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Andrew J Muetterties, John L Vcelka, Wayne R Kelsey: Rotatable connecting device for I.V. administration set. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Neil E Hamilton, October 27, 1981: US04296949 (171 worldwide citation)

A rotatable connecting device which provides for quick and positive interfitment between a venipuncture unit and an intravenous administration set without rotation or twisting of the venipuncture unit or intravenous tubing. A rotatable collar is provided on one of the members constituting the connec ...


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Herbert F D Alo, Andrew J Muetterties: Venipuncture device. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Robert S Beiser, April 27, 1982: US04326519 (168 worldwide citation)

An improved venipuncture device comprises a catheter having a catheter hub at one end, with a needle having a needle hub at one end and a sharpened tip at the second end extending through the catheter and catheter hub. The needle is adapted for insertion and removal from the catheter. A fin extends ...


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Henry Scislowicz, Thomas A Frazier: Transfer unit having a dual channel transfer member. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Gildo E Fato, Neil E Hamilton, February 17, 1976: US03938520 (136 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a transfer unit for transferring a material within a container, the material being in either powdered or liquid form, to a second container having a diluent therein, to thereby form a solution. The unit includes a container for storing the material, a closure portion including a frangib ...


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Michael A Bayard, James A Turnbull: Combination quick disconnect coupling and liquid cutoff valve. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Robert S Beiser, July 13, 1982: US04338933 (118 worldwide citation)

A combination quick disconnect coupling and liquid cutoff valve comprises a first tubular member, and a second tubular member having a cylindrical sheath slidably disposed about and extending therefrom, sized for telescopic insertion into the first tubular member. The first and second tubular member ...


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James R Gross, Mark E Larkin: Connecting device for medical liquid containers. Abbott Laboratories, Robert S Beiser, Robert L Niblack, September 20, 1983: US04405312 (115 worldwide citation)

A connecting device for medical liquid administration sets, particularly for use in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis comprises a tubular port extending from a medical liquid container. The tubular port has a pierceable diaphragm positioned within and sealing the same. A hollow tubular pierc ...


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Armand Al Zeddies, Andrew John Muettertis: Parenteral apparatus with one-way valve. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Neil E Hamilton, February 1, 1977: US04005710 (108 worldwide citation)

A one-way valve which permits for positive and sensitive action as well as simplified construction in a parenteral solution administration device. Preferably, the valve is formed of a resilient material with a flat surface on one side and has projections extending from the opposite side to engage a ...


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Orlando D Cambio Jr: Sterile connecting device. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Neil E Hamilton, May 6, 1980: US04201208 (106 worldwide citation)

A connecting device which will provide a sterile connection between a container for sterile solutions and tubing for delivery of the fluid. A piercing pin is provided having a pointed end with a pin sheath surrounding the pointed end and in contact with it. The sheath surrounds the hub member of the ...


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Joseph N Genese: Prefilled, vented two-compartment syringe. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Neil E Hamilton, October 7, 1980: US04226236 (101 worldwide citation)

A prefilled, readily activated syringe assembly wherein a fluid medicament and a diluent therefor can be intermixed in a syringe barrel with a venting thereof. A medical powder is sealed in a barrel by means of an intermediate slidable stopper and the diluent is sealed in the same barrel between the ...


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Allen M Elias, Joseph N Genese: In-line transfer unit. Abbott Laboratories, Neil E Hamilton, Robert L Niblack, July 12, 1983: US04392850 (85 worldwide citation)

A sterile container for a medicinal material which is to be intermixed in an I.V. solution wherein the container serves as a mixing device as well as a portion of an I.V. administration apparatus. The device of this invention includes a container which is closed at opposing ends by pierceable diaphr ...


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Joseph N Genese: Disposable double vial syringe. Abbott Laboratories, Neil E Hamilton, Robert L Niblack, December 25, 1979: US04180070 (85 worldwide citation)

A preloaded, readily activated, disposable syringe wherein a first fluid diluent is sealed in a vial and is adapted to be received by a holding means in a syringe barrel. A second vial containing a fluid medicament is adapted to be engaged by a second holding means in the form of an adapter which is ...