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1. US20090221970 - Method and apparatus for securing a line to a patient

Office United States of America
Application Number 11995492
Application Date 05.07.2006
Publication Number 20090221970
Publication Date 03.09.2009
Grant Number 08361034
Grant Date 29.01.2013
Publication Kind B2
IPC
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
5
Devices for bringing media into the body in a subcutaneous, intra-vascular or intramuscular way; Accessories therefor, e.g. filling or cleaning devices, arm rests
178
Syringes
31
Details
32
Needles; Details of needles pertaining to their connection with syringe or hub; Accessories for bringing the needle into, or holding the needle on, the body; Devices for protection of needles
A61M 5/32
Applicants Braidlock Limited
Inventors Spinoza Marc Howard
Agents Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Priority Data 0514424.1 13.07.2005 GB
Title
(EN) Method and apparatus for securing a line to a patient
Abstract
(EN)

Apparatus for securing a line (112), comprising at least one sleeve (110) of variable length capable when lengthened of gripping the line and when shortened of sliding along the line, the device further comprising release means (214, 216) arranged to shorten the sleeve on application of a compressive force to the release means in a direction substantially transverse to the longitudinal direction of the sleeve.