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John A Zawacki, Kelly B Powers, John G Evans, Guy Rome: Multi-lumen catheter with separate distal tips. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, July 1, 2008: US07393339 (58 worldwide citation)

A multi-lumen catheter defined by at least two separate tip sections distal to a dividing point includes strategic placement of openings in the tip sections to facilitate fluid flow and minimize typical problems associated with catheters. In a multi-lumen catheter having tip sections with a releasab ...


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Guy Rome, John J Gunn: Valved connector. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, May 15, 2012: US08177760 (33 worldwide citation)

A valved connector for controlling the flow of fluid having a valve assembly positioned within a connector housing having a first position wherein the valve assembly prevents fluid flow through the connector housing, and a second position wherein the valve assembly permits fluid flow through the con ...


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Guy Rome, William R Barron, Bret Hamatake: Valved catheter. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, August 22, 2006: US07094218 (25 worldwide citation)

A valved catheter that allows placement and withdrawal of an accessing device or attachable unit without the risk of air embolism or blood loss. The valved catheter includes a catheter tube having a necked portion in its proximal end that forms an integral valve, the necked portion being surrounded ...


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M David Butts, Jordan P Diamond, Ryan Patterson, Guy Rome, Jason Stats, William R Barron: Catheter connector. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, September 29, 2009: US07594910 (25 worldwide citation)

A catheter connector for a subcutaneously placed catheter. The catheter connector can be configured for a single lumen catheter or a multiple lumen catheter. The connector facilitates precise positioning of both distal and proximal ends of a catheter, providing enhanced functionability and patient c ...


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Guy Rome: Hemostasis valve for a catheter. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, June 20, 2006: US07063685 (25 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve that is closed when not accessed, but which provides an unobstructed fluid pathway when accessed by a luer fitting/connector. An auto-closure valve within the hemostasis valve housing is flush with a top surface thereof, allowing easy cleaning (swabable) and maintenance when not a ...


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Attilio E DiFiore, Guy Rome: Catheter with removable extension. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, March 25, 2008: US07347853 (19 worldwide citation)

Catheter valve assemblies and methods for connecting catheters and/or providing fluid access to catheters. In one variation, a device comprises a catheter valve assembly and an extension leg unit. The extension leg unit includes lumen inserts for engaging valves positioned within the catheter valve ...


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John A Zawacki, Kelly B Powers, John G Evans, Guy Rome: Multi-lumen catheter with separate distal tips. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, August 19, 2014: US08808227 (14 worldwide citation)

A multi-lumen catheter including a generally cylindrical body enclosing a first and second lumen separated by a generally planar septum. A first and second tip section extend from a distal end of the body. The first and second tip section may each include a generally planar surface. The second tip s ...


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Guy Rome: Multifunction adaptor for an open-ended catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, December 27, 2011: US08083728 (10 worldwide citation)

A multifunction adaptor for an open-ended catheter that allows placement of the catheter without risk of air embolism or blood loss through the open (proximal) end of the catheter body. The present design allows passage of a standard guidewire for “over the guidewire” placement techniques and a conn ...


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M David Butts, Jordan P Diamond, Ryan Patterson, Guy Rome, Jason R Stats, William R Barron: Catheter connector. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, May 15, 2012: US08177771 (7 worldwide citation)

A catheter connector for a subcutaneously placed catheter. The catheter connector can be configured for a single lumen catheter or a multiple lumen catheter. The connector facilitates precise positioning of both distal and proximal ends of a catheter, providing enhanced functionability and patient c ...


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Kelly B Powers, Jim C Beasley, Guy Rome: Assemblies for identifying a power injectable access port. Bard Peripheral Vascular, Rutan & Tucker, August 21, 2018: US10052470 (3 worldwide citation)

An assembly for identifying a power injectable vascular access port, including a vascular access port and an identification feature. The port is structured for power injection and includes a housing and a septum together defining a reservoir. A radiographic feature incorporated into the port is perc ...