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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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Dean L Kamen: Flow control system using boyles law. Bruce D Sunstein, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, October 18, 1988: US04778451 (244 worldwide citation)

A dispensing arrangement in a fluid line that isolates a region of fluid in the line from pressure effects in the line outside the region. A housing of measuring fluid surrounds the region so that changes in the measurement fluid pressure cause changes in the pressure of the original fluid in the re ...


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Daniel W Viitala: Venous reservoir. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Kay H Pierce, February 17, 1987: US04643713 (126 worldwide citation)

A venous reservoir is provided in which a blood inlet (42) is located at an inlet end (70) of the container (48) which extends upwardly with a fast rise and for a sufficient distance to allow the blood entering the inlet to enter a large volume and to expand rapidly. The top (74) of the inlet end wa ...


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Lawrence R Hogan, Herbert Mittleman, Edward G Oilschlager, Ellen Rouch, William L Rudzena: Fluid communication device. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Paul Flattery, Kay H Pierce, Brad Price, April 25, 1989: US04823833 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sterile, unitized, economical device furnishing a fluid path between a plurality of solutions to be compounded and a receiving container. The device includes a plurality of fluid connectors and fluid lines sealingly connected to respective pump fittings which provide ...


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Richard Lobodzinski, Peter D Boasberg: Paracentesis catheter system. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, January 7, 1992: US05078688 (75 worldwide citation)

A paracentesis catheter system for removing fluids from a patient's abdominal cavity and for administering medication into the abdominal cavity. The catheter system includes a solid stylet, a catheter, a hemostasis valve assembly connected to the catheter, and delivery tubing with a needle connectin ...


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Peter Carveth, Edwin Pyde: Selectively openable seal line and containers having same. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, September 13, 1988: US04770295 (66 worldwide citation)

A unique selectively openable seal line made between two sheets of flexible thermoplastic material is disclosed, the seal line being exceptionally resistant to unintentional opening forces but being easy to open upon the application of a specific force. The seal line may be employed in various conta ...


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Vernon H Troutner: Method and apparatus for ultrafiltration measurement in a two pump dialysis system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Mark A Hofer, Kay H Pierce, June 24, 1986: US04596550 (64 worldwide citation)

A blood flow system for processing blood has two phases of operation, an arterial phase and a venous phase. During the arterial phase, the system is filled with blood through operation of an arterial blood pump. When a predetermined blood pressure level in the system has been attained, the arterial ...


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Dean L Kamen: Fluid flow control system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Bruce D Sunstein, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, October 18, 1988: US04778450 (62 worldwide citation)

In a fluid flow control system a weight comparator compares the weight of fluid in a reservoir with a weight reference that is programmed to decrease at a desired rate. A fluid flow comparator compares the actual fluid flow rate with a programmed fluid flow rate and operates directly on a flow contr ...


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Aleandro DiGianfilippo, James R Hitchcock, Robert E Lewis, Randall A Zielsdorf, James P Vos, Rudolph Starai, Michael J Becker, Donald W Warner, Leon Huang: Automated system for adding multiple fluids to a single container. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul Flattery, December 6, 1988: US04789014 (58 worldwide citation)

A device is described for accurately transferring multiple individual fluids from multiple source containers into a single receiving container. Fluid flows from the multiple source containers through individual fluid conduits to a chamber having a single fluid outlet conduit. The fluid outlet condui ...


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Leon Huang, John J Selman: Watchdog timer. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Daniel D Ryan, Kay H Pierce, December 2, 1986: US04627060 (57 worldwide citation)

A self-checking timer usable with a host system includes a clock and a plurality of interconnected counters. During a power-up phase the timer generates a system reset signal and counts the counters in a predetermined sequence. A flip-flop is set and reset during the power-up phase and inhibits gene ...