Jean Philippe Cottenceau, Gerard Chevillon, Maurice Roussigne, Guy Nadal: Possibly absorbable blood filter. B Braun Celsa, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, December 27, 1994: US05375612 (484 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an implantable blood filter comprising a self-expanding external structure made from a zigzagged thread wound on itself in order to exhibit a closed configuration. A central strainer section is connected to the said thread at various points for the retention of possible bloo ...

Hans Guenter Haindl: Valve for permanent venous cannulae or for catheter insertion means. B Braun Melsungen, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, April 17, 1990: US04917668 (342 worldwide citation)

A housing having a channel is provided with a slotted, elastomeric valve body dividing the channel. The slotted valve body is biased in the closed position by a metal spring. If the valve body's material loses resiliency, the spring guarantees that the valve takes its closed position, even if the va ...

Simon John Forber, Richard Alan Noddin: Self expanding cardiovascular occlusion device, method of using and method of making the same. B Braun Medical, Joel D Skinner Jr, Skinner and Associates, March 31, 1998: US05733294 (321 worldwide citation)

A self-expanding cardiovascular occlusion apparatus including a predetermined pattern of wire and three collinear bands, whereby pushing the bands together causes the two exposed braided or helical sections between them to flatten to two disk-like shapes. The disks are then forced outward relative t ...

Gerard Chevillon, Guy Nadal, Massimo Iachetti: Assembly comprising a blood filter for temporary or definitive use and a device for implanting it. B Braun Celsa, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, June 3, 1997: US05634942 (302 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an assembly using a vascular filter accommodated in an implanting sleeve from which it can be partially expelled in the case of temporary filtration. It is used by means of a maneuvering rod to which the filter is connected in a separable manner so that the filter is separat ...

Simon J Forber: Covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device. B Braun Celsa, Skinner and Associates, July 20, 1999: US05925060 (234 worldwide citation)

A covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device and a method of making and using the device. The device comprises a braided wire member with at least two axially spaced securing members affixed to the braided wire member and a thin film covering at least half of the device. The braided member can ...

Gale White, Roger Hill, Michael J Zakrewski, Ruth Kummerlen, Martyn Stuart Abbott, Robert C Brooks: Patient medication IV delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system. B Braun Medical, John W Montgomery, September 14, 2004: US06790198 (221 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system from an IV medication infusion pump to a hospital information management system (HIMS) is disclosed. The system includes an IV pump having pump operation circuitry for monitoring preselected characteristics of pump operation indicative of IV administration of medicati ...

GĂ©rard Chevillon, Guy Nadal, Samy Anidjar: Medical treatment of a diseased anatomical duct. B Braun Celsa, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, June 19, 2001: US06248116 (206 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a medical device comprising an implant for the treatment of an affection of an anatomical duct. A part of the duct (V) wall is lined on the outside with at least one lining (

Kevin Woehr, Manfred Orth, Mark Wynkoop: Spring clip safety IV catheter. B Braun Melsungen, Christie Parker & Hale, September 9, 2003: US06616630 (202 worldwide citation)

A safety IV catheter includes a unitary, resilient needle guard received in a catheter hub. The needle guard includes a proximal arm or wall that includes an opening through which a needle passes for axial movement. When the needle is retracted from the catheter, it releases the force that had previ ...

Hans Haindl: Needle. B Braun Melsungen, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, December 26, 1989: US04889529 (200 worldwide citation)

One side wall of a rigid needle tube is provided at its front end with a curved bending directed towards the opposite, axial side wall and has a lumen opening formed therein. The lumen opening is provided with a rear inner cutting edge and a front punctuating portion which comprises a lancet-shaped ...

Pekka Mononen, Hans G Haindl, Peter Plantiko: Anaesthesia set. B Braun Melsungen, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, April 21, 1992: US05106376 (197 worldwide citation)

An anasesthesia set which includes a straight epidural cannula with a ground opening, a spinal cannula which is longer and thinner than the epidural cannula and which is insertable therein such that its front end projects from the epidural cannula, and a catheter adapted to be advanced through the e ...