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Patent Publication Number: US 8685032 B2

Title: Pressure sensing vertebroplasty extension tube

Filing Date: February 15, 2011

Priority Date: February 23, 2010

Inventor(s): Jeffry S. Melsheimer

Original Assignee / Applicant(s): Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Link to Patent: US8685032B2


This invention discloses a pressure sensing tube for conveying material through a lumen under pressure. This tube comprises an inner tube, an outer membrane and a Fujifilm Prescale or Pressurex film, of Sensor Products Inc., in between. When the pressure in the lumen reaches a certain value, the Fujifilm Prescale or Pressurex film changes in color corresponding to the pressure. The patent also mentions "Tactile pressure indicating sensor film" of Sensor Products Inc., in the non-patent citations.