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Paul V Fenton Jr, Thomas M Young: Implantable treatment reservoir. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, June 16, 1987: US04673394 (285 worldwide citation)

An implantable treatment device has a housing portion defining a chamber and a self-resealable cover portion which closes off the chamber to provide a fluid receiving reservoir. An exit port extends from the reservoir to the external surface of the housing, and a locking member affixed to the device ...


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Paul V Fenton Jr, Thomas M Young, William J Gorman: Bidirectional check valve catheter. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, May 12, 1992: US05112301 (236 worldwide citation)

A valved catheter is disclosed having an elongated, flexible tubular element defining a lumen extending along an axis substantially parallel to the central axis of the tubular element, and a bidirectional check valve assembly near its distal end which controls fluid flow in the tubular element. The ...


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David A Loiterman, Paul V Fenton Jr, Thomas M Young: Vascular access system for extracorporeal treatment of blood. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, August 20, 1991: US05041098 (216 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are implantable, vascular access ports and vascular access systems including such ports. These ports include a biocompatible housing having at least one internal open-faced chamber extending along a reference axis, and defined by a concave sidewall and a bottom wall. The concave sidewall i ...


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J Christopher Flaherty, William J Gorman, Paul V Fenton Jr, Kelly A Moynihan, Andrew M Mailloux, Thomas M Young: Catheter attachment device. Strato Medical Corporation, Lappin & Kusmer, May 17, 1994: US05312337 (188 worldwide citation)

A connector for detachably securing an end of a tube, such as a catheter, to a fluid port of a fluid transfer device, such as an implantable device, the connector having a body part which defines a coupler for coupling to a coupler receiver of the transfer device. The connector includes a sleeve whi ...


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Thomas M Young: Catheter attachment device. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, July 14, 1992: US05129891 (145 worldwide citation)

A connector for detachably securing an end of a tube, such as a catheter, to a fluid port of a fluid transfer assembly, such as an implantable device, the connector having a body part which defines a coupler for coupling to a coupler receiver of the transfer assembly. The connector includes a sleeve ...


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John E Madocks, Thomas M Young: Articulable column. John Madocks, August 21, 1990: US04949927 (145 worldwide citation)

Presented is a method and apparatus for incrementally varying the frictional forces along an articulable column having succesive joints formed of alternate ball and socket members. Friction is varied by varying the contact angle between said ball and socket members along the length of the column and ...


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Paul V Fenton Jr, William J Gorman, Thomas M Young: Reinforced multiple lumen catheter. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, March 2, 1993: US05190520 (123 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a flexible, reinforced, multiple lumen catheter. This catheter includes an elongated, flexible, tubular element extending about a central axis, and including embedded therein at least one filament extending in a helical path about the central axis. The inner surface of the tubular eleme ...


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Paul V Fenton Jr, Thomas M Young, George Adaniya, Richard E Denis, Robert L Miller, Ernest M Santin: Infusion device. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, March 24, 1987: US04652260 (119 worldwide citation)

An infusion device for a syringe includes a ratcheted stepper motor driven intermittently under the control of a control circuit to advance a syringe plunger driver. Different speeds are determined by the detected size of the syringe in the device. A clutch assembly disengageably connects the plunge ...


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Thomas M Young, William Martin Becker, Joseph Shamash: Touch screen. AVI Systems, Steinberg Raskin & Davidson P C, January 13, 1998: US05708460 (104 worldwide citation)

A touch screen or touch panel wherein there is a monitoring of relative distribution of force via one or more, preferably symmetrically positioned, sensors such as strain gage sensors. The strain gage sensors are positioned such that bending strain on the touch screen, engendered by touch, is detect ...


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Thomas M Young: Bidirectional check valve catheter. Strato Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, October 20, 1992: US05156600 (97 worldwide citation)

A valved catheter is disclosed having an elongated, flexible tubular element extending along a central axis and a flow portion of a valve assembly which controls fluid flow in the tubular element. The element is adaptable for bidirectional flow of fluid between its proximal and its distal ends, with ...