Valved catheter

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7094218
APP PUB NO 20050209572A1
SERIAL NO

10803207

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A valved catheter that allows placement and withdrawal of an accessing device or attachable unit without the risk of air embolism or blood loss. The valved catheter includes a catheter tube having a necked portion in its proximal end that forms an integral valve, the necked portion being surrounded by a compression sleeve that biases the valve in a closed position.

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C.R. BARD, INC.MURRAY HILL, NJ734

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barron, William R Riverton, UT 38 843
Hamatake, Bret Grantsville, UT 29 862
Rome, Guy West Valley, UT 17 608

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C.R. BARD, INC. (18)
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COVIDIEN LP (6)
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