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George A Arndt, Frank J Fischer Jr: Guided endobronchial blocker catheter. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, May 18, 1999: US05904648 (113 worldwide citation)

A balloon-tipped, wire-guided double lumen, endobronchial blocker catheter (6) is provided for insertion into the tracheal bronchial tree using a fiberoptic bronchoscope (2). The catheter incorporates a removable wire guide (14), which runs the entire length of the catheter exiting the tip as a smal ...


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George A Arndt: Bite block. Wisconsin Medical Incorporated, Quarles & Brady, November 5, 2002: US06474332 (39 worldwide citation)

A bite block for use with an airway conduit comprises an elongated arcuate body having a U-shaped channel defined therein and at least one end flange at a proximal end of the arcuate body, wherein the U-shaped channel corresponds in shape to a predetermined shape of a tubular conduit of an airway su ...


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Frank J Fischer Jr, George A Arndt: Manifold having rotatable ports. Cook Medical Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, February 13, 2018: US09889265

An airway manifold includes a manifold body having an upper body portion and a lower body portion. The body portions are engaged such that the upper body portion is rotatable relative to the lower body portion, whereby a generally hollow interior space is defined. The lower body portion has a port o ...


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Frank J Fischer Jr, George A Arndt: Manifold having rotatable ports. Cook Medical Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, March 21, 2017: US09597470

An airway manifold includes a manifold body having an upper body portion and a lower body portion. The body portions are engaged such that the upper body portion is rotatable relative to the lower body portion, whereby a generally hollow interior space is defined. The lower body portion has a port o ...


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George A Arndt: Hyperechoic stimulating block needle. Cook Critical Care Incorporated, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Indy Cook, August 2, 2007: US20070179508-A1

An apparatus and method for blockage of a peripheral nerve of a patient utilizes simultaneous continuous electrical nerve stimulation and visualization of the nerve using 2D ultrasound. A hyperechoic stimulating block needle is provided for insertion into the patient. The needle includes a hollow me ...


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George A Arndt, Christopher D Bosel: Continuous nerve block assembly. Cook Critical Care Incorporated, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Indy Cook, March 6, 2008: US20080058702-A1

An assembly and method for continuous blockage of a nerve in a patient. The assembly includes a needle comprising a hollow needle conduit having a shaft portion and a tip portion, a generally non-conductive layer disposed along a length of the conduit shaft portion, and an echogenic surface extendin ...