Encoding and sensing of syringe information

  • US 20020128606A1
  • Filed: 01/18/2001
  • Published: 09/12/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A syringe for use with a powered injector to inject a fluid into a patient, the syringe comprising:

  • a length of material adapted to propagate electromagnetic energy therethrough, the length of material including at least a first indicator positioned along the length of material, the first indicator being adapted to interact with at least a portion of the energy being propagated through the length of material in a manner that is detectable, the first indicator providing information about the syringe configuration.

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