US Patent No: 7,094,218

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Valved catheter

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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, NJ637

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barron, William R Riverton, UT 36 631
Hamatake, Bret Grantsville, UT 28 520
Rome, Guy West Valley, UT 16 431

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GOODMAN CO., LTD. (1)
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4,571,241 Urinary catheter with collapsible urethral tube 85 1983
4,619,643 Catheter 219 1984
4,596,559 Break-away handle for a catheter introducer set 245 1984
4,921,479 Catheter sheath with longitudinal seam 296 1987
4,936,826 Vena cava window 67 1988
5,007,901 Intravenous catheter insertion device 61 1990
5,160,323 Method and system for inserting spinal catheters 106 1991
5,275,583 Trocar assembly with independently acting shield means 99 1992
5,472,418 Flattened collapsible vascular catheter 68 1994
* 5,785,694 Internal urinary catheter 25 1995
5,685,856 Coaxial blunt dilator and endoscopic cannula insertion system 38 1996
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6,645,178 Apparatus for inserting medical device 33 1998
6,258,058 Vascular access device 28 1999
6,074,377 Method of installing vascular access device 44 1999
6,210,366 Vascular access kit 82 1999
6,508,790 Vascular access sheath 42 2000
* 6,689,109 Positive flow generator for indwelling medical fluid systems 28 2001
* 2006/0015,074 Catheter flushing fluid lock system and method 22 2002
2004/0171,997 Double-y-shaped multi-lumen catheter with selectively attachable hubs 63 2004
 
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4,865,593 Splittable cannula 121 1988
 
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Rocky Mountain Research, Inc. (1)
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MEDICALLY ADVANCED DESIGNS, LLC (1)
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Lake Region Manufacturing, Inc. (1)
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ARROW INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CORP. (4)
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6,638,242 Multi-lumen catheter with attachable hub 112 2002
6,872,198 Double-y-shaped multi-lumen catheter with selectively attachable hubs 85 2002
2004/0172,003 Method of inserting double-Y-shaped catheter with attachable hubs 46 2004
 
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5,071,411 Pressure-actuated valve for sealing flow conduit 142 1990
5,242,430 Limited turn handle for catheter 69 1991
5,423,762 Modular catheter sheath introducer 57 1993
5,324,271 Double seal hemostasis connector 61 1993
5,350,363 Enhanced sheath valve 128 1993
5,460,616 Catheter introducer with fluid chamber valve 134 1994
5,538,505 Hemostasis valve for catheter introducer having thickened central partition section 50 1994
5,409,464 Intravascular catheter having barrier valve 34 1994
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5,520,655 Catheter hemostasis valve 92 1994
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2004/0243,095 Methods and apparatus for inserting multi-lumen spit-tip catheters into a blood vessel 47 2003
 
MOSS TUBES, INC. (1)
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6,827,710 Multiple lumen access device 118 1999
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2004/0167,478 Multiple lumen access device having a multifunction adapter and method of use 42 2004
 
CAMINO NEUROCARE, INC. (1)
5,957,912 Catheter having distal stylet opening and connector 68 1998
 
AVANTEC VASCULAR CORPORATION (1)
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Cordis Webster, Inc. (1)
6,120,476 Irrigated tip catheter 156 1997
 
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5,879,333 Catheter with body locking into cannula hub 45 1997
 
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5,197,976 Manually separable multi-lumen vascular graft 217 1991
 
Menlo Care, Inc. (2)
5,397,311 Bloodless splittable introducer 107 1992
5,755,693 Bloodless splittable introducer 87 1995
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES CORPORATION (1)
6,162,196 Multiport access device 173 1998
 
WOLFF MARKETING GROUP, INC. (1)
5,413,561 Guiding catheter with sealing cap system for reducing blood loss when inserting guiding catheters 38 1993
 
Thomas Medical Products, Inc. (2)
5,409,463 Catheter introducer with lubrication means 94 1993
6,497,681 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR HOLDING AND MAINTAINING THE POSITION OF A MEDICAL DEVICE SUCH AS A CARDIAC PACING LEAD OR OTHER INTRAVASCULAR INSTRUMENT AND FOR FACILITATING REMOVAL OF A PEELABLE OR SPLITTABLE INTRODUCER SHEATH 62 2000
 
I-FLOW CORPORATION (1)
4,701,159 Multilumen catheter set 88 1985
 
COLOPLAST A/S (1)
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IMS Limited (1)
4,296,747 Cath-a-jet 29 1980
 
VYGON (1)
5,242,413 Disc valve for a catheter 61 1992
 
MISONIX, INCORPORATED (1)
6,033,375 Ultrasonic probe with isolated and teflon coated outer cannula 138 1998
 
LUTHER MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
4,449,973 Small gauge, pre-split cannula and process for manufacture 60 1982
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (8)
4,952,359 Method for making splittable catheter 35 1988
5,141,497 Apparatus and method for an introducer 72 1989
5,085,645 Apparatus and method for a catheter adapter with valve 179 1990
6,027,480 Catheter introducer 82 1997
5,944,695 Multiple sheath catheter using multiple stages and method of use 42 1997
* 6,228,060 Blood seal having a spring-biased septum 69 1998
6,228,062 One piece lock for splittable sheath 43 1998
6,273,871 Catheter introducer 40 1999
 
ANGIODYNAMICS, INC. (1)
5,419,340 Guidable catheter assembly using coated deflector wire and method of using same 29 1993
 
THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI (2)
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5,509,897 Multiple lumen catheter for hemodialysis 180 1995
 
PALESTRANT, NATHAN, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE AUBREY AND FAYE PALESTRANT IRREVOCABLE TRUST (1)
5,336,192 Self-sealing valve device for angiographic catheters 152 1991
 
ENDOGAD RESEARCH PTX LIMITED (1)
6,106,540 Dilator and introducer assembly 73 1999
 
NOVOSTE CORPORATION (1)
5,755,702 Adjustable angular sheath introducer 39 1996
 
UROCATH CORPORATION (1)
* 4,946,449 Indwelling urethral catheter system and method 124 1986
 
MEDADVANCE, INC. (2)
5,211,633 Selectable seal cannula 151 1992
5,350,362 Selectable seal cannula 67 1993
 
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (5)
4,929,235 Self-sealing percutaneous tube introducer 293 1985
4,960,412 Catheter introducing system 317 1988
5,935,112 Hemostasis valve with catheter/guidewire seals 59 1997
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6,402,723 Inline hemostasis valve 35 1999
 
BAXTER TRAVENOL LABORATORIES, INC. (3)
4,411,654 Peelable catheter with securing ring and suture sleeve 290 1981
4,412,832 Peelable catheter introduction device 228 1981
* 4,439,179 Dual tubing clamp 52 1982
 
DBMI HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
5,484,401 Treatment method for pleural effusion 126 1994
 
DATASCOPE INVESTMENT CORP. (1)
5,167,634 Peelable sheath with hub connector 215 1991
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (7)
5,098,393 Medical introducer and valve assembly 108 1988
4,932,633 Hemostasis valve 137 1988
5,171,222 Interlocking peel-away dilation catheter 149 1990
5,290,294 Method and apparatus for removal of a foreign body cavity 170 1992
* 6,090,083 Low profile valve and balloon catheter 35 1996
6,322,541 Vascular introducer sheath and hemostasis valve for use therewith 109 1999
6,520,939 Hemostasis valve 55 2001
 
ADAM SPENCE CORPORATION (1)
5,154,701 Hemostasis valve 66 1991
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC GLENS FALLS CORP. (1)
5,911,710 Medical insertion device with hemostatic valve 148 1997
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
5,250,033 Peel-away introducer sheath having proximal fitting 378 1992
 
MEDEX, INC. (3)
5,053,014 Catheter with controlled valve 182 1990
5,273,540 Nonreusable needle and catheter assembly 98 1991
5,853,393 Catheter needle locking and catheter hub unlocking mechanism 121 1995
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,395,352 Y-adaptor manifold with pinch valve for an intravascular catheter 78 1994
 
COOK INCORPORATED (5)
4,306,562 Tear apart cannula 252 1980
4,430,081 Hemostasis sheath 341 1981
RE31855 Tear apart cannula 221 1982
4,581,025 Sheath 173 1983
4,650,472 Apparatus and method for effecting percutaneous catheterization of a blood vessel using a small gauge introducer needle 151 1985
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NAMIC TECHNOLOGY CENTER (1)
6,458,103 Axially activated hemostasis valve with lumen size selection 35 1999
 
I-FLOW BIOMEDICAL, A PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,581,012 Multilumen catheter set 102 1984
 
OSCOR INC. (1)
6,494,860 Introducer with multiple sheaths and method of use therefor 49 2001
 
BSC NORTHWEST TECHNOLOGY CENTER, INC. (2)
4,591,355 Close clearance seal for rotatable therapeutic catheters 37 1984
5,364,393 Tissue dissipative recanalization catheter 135 1993
 
Gesco International, Inc. (2)
5,221,263 Catheter emplacement apparatus 75 1992
5,334,157 Catheter introducer 43 1993
 
DRAGER MEDICAL ELECTRONICS B.V. (1)
5,312,357 Catheter 60 1992
 
STRATO MEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,112,301 Bidirectional check valve catheter 199 1991
 
STRATO/INFUSAID, INC. (1)
4,929,236 Snap-lock fitting catheter for an implantable device 194 1988
 
DAIG CORPORATION (1)
5,092,857 Hemostasis valve having support shoulders 94 1991
 
The Kendall Company (1)
5,190,529 Advancement sleeve and adapter for a catheter 74 1991
 
COVIDIEN AG (3)
5,167,637 Valve membrane for a catheter introducer hemostatic valve 153 1991
5,672,158 Catheter introducer 114 1994
5,885,217 Catheter introducer 111 1995
 
TRUDELL, LEONARD (1)
* 5,158,545 Diameter expansion cannula 203 1991
 
HL MEDICAL INVENTIONS, INC. (2)
5,125,904 Splittable hemostatic valve and sheath and the method for using the same 119 1991
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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (1)
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Eric Oliver MacLeod Smith Family Trust (1)
6,413,250 Catheter snapped valve 26 2000
 
INTERFACE BIOMEDICAL LABORATORIES, 7600 RIDGE BOULEVARD, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11209, A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4,722,725 Methods for preventing the introduction of air or fluid into the body of a patient 141 1987
 
Interface Biomedical Laboratories Corp. (1)
4,784,644 Valve, catheter and method for preventing the introduction of air into the body of a patient 45 1987
 
VLV ASSOCIATES, INC. (1)
5,234,410 Catheter assembly 84 1992
 
COOPERSURGICAL, INC. (1)
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TELEFLEX INCORPORATED (2)
4,842,592 Connector assembly 65 1988
5,951,518 Introducing device with flared sheath end 119 1997
 
H. G. Wallace Limited (1)
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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
5,348,537 Catheter with intraluminal sealing element 128 1992
5,496,346 Reinforced balloon dilatation catheter with slitted exchange sleeve and method 366 1993
6,331,176 Bleed back control assembly and method 51 1999
 
Navarre Biomedical, Ltd. (1)
5,472,435 Drainage catheter 90 1993
 
CATHETER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (2)
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SANOFI WINTHROP, INC. (2)
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ADVANCED CATHETER SYSTEMS, A CORP. OF CA. (1)
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Cathco, Inc. (2)
5,334,187 Balloon catheter system with slit opening handle 184 1993
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ARTERIA MEDICAL SCIENCE, INC. (1)
* 6,887,220 Catheter having a compliant member configured to regulate aspiration rates 32 2002
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (11)
5,180,372 Splittable catheter and method 42 1991
5,255,691 Percutaneous epidural lead introducing system and method 275 1991
5,273,546 Hemostasis valve 53 1992
5,409,469 Introducer system having kink resistant splittable sheath 178 1993
5,441,504 Splittable lead introducer with mechanical opening valve 87 1993
5,613,953 Sheath introducer with valve that splits 44 1996
5,713,867 Introducer system having kink resistant splittable sheath 111 1996
5,752,937 Reinforced splittable medical introducer cannula 57 1997
6,213,988 Introducer with external hemostasis clip 41 1998
6,159,198 Introducer system 70 1998
6,544,247 Introducer system 43 2000
 
GUIDANT CORPORATION (1)
6,575,960 Bleed back control assembly and method 67 2000
 
PHARMACIA BIOSYSTEMS LIMITED (1)
4,935,010 Devices for sampling, drainage or infusion of liquids from or to the human or animal body 350 1987
 
MEDICAL COMPONENTS, INC. (7)
6,682,519 Method for inserting a multiple catheter assembly 67 2000
6,719,749 Multilumen catheter assembly and methods for making and inserting the same 176 2000
6,695,832 Multilumen catheter and methods for making the catheter 123 2002
6,881,211 Multilumen catheter assembly and methods for making and inserting the same 65 2003
2004/0092,863 Splittable multiple catheter assembly 61 2003
2004/0176,739 Catheter tunneler and adapter 56 2003
2004/0193,119 Catheter port assembly for extracorporeal treatment 55 2004
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (14)
4,424,833 Self sealing gasket assembly 293 1981
5,035,686 Catheter exchange system with detachable luer fitting 154 1989
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5,391,152 Catheter interlock assembly 62 1993
5,702,370 Self-sealing guidewire and catheter introducer 55 1994
5,613,956 Catheter introducer 44 1994
5,599,305 Large-diameter introducer sheath having hemostasis valve and removable steering mechanism 125 1994
5,858,007 Hemostatic catheter introducer 38 1996
6,276,661 Pressure actuated introducer valve 123 1996
6,120,480 Catheter introducer 56 1997
5,971,958 Interlocking catheter assembly 58 1997
6,033,388 Catheter introducer with thin walled sheath 39 1998
6,338,725 Large-diameter introducer sheath having hemostasis valve and removable steering mechanism 90 1998
6,171,281 Interlocking catheter assembly 52 1999
 
NAVILYST MEDICAL, INC. (4)
5,201,722 Two-way outdwelling slit valving of medical liquid flow through a cannula and methods 86 1990
5,205,834 Two-way outdwelling slit valving of medical liquid flow through a cannula and methods 96 1992
* 6,179,806 Self-occluding catheter 25 1999
2004/0186,444 Pressure responsive slit valve assembly for a plurality of fluids and uses thereof 103 2003
 
SCRIBNER, ROBERT M. (1)
6,053,904 Thin wall catheter introducer system 66 1996
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (3)
5,320,602 Peel-away endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography catheter and a method for using the same 141 1993
5,735,819 Tear-apart member for positioning a grommet carried thereon 31 1996
6,692,464 T-fitting for splittable sheath 36 2002
 
TILLY, LESLIE A. (1)
5,437,645 Surgical instrument positioning device 38 1993
 
MACHINE SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
* 6,629,350 Stent crimping apparatus and method 82 2001
 
TECHNOLOGY HOLDING COMPANY II (4)
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6,454,744 Peelable PTFE sheaths and methods for manufacture of same 38 1999
6,663,595 Peelable PTFE sheaths and methods for manufacture of same 35 2002
 
PRECISION VASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,916,194 Catheter/guide wire steering apparatus and method 152 1996
 
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4,946,133 Hemostasis valve 69 1988
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION DIVISION, INC. (8)
4,909,798 Universal hemostasis cannula 220 1987
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5,098,392 Locking dilator for peel away introducer sheath 120 1991
6,142,981 Hemostasis valve 39 1997
6,083,207 Partitioned hemostasis valve system 67 1998
6,551,283 Hemostasis valve 55 2000
6,623,460 Partitioned hemostasis valve system 41 2000
6,632,200 Hemostasis valve 57 2000
 
VERNAY LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
5,474,099 Non-stick treatment for elastomeric slit valves 39 1994
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (2)
* 5,895,376 Hemostasis valve, system and assembly 40 1996
6,221,057 Hemostasis valve, system and assembly 39 1999
 
ENPATH MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 2003/0225,379 Composite stasis valve 20 2003
 
ACCESS CONNECTIONS LLC (1)
6,682,498 Methods and systems for subcutaneous graft implantation 45 2001
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,078,688 Paracentesis catheter system 72 1991
 
Hospira, Inc. (2)
5,215,538 Connector-activated in-line valve 240 1992
5,488,960 Coronary sinus catheter introducer system 53 1994
 
SPAN-AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,405,323 Catheter check valve assembly 149 1994
5,967,490 Catheter hubs having a valve 151 1997
 
IABP CORPORATION (1)
4,473,067 Introducer assembly for intra-aortic balloons and the like incorporating a sliding, blood-tight seal 137 1982
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
6,086,570 Hemostasis valve with membranes having offset apertures 97 1998
 
Elson; Edward (1)
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LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
5,647,857 Protective intraluminal sheath 145 1995
 
HENLEY OPERATING COMPANY A CORP. OF TEXAS (1)
4,436,519 Removable hemostasis valve 243 1981
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
8,257,306 Dual lumen gastrointestinal feeding and aspirating device 1 2007
* 2009/0048,559 DUAL LUMEN GASTROINTESTINAL FEEDING AND ASPIRATING DEVICE 0 2007
 
THE HENRY M. JACKSON FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MILITARY MEDICINE, INC. (1)
8,636,721 Portable hand pump for evacuation of fluids 1 2004
 
COVIDIEN LP (4)
8,795,326 Expanding seal anchor for single incision surgery 0 2008
8,523,828 Clamping assembly for use with a catheter 0 2009
8,419,694 Extension tube clamps for use with a catheter 0 2009
8,221,388 Biased clamping assemblies 0 2010
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (15)
8,083,728 Multifunction adaptor for an open-ended catheter 6 2004
* 7,854,731 Valved catheter 7 2005
8,337,475 Corporeal drainage system 2 2005
7,875,019 Connection system for multi-lumen catheter 7 2006
8,177,772 Catheter connection systems 10 2006
8,177,770 Catheter connector system 4 2008
8,177,771 Catheter connector 6 2009
7,883,502 Connector system for a proximally trimmable catheter 5 2009
8,337,484 Proximally trimmable catheter including pre-attached bifurcation and related methods 2 2010
8,235,971 Catheter connection systems 7 2010
8,206,376 Connection system for multi-lumen catheter 12 2010
8,523,840 Connector system for a proximally trimmable catheter 0 2010
8,617,138 Connection system for multi-lumen catheter 1 2012
8,814,839 Corporeal drainage system 0 2012
8,852,168 Connection system for multi-lumen catheter 0 2013
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (1)
* 7,842,026 Syringe activated-valve for flushing a catheter and methods thereof 14 2006
* Cited By Examiner

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