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John M Munsch, Mark D Ruby, William J Schnell, Jimmy L Miller: Lancet cartridge. Invictus, January 3, 1989: US04794926 (243 worldwide citation)

Described is a lancet cartridge for drawing blood samples from the finger of a patient which includes a first housing for receiving a lancet disk having a plurality of radially extending lancets, each lancet having a tooth projecting from the end thereof, and a second housing engageable with the fir ...


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William J Schnell: Lancing device. Invictus, Garrettson Ellis, January 8, 1991: US04983178 (192 worldwide citation)

An integrated lancing device comprises a generally U-shaped spring member defining a pair of arms having free ends. A lance blade is carried in transverse position on one of the arms adjacent the free end, the one arm defining a trigger projection typically positioned substantially along the axis of ...


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Jeffrey Packard, William J Schnell, Michael W Scharf: Port and closure assembly including a resealing injection site for a container. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, Amy L H Rockwell, Paul E Schaafsma, February 18, 1992: US05088995 (97 worldwide citation)

A port and closure assembly for a container is provided. The port and closure assembly includes a port having a tubular portion that extends from a base and terminates at an end including an opening. The tubular portion is divided into an upper and lower section by a pierceable membrane. The upper s ...


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Roger W Harvey, Ralph Davis, Arthur Lueders, William J Schnell: Universal connector. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, Daniel D Ryan, August 26, 1986: US04607868 (97 worldwide citation)

A universal connector for a fluid flow conduit comprises a tubular connector for attachment at one end to the fluid flow conduit and defining a luer taper tube portion at its other end. A sleeve is carried by and surrounding the tubular connector in relatively rotatable relation thereto. The sleeve ...


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William J Schnell, Ludwig Wolf Jr: Swirling flow bubble trap. Baxter Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, December 7, 1976: US03996027 (83 worldwide citation)

A device for separating low density materials such as gas bubbles from a liquid is disclosed which comprises a chamber defined by an inner wall which in turn defines generally circular, transverse cross-sections about a longitudinal axis. The liquid inlet port extends through the inner wall in a pos ...


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David S Utterberg, William J Schnell: Dialysis pressure monitoring with clot suppression. DSU Medical Corporation, Garrettson Ellis, Seyfarth Shaw, June 29, 2004: US06755801 (77 worldwide citation)

Pressure is sensed in blood flow tubing by placing an aqueous, preferably isotonic, substantially cell-free solution into branch connection tubing (branch tube) that connects in branching relation with the blood flow tubing at one end. The branch connection tubing may also connect in use with a pres ...


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William J Schnell: Injection site with outer flange. DSU Medical Corporation, George H Gerstman, Garrettson Ellis, July 18, 2000: US06090066 (76 worldwide citation)

An injection site for passing a needle into an enclosed space surrounded by a wall, typically defined by a tubular section incorporated in a tubular set. An aperture in the wall communicates between the enclosed space and the exterior, having an elastic, needle-pierceable member such as a plug occlu ...


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William J Schnell: Resposable scissors. Kay H P Hannafan, Paul C Flattery, October 29, 1996: US05569298 (69 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument has a hollow elongated shaft for insertion into the body, the shaft having a longitudinal axis and supporting a pair of interacting pivotable jaws on its distal end and being connected at its proximal end to a first movable component of an operating handle, with a reciprocable ...


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Bert S Bodnar, William J Schnell: Method of potting the ends of a bundle of hollow fibers positioned in a casing. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, October 14, 1980: US04227295 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of potting the ends of a bundle of hollow fibers positioned in a casing is provided, for example, in the manufacture of hollow fiber artificial kidneys. The bundle is inserted into the casing through an open end thereof and the casing ends are enclosed with sealed casing closure member mean ...


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David S Utterberg, William J Schnell: Dialysis pressure monitoring with clot suppression. DSU Medical Corporation, Garrettson Ellis Seyfarth Shaw, February 4, 2003: US06514225 (62 worldwide citation)

Pressure is sensed in blood flow tubing by placing an aqueous, preferably isotonic, substantially cell-free solution into branch connection tubing that connects in branching relation with the blood flow tubing at one end. The branch connection tubing also connects in use with a pressure transducer u ...