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Alyssa J Dassa, Philip B Fleck: Catheter assembly. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Synnestvedt & Lechner, April 27, 1993: US05205830 (108 worldwide citation)

Large diameter catheters for drainage of body cavities and infusion are disclosed. A removable assembly comprising a stiffening cannula, hollow dilator and wire guide facilitate insertion, reduce trauma and reduce the risk to delicate tissue. The distal tip of the stiffening cannula interfaces with ...


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Carl N Botterbusch, Paul L Frankhouser: In-dwelling catheter. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Charles H Lindrooth, Peter J Cronk, April 2, 1991: US05004456 (93 worldwide citation)

A catheter intended for the administration of an anesthetic into a body space and methods of use such as introduction within the interpleural space are disclosed. According to the disclosure, the catheter is constructed so that only a soft distal portion resides within the body space. A relatively s ...


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Philip B Fleck: Catheter shield and test structure. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Charles H Lindrooth, May 30, 1989: US04834710 (80 worldwide citation)

Equipment is disclosed for shielding a catheter such as a balloon-tipped vascular catheter from contamination during testing and insertion and for shielding a substantial reserve catheter section for use if catheter re-positioning is necessary. As shown, the structure includes two interconnecting en ...


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Philip B Fleck: Hand-held device for feeding a spring wire guide. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, January 16, 1996: US05484419 (55 worldwide citation)

A hand-held spring wire guide feeding apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a longitudinal base having an attached rear end having an opening for feeding a spring wire guide; a flexible tube for holding a spring wire guide and having a proximal end attached to said attached rear end, the l ...


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Phillip B Fleck: Hand-held device for feeding a spring wire guide. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Synnestvedt & Lechner, June 30, 1992: US05125906 (47 worldwide citation)

A device for feeding a spring wire guide with a single hand. The device comprises a longitudinal having an rear end member connected to a source of spring wire guide; a second end forming a barrel with an axial bore for feeding and straightening the spring wire guide as it is fed toward syringe; a c ...


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Fleck Philip B: Dispositif de protection dun catheter et structure dun test, Catheter shield and test structure. Arrow International Investment Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, April 13, 1993: CA1316060

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Equipment is disclosed for shielding a catheter such as aballoon-tipped vascular catheter from contamination duringtesting and insertion and for shielding a substantial reservecatheter section for use if catheter re-positioning is necessary. As shown, the structure include ...


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Botterbusch Carl N, Frankhouser Paul L: Dual durometer epidural catheter. Arrow International Investment Corporation, LINDROOTH Charles H, September 20, 1990: WO/1990/010466

A catheter (10) intended for the administration of an anesthetic into a body space and methods of use such as introduction within the interpleural space are disclosed. According to the disclosure, the catheteris constructed so that only a soft distal portion (13) resides within the body space. A rel ...


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Beisel Robert F: Unibody construction dual durometer epidural catheter. Arrow International Investment Corporation, CRONK Peter J, January 20, 1994: WO/1994/001160

Flexible tip epidural catheters are provided having a soft, flexible outer tube (10) overlying a relatively stiff inner tube (12) so as to provide an extended portion of the outer tube at the distal end of the catheter. Methods for using the epidural catheters of this invention to provide local anes ...