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Scott T Garrett, Lee K Kulle, William L Rudzena: Casette for use with an I.V. infusion controller. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John P Kirby Jr, Garrettson Ellis, January 1, 1980: US04181245 (88 worldwide citation)

A casette employing a stretchable elastomeric membrane used with an intravenous infusion controller to limit the field flow to a patient. The casette includes two sections of rigid plastic fused together with the membrane between them. The membrane and one section of the plastic form the channel thr ...


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Lawrence R Hogan, Herbert Mittleman, Edward G Oilschlager, Ellen Rouch, William L Rudzena: Fluid communication device. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Paul Flattery, Kay H Pierce, Brad Price, April 25, 1989: US04823833 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sterile, unitized, economical device furnishing a fluid path between a plurality of solutions to be compounded and a receiving container. The device includes a plurality of fluid connectors and fluid lines sealingly connected to respective pump fittings which provide ...


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Scott T Garrett, Robert R Fasana, William L Rudzena: Closed urinary irrigation site. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John P Kirby Jr, Garrettson Ellis, April 15, 1980: US04197848 (79 worldwide citation)

An improved closed irrigation site in a urinary irrigation device. The site is characterized by a rigid lip defining a mouth at the distal end of an irrigation tube, a resilient, impervious membrane against the lip and covering the mouth and having a normally closed, resiliently deformable slit ther ...


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John E Ogden, Edward Tripp, William L Rudzena: Solution pumping for maximizing output while minimizing uneven pumping pressures. Abbott Laboratories, A Nicholas Trausch, May 16, 1995: US05415528 (68 worldwide citation)

A solution pumping system is disclosed which is embodied as a disposable pump cassette including a self-contained positive displacement pump, and an associated pump driver including a reciprocable pump piston for driving the pump of the cassette. This system is particularly suited for use in compoun ...


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Stephen Bicknell, Joseph F Julian, William L Rudzena: Automatic injection devices. Abbott Biotechnology, McCarter & English, May 10, 2011: US07938802 (63 worldwide citation)

An injection device comprises a syringe (1) extendible against a spring bias (9) from a retracted position in a housing (2) to a projecting injecting position. A spring biased plunger has collapsible elbows (10) which, when the plunger is released, initially engage the end of the syringe to drive it ...


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Robert G Poli, V Stanton Thomas, Wayne F Adolf, William L Rudzena: Latching piercing pin for use with fluid vials of varying sizes. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Robert E Wexler, August 2, 1994: US05334179 (58 worldwide citation)

A latching piercing pin useable to retain the pin and an associated fluid vial in latching relation. Latching members provided on the pin engage a peripheral lip provided on the end cap of the vial to maintain the latching relation between the pin and the vial. The pin is useable with vials and end ...


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Edward G Connell, Marwan Fathallah, Kenneth A Hsu, John Norman, William L Rudzena, Karl J Sprague, John S Ziegler: Hazardous material handling system and method. Hospira, Michael R Crabb, July 20, 2010: US07758560 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and system for handling hazardous materials contained in a vial includes an isolation enclosure having an opening selectively sealable about the vial, a bag body portion, and a cap portion. A latching extraction element is attached to the cap portion and has a preceding engaging member to s ...


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Richard W Grabenkort, Peter C Carveth, Richard J Fiedorowicz, Alan C Green, David A Pecosky, William L Rudzena: Anesthetic vaporizer filling system. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas M Breininger, Brian R Woodworth, April 9, 1996: US05505236 (37 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for the delivery of a liquid anesthetic agent ti ab anesthetic vaporizer. The system includes a supply container having a spout defining an outlet through which the agent can be discharged. A reservoir is provided in the vaporizer for holding the agent, and a receiving station i ...


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Timothy J Oswald, Lois L Caron, Mark E Larkin, William L Rudzena, Edward S Tripp: Drug infusion manifold. Abbott Laboratories, A Nicholas Trausch, March 2, 1993: US05190525 (32 worldwide citation)

A drug infusion manifold for controlling the infusion of drugs and/or other solutions into an intravenous patient feed line. The manifold includes a housing defining an elongated in-line flow channel that communicates at one end with a carrier fluid inlet line and at the other end with the patient f ...


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Lois L Caron, William L Rudzena: Piercing pin transfer device for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Abbott Laboratories, A Nicholas Trausch, Clifford A Dean, September 10, 1991: US05047011 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved motorized transfer mechanism for use in a continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis apparatus (CAPD) is provided for automatically transferring a piercing pin from the clamped port of a used container of used dialysis solution to the clamped port of a container of fresh dialysis solution ...