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Sheridan David S: Trocar catheters. October 19, 1971: US3613684 (83 worldwide citation)

A trocar catheter is formed with a rigid shaftlike stylet and an encircling catheter made of plastic material. The catheter has a molded rigid distal end member with a conical shape, a closed rounded tip fixed to a flexible tube, and at least one fluid opening through the side. The rigid distal end ...


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Alley Ralph D, Sheridan David S: Cardiovascular catheter. Sherwood Medical, Hofgren Wegner Allen Stellman & McCord, January 29, 1974: US3788328 (81 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular catheter for use particularly in open heart surgery and related operations requiring varying forms of cardio-pulmonary bypass. The catheter has a fixed ring provided on the catheter proximal to drainage inlets and may have a sliding ring snug fit on the catheter proximal to the fixe ...


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Sheridan David S: Intravascular catheters. October 12, 1971: US3612050 (72 worldwide citation)

Intravascular catheters of improved vascular insertability are made with a plastic catheter snugly encircling a trocar. The catheter is tapered at the distal end which is blended with the exterior wall of the trocar, e.g., by being shrunk into a groove in the trocar wall. This structure permits smoo ...


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Alley Ralph D, Sheridan David S: Cardiovascular catheter. Sherwood Medical, Wegner Stellman McCord Wiles & Wood, September 9, 1975: US3903895 (66 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular catheter for use particularly in open heart surgery and related operations requiring varying forms of cardio-pulmonary bypass. The catheter has a fixed ring provided on the catheter proximal to drainage inlets and may have a sliding ring snug fit on the catheter proximal to the fixe ...


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Sheridan David S: Sterile handling catheter assemblies. Kemon Palmer & Estabrook, December 10, 1974: US3853130 (57 worldwide citation)

A sterile handling catheter assembly comprises a catheter enveloped by a protective sheath which has a longitudinal slit extending the entire length thereof and a pair of ribs extending radially from the sheath which run the full length of the sheath adjacent and parallel to the slit creating a barr ...


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Jackson Isaac S, Sheridan David S: Nasal cannulae. SAID Sheridan by said Jackson, April 10, 1973: US3726275 (57 worldwide citation)

Nasal cannulae are formed of two flexible narine tubes which are permanently bent near their outlet ends and fixed together at the bends in a cross-over arrangement that creates a nares entrance unit without use of a bridge member or similar tube holding means. Such nasal cannulae are extremely ligh ...


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Sheridan David S: Insured internal flow medicosurgical tubes. July 27, 1971: US3595241 (48 worldwide citation)

Medicosurgical tubes have a swab member positioned inside the tube so constructed or arranged that it may be pulled through the tube and out the proximal end. In such a catheter, the lumen is positively protected throughout the tube length against the possibility of blood clots or other matter preve ...


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Sheridan David S, Jackson Isaac S: Balloon-type catheters and method of manufacture. Sheridan David S, December 7, 1971: US3625793 (47 worldwide citation)

Disposable balloon-type catheters are made from tubes of extruded waterproof plastic having a major lumen and at least one secondary lumen within the tube wall. Such secondary lumens are joined for fluid flow to inflation tubes by a series of cutting and cementing steps and to elastic inflatable bal ...


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Sheridan David S, Jackson Isaac S: Medico-surgical suction systems. Sheridan David S, October 5, 1971: US3610242 (46 worldwide citation)

Medico-surgical suction systems capable not only of aspiration of body fluids from patients, but also precise collection of mucus samples, all under controlled vacuum conditions, include, as separate units, a fingertip-operated vacuum controller and liquid-sampling unit. The vacuum controller provid ...


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Alley Ralph D, Sheridan David S: Catheter placement device and method. Sherwood Medical, January 11, 1972: US3633579 (43 worldwide citation)

A medical device for use in intravenous or intraarterial injections of fluids, in blood sampling, in diagnostic procedures such as intravascular blood sampling including sampling in the heart, and in intravascular pressure measurements using transducers. The device incorporates a novel catheter mean ...