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An access port for providing subcutaneous access to a patient, and a method of identifying a subcutaneously implanted access port. The access port includes a body capturing a septum that covers a cavity defined by the body, and a pattern of protrusions extending from an outer surface of the septum away from the cavity, the pattern of protrusions detectable through palpation to identify the access port as a power-injectable port.

Title
Septum feature for identification of an access port
Application Number
13/471219
Publication Number
8608713 (B2)
Application Date
May 14, 2012
Publication Date
December 17, 2013
Inventor
Kelly B Powers
North Salt Lake
UT, US
Steven Tallarida
Mansfield
MA, US
Jay Gerondale
Newbury Park
CA, US
Eddie K Burnside
Bountiful
UT, US
Jim C Beasley
Phoenix
AZ, US
Agent
Rutan & Tucker
Assignee
C R Bard
NJ, US
IPC
A61M 37/00
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