Endotracheal tube

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6668832
APP PUB NO 20030121521A1
SERIAL NO

10040982

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An endotracheal tube and a method for using an endotracheal tube are disclosed. In one embodiment, the endotracheal tube includes a tubular member including a distal end and a proximal end. The endotracheal tube also includes a plurality of visually distinct regions that is closer to the proximal end than the distal end. Each visually distinct region is spaced from other visually distinct regions, and each of the distinct region comprises a respectively different color.

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THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIAOAKLAND, CA6331

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hipolito, Ronaldo B Stockton, CA 2 29
Milstein, Jay M Sacramento, CA 2 29
Sherman, Michael P Davis, CA 3 33

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
* 4344428 Oral endotracheal tube protector, and methods of constructing and utilizing same 13 1980
* 4502482 Endotracheal tube complex 136 1983
* 4774943 Endotracheal tube 14 1986
* 5507284 Airway securing system 35 1993
* 5623924 Apparatus and method for retaining an endotracheal tube 21 1996
* 6053166 Intubating assembly 30 1998
 
WAVELAND COLORADO VENTURES, LLC (1)
5873362 Endotracheal tube 23 1997
 
VENTREX, INC. (1)
* 6149603 Method and apparatus for determining whether an intubated patient has been properly intubated 45 1999
 
CLARUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS (1)
* 5941816 Viewing system with adapter handle for medical breathing tubes 117 1997
 
HELLER, RICHARD M., M.D. (1)
* 4567882 Method for locating the illuminated tip of an endotracheal tube 214 1984
 
EXCALIBUR ENGINEERING CORPORATION (1)
5263478 Endotracheal tube insertion and positioning apparatus 31 1992
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
7328701 Variable size endotracheal tube 3 2004
* 2005/0224,079 Variable size endotracheal tube 1 2004
7694681 Variable size endotracheal tube 1 2007
D629515 Endotracheal tube with color-keyed suction depth indicators 8 2008
D666712 Single use suction catheter with color-keyed suction depth indicators 7 2010
 
BIO2 MEDICAL, INC. (4)
* 8636009 Airway assembly for tracheal intubation 1 2004
* 2007/0055,343 Airway assembly for tracheal intubation 1 2004
8991397 Airway assembly for tracheal intubation 0 2013
9433738 Airway assembly for tracheal intubation 0 2015
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (2)
* 6889693 Endotracheal tube 6 2003
* 2004/0084,051 Endotracheal tube 1 2003
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1)
9526856 Devices and methods for preventing tracheal aspiration 0 2012
 
AVENT, INC. (2)
9119926 Subglottic suctioning system 0 2009
* 2011/0023,884 Subglottic Suctioning System 8 2009
 
HEALTH RESOURCE LLC (2)
* 2005/0284,482 Endotracheal tube with integral heart, lung, and temperature monitor 4 2004
* 2005/0284,483 Endotracheal tube with integral heart, lung, and temperature monitor 3 2005
 
SECURISYN MEDICAL, LLC (2)
8001969 Complete airway stabilization system and method 5 2006
* 2006/0174,893 Complete airway stabilization system and method 7 2006
 
SPIRATION, INC. (2)
9326873 Valve loader method, system, and apparatus 0 2011
9622752 Bronchoscopic repair of air leaks in a lung 0 2015
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
7096868 Laryngeal airway device 38 2004
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