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Charles B McNeil, Thomas J McEvoy: Wearable, variable rate suction/collection device. Larson and Taylor, December 1, 1987: US04710165 (628 worldwide citation)

A compact, lightweight, variable rate suction and collection device is provided for the withdrawal and collection of fluid from a patient. The device includes a collection receptacle which is connected to the patient and to a pump through suction inlet, so that suction is created within the collecti ...


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Rainer Alex, Paul Hadvary, Hansjorg Tschirky: Dermally affixed injection device. Hoffmann La Roche, George W Johnston, William H Epstein, John P Parise, August 3, 1999: US05931814 (484 worldwide citation)

An improved injection device has a casing containing an active substance reservoir, a cannula communicating with the reservoir, a device for inserting the cannula, and pump means for discharging the reservoir contents through the cannula. The cannula 11 is fixed relative to the casing and projects b ...


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Giorgio Cirelli, Hans Steffen, Christian Surber: Portable injection appliance. Hoffmann La Roche, Jon S Saxe, Bernard S Leon, A Kate Huffmann, December 12, 1989: US04886499 (464 worldwide citation)

The portable appliance is of use for the subcutaneous or intradermal injection of a liquid formulation of an active principle and it comprises in combination: a supply vessel for the formulation; an injection needle adapted to communicate with the vessel; pump means for emptying the vessel through t ...


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Leonard J DeCant Jr, Samir F Idriss: Programmable implantable infusate pump. Infusaid Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, April 17, 1984: US04443218 (415 worldwide citation)

A programmable implantable infusion pump includes a housing containing a variable volume infusate chamber and variable volume control fluid pressure and displacement reservoirs. A conduit conducts infusate from the chamber exteriorly of the housing. A restricted fluid path exists between the two res ...


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James E Coutre, Wayne P Griffin, Charles M Crisler: Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy. Neal D Marcus, Brian R Woodworth, July 1, 1997: US05643212 (384 worldwide citation)

A system of infusing fluids in a patient includes an infusion pump for infusing fluids into a patient in accordance with instructions to carry out a desired course of infusion therapy. The system includes a physiological sensor for sensing conditions of the patient during the course of the infusion ...


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Robert A DiDomenico: Positive pressure programmable infusion pump. Intermedics Infusaid, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, December 22, 1987: US04714462 (355 worldwide citation)

A positive pressure positive displacement implantable infusion pump. A positive pressure fluid reservoir maintains infusate for delivery by a positive pressure displacement pump. Infusate is drawn by the pump into a drug pressurant chamber. A check valve prevents backflow into the reservoir. The che ...


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Lawrence A Lynn, Weston Harding, Edmund Robert Purdy: Luer receiver and method for fluid transfer. Lawrence A Lynn, Becton Dickinson & Company, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, January 9, 2001: US06171287 (324 worldwide citation)

An improved luer lock receiving septum having a configuration which provides rapid and tight resealing and yet allows penetration of the septum by the luer tip with a low penetration force. The elongated septum includes an upper portion of enlarged diameter having a target surface, a central slit, a ...


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Alan D Ford, Nathaniel M Sims, Marc A Mandro: Infusion pump with an electronically loadable drug library and a user interface for loading the library. The General Hospital, Baxter International, Fish & Richardson P C, July 31, 2001: US06269340 (306 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a customized drug library for an electronically loadable drug infusion pump, the system including a drug library containing a plurality of drug entries, there being associated with each drug entry a set of associated drug delivery parameters and/or drug delivery protocols for c ...


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Fredric I Orkin, Theodore Liber, Charles R Smith, Kimball J Knowlton, Albin Huntley: Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Charles R Mattenson, Paul C Flattery, May 15, 1990: US04925444 (289 worldwide citation)

A multiple fluid delivery system usable for the delivery of intravenous fluids to a patient from a plurality of fluid sources includes flexible tubing members for coupling the sources to a fluid junction member. The fluid junction member, wherein little or no interfluid mixing occurs, is coupled by ...


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Leonard J DeCant Jr, Samir F Idriss, Frank R Prosl: Variable flow implantable infusion apparatus. Infusaid Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, May 8, 1984: US04447224 (277 worldwide citation)

Implantable variable flow infusion apparatus comprises a collapsible infusate chamber having an outlet conduit leading to the infusion site by way of series-connected fixed and variable fluid flow restrictors. The infusate in the chamber is maintained under substantially constant pressure by a nonel ...