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Glade H Howell, Weston F Harding, Christopher N Cindrich, Timothy J Erskine: Catheter and introducer needle assembly with needle shield. Becton Dickinson and Company, James J Murtha, June 15, 2004: US06749588 (196 worldwide citation)

A catheter and introducer needle assembly with a needle shield is provided. The needle shield includes a means for preventing unwanted distal movement of the needle once the needle has been withdrawn into the needle shield. The needle shield also includes a means for connecting the needle shield to ...


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Glade H Howell, Timothy J Erskine, Christopher N Cindrich: Barbed luer adapter. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee, June 30, 1998: US05772643 (93 worldwide citation)

The luer adapter of this invention includes a barbed portion having a generally cylindrical distal portion, a generally conical portion, a generally cylindrical portion and a generally outwardly tapered proximal portion. The shape of the barb is substantially the same as the shape of the lumen at th ...


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William G Moulton, Christopher N Cindrich: Cantilever push tab for an intravenous medical device. Becton Dickinson and Company, James J Murtha, October 28, 2003: US06638252 (45 worldwide citation)

A combination cantilever push tab and finger rest is associated with the needle shield and extends distally from the distal end of the needle shield. The cantilever push tab and finger rest includes a cantilever portion that extends distally from the needle shield, preferably from an exterior surfac ...


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Glade H Howell, Weston F Harding, Christopher N Cindrich, Ralph Sonderegger, Joseph Frodsham: Catheter and introducer needle assembly with needle shield. Mark Lindsey, May 3, 2011: US07935080 (39 worldwide citation)

A needle shield assembly with a needle having a distal tip and a static feature is provided. The needle shield assembly includes an adapter having an open distal terminus and an open proximal terminus to allow passage of the needle and a needle shield slidably associated with the adapter having an o ...


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William G Moulton, Christopher N Cindrich: Cantilever push tab for an intravenous medical device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Mony R Ghose, October 11, 2005: US06953448 (34 worldwide citation)

A combination cantilever push tab and finger rest is associated with the needle shield and extends distally from the distal end of the needle shield. The cantilever push tab and finger rest includes a cantilever portion that extends distally from the needle shield, preferably from an exterior surfac ...


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Christopher N Cindrich, Glade H Howell, Weston F Harding, Joseph Frodsham, Chad Adams: Method and apparatus for shielding the tip of a catheter introducer needle. Becton Dickinson and Company, Mony R Ghose, Craig Metcalf, Kirton & McConkie, March 24, 2009: US07507222 (28 worldwide citation)

A medical needle assembly includes a needle cannula having a body and a tip. The tip is disposed at a distal end of the cannula. An elongate member has a first end and a second end. The first end is fixedly attached to the body of the needle cannula at a connection point and the second end extends r ...


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Stephen L Thoresen, Glade H Howell, Weston F Harding, Christopher N Cindrich, Greg L Brimhall: Catheter and introducer needle assembly with needle shield. Becton Dickinson and Company, Mony R Ghose, Mark Lindsey, October 20, 2009: US07604616 (27 worldwide citation)

A catheter and introducer needle assembly with a needle shield is provided. The needle shield includes a means for preventing unwanted distal movement of the needle once the needle has been withdrawn into the needle shield. The needle shield also includes a means for connecting the needle shield to ...


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Kenneth C Musgrave, Glade H Howell, Christopher N Cindrich: Catheter with improved tape down wing. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee, September 15, 1998: US05807342 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a catheter having an improved tape down wing. This wing is oval and has a length to width ratio of between about 1:1 to about 1:3. In addition, the wing has a flat bottom with a domed cross-section. The ratio of the cross-sectional thickness, edge to center, is between abou ...


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Weston F Harding, Christopher N Cindrich: Surgical scalpel assembly. Becton Dickinson and Company, February 6, 2007: US07172611 (21 worldwide citation)

A surgical scalpel assembly includes a handle having at least one attachment element and at least one guide element. The assembly also has a guard including at least one guide member configured to engage the at least one guide element of the handle such that the guard is movably connectable with the ...


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Lionel Vedrine, Paul G Alchas, Christopher N Cindrich: Filling system and method for syringes with short needles. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert E West, September 11, 2012: US08262641 (17 worldwide citation)

A filling system for syringes utilizing short needles to be filled from a vial having a thick septum is described. The system may be useful in any situation where the septum or vial stopper of a medication container is thicker than the usable length of the needle on the delivery device. Preferably, ...