05496292 is referenced by 144 patents and cites 19 patents.

A catheter having an irregular outer diameter and/or an irregular inner diameter caused by embedment of a reinforcing member, thereby reducing sliding friction compared to conventional smooth-wall catheters.

Title
Catheter with irregular inner and/or outer surfaces to reduce travelling friction
Application Number
695522
Publication Number
5496292
Application Date
November 2, 1993
Publication Date
March 5, 1996
Inventor
Warren Burnham
Drawer 317, Glens Falls, 12801
NY, US
Agent
Ronald P Kananen
IPC
A61M 25/00
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