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Gale H Thorne Jr, Nestor Rodriguez San Juan, Michael Wallace Howlett, Bradley Carling Robinson, Gale H Thorne: Multi-chamber, sequential dose dispensing syringe. Infusive Technologies, Gale H Thorne, May 23, 2006: US07048720 (37 worldwide citation)

A valve assembly is disclosed which partitions a conventional syringe into proximal and distal chambers to provide a multi-chamber, sequentially dispensing syringe apparatus. Incorporated in the valve assembly is a valved stopper having a valve (e.g. a slit valve) and a separator which filters out g ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr, Gale H Thorne, Kendall P Thorne: Methods for making and using a vial shielding convenience kit. IntraVena, Gale H Thorne, May 28, 2013: US08449521 (26 worldwide citation)

Methods for making an using convenience kits for hazardous drug (liquid) transfer from vials to syringes and target IV connectors. The following methods for making and using are disclosed: (1) Using a conventional plastic bag as a vial and vial adapter enclosing shroud. (2) Using of a flange (i.e. l ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr, Gale H Thorne: Mixing syringe with and without flush. Infusive Technologies, Gale H Thorne, September 5, 2006: US07101354 (25 worldwide citation)

A displaceable valved stopper is disclosed which partitions a conventional syringe into proximal and distal chambers to provide a multi-chamber, mixing syringe assembly. Also the valved stopper and a valve assembly are disclosed for use in a single conventional syringe to provide dual chamber mixing ...


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David L Thorne, Gale H Thorne: Self retracting medical needle apparatus and methods. Specialized Health Products, Gale H Thorne, November 17, 1998: US05836917 (24 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus associated with safe retraction of medical needles after use. Embodiments are disclosed for combinations comprising medical syringes and self-retracting needle systems. An energy-storing, needle-retracting mechanism comprises an elastic tubing which also is taught perform a plur ...


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Roy L Barrus, David L Thorne, Charles V Owen, Donald D Solomon, F Mark Ferguson, Michael Thorne, Stephen Brown, Gale H Thorne Jr: Safety shield for medical needles. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 21, 2008: US07438703 (21 worldwide citation)

A safety shield apparatus is disclosed which includes a needle having a distal portion defining a longitudinal axis which is angularly displaced relative to a longitudinal axis defined by a proximal portion of the needle. A shield is mounted with the needle and extensible, via a tubular needle guide ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr, Gale H Thorne: Safety dispensing system for hazardous substances. August 16, 2011: US07998106 (19 worldwide citation)

A combination of a valve assembly and multi-chamber, sequential delivery syringe is disclosed. The combination effectively provides a safety system for transferring hazardous materials from a vial to a site of use. All potentially hazardous materials are flushed from exposed connecting sites prior t ...


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Charles D Becker, Harry Dell Foster, Alfonzo Zermeno, Gale H Thorne, James V Yardley: Filmless photon imaging apparatus. Quantum Imaging Corporation, Gale H Thorne, Paul S Evans, November 16, 1999: US05986278 (9 worldwide citation)

Filmless photon imaging sensor plates and apparatus which are particularly effective in medical radiology and industrial applications including, but not limited to high resolution mammography. In combination, the sensor plates and apparatus provide rapid production of high resolution images which ex ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr: Multi-chamber, sequentially dispensing syringe. Thorne Consulting & Intellectual Property, Gale H Thorne, September 7, 2010: US07789862 (8 worldwide citation)

A discharge assembly is disclosed which partitions a conventional syringe into proximal and distal chambers to provide a multi-chamber, sequentially dispensing syringe apparatus. Incorporated in the discharge assembly is a syringe stopper body and an associated valve stem which in combination form a ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr, Gale H Thorne: Medical syringe filling and valving. Thorne Consulting & Intellectual Property, Gale H Thorne, March 31, 2015: US08992505 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for providing a field environment filled proximal chamber of a multi-chamber syringe and for filling a prime-free syringe are disclosed. In addition, methods for resetting valves of a multi-chamber syringe without special tools or insertion of foreign objects into the syringe a ...


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Charles D Becker, Harry Dell Foster, Alfonzo Zermeno, Gale H Thorne, James V Yardley: Filmless photon imaging apparatus. Quantum Imaging, Gale H Thorne, Paul S Evans, November 30, 1999: US05994713 (6 worldwide citation)

Filmless photon imaging sensor plates and apparatus which are particularly effective in medical radiology and industrial applications including, but not limited to high resolution mammography. In combination, the sensor plates and apparatus provide rapid production of high resolution images which ex ...