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1. (WO1997036630) URINARY CATHETER
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/1997/036630    International Application No.:    PCT/US1997/004449
Publication Date: 09.10.1997 International Filing Date: 21.03.1997
IPC:
A61F 2/958 (2013.01), A61N 1/30 (2006.01)
Applicants: IOTEK, INC. [US/US]; 1069 - 10th Avenue, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414 (US)
Inventors: SHAPLAND, James, E.; (US).
HILDEBRAND, Keith, R.; (US).
SHARROW, James, S.; (US)
Agent: BRUESS, Steven, C.; Merchant, Gould, Smith, Edell, Welter & Schmidt, P.A., 3100 Norwest Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4131 (US)
Priority Data:
08/625,897 29.03.1996 US
Title (EN) URINARY CATHETER
(FR) CATHETER URINAIRE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for delivering fluid to a patient having a bladder and a urethra. The urethra has a bulbous urethra, a membranous urethra, and a prostatic urethra. The apparatus comprises a catheter having a proximal portion and a distal portion. A first balloon is operably connected to the proximal portion of the catheter. A second balloon is operably connected to the distal portion of the catheter. The second balloon has a proximal end that is generally arcuate and convex when in an inflated state. The distance between the first and second balloons being between about 3 cm and about 7 cm.
(FR)Cette invention concerne un appareil et un procédé permettant d'administrer un fluide à un patient par l'intermédiaire de la vessie et de l'urètre, l'urètre comportant des sections bulbe, membrane et prostatique. Cet appareil se compose d'un cathéter possédant une partie proximale et une partie distale. Un premier ballonnet est connecté de manière fonctionnelle à la partie proximale du cathéter, tandis qu'un second ballonnet est connecté de manière fonctionnelle à la partie distale. Le second ballonnet possède une extrémité proximale globalement arquée et convexe à l'état gonflé, la distance séparant le premier ballonnet du second variant approximativement entre 3 et 7 cm.
Designated States: CA, JP.
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)