Patents by Inventor Fredrick P. Torres

Fredrick P. Torres has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5195964
    Abstract: The invention is a single use transcervical catheterization cannula retained by forceps for use with a catheter wire and radiopaque dye fluid. The cannula has a flexible shaft portion, an acorn to seat with the cervical canal, a fluid/catheter wire access port, and a handle member which is rotatably and axially movable on the shaft of the cannula but which can be locked at a desired position on the shaft of the cannula. A notch on a wing of the handle member engages with forceps to hold the cannula in liquid tight contact with the cervical canal. Extending beyond the end of the acorn is a curved tip, through whose open end the catheter wire is extended.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1991
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1993
    Assignee: Research and Education Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Oscar A. Kletzky, Timothy M. Koci, Fredrick P. Torres