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Ronald L West, Mark H Van Diver: Vascular introducer sheath and hemostasis valve for use therewith. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, November 27, 2001: US06322541 (132 worldwide citation)

A vascular introducer sheath including a tubular shaft and a hemostasis valve assembly connected to the proximal end thereof. The hemostasis valve assembly includes a hub, a cap and a normally-flat gasket disposed therebetween. Both the hub and the cap include continuous curved contact surfaces faci ...


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Kathryn M Albert, Ronald L West, Theodore C Lamson: Axially activated hemostasis valve with lumen size selection. Scimed Life Systems, Steven A McAuley, October 1, 2002: US06458103 (43 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve which has a varying diameter. The hemostasis valve is actuated by a mechanism which provides mechanical advantage. Actuation of the hemostatis valve provides selective incremental sizing such that the valve will fit a variety of different intravascular devices.


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Phillip H Morse, Cynthia L Morris, Ronald L West: Method of making a rotating adapter for catheters. North American Instrument, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 12, 1990: US04932114 (34 worldwide citation)

A two-piece adapter for rotatably connecting two fluid transport members, the adapter including a stem for one of the members, and a connector (which may be for example a Luer connector) for the other member. The connector has a collar which is wrapped around the flange to capture the stem. The coll ...


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Phillip H Morse, Cynthia L Morris, Ronald L West: Rotating adapter for catheters and the like. North American Instrument, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 7, 1992: US05078433 (16 worldwide citation)

A two-piece adapter for rotatably connecting two fluid transport members, the adapter including a stem for one of the members, and a connector (which may be for example a Luer connector) for the other member. The connector has a collar which is wrapped around the flange to capture the stem. The coll ...


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John A Schaeffel Jr, Jimmy M Madderra, Ronald L West: Biaxial folding lever wing. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Anthony T Lane, Robert P Gibson, Harold W Hilton, May 13, 1986: US04588146 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention disclosure describes a wing concept which can be folded al two axes. In the folded configuration, the semi-span of the wing lies parallel to the centerline of the missile fuselage. At deployment, the wing rotates about an axis parallel to the missile centerline. A second rotation foll ...


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Ronald L West, Mark H Van Diver: Vascular introducer sheath and hemostasis valve for use therewith. Robert E Atkinson, Crompton Seager & Tufte, May 24, 2001: US20010001813-A1

A vascular introducer sheath including a tubular shaft and a hemostasis valve assembly connected to the proximal end thereof. The hemostasis valve assembly includes a hub, a cap and a normally-flat gasket disposed therebetween. Both the hub and the cap include continuous curved contact surfaces faci ...