SELF-INFLATING CATHETER WITH DEFLATING MEANS AND RESERVOIR
An inflatable retention catheter having a resilient, valved, reservoir
retaining a fluid under pressure, for automatic inflation of a retention
balloon, is provided with an auxiliary reservoir enclosing or attached to
the resilient reservoir and having in its wall a valve release device
adapted to be manipulated to open the reservoir valve and permit emptying
of the balloon, the fluid being received in the auxiliary reservoir.
Bleecker; John A. (Summit, NJ) |
C. R. Bard Inc.
April 11, 1973|