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Peter P Gombrich, Richard J Beard, Richard A Griffee, Thomas R Wilson, Ronald E Zook, Max S Hendrickson: Patient care system. ClinCom Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 30, 1989: US04835372 (610 worldwide citation)

A patient identification system for relating items with patients and ensuring that an identified item corresponds to an identified patient. The patient identification system includes a computer system (42) interconnected to a plurality of remote terminals (62) by conventional telephone wiring (66, 7 ...


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Ronald E Zook, Peter P Gombrich: Portable handheld terminal including optical bar code reader and electromagnetic transceiver means for interactive wireless communication with a base communications station. CliniCom Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, July 18, 1989: US04850009 (392 worldwide citation)

A portable handheld terminal (20) including optical bar code reader apparatus. A housing (22) having first and second spaced apart, opposing major surfaces (24,26) extending longitudinally between first and second end portions (28,30). A handle portion (40) being interconnected to the housing (22) a ...


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Peter P Gombrich, Ronald E Zook, Max S Hendrickson: Patient identification and verification system and method. CliniCom Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, August 15, 1989: US04857716 (369 worldwide citation)

A patient identification system for relating items with patients and ensuring that an identified item corresponds to an identified patient. The patient identification system includes a computer system (42) interconnected to a plurality of remote terminals (62) by conventional telephone wiring (66,70 ...


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Ronald E Zook, Timothy E Braun, Kenneth A High, Laurence K Sampson, Steve W Jackinsky, Pete W Kroehl, Davey B Palmer, David W Wright, Paul P Burek: Method of performing a suprapubic transurethral cystostomy and associated procedures and apparatus therefor. Swan Valley Medical Incorporated, February 21, 2012: US08118826 (2 worldwide citation)

A suprapubic transurethral cystotomy apparatus and method of forming a surgical opening therewith. The apparatus includes an elongate tubular body including a proximal portion and a distal portion inclined relative to one another. The distal portion extends along an axis to an end configured for rec ...


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Ronald E Zook, Timothy E Braun, Kenneth A High, Laurence K Sampson, Steve W Jackinsky, Pete W Kroehl, Davey B Palmer, David W Wright, Paul P Burek: Method of accessing a bladder and associated apparatus therefor. Swan Valley Medical Incorporated, February 21, 2012: US08118736 (2 worldwide citation)

A bladder access apparatus and method of provided access into a bladder through a abdominal wall therewith is provided. The apparatus has an annular body extending between opposite ends with a through passage extending between the ends. A tubular sheath is attached to one end of the body in coaxial ...


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Ronald E Zook, Laurence K Sampson, Mark Carl: Method and apparatus for placing a cannula in a bladder. SWAN VALLEY MEDICAL INCORPORATED, John R Ley, March 1, 2016: US09271752

A cannula is placed in an enlarged opening through a bladder wall and an abdominal wall by applying pulling tension to a placement guide extending through a small pathway to hold an inflated placement balloon in sealing contact with the bladder wall. The seal confines distension fluid in the bladder ...


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Ronald E Zook, Laurence K Sampson, Timothy E Braun, Kenneth A High, Steve W Jackinsky, Pete W Kroehl, Davey B Palmer, David W Wright, Paul P Burek: Apparatus and method for performing cystotomy procedures. Swan Valley Medical Incorporated, John R Ley, February 26, 2013: US08382785

A cystotomy apparatus includes a sound from which an advancement device having a cutting tip creates a surgical pathway from the bladder through abdominal tissue to the external abdomen along a predetermined path. The cutting tip is captured and removed from the advancement device in a capture cup l ...


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Ronald E Zook, Laurence K Sampson, Timothy E Braun, Kenneth A High, Steven W Jackinsky, Pete W Kroehl, Davey B Palmer, David W Wright, Paul P Burek: Dilator apparatus. Swan Valley Medical Incorporated, John R Ley, August 25, 2015: US09114228

A cystotomy apparatus includes a sound from which an advancement device having a cutting tip creates a surgical pathway from the bladder through abdominal tissue to the external abdomen along a predetermined path. The cutting tip is captured and removed from the advancement device in a capture cup l ...


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Ronald E Zook, Timothy E Braun, Kenneth A High, Laurence K Sampson, Steve W Jackinsky, Pete W Kroehl, Davey B Palmer, David W Wright, Paul P Burek: Method of performing a suprapubic transurethral cystostomy. Swan Valley Medical Incorporated, John R Ley, November 5, 2013: US08574256

A suprapubic transurethral cystotomy apparatus and method of forming a surgical opening therewith. The apparatus includes an elongate tubular body including a proximal portion and a distal portion inclined relative to one another. The distal portion extends along an axis to an end configured for rec ...


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Ronald E Zook, Laurence K Sampson, Mark Carl: Method for placing a cannula in a bladder. SWAN VALLEY MEDICAL INCORPORATED, Robert G Crouch, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, January 8, 2019: US10172642

A cannula is placed in an enlarged opening through a bladder wall and an abdominal wall by applying pulling tension to a placement guide extending through a small pathway to hold an inflated placement balloon in sealing contact with the bladder wall. The seal confines distension fluid in the bladder ...