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C David Benson, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Liquid gelling agent distributor device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, March 3, 1992: US05092858 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for deliberately distributing simultaneously over the entire vertical and/or longitudinal extend of a body of aqueous containing liquid a gelation agent for the rapid containment of contaminated aqueous liquids. The device is an elongated rigid or semi-rigid body for containing ...


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Donald D Solomon, Robert A Taller, Victor A Williamitis: Blood compatible, lubricious article and composition and method therefor. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, October 29, 1991: US05061738 (108 worldwide citation)

A leach resistant composition includes a quaternary ammonium complex of heparin and a silicone. A method for applying a coating of the composition to a surface of a medical article is within the purview of the present invention. Medical articles having surfaces which are both lubricious and antithro ...


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Min Shiu Lee, Mutlu Karakelle, David E Spielvogel, Robert A Taller: Catheter tubing of controlled in vivo softening. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, July 13, 1993: US05226899 (103 worldwide citation)

A catheter tubing has a layer of a hydrophobic stiffening polymer encapsulated by a layer of hydrophilic thermoplastic base polymer. Preferred stiffening polymers are polyesterpolyether block copolymers. Preferred base polymers are thermoplastic polyetherurethanes. The encapsulated layer may be a st ...


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Mutlu Karakelle, Houshang Karimi, Min Shui Lee, Robert A Taller: Elastomeric segmented hydrophilic polyetherurethane based lubricious coatings. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, February 5, 1991: US04990357 (90 worldwide citation)

A coating composition for an article surface includes a uniform blend of an elastomeric segmented hydrophilic polyetherurethane and a hydrophilic polymer, such as polyvinylpyrrolidone. The invention includes a method for rendering an article surface lubricious which includes coating the composition ...


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Min Shiu Lee, Mutlu Karakelle, David E Spielvogel, Robert A Taller: Catheter tubing of controlled in vivo softening. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, September 26, 1995: US05453099 (77 worldwide citation)

A catheter tubing has a layer of a hydrophobic stiffening polymer encapsulated by a layer of hydrophilic thermoplastic base polymer. Preferred stiffening polymers are polyesterpolyether block copolymers. Preferred base polymers are thermoplastic polyetherurethanes. The encapsulated layer may be a st ...


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Houshang Karimi, Stanley C Wells, David E Spielvogel, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Lubricious coatings, medical articles containing same and method for their preparation. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, January 28, 1992: US05084315 (75 worldwide citation)

An article which becomes lubricious when wet includes a base polymer and a coating composition thereon. The composition includes a lubricating polymer and a matrix polymer which adheres to the base polymer and serves as a carrier for the lubricating polymer. The composition may also include a homoge ...


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Robert A Taller, Charles Daugherty: Method for bonding polyurethane balloons to multilumen catheters. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, April 12, 1988: US04737219 (57 worldwide citation)

A process for making a balloon for use on a multilumen catheter using as a form for the balloon a mandrel having at least one groove and at least one score line. The mandrel is rotated while metering into the groove a thermoplastic adhesive. The balloon stock is formed by coating the mandrel with a ...


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Donald D Solomon, Robert A Taller, Victor A Williamitis: Blood compatible, lubricious article and composition and method therefor. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, May 7, 1991: US05013717 (53 worldwide citation)

A leach resistant composition includes a quaternary ammonium complex of heparin and a silicone. A method for applying a coating of the composition to a surface of a medical article is within the purview of the present invention. Medical articles having surfaces which are both lubricious and antithro ...


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Charles W McGary Jr, Vincent J Pascarella, Delmer R Rhodes, Robert A Taller: Polyurethane elastomer and an improved hypoallergenic polyurethane flexible glove prepared therefrom. Warner Lambert Co, Biebel French & Nauman, July 31, 1984: US04463156 (46 worldwide citation)

A soft, low modulus, non-crystalline segmented polyurethane characterized by a 100% modulus less than about 250 psi, initial tensile set less than about 30% and tensile strength of about 3500 to 6500 psi obtained by balancing the percent hard segment and the degree of cross-linking within the ranges ...


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Houshang Karimi, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Method for applying a lubricious coating to an article. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, October 29, 1991: US05061424 (42 worldwide citation)

A composition which includes polyvinylpyrrolidone and a polyurethane is melt processed to give a shaped article. The melt processing may be a coextrusion with a substrate polymer to give a shaped article having the composition coated on the surface thereof. The article surface is lubricious when con ...