04736850 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 12 patents.

A cell harvesting kit and a method for harvesting cells from a vein of a patient are provided. The cell harvesting kit has a packaging container containing three trays, a support holding the components needed for cell harvesting, and three vials containing enzyme solutions and salt solution, respectively. The three trays include an outer tray having a lid engaged with the outer tray to preserve sterility, a component tray within the outer tray, the component tray having a sealed lid and having a shelf about its perimeter for supporting a support member having depressions therein for holding the components needed in cell harvesting, and a third tray contained within the component tray, the third tray comprising a process tray with a trough in which an excised vein may be placed for harvesting.

A method for harvesting cells from a vein of a patient is also provided.

Title
Endothelial cell harvesting kit
Application Number
6/920206
Publication Number
4736850
Application Date
October 17, 1986
Publication Date
April 12, 1988
Inventor
John L Fisher
Flagstaff
AZ, US
David M Workinger
Mesa
AZ, US
Phillip B Bowman
Richmond
CA, US
Agent
Mortenson & Uebler
Assignee
W L Gore & Associates
DE, US
IPC
A61F 2/02
B65D 85/20
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