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Roland Yves J Leclerc: Rolled flexible medical suction drainage device. Intermedicat, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 25, 1985: US04525166 (569 worldwide citation)

A suction drainage device is disclosed which comprises a receptacle communicated with a body cavity via an inlet tube. The receptacle is formed as a bellows, flat receptacle, foil or sheet bag, or foil or sheet tube and the like which can be folded or rolled up. A flexible check valve in the form of ...


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Karl Braun, Jurgen Fetzer: Surgical staple. Intermedicat, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 19, 1985: US04505273 (523 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple is disclosed comprising an arcuate central region which can be flattened by a stapling tool. Straight legs extend obliquely upwardly from the central region to which are connected downwardly extending side portions. The side portions are curved substantially in the form of an arc o ...


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Heinz Fuchs deceased, Hans Friedrich Muller, Hildegard Hecht: Button for surgical applications. Intermedicat, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, September 29, 1981: US04291698 (338 worldwide citation)

A button for surgical applications comprising a disk having a slot which extends to a passage for guiding a thread therethrough within the circumference of the disk, said passage being sealed by a clamping device for clamping the thread firmly in the passage. The clamping device includes a disk segm ...


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Sigfried Hessberg, Werner Dold: Portable infusion apparatus. Intermedicat, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, November 17, 1981: US04300554 (177 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a portable continuous infusion apparatus for administering an injectable liquid to a patient. The apparatus expells the contents of a syringe on a time controlled basis. It employs two separate springs, with one spring used to power a clockwork and another spring to power a gear rack to ...


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Karl Friedrich Voges, Claus Haacke, Peter Heise: Coupling for medical apparatus tubes. Intermedicat, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, September 20, 1983: US04405163 (160 worldwide citation)

A coupling for connecting the ends of medical apparatus tubes. The coupling has male and female conical mating elements on first and second end pieces. Each end piece is adapted to receive the end of a tube. The end pieces are locked together to prevent unintentional separation. Locking is achieved ...


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Karl Braun, Jurgen Fetzer: Surgical stapler. Intermedicat, Kenyon and Kenyon, June 3, 1986: US04592498 (157 worldwide citation)

A stapler, particularly for suturing skin wounds or incisions, is disclosed which comprises a channel in which a driver is advanced by a slide in the direction of an anvil surface. A staple magazine which extends substantially parallel with the driver includes a curved section which opens into the c ...


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Karl Braun, Jurgen Fetzer: Surgical stapler. Intermedicat, Kenyon and Kenyon, June 18, 1985: US04523695 (149 worldwide citation)

A stapler, particularly for suturing skin wounds or incisions, is disclosed which comprises a channel in which a driver is advanced by a slide in the direction of an anvil surface. A staple magazine which extends substantially parallel with the driver includes a curved section which opens into the c ...


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Andreas Weikl, Max Hubmann: Catheter set. Intermedicat, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, May 29, 1984: US04451256 (139 worldwide citation)

In order to keep the opening for inserting a catheter into a blood vessel as small as possible, a catheter insertion tube is used which coaxially surrounds the puncturing canula and consists, at least in a circumferential area and/or at least along a portion of its length, of one or several dilatabl ...


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Heinz Fuchs: Catheter attachment. Intermedicat, Curtis Morris & Safford, July 17, 1979: US04161177 (137 worldwide citation)

A catheter attachment for introducing a flexible catheter into a blood vessel includes front and rear attachment sections and a hinge for pivotally connecting these sections. A flexible catheter is mounted in the attachment sections and the rear attachment section includes a connection for placing t ...


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Paul Zaugg, Werner Kiesinger: Injection shut-off valve. Intermedicat, Ladas & Parry, April 11, 1989: US04819684 (120 worldwide citation)

An injection shut-off valve for insertion into an infusion line comprises a housing with connections for inlet and outlet lines. The housing includes an orifice for introducing an injection syringe. A valve is installed in the housing and includes a deformable diaphragm. In a non-injection state, th ...