US Patent No. 10,363,403

SYSTEM FOR REDUCING LOCAL DISCOMFORT


Patent No. 10,363,403
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title System For Reducing Local Discomfort
Inventorship Rush L. Bartlett, II, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Ryan J. F. Van Wert, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Stephen J. Ruoss, Redwood City, CA (US)
Amy E. Bartlett, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Assignee Cook Medical Technologies LLC, Bloomington, IN (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,363,403

1. A kit for targeted delivery of a substance to an airway in conjunction with deploying a medical device to the airway, the kit comprising:a conduit comprising a proximal end and a bifurcated distal portion having a first distal end and a second distal end, the first and second distal ends being separate with a space positioned therebetween, wherein the proximal end is configured to be coupled with a source of the substance; and a first applicator and a second applicator, each of the first and second applicators coupled with a respective one of the first and second distal ends of the conduit, wherein each of the first and second applicators is configured to direct the substance out of the applicator toward different sides of an airway, and wherein the first and second applicators are made at least partially of a material configured to allow the substance to weep out of the first and second applicators, and
an endotracheal tube.