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The present invention is an introducer catheter apparatus having a body with a first bore along a longitudinal axis and a second bore in fluid communication with the first bore and extending from the first bore to the exterior surface at the side of the body, a fluid delivering means disposed on the second bore as the exterior surface of the body and the fluid communication with the second bore, and a flexible hollow tube means disposed in the first bore, a deformable sealing means disposed in the first bore between the second end of the body and the position within the first bore where the second bore connects to the first bore and a retractable needle means extends through the body including the deformable sealing means and a flexible hollow tube means and the tip of said needle when therein disposed extends past a distal end of the flexible hollow tube means.

Title
Introducer catheter apparatus and method of use
Application Number
6/460691
Publication Number
4531937
Application Date
January 24, 1983
Publication Date
July 30, 1985
Inventor
Roy A Yates
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Bryant R Gold
Robert R Meads
Assignee
Pacesetter Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61M 5/00
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