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Ryan C Patterson, Kelly B Powers, John A Zawacki, Ryan T Moehle, Jeff Kraus: Loop-tip catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, December 16, 2008: US07465286 (112 worldwide citation)

A multi-lumen catheter comprising a loop-like structure at the distal portion of the catheter is disclosed herein. In one variation, the loop-tip catheter comprises a dual lumen catheter and a loop-like structure at the distal end of the catheter. The loop-like structure includes at least one lumen, ...


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Colin S Gregersen, Ryan T Moehle, Ryan C Patterson, William D Woodley, Mark E Walton: Split-tip catheter including lateral distal openings. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, November 29, 2011: US08066660 (31 worldwide citation)

A split-tip catheter for placement within the vasculature of a patient and for use in hemodialysis or other suitable procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the split-tip catheter includes a catheter body that defines a first lumen and a second lumen. The catheter body further comprises a split ...


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Ryan T Moehle, Charles L Farnworth, Dwight Hibdon, Ryan C Patterson: Catheter assembly, catheter systems including same, and method of manufacture. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, January 24, 2012: US08100863 (19 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly is disclosed comprising a catheter, a tubular structure affixed to an exterior surface of the catheter, and a stabilizing cuff affixed to, and at least partially embedded within, the tubular structure. The tubular structure may include a tapered surface extending from an end of t ...


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Ryan C Patterson, Walter H Shang: Reinforced multi-lumen catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, July 5, 2011: US07972465 (18 worldwide citation)

A reinforced multi-lumen catheter and method of manufacturing the same. An assembly for manufacturing the multi-lumen catheter includes a catheter body substrate including a septum, one or more mandrels, a reinforcing element and one or more sleeves. The septum may have a distal region with a cross- ...


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Colin S Gregersen, Ryan T Moehle, Ryan C Patterson, William D Woodley, Mark E Walton: Split-tip catheter including lateral distal openings. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, April 15, 2014: US08696614 (15 worldwide citation)

A split-tip catheter for placement within the vasculature of a patient and for use in hemodialysis or other suitable procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the split-tip catheter includes a catheter body that defines a first lumen and a second lumen. The catheter body further comprises a split ...


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Matthew A Draper, Jay A Muse, Ryan C Patterson, Russell L Bjorklund: Indicia informative of characteristics of insertable medical devices. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, February 23, 2016: US09265912 (14 worldwide citation)

A system by which resource information relating to an insertable medical device, such as an intravascular catheter, can be identified by its source so as to be accessed by a practitioner, caregiver, or patient, is disclosed. In particular, a resource information key is included at a predetermined ke ...


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John W Hall, Ryan C Patterson: Medical component insertion device including a retractable needle. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, August 4, 2015: US09095683 (11 worldwide citation)

An insertion device for use in assisting with the placement of a medical device within the body of a patient is disclosed. For example, the insertion device can be employed to assist with the placement of an introducer, which provides a conduit for insertion of a catheter into the body. In one embod ...


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Dennis R Dietz, Paul N Latulippe, David J Messick, Craig T Nordhausen, Clyde G Oakley, Ryan C Patterson, Jim H Polenske: Catheter with deflectable imaging device. W L Gore & Associates, Richard W Ellis, October 9, 2012: US08285362 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved catheter is provided. The catheter may include a deflectable member located at a distal end of the catheter. The deflectable member may comprise an ultrasound transducer array. The catheter may include a lumen extending from a proximal end of the catheter to the distal end. The lumen may ...


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Ryan C Patterson, Kelly B Powers, John A Zawacki, Ryan Moehle, Jeff Kraus: Loop-tip catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, November 15, 2011: US08057424 (5 worldwide citation)

A hemodialysis catheter, including an elongate body with an outer wall enclosing an arterial lumen and a venous lumen, and a method of making same. A loop extends from a distal end of the body and defines an enclosed opening. An arterial inlet in fluid communication with the arterial lumen, and a ve ...


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Colin S Gregersen, Ryan T Moehle, Ryan C Patterson: Split-tip catheter including lateral distal openings. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, January 12, 2016: US09233200 (2 worldwide citation)

A split-tip catheter for placement within the vasculature of a patient and for use in hemodialysis or other suitable procedures. In one embodiment, the split-tip catheter includes a catheter body defining a first lumen and a second lumen, and a split distal region extending from a distal end of the ...