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Dean Laurin, James Stupar: Antimicrobial compositions. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Kay H Pierce, July 29, 1986: US04603152 (269 worldwide citation)

Antimicrobial compositions finding particular utility for coating access systems, lead devices including shunts, cannulae, catheters, catheter adapters, wires and other solid or hollow tubular devices used for a variety of medical purposes is provided. The composition comprises a material selected f ...


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Rem Siekmann: Flow metering cassette and controller. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Eugene M Cummings, December 1, 1981: US04303376 (223 worldwide citation)

A cassette and controller for accurately controlling fluid flow through an administration set while maintaining a closed fluid system. Inlet and outlet conduits are defined in a body of the cassette and inlet and outlet valves control fluid flow through the respective conduits. A rigid internal cavi ...


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Robert L Gordon, Burton Salkin: Catheter package. International Paper Company, John A Caruso, July 6, 1976: US03967728 (150 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved catheter package wherein the improvement comprises a rupturable, lubricant containing pouch located within the package and adjacent to the tip of the catheter.


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Dean Laurin, James Stupar: Antimicrobial compositions. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, June 30, 1987: US04677143 (143 worldwide citation)

Antimicrobial compositions finding particular utility for coating access systems, lead devices including shunts, cannulae, catheters, catheter adapters, wires and other solid or hollow tubular devices used for a variety of medical purposes is provided. The composition comprises a material selected f ...


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Robert L Gordon: Expandable package. International Paper Company, John A Caruso, July 19, 1977: US04036423 (95 worldwide citation)

A non-metallic, expandable food package for use in a microwave oven is disclosed. The package comprises a leak-proof box-like base portion having an integral flange to which a cover is securely attached. The flange portion is then foldably closed to provide a package having a small storage volume.


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Lawrence F Becker: Venous pressure isolator. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, John P Kirby Jr, John A Caruso, Paul C Flattery, February 9, 1982: US04314480 (92 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for protecting a pressure-sensitive transducer in an extracorporeal blood system and for providing a sterile barrier while the apparatus transmits the blood pressure to the pressure-sensitive transducer. The apparatus (34) comprises a housing (40, 42) having first (40) and second (42) gene ...


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Lawrence F Becker, Richard W Cobean: Method of radiant heat sealing of a balloon onto a catheter employing tinted shrink tubing. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Eugene M Cummings, February 17, 1981: US04251305 (80 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic member such as a length of tubing for forming a catheter balloon is positioned on the thermoplastic shaft of a medical device. A length of shrink tubing is placed over each end of the balloon tubing and adjoins a portion of the shaft. Each length of shrink tubing may then be preshrun ...


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Peter C Kwong, Dean G Laurin: Connector member for dissimilar materials. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Garrettson Ellis, May 4, 1982: US04327726 (71 worldwide citation)

A plastic composition which may be molded into a connector which is capable of simultaneously sealing to both polyvinyl chloride plastics and polyolefin plastics. The plastic composition comprises from 50 to 75 percent by weight of an essentially polyolefin material which is sealingly compatible wit ...


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R Daniel Webster: Clear, autoclavable, sealed container having good water vapor barrier properties and flex crack resistance. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John P Kirby Jr, John A Caruso, March 30, 1982: US04322465 (71 worldwide citation)

A clear, flexible, sealed container may be made of first and second plastic sheets sealed together at their peripheries. The first plastic sheet defines a bulge to increase the inside volume of the container, and comprises a laminate of a layer of polyolefin and a blended layer of polyolefin and a b ...


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David Bacehowski, Paul Measells, Kenneth Zabielski: Method and apparatus for joining materials. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Garrettson Ellis, November 29, 1983: US04417753 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for joining sealingly incompatible plastic materials is disclosed. A coextruded connector (10) with separate, telescopically related layers (12,14) is affixed to one of the materials. The outer layer (14) of connector (10) is composed of a polymer specifically selected to melt ...