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1. (AU1998057238) Percutaneous access device having removable turret assembly

Office : Australia
Application Number: 57238/98 Application Date: 22.12.1997
Publication Number: 1998057238 Publication Date: 28.01.1999
Publication Kind : A
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:US1997024064 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
A61M 37/00
A61M 1/00
A61N 1/378
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
M
DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
37
Other apparatus for introducing media into the body; Percutany, i.e. introducing medicines into the body by diffusion through the skin
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
M
DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
1
Suction or pumping devices for medical purposes; Devices for carrying-off, for treatment of, or for carrying-over, body-liquids; Drainage systems
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
N
ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1
Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18
Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32
alternating or intermittent currents
36
for stimulation, e.g. heart pace-makers
372
Arrangements in connection with the implantation of stimulators
378
Electrical supply
CPC:
A61M 39/0247
A61M 2039/0267
A61M 2039/0282
A61M 2039/0294
Applicants: L. VAD Technology, Inc.
Inventors: Freed, Paul S.
Kantrowitz, Adrian
Taro, George
Agents: Griffith Hack
Priority Data: 08/856905 15.05.1997 US
Title: (EN) Percutaneous access device having removable turret assembly
Abstract: front page image
(EN) This invention is a percutaneous access device (10) implant beneath the skin of a patient which includes a housing (12) having a flange (14) positioned beneath the skin and neck (16) projecting outward through the skin. The percutaneous access device (10) includes electrical communication through the flange (14) and fluid access through the flange (14). The components providing fluid access and electrical communication are removable through the neck portion of the implant testing for testing and service as required without the need for further surgery on the patient. A turret body (28) is received within the hollow interior of the neck having a fluid channel extending therethrough and containing current limiting devices securely disposed within the turret body (28).
Also published as:
EP1056505JP2001505115 CA2289743WO/1998/051367