|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||062/068; 062/342; 062/4575; 366/220; 366/209; 366/218|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 48|
Methods and apparatus for producing saline slush for surgical applications. Producing surgical saline slush in a slush bottle that is a rigid or semi-rigid, high integrity, sturdy container that resists punctures and leaks to better maintain a sterile barrier and does not rely on having an external object placed in the fluid to mix the slush. Slush is agitated by rotating the slush bottle within a slush bottle carriage around an axis of rotation. Agitation of the slush may be increased by including an agitation feature such as at least one fin in one or ...
What is claimed is: 1. A system for production of sterile saline slush for use in medical procedures, the system comprising:a device comprising:a housing to define an interior of the device from an exterior of the device, the housing having at least one opening for receipt of a slush bottle, the slush bottle receiving a flexible container containing sterile saline solution; andan assembly to receive the slush bottle and to rotate the slush bottle along an axis of rotation to agitate a slush/saline slurry within the slush bottle as the slush bottle is rot...