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Patrick P Wu, Keif Fitzgerald, August Yambao, Michael Green: Delivery system for medical devices. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, March 9, 2010: US07674282 (74 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed a delivery system for implantation a self-expanding medical device in a body which includes a control handle and a catheter portion. The catheter portion includes an outer restraining member which covers the collapsed, medical device, an inner catheter member having a dista ...


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Patrick P Wu, Keif Fitzgerald, August Yambao, Michael Green: Delivery system for medical devices. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, Jonathan Feuchtwang, July 20, 2010: US07758625 (63 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for implantation a self-expanding medical device in a body includes a control handle and a catheter portion. The catheter portion includes an outer restraining member which covers the collapsed, medical device, an inner catheter member having a distal end including a region upon wh ...


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David T Pollock, Richard Newhauser, Octavian Iancea: Single-piece endoprosthesis with high expansion ratios and atraumatic ends. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, February 26, 2013: US08382816 (20 worldwide citation)

A new endoluminal prosthesis for use in sealing a vascular graft to corporeal lumen provides for a flattened bulbous tail at the end of each cell of the prosthesis. The flattened bulbous tails reduce the amount of wear between the prosthesis and the softer material of the vascular grafts or corporea ...


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David Hancock, Peter S Brown, Larry Voss: Self-expanding pseudo-braided intravascular device. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, March 18, 2014: US08671815 (12 worldwide citation)

A self-expanding, pseudo-braided device embodying a high expansion ratio and flexibility as well as comformability and improved radial force. The pseudo-braided device is particularly suited for advancement through and deployment within highly tortuous and very distal vasculature. Various forms of t ...


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Patrick P Wu, Keif Fitzgerald, August Yambao, Michael Green: Delivery system for medical devices. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, Jonathan Feuchtwang, July 10, 2012: US08216296 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed a delivery system for implantation a self-expanding medical device in a body which includes a control handle and a catheter portion. The catheter portion includes an outer restraining member which covers the collapsed, medical device, an inner catheter member having a dista ...


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Keif M Fitzgerald, James C Shuler, Patrick P Wu: Apparatus and method for deploying self-expanding stents. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, Abbott Vascular, Jonathan Feutchtwang, November 23, 2010: US07837725 (3 worldwide citation)

An assembly for delivering a stent to an intraluminal location comprising a catheter having an inner member and an outer member, a stent positioned between the inner member and the outer member at the catheter distal end, and a cutter/slider/deployment mechanism slidable secured to the catheter prox ...


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Andy E Denison: Intravascular stents. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, September 28, 2010: US07803179 (2 worldwide citation)

Stent designs for use in vessels, such as the carotid and coronary arteries, are disclosed. The stents consist of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common longitudinal stent axis and interconnected by one or more interconnecting members placed so that the ...


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Boris Anukhin, Masoud Molaei, David T Pollock: Nitinol frame heating and setting mandrel. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, May 4, 2010: US07708925

An apparatus for heating and setting elements of a stent. The apparatus is a mandrel having a central core cylinder with an outer surface including a plurality of raised forms and gaps in-between the raised forms. The mandrel also includes a first and second outer cylinder, each having a curved radi ...


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Nianjiong Bei, William J Boyle, Gregory W Fung, Joanna Lubas, Alexander Nikanorov: Recovery catheter apparatus and method. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, January 17, 2008: US20080015491-A1

A catheter assembly configured for retrieval of medical devices from vasculature. The catheter includes an outer catheter and an inner catheter. The inner and/or outer catheter can include a tapered terminal end portion. A mandrel can be provided to facilitate advancement of the assembly within vasc ...


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Patrick P Wu, Keif Fitzgerald, August Yambao, Michael Green: Delivery system for medical devices. Abbott Vascular Solutions, Fulwider Patton, April 16, 2009: US20090099641-A1

The invention is directed a delivery system for implantation a self-expanding medical device in a body which includes a control handle and a catheter portion. The catheter portion includes an outer restraining member which covers the collapsed, medical device, an inner catheter member having a dista ...