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Anthony S. McCoppin
Mark W Hitchins, Edward J Rhinehart, David M Reilly, Anthony S McCoppin, Thomas L Dufalla, Robert J Masarik: Plunger systems. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, January 10, 2006: US06984222 (37 worldwide citation)

The plunger systems for use in an injector-actuated syringe of the present invention include a dynamic wedge seal which improves the sealing engagement between the plunger cover and syringe barrel, and flexible capture members extending from the rear surface of the plunger which permit the engagemen ...


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David M Reilly: Injector providing drive member advancement and engagement with syringe plunger, and method of connecting a syringe to an injector. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, October 25, 2005: US06958053 (109 worldwide citation)

An injector for injecting a fluid from a syringe (which syringe includes a body, a plunger moveably positioned within the body, and an encoding device providing syringe information)r includes a housing, a motor disposed within the housing, a controller operably associated with the motor, a sensor op ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Barry Iddon, Michael J Yanniello, John A Brosovich, Alan D Hirschman: Encoding and sensing of syringe information. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, March 28, 2006: US07018363 (90 worldwide citation)

A syringe for use with a powered injector to inject a fluid into a patient that includes a length of material adapted to transmit or propagate electromagnetic energy therethrough. The length of material includes at least a first indicator positioned along the length of material. The first indicator ...


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Arthur E Uber III, Edward J Rhinehart, Rosemary Almon Martin, David M Griffiths, Alan D Hirschman, Francis J Sciulli, Walter Grumski, Vera Pagano, Karen Zelenski: Data communication and control for medical imaging systems. Medrad, Henry E Bartony Jr, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, November 29, 2005: US06970735 (76 worldwide citation)

A system for producing a contrast-enhanced medical image of a patient includes a source of a contrast or enhancement medium, a pressurizing unit in fluid connection with the source of contrast or enhancement medium, an energy source operable to apply energy to a region of the patient, an imaging uni ...


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Gerald W Callan, Luis A Pedraza, Jennie Kwo, Christopher T Zirps, Roderick H Beaulieu: Pressure isolation mechanisms and fluid delivery systems including pressure isolation mechanisms. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, March 15, 2005: US06866654 (76 worldwide citation)

A pressure isolation mechanism for use in a medical procedure includes a lumen, an isolation port in fluid connection with the lumen, and a valve having a first state and a second state. The first state occurs when the lumen and the isolation port are connected. The second state occurs when the lume ...


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David M Reilly, Alan D Hirschman, David M Griffiths, Currie Crookston: Delivery methods, systems and components for use with hazardous pharmaceutical substances. Medrad, James R Stevenson, Gregory L Bradley, July 27, 2004: US06767319 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of dispensing a hazardous pharmaceutical includes the steps of: connecting a source of flushing fluid to a first port of a fluid delivery set; connecting a pressurizing unit of a powered injector system (including a powered injector and the pressurizing unit) to a second port of the fluid d ...


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David M Griffiths, Arthur E Uber III: Apparatus and method for controlling contrast enhanced imaging procedures. MEDRAD, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, September 6, 2005: US06939302 (56 worldwide citation)

A system for delivery of a medium having ultrasound contrast enhancement agents therein to a patient includes a pressurizing device for pressurizing the medium, a fluid path connecting the pressurizing device to the patient and a concentration sensor in communication with the fluid path. The concent ...


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Michael F Emig, Klaus Urich, Frederick Trombley III, Joseph B Havrilla, Edward J Rhinehart, Gerald W Callan: Fluid delivery system having pump systems, check valves and a removable patient interface. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, December 6, 2005: US06972001 (50 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery system for delivery of an injection fluid to a patient generally includes a first pump system, a second pump system, a patient interface in removable fluid connection with the first and second pump systems, and a fluid path in fluid connection between the first and second pump syste ...


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Kenneth W Belt, Michael Reichel, J Michael Watral, Stanley R Lewandowski, Bradley J Adams, Lisa A Augustine, Robert S Bell Jr: Circuit for selectively enabling and disabling coils of a multi-coil array. Medrad, James R Stevenson, January 13, 2004: US06677755 (49 worldwide citation)

A circuit for selectively disabling and enabling n-coils includes n-drivers disposed in a totem-pole configuration. Each of the n-drivers includes two FETs whose gates connect at a common node therefor. Each n-driver is used to operate one of the n-coils by being responsive at its common node to (i) ...


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Kenneth W Belt: Array of coils for use in imaging the vasculature of a patient. Medrad, James R Stevenson, June 8, 2004: US06747454 (47 worldwide citation)

An array of coils is configured for use in imaging the vasculature of a patient. The array of coils comprises first and second pluralities of coil pairs for deployment longitudinally along anterior and posterior surfaces, respectively, of the patient. In the first plurality, each coil pair has first ...