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Gregory L Brimhall, Christopher P Steinman, Timothy J Erskine: Valved blunt cannula injection site. Becton Dickinson and Company, Michael G Schwarz, September 7, 1993: US05242393 (209 worldwide citation)

An infusion site for infusing fluids into a patient is disclosed. The infusion site has a housing which supports a pre-slit resealable septum which is held in radial compression in the housing. The septum is opened by the insertion of a cannula. The housing also accommodates a valve which is held in ...


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Christopher P Steinman: Catheter introducer assembly with needle shielding device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Michael G Schwarz, Eric M Lee, April 25, 1995: US05409461 (111 worldwide citation)

A winged catheter introducer is disclosed. The catheter introducer has a catheter, a robe attached to the catheter and a winged intermediate member between the catheter and the robe. Within the catheter and the robe is a needle with a stylet attached to it. The stylet is attached to a hub which faci ...


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Greg L Brimhall, Christopher P Steinman, Stephen L Thoresen: Multiple cross section needle and elastic plug assembly for a medical device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee, September 22, 1998: US05810780 (75 worldwide citation)

The assembly of this invention comprises an elastic plug that is retained in a medical device, such as a catheter. A needle having a distal portion and a proximal portion resides in the elastic plug. The proximal portion has a different cross-section than the distal portion. In one embodiment, the c ...


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Greg L Brimhall, Christopher P Steinman: Catheter assembly with interlocking telescoping needle shield. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee, June 30, 1998: US05772636 (59 worldwide citation)

A catheter and introducer needle assembly is provided wherein the catheter includes a side port and a plug located in the catheter hub, the needle is notched and is securely mounted to a shield housing with a plurality of telescoped tubes concentrically surrounding the needle. One of the telescoped ...


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Timothy J Erskine, Christopher P Steinman: Needle sheath. Becton Dickinson and Company, Michael G Schwarz, April 19, 1994: US05304136 (52 worldwide citation)

A needle shielding device in which, after use, a needle is confined in a chamber having a first hole through which the needle can enter the chamber. The needle is drawn into the chamber through the hole. The chamber is made up of telescopic members. The needle strikes the rear wall of the chamber ca ...


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Christopher P Steinman: Rotatable catheter housed within a flexible wing assembly. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee Esq, October 7, 1997: US05674201 (22 worldwide citation)

A winged IV catheter assembly includes a central tube having a proximal end and a distal end secured to a catheter. The outer circumference of the central tube has at least one annular bead. The assembly also includes a winged inserter having a longitudinally extending body and a pair of flexible wi ...


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Christopher P Steinman: Medical device having a connector portion with an improved surface finish. Becton Dickinson and Company, Eric M Lee, August 25, 1998: US05797889 (11 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the surface finish on a portion of a medical device that connects to another medical device. By controlling the average surface roughness on the mating surface of the connector portion of the medical device leakage at the connection can be eliminated and the connection can ...


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Kent Kruzick, Dann L Bailey Sr, Christopher P Steinman: Apparatus and method for remotely locking and unlocking a transportable container. Galbreath, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, February 13, 2001: US06186563 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for remotely locking and unlocking a door on a transportable container, the container sized and configured to ride atop a vehicle, includes latch means mountable to the container for locking shut and unlocking the container door relative the container, linkage means mountable to the con ...


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Christopher P Steinman, Jason A Belton, Kirk C Palmerton, Karl H Beitzel, Rick W Walker, David Pettinato, Matthew Copithorne, Brian Otts, James V Guarrera: Cannula. LIFELINE SCIENTIFIC, Oliff, October 2, 2018: US10085441

A method of cannulating vasculature includes inserting the vasculature through a first clamping surface of a cannula and rotating a second clamping surface of the cannula around the first clamping surface to move from an open position towards a closed position. Additionally, the method includes secu ...


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Christopher P Steinman, Jason A Belton, Kirk C Palmerton, Karl H Beitzel, Rick W Walker, David Pettinato, Matthew Copithorne, Brian Otts, James V Guarrera: Cannula. LIFELINE SCIENTIFIC, Oliff, February 16, 2016: US09259562

A cannula includes a first clamping surface on a closing portion of the cannula, a second clamping surface on a base of a cannula, a connecting structure that connects the closing portion and the base. The connecting structure may allow the closing portion to be rotated around the second clamping su ...