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M Joshua Tolkoff, Robert C Allman, Kenneth A Eliasen, Robert N Gailey, Kelly J Christian, Donald J Jones: Dual-type catheter connection system. C R Bard, Trask Britt & Rossa, June 10, 1997: US05637102 (199 worldwide citation)

A catheter connection system is defined by a rigid, tubular stem attached at a proximal end thereof to a medical device. The stem has a plurality of comparably configured engagement barbs encircling and radially, outwardly extending on an exterior surface of the stem. A locking barb also encircles a ...


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Daniel C Wadsworth Jr, Kelly J Christian, Augustus Felix, Patricia A Bassett, Craig S Nevers: Implantable plural fluid cavity port. C R Bard, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, March 21, 1995: US05399168 (190 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneous implantable access port is formed of a housing having a pair of noncircular fluid cavities enclosed therein by a floor, walls upstanding from the floor, and a self-sealing septum positioned above each fluid cavity. The housing is constructed of a base, a septum support, and a cap. An ...


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Kelly B Powers, Kelly J Christian, Kenneth Arden Eliasen, Ronald O Campbell, Donald James Jones, Kris Flanary: Catheters with novel lumen shapes. C R Bard, Trask Britt & Rossa, September 22, 1998: US05810789 (177 worldwide citation)

Vascular access catheters that include a catheter body having one or a plurality of lumens longitudinally extending therethrough. The lumens have cross-sectional shapes that enhance kink resistance, support reliable slit valve operation, and couple securely with the outlet stem of a multiple reservo ...


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Kenneth A Eliasen, Kelly B Powers, Kelly J Christian: Vascular access port with elongated septum. C R Bard, Trask Britt, April 10, 2001: US06213973 (146 worldwide citation)

An elongated access port has a needle-impenetrable housing enclosing a fluid reservoir. The housing includes a base having a floor with an upstanding encircling sidewall and a cap having a top wall with a depending encircling skirt. The skirt of the cap receives the sidewall of the base. An access a ...


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Robert Nelson Gailey, Kelly B Powers, Kelly J Christian, Kenneth Arden Eliasen, Donald James Jones: Multiple-type catheter connection systems. C R Bard, Trask Britt & Rossa, September 5, 2000: US06113572 (141 worldwide citation)

A catheter connection system is defined by a rigid, tubular stem attached at a proximal end thereof to a medical device. The stem has a plurality of engagement barbs encircling and radially, outwardly extending on an exterior surface of the stem. The engagement barbs can be configured having a varie ...


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Kenneth A Eliasen, Kelly B Powers, Ronald O Campbell, Guy T Rome, Kelly J Christian: Dual reservoir vascular access port with two-piece housing and compound septum. C R Bard, Trask Britt & Rossa, July 11, 2000: US06086555 (130 worldwide citation)

A vascular access port enclosing a pair of distinct fluid reservoirs includes a two-piece housing that captures an integrally-formed compound septum to seal both of the fluid reservoirs for selective access with a hypodermic needle. The housing includes a base that defines the fluid reservoirs and a ...


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Kelly B Powers, Kelly J Christian, Kenneth A Eliasen, Mel Rosenblatt: Longitudinally aligned dual reservoir access port. C R Bard, Trask Britt & Rossa, November 10, 1998: US05833654 (128 worldwide citation)

A dual reservoir access port includes a metal casing having a top surface with recessed, open proximal and distal fluid reservoirs. Projecting from the casing on the side of the distal fluid reservoir opposite from the proximal fluid reservoir is a dual prong metal outlet stem. The distal fluid rese ...


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Allan F Willis, Kelly J Christian, Mike Kenowski: Catheter with distally distending balloon. Ballard Medical Products, Morriss Bateman O Bryant & Compagni, December 7, 1999: US05997503 (71 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter having a balloon disposed upon an elongate shaft near a relatively rigid distal insertion tip, a fluid lumen for fluid communication with a body cavity and an inflation lumen for fluid communication with the balloon. The balloon holds the catheter tip within a body cavity such as ...


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Allan F Willis, Kelly J Christian, Mike Kenowski: Catheter with distally distending balloon. Ballard Medical Products, Dority & Manning P A, July 24, 2001: US06264631 (64 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter having a balloon disposed upon an elongate shaft near a relatively rigid distal insertion tip, a fluid lumen for fluid communication with a body cavity and an inflation lumen for fluid communication with the balloon. The balloon holds the catheter tip within a body cavity such as ...


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Mark Foster, Allan F Willis, Kelly J Christian: Gastric balloon catheter with improved balloon orientation. Ballard Medical Products, Morriss Bateman O Bryant & Compagni, December 7, 1999: US05997546 (62 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter with improved balloon orientation includes a head, a catheter segment extending from the head, and a balloon disposed on the catheter segment opposite the head. Preferably, the balloon is attached to the exterior of the catheter segment at a proximal location and to the interior o ...