US 9,808,600 B2
Catheter access and control device and method of using same
Rebecca Copenhaver DeLegge, Mount Pleasant, SC (US); and Mark Henry DeLegge, Mount Pleasant, SC (US)
Filed by Rebecca Copenhaver DeLegge, Mount Pleasant, SC (US); and Mark Henry DeLegge, Mount Pleasant, SC (US)
Filed on Jan. 13, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/153,601.
Application 14/153,601 is a continuation of application No. 13/352,307, filed on Jan. 17, 2012, granted, now 8,647,324.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/433,773, filed on Jan. 18, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2015/0032048 A1, Jan. 29, 2015
Prior Publication US 2015/0320973 A9, Nov. 12, 2015
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A61M 25/01 (2006.01); A61M 25/09 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 25/0147 (2013.01) [A61M 25/0136 (2013.01); A61M 25/09041 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09125 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09133 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A catheter control device for use in medical procedures, the catheter control device comprising:
a handle, the handle comprising a liquid reservoir having a curved base forming a continuously increasing interior volume of the liquid reservoir from an input port toward a center of the reservoir, the liquid reservoir constructed and arranged to receive and hold a liquid;
a movable wire, wherein a portion of the movable wire traverses through the handle and through the liquid reservoir, the movable wire contacting the liquid in the liquid reservoir to wet the portion of the movable wire that traverses through the liquid reservoir;
wherein a second portion of the movable wire communicates with a catheter.