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Mallinckrodt Medical, Inc. Patents
Assignee:
Mallinckrodt Medical, Inc.
Address:
St. Louis, MO
No. of patents:
171
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6334441 Phonation valve for breathing tube January 1, 2002
In accordance with the present invention, a phonation valve which is cooperatively connectable to a breathing tube connected to a patient's airway, includes a valve body having first and second ends through which gas passes into and out of the valve. The first end is connectable to the
6284179 Method of manufacturing a neck flange September 4, 2001
A neck flange supports a tracheostomy tube inserted into the neck and has a neck engaging portion of a molded thin flexible flat sheet of a transparent polymer. An interconnection positioned centrally within the neck engaging portion and carried thereby has a ring shaped body with an
5957910 Catheters with reinforced filaments September 28, 1999
The present invention relates to catheters for use in the medical arts, and more particularly relates to such catheters having a reinforcing filament associated therewith. The catheters according to the present invention provide an improved reinforced catheter having enhanced torque
5888476 Magnetic resonance blood pool agents March 30, 1999
The present invention provides compositions comprising contrast agents capable of binding non-covalently to blood proteins. The compositions of the invention provide increased residence time of contrast agents in the vasculature, thus providing effective blood pool contrast agents. The
5839133 Warming blanket having multiple inlets November 24, 1998
The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket includes multiple inlet ports. By providing a blanket with multiple inlets, the user has the choice of positioning the air supply or blower unit and the supply hose on either si
5830431 Radiolabeled peptide compositions for site-specific targeting November 3, 1998
This invention relates to radiolabeled peptide compositions for radiopharmaceutical use and, more specifically, to radiolabeled peptides for diagnostic or therapeutic use having an unmodified carboxy terminal amino acid. The radiopharmaceutical composition may be used for targeting a
5819734 Neck flange for holding a tracheostomy tube in place and allowing limited movement therebetween October 13, 1998
A neck flange supports a tracheostomy tube inserted into the neck and has a neck engaging portion of a molded thin flexible flat sheet of a transparent polymer. An interconnection positioned centrally within the neck engaging portion and carried thereby has a ring shaped body with an
5804157 Peptide compositions and method of radiolabeling September 8, 1998
This invention relates to radiolabeled peptide compositions for radiopharmaceutical use and, more specifically, to radiolabeled peptides for diagnostic or therapeutic use having an unmodified carboxy terminal amino acid. The radiopharmaceutical composition may be used for targeting a
5792102 Conversion kit for a machine for automatic intravascular injection of solutions August 11, 1998
The present invention relates to a conversion kit for converting a machine designed for intravascular injection of solutions, such as parenteral solutions, using high-pressure syringes, to a machine that can be used for injection using smaller manual syringes. The conversion kit, include
5780008 Polyhdric phenol compounds July 14, 1998
The invention relates to polyhydric phenol compounds of the general formula ##STR1## wherein R is a hydrogen atom or a saccharide moiety;A and B are hydrogen atoms or form together a C--C bond;R.sub.1 is a hydroxy group and R.sub.2 is a hydrogen atom, orR.sub.1 and R.sub.2 form together an o
5779674 Fluid gas removal drip chamber July 14, 1998
A fluid gas removal drip chamber for use for parenteral administration of fluids is disclosed. The drip chamber has a hydrophobic barrier which extends into the interior of the drip chamber. The hydrophobic barrier preferably comprises at least a portion of a three-dimensional surface. I
5778877 Apparatus and method for connecting a tracheostomy tube to a neckplate July 14, 1998
A tracheostomy system having a neckplate, a tracheostomy tube having an end adapted for insertion into a patient's breathing passage and an end provided with a trach head for swivel connection to the neckplate and a connection mechanism for swivelly connecting the trach head to the n
5756745 Preparation of nalbuphine having low levels of .beta.-epimer May 26, 1998
A process is described for the synthesis of nalbuphine. The process results in a product having very low levels of the undesirable .beta.-epimer. The process is a five-step synthesis that begins with a compound such as an N,O.sup.3 -bis (alkoxycarbonyl) -14-hydroxynormorphinone.
5753205 Radiolabelled peptide compounds May 19, 1998
A diagnostic composition suitable for administration to a warm-blooded animal comprising somatostatin or a molecule capable of interacting with the somatostatin receptor labeled with a radionuclide by means of a chelate ligand capable of administration to an animal to produce reliable
5752603 Reservoir for capsule for oral administration May 19, 1998
The invention relates to a reservoir for at least one capsule for oral administration which comprises a substance which is dangerous for the environment, in particular a radioactive composition, which reservoir can be enclosed within an at least substantially cylindrical shielding sleeve
5749109 Inflatable blanket having selective air flow patterns May 12, 1998
The present invention relates to blankets for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blankets include means to provide air through selective areas of the lower sheet of the blanket. In particular, perforations are provided through the lower sheet of the blanket over only
5743258 Pharyngeal airway April 28, 1998
A pharyngeal airway tube, without inserting any foreign matters in the trachea (T), can be easily inserted through the oral cavity (O) in the lower pharynx (P), and is capable of hermetically sealing a transitional region from the lower pharynx to the esophagus (E) and the periphery of
5741476 Polyhydric phenol compounds April 21, 1998
The invention relates to polyhydric phenol compounds of the general formula ##STR1## wherein R is a hydrogen atom or a saccharide moiety;A and B are hydrogen atoms or form together a C--C bond;R.sub.1 is a hydroxy group and R.sub.2 is a hydrogen atom, orR.sub.1 and R.sub.2 form together an o
5735890 Inflatable blanket having access slits April 7, 1998
The present invention relates to blankets for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blankets allow for access to portions of a patient's body before, during or after surgery. In addition, the blankets according to the present invention allow versatility in use by providing
5734011 Ligand precursors for incorporation into peptides March 31, 1998
Compositions and methods of incorporating ligand precursors and ligands at any location within a peptide during peptide synthesis are disclosed. Derivatives of 2,4,5-triaminopentanoic acid and .gamma.-aminoglutamic acid are selectively incorporated into the peptide during solid phase or
5720728 Teardrop shaped pressurizing apparatus February 24, 1998
A pressurizing apparatus for pressurizing fluid contained in a patient fluid bag is described which has a novel teardrop pressurizing chamber. The pressure apparatus includes a door and base which each have complimentary teardrop cavities formed therein. When the door is in the close
5716387 Warming blanket for pediatric use February 10, 1998
The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket is sized to accommodate pediatric patients. The blankets according to the present invention may be used both over or under the patient, thereby facilitating use in the operating roo
5693308 Magnetic resonance blood pool agents bound to human serum albumin December 2, 1997
The present invention provides compositions comprising a contrast agent capable of reversibly binding to thiol groups of blood-borne proteins. The compositions of the invention provide increased residence time of the contrast agent in the vasculature, thus providing effective blood pool
5690908 Treated apatite particles for medical diagnostic imaging November 25, 1997
Treated apatite particles are disclosed for enhancing medical diagnostic imaging such as magnetic resonance imaging ("MRI"), magnetic resonance spectroscopy ("MRS"), magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging ("MRSI"), X-ray diagnostic imaging, and ultrasound imaging. Novel coating and
5683441 Inflatable blanket having air flow deflector November 4, 1997
The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket includes an airflow deflector internal to the blanket and located near the air inlet port of the blanket. By providing a blanket with an airflow deflector, better distribution o
5675848 Inflatable blanket having perforations of different sizes October 14, 1997
The present invention relates to blankets for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blankets include perforations formed through the lower sheet of the blanket. In particular, the perforations are provided in a number of different sizes, such that a greater transfer of
5672333 Delta.sup.1,6 bicyclo [4,4,0] functional dyes for contrast enhancement in optical imaging September 30, 1997
This invention provides functional dyes of the general formula: ##STR1## wherein R1, R2, and R.sup.5 may be the same or different and are selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 alkoxyl, hydroxyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 hydroxyalkyl, C.su
5672332 Delta 1,2 bicyclo[4,4,0] functional dyes for contrast enhancement in optical imaging September 30, 1997
This invention provides functional dyes of the general formula: ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.5 may be the same or different and are selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 allkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 alkoxyl, hydroxyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 hydroxy
5662882 Radiopharmaceutical formulations having non-stannous reductants September 2, 1997
The present invention relates to novel radiopharmaceutical imaging agents having non-stannous reductants. The present invention further relates to kits for forming radiopharmaceutical imaging agents, such kits including non-stannous reducing agents.
5659971 Aggressive convective drying in an nutsche type filter/dryer August 26, 1997
The present invention relates to improved drying techniques which increase the capacity and efficiency of agitated pan type dryers. In particular, the present invention relates to a nutsche type filter/dryer apparatus and method for aggressive convective drying of hard to dry chemical co
5656253 Ligands useful in radiographic imaging August 12, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel pyridine based nitrogen-sulfur ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes, novel aminothiol ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuc
5653958 Imidazole based nitrogen-sulfur ligands useful in radiographic imaging agents August 5, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel imidazole based nitrogen-sulfur ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes.
5651956 Process of preparing coated calcium/oxyanion-containing particles July 29, 1997
The present invention provides new and structurally diverse particulates for use in magnetic resonance imaging and X-ray contrast imaging of body organs and tissues having the following general formula:wherein M is a paramagnetic ion or stoichiometric mixture of metal ions having a valen
5648060 Preorganized hexadentate ligands useful in radiographic imaging agents July 15, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel preorganized hexadentate ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes.
5645814 Hexadentate complexes useful in radiographic imaging agents July 8, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel preorganized hexadentate ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes.
5643337 Warming blanket for pediatric use July 1, 1997
The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket is sized to accommodate pediatric patients. The blankets according to the present invention may be used both over or under the patient, thereby facilitating use in the operating roo
5640727 Contoured inflatable blanket June 24, 1997
The present invention relates to blankets for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blankets are sealed together at a plurality of spot welds and may be contoured for comfort and versatility. The contoured profile of the blanket is provided by varying the density patter
5633372 Heterocycle based nitrogen sulfur ligands useful in radiographic imaging agents May 27, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel heterocycle based nitrogen-sulfur ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes.
5632769 Warming blanket for pediatric use May 27, 1997
The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket is sized to accommodate pediatric patients. The blankets according to the present invention may be used both over or under the patient, thereby facilitating use in the operating roo
5623077 Imidazole based nitrogen sulfur ligands useful in radiographic imaging agents April 22, 1997
The present invention relates particularly to novel imidazole based nitrogen-sulfur ligands that are suitable for complexing with a radionuclide, and are useful as general imaging agents for diagnostic purposes.
5619545 Process for purification of radioiodides April 8, 1997
The invention relates to a process for purifying radioiodides which comprisesa) passing a recovered solution of iodide over an anion exchange resin;b) washing the ion exchange resin in (a) with a solution comprising a weak base or anionic ion;c) washing the ion exchange resin in (a) with a s
5618513 Method for preparing radiolabeled peptides April 8, 1997
A method for radiolabelling peptides using polyaminocarboxylate ligands having suitable protecting groups such that they can be added to peptides by standard solid phase or solution phase peptide synthetic chemistry and can be deproteced using standard cleavage/deprotection reagents and
5616312 Thiol ligands and complexes for X-ray imaging April 1, 1997
The present invention provides new and structurally diverse compositions comprising compounds of the general formula: ##STR1## Wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, R.sup.4, and R.sup.5 are the same or different and are --CO--(CH.sub.2).sub.y --SH, --(CH.sub.2).sub.2 --SH, --SO.sub.
5609850 Treated apatite particles for ultrasound imaging March 11, 1997
Treated apatite particles are disclosed for enhancing radical diagnostic imaging such as magnetic resonance imaging ("MRI"), magnetic resonance spectroscopy ("MRS"), magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging ("MRSI"), X-ray diagnostic imaging, and ultrasound imaging. Novel coating and
5607055 Vacuum package for flexible products March 4, 1997
The present invention relates to packages for flexible products, especially medical products, wherein the package maintains the product in a desired configuration without kinking and allows for easy withdrawal of the product from the package. In a preferred embodiment, the present invent
5605671 Radiolabeled neutrophil activating peptides for imaging February 25, 1997
A method of imaging a target site in an animal's body in which a labelled chemokine is introduced into the animal's body and allowed to accumulate at a target site which includes corresponding receptor molecules. The accumulated, labelled chemokine material then is detected so as to imag
5602268 Process for producing tungsten clusters February 11, 1997
The present invention provides a process for producing compounds of the general formula: ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is --C.sub.k H.sub.l Z.sub.m or --(C.sub.k H.sub.l Z.sub.n)(C.sub.6 H.sub.(5-q) Z.sub.q).sub.p ; R.sup.2 is --C.sub.k H.sub.l Z.sub.m or --(C.sub.k H.sub.l Z.sub.n)(C
5602236 Metal-containing steroid mimics and ligands useful in the preparation thereof February 11, 1997
Metal-containing steroid mimic complexes are provided. Compositions containing a metal ion incorporated into a steroid skeleton structure and ligands useful in the preparation of such compositions are also provided. The metal ion is preferably a radionuclide, such as technetium, rhenium
5592933 Hygroscopic cartridge particularly for filters for medical use January 14, 1997
The hygroscopic cartridge (1) particularly for filters for medical use, has a band-like element (2) which is wound to form a flat bobbin (7). The band-like element (2) has a first band (3), formed with corrugations (4) which extend in a transverse direction with respect to the longitudin
5590647 Method of providing anesthesia with a specialized tracheal tube January 7, 1997
The present invention relates to a method of using a specialized tracheal tubes for introduction of gasses or vapors along the trachea, such as by an anesthesiologist during the administration of anesthesia to a patient undergoing surgery. In particular, the present invention relates to
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