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James L Campbell, Louis C Cosentino: Catheter reprocessing and sterilizing system. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, May 10, 1994: US05310524 (93 worldwide citation)

A system for reprocessing and sterilizing a previously used catheter having at least one lumen is disclosed. The catheter is provided with a housing and enclosed within the housing. Heated sterilant is provided to the housing and the catheter. The lumen is tested during the reprocessing and steriliz ...


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Randal M Wenthold, Robert T Hall II, Robert G Andrus, Paul D Brinda, Louis C Cosentino, Robert F Reggin, Daniel T Pigott: Hollow fiber membranes and method of manufacture. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, June 9, 1998: US05762798 (88 worldwide citation)

An asymmetrical, microporous, hollow fiber membrane is made from a polymeric dope mixture of polysulfone and polyvinyl pyrrolidone dissolved in an aprotic solvent. The physical morphology of the hollow fiber membrane, i.e., the asymmetric microporous wall, is rapidly formed by passing the polymeric ...


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Paul D Brinda, Louis C Cosentino: Method of manufacturing of hollow fiber cartridge with porous ring. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, Amelia A Buharin, July 2, 1996: US05531848 (87 worldwide citation)

A method of sealingly coupling a hollow fiber bundle having first and seconds ends to a porous collar having first and second peripheral edges, at least one of which is coupled to the inner ledge of a casing for encasing said bundle of hollow fibers is disclosed. The method broadly includes providin ...


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Paul D Brinda, Louis C Cosentino: Hollow fiber filter having a porous collar/ring seal. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, Amelia A Buharin, September 10, 1996: US05554283 (84 worldwide citation)

A unique hollow fiber filter cartridge that allows repeated autoclaving without any deleterious breaks in sealing integrity between the potted fiber bundle and the filter module is disclosed. The unique filter cartridge braodly includes a casing that has at least one open end with an inner lip in th ...


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Felix J Martinez, Louis C Cosentino, Bruce P Amiot, Raymond F Cracauer, Larry E Fuller: Blood access systems. Minntech Corporation, Vidas & Arrett, October 11, 1988: US04776843 (84 worldwide citation)

Improvements and accessories for a septum closed T-shaped blood access device adapted for implantation into a patient. The implantable device has a stem portion extending above the skin of the patient and defining a septum closed opening into the device. The improvements include an improved septum h ...


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Robert T Hall II, Bradley K Onstad, Daniel B Carlsen: Room temperature sterilant for medical devices. Minntech Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, November 24, 1998: US05840343 (76 worldwide citation)

Provided is an anti-microbial composition containing an ester of formic acid, an oxidizer, performic acid and water. Also provided is a premix for making the anti-microbial composition having two parts. One part contains the ester of formic acid and a second part contains the oxidizer. Another metho ...


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Paul D Brinda, Louis C Cosentino: Method of manufacture of hollow fiber filter cartridge with porous ring. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, Amelia A Buharin, August 6, 1996: US05543002 (69 worldwide citation)

A method of sealingly coupling a hollow fiber bundle having first and seconds ends to a porous collar having first and second peripheral edges, at least one of which is coupled to the inner ledge of a casing for encasing said bundle of hollow fibers is disclosed. The method broadly includes providin ...


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Louis C Cosentino, Walter B Jansen, Robert T Hall II, Rosario M Marino, Kimberly L Hall: Stable, anticorrosive peracetic/peroxide sterilant. Minntech Corporation, Barbara A Wrigley, Amelia A Buharin, April 16, 1996: US05508046 (67 worldwide citation)

Stable microbicides comprising hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, acetic acid and purified water substantially free of contaminants, sequestrants or stabilizers and having anticorrosive properties for metals used in surgical and dental instruments is disclosed.


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Felix J Martinez, Larry E Fuller, Louis C Cosentino: Insulin dispenser for peritoneal cavity. Minntech Corporation, Vidas & Arrett, November 1, 1988: US04781693 (60 worldwide citation)

An implant device for introduction of insulin into the peritoneal cavity which permits a flexible catheter to be removed and replaced without invasive surgery. The catheter is passed through a substantially rigid percutaneous body and a distally extending catheter conduit which together form a conti ...


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Louis C Cosentino, Anatol M Hnojewyj, Leroy J Fischbach, Walter B Jansen, Jo Ann B Maltais: Stable, shippable, peroxy-containing microbicide. Minntech Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman Intellectual Property Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 12, 1997: US05656302 (59 worldwide citation)

A stable, shippable microbicidal composition including between about 0.2 to 8% hydrogen peroxide, about 0.2 to 11% peracetic plus acetic acid, 0 to about 1.0% sequestrant such as organic phosphonic acid or its salt and water, and surfactant between 0 and about 1% with the ratio of total acid to H.su ...