Resources Contact Us Home
Drainage apparatus and method

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #8486051.

An apparatus for removing body fluids from a body cavity by suction, such as a thorax, gastric or any other human body cavity or a wound, comprises means (9) to increase the pressure difference between a pressure in a drainage lumen (3) and a pressure in the atmosphere when an auxiliary lumen (5) is open. The apparatus enables removal of clots or other plugs of the catheter and drainage tube in an efficient and not patient disturbing way.

  Recently Added Patents
Cavernous nerve stimulation via unidirectional propagation of action potentials
Electronic device and printed circuit board
Optical disc drive having a tray for loading a disc using supporting portions
Signal activated molecular delivery
Reduced sorbent utilization for circulating dry scrubbers
Audio conversation apparatus
  Randomly Featured Patents
Electro-optical detonator
Enhanced flow distributor for integrated circuit spot coolers
Apparatus and method for machining long workpiece
Bath hardware mounting bracket
Connection unit for transmission networks, in particular for telephone or computer networks
Pneumatic tire
Voltage generating circuit, device including the same, and method of generating voltage
Ring based impedance control of an output driver
Combined paper guide and work table for typewriter
Magnetic system for a stereo pick-up with a movable coil