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Peer M Portner, Jal S Jassawalla: Implantable infusion device. Andros Incorporated, Fitch Even Tabin Flannery & Welsh, November 23, 1982: US04360019 (488 worldwide citation)

An infusion system is disclosed for delivering precisely regulated and variable dosages of drugs. The device includes a reservoir for containing the drug, a catheter for delivering drug to the body, and actuating means responsive to a signal applied externally of the body for initiating delivery of ...


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Manfred Franetzki: Implantable, calibrateable measuring instrument for a body substance and a calibrating method. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, July 26, 1988: US04759371 (254 worldwide citation)

An implantable measuring instrument for a body substance for use in controlling an implantable infusion device has a housing with a recess covered by a semi-permeable membrane which permits transfer of molecules of a selected size therethrough. The volume defined by the recess and the membrane is in ...


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Peer M Portner, Jal S Jassawalla: Implantable infusion device. Andros Incorporated, Fitch Even Tabin Flannery & Welsh, May 5, 1981: US04265241 (227 worldwide citation)

Multiple embodiments of an implantable infusion device for delivering precisely regulated dosages of drugs are disclosed, each device including reservoir means for containing the drug, catheter means for delivering the drug to the body and an actuating means which is responsive to a signal applied e ...


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Edward J Sampson: Snap-lock fitting catheter for an implantable device. Shiley Infusaid, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 29, 1990: US04929236 (208 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion device having a nipple outlet over which a catheter is fitted. A locking sleeve slidably mounted on the catheter to expand over the nipple and engage the housing. The locking action provides a sensory indication by noise of tactile sensation that locking has been achieved. Bo ...


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Gerald S Melsky, Bradley J Enegren: Implantable drug infusion system with safe bolus capability. Therex Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, November 19, 1996: US05575770 (185 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion device includes a housing having opposite first and second walls and a relatively large blind passage extending into the housing from the first wall toward the second wall. A first self-sealing septum blocks the passage at the first wall and a second self-sealing septum block ...


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Gerald S Melsky, Frank R Prosl: Implantable infusion device. Therex, Cesari and McKenna, September 3, 1991: US05045060 (159 worldwide citation)

An improved infusion device is of the type which can be implanted for drug delivery within a patient's body, and supplied with infusate without the need for surgical removal. The infusion device has a housing forming a chamber and an entry port into the chamber. The entry port is closed by a septum. ...


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William D Ensminger, James A Knol, James C Andrews: Implantable infusion device. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 1, 1991: US05053013 (132 worldwide citation)

In infusion port for implantation within a patient for providing repeated access to specific tissue within a patient and communicating with the tissue by an internal implanted catheter. The infusion port in accordance with this invention includes a housing having a funnel shaped inlet orifice which ...


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William D Ensminger, James A Knol, James C Andrews: Implantable infusion device. Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 19, 1993: US05180365 (131 worldwide citation)

An infusion port designed for the introduction of a catheter for fluid infusion or removal or other flexible filaments within a patient. The infusion port is buried subcutaneously and accessed using a needle which introduces the filament. The infusion port has means to prevent the introducing needle ...


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Paul Burke, Kenneth A Fine: Implantable, refillable infusion device and septum replacement kit. Bard Access Systems, Nields & Lemack, September 19, 2006: US07108686 (101 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion device (10) includes a lightweight, inert housing (12) which contains an infusate (18) for administration to a patient, and an enclosed, gas-impermeable variable volume chamber (30) which contains a pressure source, such as propellant, mechanical spring, or the like. The vari ...


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William D Ensminger, James A Knol, James C Andrews: Implantable infusion device. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 15, 1991: US05057084 (87 worldwide citation)

An infusion part for implantation adapted for providing repeated access to specific tissue within a patient and communicating with the tissue by an internal implanted catheter. The infusion ports according to this invention incorporate an enlarged entrance orifice with a funnel shaped internal cavit ...



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