Patents by Inventor Louis S. Santomieri

Louis S. Santomieri 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: 3938530
    Abstract: A retention-type catheter adapted to be inserted, through the urethra, into the urinary bladder of a medical patient; the catheter including--in unitary relation--a primary tube for drainage of the bladder, a secondary tube for irrigation of the bladder, and an initially contracted but expansible retainer formed in the primary tube adjacent the tip thereof, the secondary tube being longitudinally movable relative to the primary tube and arranged to further serve as an exteriorly manually actuated, pull-push element operative to cause expansion and contraction of such retainer, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 1974
    Date of Patent: February 17, 1976
    Inventor: Louis S. Santomieri