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Jeffrey S Swayze, Frederick E Shelton IV: Post-sterilization programming of surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 15, 2010: US07738971 (413 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument with a programmable control unit and methods for programming the control unit while the surgical instrument is in a sterile container. The method may comprise packaging the surgical instrument in the container and then sterilizing the surgical instrument while the surgical inst ...


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Ward W Barney, Steven L Smith: Flexible, sterile container and method of making and using same. McGaw, Christie Parker & Hale, October 31, 1995: US05462526 (102 worldwide citation)

A flexible, sterile container is provided for sterile storing and mixing of medicaments and liquids which includes a shell with at least one compartment. At least one sterile liquid-containing pouch is in one of the compartments, and a medicament is in the compartment with the pouch or is in a diffe ...


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James L Armentrout, George H Schneider: Sterile container. Charles H Schwartz, November 7, 1978: US04124141 (98 worldwide citation)

A sterile container, including a container body having an open end for receiving an item to be maintained in a sterile environment and with the container body including a flange portion extending around the entire container body at the open end, a sealing cavity formed within the flange portion of t ...


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Allen M Elias, Joseph N Genese: In-line transfer unit. Abbott Laboratories, Neil E Hamilton, Robert L Niblack, July 12, 1983: US04392850 (86 worldwide citation)

A sterile container for a medicinal material which is to be intermixed in an I.V. solution wherein the container serves as a mixing device as well as a portion of an I.V. administration apparatus. The device of this invention includes a container which is closed at opposing ends by pierceable diaphr ...


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Kenneth W Carpenter, Michelle Fourmont, E Thomas Malphus, Kazuo Sasamine, Hong Li: Sterile aspiration/reinjection systems. Myocardial Therapeutics, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, September 28, 2004: US06796957 (83 worldwide citation)

The invention provides systems containing a sterile container for aspiration, filtering, treating and reinjection into a subject of a bodily fluid in a sterile environment. The systems are particularly designed to facilitate transfection of cells within the sterile container by gene therapy molecule ...


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Kenneth W Carpenter, Michelle Fourmont, E Thomas Malphus, Kazuo Sasamine, Hong Li: Flexible tissue injection catheters with controlled depth penetration. Myocardial Therapeutics, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, September 28, 2004: US06796963 (82 worldwide citation)

The invention tissue injection catheters are designed to facilitate injection of a therapeutic or diagnostic agent to an interior body cavity, especially the myocardium or epicardium of the heart with precisely controlled depth penetration. The invention injection catheters, which include mechanisms ...


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Robert Wood: Self sealing product delivery system. Allergan, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, March 30, 1993: US05197638 (81 worldwide citation)

A nozzle for dispensing a product while perserving the sterility of the product remaining in storage incorporates a mechanism which combines a flexible static seal and a valve. The valve moves as the static seal is deflected to open an orifice allowing the stored product to be expelled into the air. ...


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Robert E Marconet: Medical treatment cabinet. Reliance Medical Products, Wood Herron & Evans, March 21, 1995: US05399007 (81 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment cabinet having a top work surface and a supply stand extending upwardly from the rear of the top surface. The top drawer of the cabinet has a control panel on its from face for operating various electric examination and treatment equipment. The control panel includes connectors a ...


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Allen M Elias: In-line transfer unit. Abbott Laboratories, Neil E Hamilton, Robert L Niblack, July 12, 1983: US04392851 (79 worldwide citation)

A sterile container for a medicinal material which is to be intermixed in an I.V. solution wherein the container serves as a mixing device as well as a portion of an I.V. administration apparatus. The device of this invention includes a container which is closed at opposing ends by pierceable diaphr ...


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Coleman Charles M: Reagent solution preparation. March 7, 1972: US3647397 (73 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing sterile chemical reagent solutions including providing a sterile expandable mixing container with a quantity of reagent concentrate material, positioning said mixing container on or within a support structure, introducing a predetermined quantity of mixing fluid into the mixing ...