05149326 is referenced by 35 patents and cites 34 patents.

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 space therebetween and for preventing contact with a portion of the catheter disposed between the distal and proximal fittings. The shield is supported in a collapsed configuration and controlled expansion thereof is provided when the distal and proximal fittings are moved apart from one another, the controlled expansion enabling visual observation through an expanded portion of the collapsible shield when the distal and proximal fittings are moved apart from one another.

Title
Adjustable catheter contamination shield
Application Number
586626
Publication Number
5149326
Application Date
January 17, 1992
Publication Date
September 22, 1992
Inventor
Gregory P Welsh
Newport Beach
CA, US
Randal W Woodgrift
Laguna Niguel
CA, US
Agent
Kurt A MacLean
Walter A Hackler
Assignee
Baxter International
IL, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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