06485451 is referenced by 53 patents.

A body cavity irrigation system includes a housing having at least one interior chamber which is connectable to a faucet or other continuous fluid supply which delivers liquid under pressure through an inlet port. A discharge port of the housing is fluidly interconnected to an irrigation syringe having an actuable valve to control the dispensing of liquid from the housing to a body cavity through a discharge opening under controlled pressure. The liquid being dispensed can be monitored to ensure that the liquid is at an preferred temperature for effectively cleaning the body cavity without patient discomfort, the housing including an antiscald valve which prevents liquid above a predetermined temperature from being dispensed and in which at least one indicator indicates to the user that the liquid is above a second predetermined temperature whereby the first and second temperatures define a suitable temperature range. The system removes discharged water from the body cavity through an insertion tip of the syringe along a return path extending to the housing which includes a venturi which removes the discharged water.

Title
Body cavity irrigation system
Application Number
9/630884
Publication Number
6485451 (B1)
Application Date
August 2, 2000
Publication Date
November 26, 2002
Inventor
Steven R Slawson
Camillus
NY, US
Michael McMahon
Syracuse
NY, US
Christopher R Roberts
Skaneateles
NY, US
Agent
Wall Marjama & Bilinski
US
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
A61M 1/00
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