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An implantable device for providing communication between interior structures of the body and the exterior of the body, the device comprising a rigid member of biologically compatible material, including a smooth tube portion extending through the skin and a flangeless subcutaneous portion, the subcutaneous portion containing on the exterior surfaces thereof a porous tissue ingrowth media such as a collar of Dacron velour or a coating of porous titanium.

Title
Percutaneous implant
Application Number
138579
Publication Number
4496349
Application Date
October 26, 1981
Publication Date
January 29, 1985
Inventor
Louis C Cosentino
Wayzata
MN, US
Agent
Schroeder Siegfried Vidas & Arrett
Assignee
Renal Systems
MN, US
IPC
A61M 5/00
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