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Maylon S Taylor II, Joel L Williams: Barrier coating on blood contacting devices. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, November 26, 1991: US05067491 (363 worldwide citation)

A blood pressure monitoring device includes a pressure sensing element mounted or a probe tip or in a catheter tip adapted for insertion into a patient's blood stream. The element includes a pressure transducer having a micromachined diaphragm which flexes in response to pressure changes. The flexes ...


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Daniel B Wagner: Method for monitoring glucose. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, March 19, 1991: US05001054 (341 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the glucose level in a body fluid uses an apparatus which includes a conjugate of glucose oxidase and a fluorescent dye coated onto an optical fiber in contact with the body fluid, a source of excitation light and a fluorescence emission detector. Glucose is oxidized by oxyge ...


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David E Spielvogel: Lubricative coating composition, article and assembly containing same and method thereof. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, November 30, 1993: US05266359 (177 worldwide citation)

A lubricating composition includes an emulsion of a noncuring polysiloxane, a surfactant and water. Preferred polysiloxanes include a polar group, most preferably an aminoalkyl or carboxylalkyl terminating group. Preferred surfactants are copolymers of polysiloxane and polyoxyethylene. A metal artic ...


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John L Haynes, George R Titus: Blood microsampling site preparation method. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, Nanette S Thomas, October 20, 1992: US05156611 (159 worldwide citation)

A method for collecting blood while preserving the integrity of the blood sample is provided. The method includes the steps of applying a protective layer to the skin, lancing the skin through the protective layer, allowing blood from the subject to accumulate on the protective layer, and collecting ...


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James M Lambert: Method for preparing plastic lancet. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, October 10, 1995: US05456875 (159 worldwide citation)

A plastic article having a sharp point is made of a polymer of high impact strength and high hardness. The article may be a lancet or a needle for skin puncture, suturing or sewing. A method for preparing the article includes shear thinning a melt of a polymer and introducing the shear thinned melt ...


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James M Lambert: Plastic pointed articles and method for their preparation. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, October 5, 1993: US05250066 (157 worldwide citation)

A plastic article having a sharp point is made of a polymer of high impact strength and high hardness. The article may be a lancet or a needle for skin puncture, suturing or sewing. A method for preparing the article includes shear thinning a melt of a polymer and introducing the shear thinned melt ...


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Mohammad A Khan, Donald D Solomon, Matthew P Byron: Anti-infective and lubricious medical articles and method for their preparation. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, May 15, 1990: US04925668 (124 worldwide citation)

A substantially hydrophilic polymeric medical article has a coating of chlorhexidine and a silicone on its surface and may have chlorhexidine bulk distributed throughout the polymer. The invention includes a method for preparing the article which includes dipping the article into a solution of chlor ...


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Abraham Schwartz, Jane Graper, Joel Williams: Method of applying a hydrophilic coating to a polymeric substrate and articles prepared thereby. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, May 20, 1986: US04589873 (111 worldwide citation)

A method to impart increased lubricity to the surface of a polymeric substrate includes contacting the substrate with a solution of a hydrophilic polymer in a solvent and heating the substrate to evaporate the solvent. The substrate retains a coating of the hydrophilic polymer, which, when dry, has ...


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Donald D Solomon, Robert A Taller, Victor A Williamitis: Blood compatible, lubricious article and composition and method therefor. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, October 29, 1991: US05061738 (108 worldwide citation)

A leach resistant composition includes a quaternary ammonium complex of heparin and a silicone. A method for applying a coating of the composition to a surface of a medical article is within the purview of the present invention. Medical articles having surfaces which are both lubricious and antithro ...


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Donald D Solomon, M Parke Byron: Anti-infective and antithrombogenic medical articles and method for their preparation. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, November 24, 1992: US05165952 (107 worldwide citation)

An anti-infective medical article has chlorhexidine bulk distributed throughout a polyurethane base layer and may have a coating layer on the base layer. The coating layer may be chlorhexidine permeated into the surface or it may be an antibiotic, antithrombogenic agent or a polymeric surface layer ...