Resources Contact Us Home
Leg bag accessory

Image Number 9 for United States Patent #7147625.

An accessory is connected between a leg bag and a urinary catheter to prevent microorganisms migrating from the leg bag up through the catheter. The accessory has a sleeve, connectors to connect the sleeve to the leg bag and to the urinary catheter, a filter positioned within the sleeve that can be coated with an antimicrobial composition, and a valve to prevent fluid from moving from the leg bag to the catheter. The antimicrobial coated sleeve can be used with or with out the filter. The filter is made by compounding a polymeric resin powder with an antimicrobial composition.

  Recently Added Patents
Method and apparatus for automatically controlling gas pressure for a plasma cutter
Method and system for evaluating/analyzing patent portfolio using patent priority approach
Feedback method and processing system for policy installation failures
Method of operating a split gate flash memory cell with coupling gate
Fluid conduit with PTC fabric heating
Cleaning device, and image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and intermediate transfer unit each including the cleaning device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method and apparatus to make code more difficult to reverse engineer
Methods and materials relating to a bi-metallic cross-linking species
Method for extracting a tool from a hollow object and tool for machining a hollow object
Cracking catalyst and process
Connector apparatus for IC packs
Combined treatment for cataract and glaucoma treatment
Motor driving apparatus and motor driving method
Instrument handle for use with interchangeable batteries
Separator for sorting particulate material
Search system