Patent Number: 6,168,588

Title: Overlapping welds for catheter constructions

Abstract: A catheter having at least two lengths of tubular material axially joined together by a welded joint with no perceptible change in diameter at the welded joint; the welded joint including a substantial axially oriented seam between the two lengths of material.

Inventors: Wilson; James C. (Queensbury, NY)

Assignee: Medi-Dyne Inc.

International Classification: A61M 25/00 (20060101); B29C 65/00 (20060101); B29C 65/02 (20060101); A61M 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018