05141368 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 19 patents.

A device and method are provided for side-drilling of catheters. The method comprises storing side-drilling hole patterns, selecting a side-drilling hole pattern, positioning the catheter at successive locations defined by the pattern, and drilling holes at the locations. The device carries out the method to side-drill catheters.

Title
Automated side-drilled device and method for catheters
Application Number
7/501244
Publication Number
5141368
Application Date
March 20, 1990
Publication Date
August 25, 1992
Inventor
William J Gahara
Nashua
NH, US
Gary C Bullard
Troi
NH, US
Agent
St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens
Assignee
Worldwide Medical Plastics
NH, US
IPC
B23B 35/00
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