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James R Gross: Apparatus for removing fluid from a wound. The Kendall Company, David J Koris, August 27, 1996: US05549584 (753 worldwide citation)

The invention features methods and apparatuses for evacuation of exudate from wounds. The apparatuses include a suctioning means having an inlet port and an outlet port, and a wound cover in fluid communication with the suctioning means via the inlet port. The wound cover is adapted to fit in fluid ...


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Hamzeh Karami, Ronald F Vitaris: Composite vented wound dressing. The Kendall Company, Al Isaacs, December 1, 1992: US05167613 (611 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a wound dressing consisting of a primary dressing for placement on the skin to cover a wound and an overlying secondary dressing containing an absorbent pad for receiving and retaining wound fluids diffusing thereto from the underlying wound and primary dressing, the secondary dressing ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Device for moist heat therapy. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, September 10, 1985: US04540412 (578 worldwide citation)

A device for patient therapy in the use of wet dressings comprising, a device for generating heated moist air, and a sheet of substantially air impervious material to cover the wet dressing. Spaced portions of the sheet are secured to the patient. The generating device is coupled to the inside of th ...


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Bernard Sigel, Carolyn M Semrow, Mark W Kolstedt, Edward J Arkans, Lynn M Kaczmarek: Sterile cover for instrument. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, October 11, 1983: US04408692 (245 worldwide citation)

A sterile cover for an instrument comprising, a tray having an upright post, with the post having an upper end and a lower end. The cover has a sleeve of flexible material having an open end and a closed end. The sleeve is placed on the post with the closed end being located adjacent the upper end o ...


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Ronald W Wortley, David C Beattie: Dual-lumen catheter apparatus and method. The Kendall Company, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, April 23, 1991: US05009636 (217 worldwide citation)

A dual lumen catheter apparatus and method. The apparatus has an elongated catheter body adapted for insertion into a vein or a fluid-containing body cavity of a patient such as the right atrium of a heart. The catheter body has a septum that runs longitudinally through the interior of the catheter ...


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James H Hasty: Sequential intermittent compression device. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, March 22, 1977: US04013069 (201 worldwide citation)

A device for applying compressive pressures against a patient's limb from a source of pressurized fluid. The device has an elongated pressure sleeve for enclosing a length of a patient's limb, with the sleeve having a plurality of separate fluid pressure chambers progressively arranged longitudinall ...


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Carl J Steigerwald: Valve assembly. The Kendall Company, Alvin Isaacs, April 23, 1991: US05009391 (198 worldwide citation)

A valve assembly comprising, a hollow body member having a cavity, a compression member received on one end of the body member and having an annular flange aligned with the cavity, a device for adjusting the position of the compression member relative to the body member, and a valve device for seali ...


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Alfred R Perlin: Esophageal probe with balloon electrode. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, December 8, 1981: US04304239 (173 worldwide citation)

An esophageal probe comprising, a shaft assembly having an elongated shaft with an inflation lumen extending along the shaft, and an inflatable balloon on the shaft communicating with the inflation lumen. The probe has a pair of conductive electrodes on an outer surface of the balloon.


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Mahmood Mohiuddin: Epidural catheter system utilizing splittable needle. The Kendall Company, David J Koris, June 20, 1995: US05425717 (172 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for administering epidural anesthesia utilizing an epidural catheter permanently secured at its proximal end to an adapter for putting the catheter in fluid communication with a source of liquid anesthesia. The system employs a splittable needle for inserting the catheter into ...


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John F Dye, Charles R Memhardt: Extremity compression device. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, June 14, 1977: US04029087 (157 worldwide citation)

A device for applying compressive pressures against a patient's limb from a source of pressurized fluid comprising, an elongated pressure sleeve for enclosing a length of the patient's limb. The sleeve has a plurality of separate fluid pressure chambers progressively arranged longitudinally along th ...