Summaries by Inventor Dacey, Ralph

Decision support process for cerebral aneurysm pattern recognition in microsurgical/endovascular decision support system
Dacey, Ralph ; Ju, Tao ; Washington, Chad

— Cerebral Aneurysms are weak areas in the wall of a blood vessel causing it to bulge out. These aneurysms can take on many sizes, shapes, and be in different locations. Currently cerebral angiographies, spinal tap, CT or MRI are used to diagnose cerebral aneurysm. Treatment options are chosen by a do…

“Gemini” connector device to prevent peripheral venous catheters from dislodging and leaking
Arias, Eric ; Bayly, Philip ; Dacey, Ralph ; Derdeyn, Colin ; Genin, Guy ; Kim, Albert ; Leuthardt, Eric ; Norlin, James ; Scheid, Brittany ; Singamaneni, Srikanth ; Vemuri, Chandu ; Wang, Lihong ; Zipfel, Gregory

— Technology Description A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed the patented “Gemini” breakaway connector to turn peripheral venous catheter (PVC) fluid flow on and off without leaking. In addition, this easy-to-use device is designed to prevent PVC di…


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