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George J Misic, Edward J Rhinehart: System and method of obtaining images and spectra of intracavity structures using 3.0 Tesla magnetic resonance systems. Medrad, James R Stevenson, June 29, 2010: US07747310 (6 worldwide citation)

An MR system features an intracavity probe and associated interface device. The probe includes a shaft, a balloon at one end thereof, and a coil loop within the balloon. The loop has two drive capacitors and a tuning capacitor, all of which in series. A junction node between the drive capacitors ser ...


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Edward J Rhinehart, Dennis P Hack, David M Reilly, John F Kalafut: Fluid delivery system having a plurality of resilient pressurizing chambers. Medrad, Jill Denesvich, March 13, 2012: US08133205 (6 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery system includes a fluid container, two or more pressurizing chambers in fluid connection with the fluid container, a drive mechanism in operative connection with the two or more pressurizing chambers to pump fluid from the fluid container and an outlet in fluid connection with the t ...


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Eugene A Gelblum, Jill Denesvich, Edward J Rhinehart, Barry L Tucker, Mark Trocki, John Puskar Pascewicz, Matthew Beale, Matthew Sass: Bellows syringe fluid delivery system. Bayer Medical Care, Joseph L Kent, David Schramm, James R Stevenson, November 10, 2015: US09180252 (4 worldwide citation)

A bellows assembly for a fluid delivery system is a multi-component device that includes a cylindrical pressure jacket and a bellows syringe that is received within the pressure jacket. The bellows syringe includes a cap member and a bellows member. The bellows syringe in one embodiment is adapted t ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Edward J Rhinehart, Mark Trocki: Quick release plunger. Bayer Medical Care, Joseph L Kent, David Schramm, James R Stevenson, November 3, 2015: US09174003 (4 worldwide citation)

A syringe system and components thereof are disclosed. The system may include a syringe body having a hollow lumen, a proximal open end, and a distal end. The syringe body may be configured to house a fluid therein. The syringe system may further include a plunger positioned in the hollow lumen of t ...


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John A Haury, Edward J Rhinehart, Samuel L Belcher: Methods of molding a syringe. MEDRAD, Gregory L Bradley, Henry E Bartony Jr, June 22, 2010: US07740792 (4 worldwide citation)

A syringe for use in a pressurized injection of a fluid includes a syringe barrel including a polymeric material having undergone expansion via blow molding. An inner diameter of the syringe barrel can, for example, be sufficiently constant (over at least a portion of the axial length of the syringe ...


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Arthur E Uber, Edward J Rhinehart, Rosemary Almon Martin, David M Griffiths, Francis J Sciulli, Walter Grumski, Vera Pagano, Karen Zelenski, Alan Hirschman: Methods of coordinating an imaging procedure and an injection procedure. Medrad, James R Stevenson, April 17, 2012: US08160679 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of coordinating an imaging procedure and an injection procedure, the method comprising the steps of providing an injector system having first and second pressurizing units for pressurizing a contrast medium and a diluent for injection into a patient; providing an imaging system for producin ...


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Raymond C Hoffman, Edward J Rhinehart, Kevin P Cowan, Barry L Tucker: Connector system having a compressible sealing element and a flared fluid path element. Bayer Pharma, David Schramm, October 8, 2013: US08551074 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems for connecting a conduit to an injection needle may include a sealing element positioned on a distal end of the conduit, a first cooperating connector positioned around the length of conduit proximal to the sealing element and a second cooperating connector. The first cooperating connector i ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Edward J Rhinehart, Anthony S McCoppin, Barry L Tucker: Multiple compartment syringe. Bayer Medical Care, Joseph L Kent, David Schramm, James R Stevenson, August 25, 2015: US09114215 (1 worldwide citation)

Various syringe systems are disclosed. One illustrative syringe system may include a syringe body having a hollow lumen and a distal end. The syringe body may be configured to house a plurality of fluids therein. A first plunger may be positioned in the hollow lumen of the syringe body, forming a fi ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Edward J Rhinehart, Mark Trocki, Barry L Tucker: Quick release plunger. BAYER HEALTHCARE, Joseph L Kent, David Schramm, James R Stevenson, August 29, 2017: US09744305

A stopper configured to slidably move within the hollow lumen of a syringe to facilitate movement of fluid within the syringe. The stopper includes a base and one or more capture members extending rearwardly from the base. The one or more capture members each include a beveled edge configured to int ...


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Mark Trocki, Mark W Hitchins, Kevin P Cowan, Edward J Rhinehart: Front-loading medical injector adapted to releasably engage a syringe regardless of the orientation of the syringe with respect to the injector. BAYER HEALTHCARE, David Schramm, Joseph L Kent, James R Stevenson, May 2, 2017: US09636452

A syringe for use with an injector includes a body having a rear end and a front end, a plunger movably disposed within the body, an attachment member associated with the body and adapted to releasably engage a syringe retaining mechanism of the injector regardless of the orientation of the syringe ...