3834372 is referenced by 129 patents and cites 12 patents.

A manifold is formed with a plurality of ports for connection to various components such as arterial-venous pressure generators, a syringe, and a source of fluid and pressure sensitive transducers. The manifold includes one or more rotary members which are selectively positioned for interconnecting selected ones of the components. Various sampling, flushing and pressure measuring operations may be performed by use of the manifold. The manifold further includes a venting port arrangement for venting the pressure sensitive transducers to the atmosphere when a pressure measurement is not being taken. This protects the transducer from overpressurization and consequential damage.

Title
Disposable manifold with atmospheric vent
Application Number
05/323,272
Publication Number
3834372
Application Date
January 12, 1973
Publication Date
September 10, 1974
Inventor
Turney Stephen Z
Agent
Finch Esq Walter G
IPC
A61m 01/00
A61b 05/02
F16K 11/85
F16K 11/02
A61B 05/215
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