Patent Number: 6,332,467

Title: Feeding tube spike set with integrated Y-port

Abstract: A Feeding tube spike set with integrated Y-port is disclosed. The preferred spike set includes a spike, a drip chamber, a y-port fitting, a stepped connector, and tubing connecting these components to one another in series. The y-port fitting further includes a body, a plug assembly and an undulating retaining member connecting the plug assembly to the body. The plug assembly further includes a plug from which a pair of tabs extend. The body also includes a flushing port formed within it; the preferred flushing port includes a plurality of ridges formed along it's bore to assist in retaining a secure seal between the inserted plug and the body.

Inventors: Hutson; Lonnie (San Dimas, CA), Hoffstetter; Leonard (San Dimas, CA), Clark; Raymond D. (Oceanside, CA)

Assignee: LH Medical Products, Inc.

International Classification: A61J 15/00 (20060101); A61M 39/00 (20060101); A61M 39/20 (20060101); A61M 5/14 (20060101); A61M 39/10 (20060101); A61F 005/37 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018