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A catheter having at least two lengths of tubular material axially joined together by a welded joint with no perceptible change in diameter at the welded joint; the welded joint including a substantial axially oriented seam between the two lengths of material.

Title
Overlapping welds for catheter constructions
Application Number
9/404261
Publication Number
6168588 (A)
Application Date
September 22, 1999
Publication Date
January 2, 2001
Inventor
James C Wilson
Queensbury
NY, US
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
US
Assignee
Medi Dyne
NY, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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