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Publication numberUS419926 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 21, 1890
Filing dateMar 19, 1889
Publication numberUS 419926 A, US 419926A, US-A-419926, US419926 A, US419926A
InventorsCharges Arthur chapman
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cpiarles arthur chapman
US 419926 A
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(No Model.)


CATHETER. No. 419,926. Patented Jan. 21, 1890.

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SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 419,926, dated January 21, 1890.

Application filed March 19, 1889.

To aZZ whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, CHARLES ARTHUR CHAPMAN, a subject of the Queen of Great Britain, residing in London, in the county of Middlesex, England, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Catheters, of which the following is a specification.

My invention is an improvement in catheters or bougies intended to increase the efficiency and safety of such instruments.

In the accompanyingdrawings, Figure l is an extended view of a catheter. Fig. 2 is a greatly magnified view of the head of my catheter, from which a portion of the covering has been removed, so as to expose a part of the helical-Wire lining and its terminal nipple.

1 is a closely-coiled Wire helix, of some highly-elastic metal-such as spring-steel of suitable caliber, say about one-sixth of an inch. Permanently joined and soldered with in one end of this helix is a nipple 2, of suitable metal such as silver-and having an orifice 3 on one side of it. To prevent oxidation, the said helix-wire maybe nickel or silver plated or galvanized. The entire metallic lining, as above, is tightly incased in a sleeve or wrapper 4, of a fine-Woven fabric Serial No, 308,864. (No model.)

such as cambric or Irish linen-which in turn is saturated with and enveloped in any suitable elastic and insoluble substance or composition-such as caoutchouc or celluloid-which composition constitutes the outer covering 5. Finally, an orifice 6 is made, corresponding to the orifice 3 in the nipple.

The described construction secures a perfectly smooth and elastic tube, which cannot become dangerous or ineffective in use, either by breaking, collapsing, or buckling.

Having thus described my invention, What I desire to claim, and secure by Letters Patent, 1s-

A catheter or bougie having a lining or bushing composed of a helicalwire spring 1, to one end of which is permanently secured a metallic nipple 2, said lining being inclosed in a Woven sleeve 4, and said sleeve saturated and enveloped in an insoluble and elastic covering 5, having an orifice 6, which corresponds to the orifice 3 of the nipple, substantially as set forth.




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Cooperative ClassificationA61M25/005