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1. (WO1991017788) HIGH-STRENGTH, THIN-WALLED SINGLE PIECE CATHETERS
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Pub. No.: WO/1991/017788 International Application No.: PCT/US1991/002719
Publication Date: 28.11.1991 International Filing Date: 19.04.1991
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 10.12.1991
IPC:
A61B 17/22 (2006.01) ,A61F 7/00 (2006.01) ,A61F 7/12 (2006.01) ,A61M 25/00 (2006.01) ,A61M 29/02 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
22
Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; for invasive removal or destruction of calculus using mechanical vibrations; for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
7
Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
7
Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body
12
Devices for heating or cooling internal body cavities
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
25
Catheters; Hollow probes
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
29
Dilators with or without means for introducing media, e.g. remedies
02
Inflatable dilators; Dilators made of swellable materials
Applicants:
SAAB, Mark, A. [US/US]; US
Inventors:
SAAB, Mark, A.; US
Agent:
KUSMER, Toby, H.; Gaston & Snow One Federal Street Boston, MA 02110-2099, US
Priority Data:
522,17811.05.1990US
Title (EN) HIGH-STRENGTH, THIN-WALLED SINGLE PIECE CATHETERS
(FR) CATHETERS D'UNE SEULE PIECE A PAROIS MINCES DE HAUTE RESISTANCE
Abstract:
(EN) An integral, single-piece, high-strength, thin-walled, inflatable catheter (8) is disclosed. The catheter (8) has one end (12) partially or entirely closed, and is at least uniaxially oriented along its entire length. The method and apparatus (50) for making the catheter (8) is also disclosed. The catheters of this invention have a tensile strength of about 10,000 psi or greater at every point along the catheter including the partially closed end (12).
(FR) Cathéter expansible intégral d'une seule pièce à parois minces de haute résistance (8). Le catheter (8) a une extrémité (12) qui est partiellement ou totalement fermée et il est au moins orienté uniaxialement sur toute sa longeur. On décrit aussi le procédé et l'appareil (50) servant à fabriquer le cathéter (8). Les cathéters de la présente invention ont une résistance à la traction d'environ 10,000 psi ou plus à n'importe quel point de la longueur totale du cathéter, y compris l'extrémité partiellement fermée (12).
Designated States: AU, CA, JP
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, GR, IT, LU, NL, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0527969CA2082805AU1991077738