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Gary C Bullard, William J Gahara: Precision tipping device for surgical catheters. Worldwide Medical Plastics, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, April 7, 1992: US05102324 (14 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for precision tipping catheters with repeatable accuracy. The device includes a die, a thermal heater for the die, a clamping pad for holding an untipped catheter in an aligned position, a lead screw for moving the catheter into and out of the die a precise distance, and a force ...


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Gary C Bullard, William J Gahara: Automated side-drilled device and method for catheters. Worldwide Medical Plastics, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 25, 1992: US05141368 (4 worldwide citation)

A device and method are provided for side-drilling of catheters. The method comprises storing side-drilling hole patterns, selecting a side-drilling hole pattern, positioning the catheter at successive locations defined by the pattern, and drilling holes at the locations. The device carries out the ...