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Kelly B POWERS, Jim C Beasley, Kevin W Sheetz, Jason R Stats, Eddie K Burnside, Jay D Gerondale, Guy T Rome, Dwight Hibdon: Methods of performing a power injection procedure. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, August 27, 2009: US20090216216-A1

Methods of performing a power injection procedure are described. One method includes taking an x-ray of a subcutaneously implanted access port in a patient to determine whether the access port includes a radiographic feature indicating that the access port is suitable for flowing fluid at a rate of ...


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Kelly B Powers, Jim C Beasley, Kevin W Sheetz, Matthew Lowe, Eddie K Burnside, Jay D Gerondale: Assemblies for identifying a power injectable access port. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, September 10, 2009: US20090227951-A1

Assemblies for identifying a power injectable vascular access port are described. One assembly includes a vascular access port, a first identifiable feature, a second identifiable feature, and a third identifiable feature. The first identifiable feature is incorporated into the access port and ident ...


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Jim C Beasley, Eddie K Burnside, Jay Gerondale, Steven Tallarida, Kelly B Powers: Septum Feature for Identification of an Access Port. C R Bard, September 6, 2012: US20120226244-A1

An access port for providing subcutaneous access to a patient, and a method of identifying a subcutaneously implanted access port. The access port includes a body capturing a septum that covers a cavity defined by the body, and a pattern of protrusions extending from an outer surface of the septum a ...


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Kelly B Powers, Jim C Beasley: Reconfirmation of ecg-assisted catheter tip placement. C R Bard, February 23, 2012: US20120046562-A1

Reconfirmation of the position of a catheter intravascularly placed with the assistance of ECG signals of the patient is disclosed, thus assisting in determination of subsequent catheter displacement within the patient vasculature. In one embodiment a method for reconfirming a position of an indwell ...