Patents by Inventor Rudolph J. Kranys

Rudolph J. Kranys 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: 4006736
    Abstract: An apparatus for injecting fluid, specifically contrast media, into the vascular system of a human being or other animal. The apparatus comprises a head portion and a control unit. The head portion includes the motor and drive components, and carries a removable syringe cartridge containing the fluid. Integral with the head portion is a pressure jacket for housing the syringe cartridge, and a piston plunger for forcing the fluid out of the syringe cartridge, through a catheter and into the vascular system. The control unit includes the mechanism for selecting delivery parameters, and circuitry for controlling the delivery of the contrast media into the vascular system. Also disclosed is a syringe cartridge designed to cooperate with the apparatus for injecting contrast media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 1974
    Date of Patent: February 8, 1977
    Assignee: Medrad, Inc.
    Inventors: Rudolph J. Kranys, Marlin S. Heilman, Ronald J. Zdrojkowski, George R. Swann