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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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
C. R. BARD, INC.MURRAY HILL, NJ765

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barron, William R Riverton, UT 40 975
Hamatake, Bret Grantsville, UT 34 1006
Rome, Guy West Valley, UT 17 691

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C. R. BARD, INC. (19)
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