Patent Number: 8,715,158

Title: Implantable bottom exit port

Abstract: The present invention provides a system for attaching a fluid access port to a patient. The system generally comprises an implantable access port with a bottom exit port and method for attaching an access port to a patient. In addition, a tube guard, flexible tube exit port, tissue guard, and porous coupling member are disclosed.

Inventors: Honaryar; Babak (Orinda, CA), Borrell; Marcos (Goleta, CA), Mudd; Christopher S. (Goleta, CA), Raven; Joseph S. (Goleta, CA), Allen; Jeff (Crestwood, KY), Snow; Sean (Goleta, CA), Vincent; Vernon L. (Santa Barbara, CA)

Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/04 (20130101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018