurysm clip includes a novel lockable steerable endoscope (12), having steering mechanism (14), and a novel surgical device for applying the clip including an applicator...
5168863 Sterile endoscopic system  
Apparatus for providing a sterile operating environment for endoscopic diagnosis and/or surgery. A covering comprises a pair of generally orthogonally arranged component bags. Each of the...
5159919 Endoscope cover  
An endoscope cover comprising a cylindrical end rigid cover portion composed a flexible material, which is fitted to an endoscope to cover a distal end rigid portion of the endoscope. A...
5152277 Catheter tube  
This invention relates to a catheter tube which is used for visualizing or medically treating the interior of a body cavity having a relatively small diameter, typically a blood vessel by...
5149326 Adjustable catheter contamination shield  
An adjustable catheter contamination shield includes a distal fitting, a proximal fitting and a collapsible shield, disposed between said distal and proximal fittings, for enclosing an adjustable...
5147314 Apparatus for introducing at least one of a catheter and a guide wire into a body cavity  
A sheath which contains a catheter or guide wire is provided with a connector at one end which, in turn, has a sealing membrane which can be pierced by a hollow needle when the catheter/guide wire...
5137288 Side loading wire grip  
A wire gripping handle for attaching to and detaching from wires defines a first tubular member, and a second tubular member which receives the first tubular member in generally coaxial relation....
5134996 Inspiration and expiration indicator for a suction catheter  
A vent cycle indicator for a suction catheter formed by a sleeve connected between a collar having a wiper seal and a crosspiece. The suction catheter includes a vacuum connection member having a...
5133345 Neonatal closed system for involuntary aspiration and ventilation, and method  
Apparatus for respiratory therapy, which is particularly useful in a neonatal context, and related methods, the apparatus comprising an adaptor for connection to the exposed fitting of an...
5129882 Wound clotting device and method of using same  
A wound clotting device is disclosed comprising a clotting device for dispensing a clotting agent onto a selected location in a patient while being retained adjacent to that location, comprising a...
5125893 Suction catheter with wall lumen for irrigation  
One end of a tee adaptor connects to the proximal end of an endotracheal tube. The other end of the adaptor connects to one end of an elongate transparent flexible bag. The other end of the bag is...
5125905 Guidewire straightener  
A guidewire straightener that is adapted to fit on the end of a protective tube containing a guidewire used for introducing a catheter into a patient's bloodvessel. The guidewire straightener has...
5108375 Closed system canulating device  
A closed system canulating device for arterial and venous catherization, which includes a reservoir attached to the hub of a needle assembly and provided with an internal wire guide and valve to...

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