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Daniel J Triplett, Kevin W Sheetz, Eddie K Burnside: Safety needle with positive flush. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, August 29, 2006: US07097637 (58 worldwide citation)

A safety needle device and positive flush mechanism for use with a vascular access port. In one embodiment, the combination needle assembly includes a needle, a body and a base, the body being collapsible to expunge fluid therefrom as the needle is withdrawn from a vascular access port. In another e ...


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Jim C Beasley, Eddie K Burnside, Jay D Gerondale, Steven J Tallarida, Kelly B Powers: Septum including at least one identifiable feature, access ports including same, and related methods. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, May 15, 2012: US08177762 (48 worldwide citation)

A septum for use in access port for providing subcutaneous access to a patient is disclosed. More particularly, a septum including at least one topographical feature configured for identification of the septum is disclosed. An access port including such a septum is also disclosed. In addition, an ac ...


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Eddie K Burnside, Shayne Messerly, Robert N Golden, Rand W Lee: Systems and methods for positioning a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, July 2, 2013: US08478382 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying a position of a medical device, such as a catheter, during insertion of the medical device into a patient is disclosed. In one example embodiment, the method includes obtaining a first set of detected position data relating to a location marker, then determining a possible fi ...


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Shayne Messerly, Jeremy B Cox, Anthony K Misener, Catherine C Breiter, Ryan R Lemon, Christian W Crook, Matthew W Bown, Eddie K Burnside, Kelly J Christian, Amir Orome, Jason R Stats: Integrated system for intravascular placement of a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, March 5, 2013: US08388541 (34 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient'vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location se ...


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Daniel J Triplett, Kevin W Sheetz, Eddie K Burnside: Safety needle with positive flush. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, October 18, 2011: US08038666 (29 worldwide citation)

A safety needle device and method of supplying fluid to a vascular access port is described. The device may include a base member, a handle member, and a compressible member positioned between the handle member and a compression plate. The compressible member is coupled to a proximal end of a needle ...


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Kelly B Powers, Jim C Beasley, Kevin W Sheetz, Matthew M Lowe, Eddie K Burnside, Jay Gerondale: Assemblies for identifying a power injectable access port. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, July 2, 2013: US08475417 (28 worldwide citation)

Assemblies for identifying a power injectable vascular access port are described. One assembly includes a vascular access port, a first identifiable feature, a second identifiable feature, and a third identifiable feature. The first identifiable feature is incorporated into the access port and ident ...


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Kelly B Powers, Jim C Beasley, Kevin W Sheetz, Matthew M Lowe, Eddie K Burnside, Jay Gerondale: Assemblies for identifying a power injectable access port. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, February 4, 2014: US08641688 (24 worldwide citation)

An assembly for identifying a power injectable vascular access port, including a vascular access port and an identification feature. The port is structured for power injection and includes a housing and a septum together defining a reservoir. A radiographic feature incorporated into the port is perc ...


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Jim C Beasley, Eddie K Burnside, Jay Gerondale, Steven Tallarida, Kelly B Powers: Septum feature for identification of an access port. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, December 17, 2013: US08608713 (24 worldwide citation)

An access port for providing subcutaneous access to a patient, and a method of identifying a subcutaneously implanted access port. The access port includes a body capturing a septum that covers a cavity defined by the body, and a pattern of protrusions extending from an outer surface of the septum a ...


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Eddie K Burnside, Shayne Messerly: System for placement of a catheter including a signal-generating stylet. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, July 15, 2014: US08781555 (21 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor unit for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip loca ...


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Eddie K Burnside, Bret Hamatake: Feeding device including balloon tip and method of manufacture. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, October 26, 2010: US07819840 (16 worldwide citation)

A feeding tube device for delivering a substance into a stomach of a patient is disclosed, comprising a feeding tube, an overlapping segment integrally formed with and extending from the distal end of the feeding tube, and an inflation lumen defined within the feeding tube. The overlapping segment m ...