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Craig S Conoscenti, Robert A Gandi, Gianfranco U Meduri, David S Ostrowski: Bronchoscopic balloon tipped catheter and method of making the same. Darby and Darby, December 12, 1989: US04886496 (41 worldwide citation)

A balloon tipped catheter and process for making the same is provided for the insertion into the suction channel of a bronchoscope. The balloon material is stretched across a recess formed in the catheter tubing. The stretched balloon forms an hour glass shape, thereby preventing the balloon materia ...


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Robert A Gandi, Gianfranco U Meduri, David S Ostrowski: Catheter having imperforate protective barrier and method for making and using the same. Darby & Darby, December 12, 1995: US05474542 (21 worldwide citation)

A catheter has a distal end which is to be positioned through potentially contaminated tissue within a patient to a desired site, and a proximal end. The catheter has at least one fluid lumen extending between the distal end and the proximal end. The fluid lumen provides fluid communication between ...