US 9,808,400 B2
Catheter tray, packaging system, and associated methods
Jennifer E. Tomes, Mundelein, IL (US); Deborah B. Adler, New York, NY (US); Jack E. Maze, Long Grove, IL (US); Alberto C. Savage, Buffalo Grove, IL (US); Kenneth S. Chua, Glenview, IL (US); Earl D. Wilson, Ingleside, IL (US); and John Henry Kutsch, Harvard, IL (US)
Assigned to Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL (US)
Filed by Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL (US)
Filed on Apr. 30, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/265,909.
Application 12/846,675 is a division of application No. 12/495,148, filed on Jun. 30, 2009, granted, now 8,631,935, issued on Jan. 21, 2014.
Application 14/265,909 is a continuation of application No. 12/846,675, filed on Jul. 29, 2010, granted, now 8,746,452, issued on Jun. 10, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/183,629, filed on Jun. 3, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2014/0231287 A1, Aug. 21, 2014
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A61J 1/00 (2006.01); A61M 25/00 (2006.01); A61B 50/33 (2016.01); A61B 50/30 (2016.01); A61B 42/00 (2016.01); A61B 46/00 (2016.01)
CPC A61J 1/00 (2013.01) [A61B 50/30 (2016.02); A61B 50/33 (2016.02); A61M 25/00 (2013.01); A61M 25/002 (2013.01); A61B 42/00 (2016.02); A61B 46/00 (2016.02); A61B 2050/3008 (2016.02); A61B 2050/3015 (2016.02)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A kit, comprising:
a single level tray defining at least a first compartment and a second compartment, the first compartment bounded by a first compartment base member of the single level tray, the second compartment bounded by a second compartment base member of the single level tray, the single level tray including a barrier separating the first compartment from the second compartment, the barrier defining an opening;
a first syringe containing an inflation fluid, the first syringe disposed within the first compartment of the single level tray;
a second syringe containing a lubricant, the second syringe disposed within the single level tray, the first syringe and the second syringe configured for use during a catheterization procedure;
an indwelling catheter; and
a coiled tube coupling the indwelling catheter to a fluid receptacle, the indwelling catheter, the coiled tube, and the fluid receptacle disposed within the second compartment of the single level tray with the coiled tube being outside of the fluid receptacle, the opening of the barrier sized to receive a portion of the indwelling catheter when the indwelling catheter is passed from the second compartment into the first compartment to lubricate the indwelling catheter.