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Eamonn Hobbs, William Appling: Clot filter. Angiodynamics, McAuley Nissen Goldberg Kiel & Hand, May 9, 2000: US06059825 (225 worldwide citation)

A removable or absorbable vena cava filter is introducible through a relatively small bore catheter. These filters formed of a single high-memory wire. The wire has a coiled cylindrical portion and a coiled conical portion. The wire assumes a straight configuration when in a catheter. The coils of t ...


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Rubinsky Boris, Maor Elad, Ivorra Antoni, Mitchell James J, Hamilton William C: Balloon catheter for reducing restenosis via irreversible electroporation. The Regents Of The University Of California, Angiodynamics, Rubinsky Boris, Maor Elad, Ivorra Antoni, Mitchell James J, Hamilton William C, BOZICEVIC Karl, October 1, 2009: WO/2009/121017 (161 worldwide citation)

Restenosis or neointimal formation may occur following angioplasty or other trauma to an artery such as by-pass surgery. This presents a major clinical problem which narrows the artery. The invention provides a balloon catheter with a particular electrode configuration for carrying out a method wher ...


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David L Morris, Steve A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz: Tissue surface treatment apparatus and method. AngioDynamics, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, October 9, 2007: US07278991 (159 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling ablation volume depth includes providing a treatment apparatus. The apparatus comprises a housing having a proximal and distal end including a tissue contacting surface. The housing defines an interior with an energy delivery device positionable in the interior. The energy de ...


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Nilesh Patel, Kenneth P Moresco, William M Appling: Convertible blood clot filter. AngioDynamics, Reed Smith, June 24, 2003: US06582447 (158 worldwide citation)

A vena cava blood clot filter is described that is attached to the walls of the vena cava by barbed anchors. In its filtering state, the filter is cone shaped which causes the blood to be filtered. The cone shape is formed by an appropriate restraining mechanism. When it is desired to stop filtering ...


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Robert M Pearson, Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz, Theodore C Johnson, Zia Yassinzadeh: Impedance controlled tissue ablation apparatus and method. Angiodynamics, Perkins Coie, March 18, 2008: US07344533 (153 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for carrying our thermal ablation of target tissue is disclosed. The apparatus includes an RF ablation device having a multi-electrode electrode assembly designed to be deployed in target tissue, defining a selected-volume tissue region to be ablated, and having infusion chann ...


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David L Morris, Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz: Tissue surface treatment apparatus and method. AngioDynamics, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, Harry K Ahn, September 9, 2008: US07422586 (125 worldwide citation)

A tissue surface reatment apparatus includes a housing having a proximal end, a distal end including a tissue contacting surface, an interior defined by the housing and a handpiece coupled to the housing. The contactine surface has a plurality of apertures. An energy delivery device including an ele ...


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Nilesh Patel, Kenneth P Moresco, William M Appling: Convertible blood clot filter. AngioDynamics, Reed Smith, November 25, 2003: US06652558 (107 worldwide citation)

A vena cava blood clot filter is described that is attached to the walls of the vena cava by barbed anchors. In its filtering state, the filter is cone shaped which causes the blood to be filtered. The cone shape is formed by an appropriate restraining mechanism. When it is desired to stop filtering ...


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William M Appling, Kurt E Greenizen, Daniel K Recinella: Luer-type connector. AngioDynamics, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, July 29, 1997: US05651776 (96 worldwide citation)

A luer-type adapter has a dual instead of a single set of engaging screw threads. A proximal and a distal screw thread on the hub engage proximal and distal screw threads on the collar of the connector to provide at least twice the engaging or sealing force between the tapered surfaces of the stem a ...


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Theodore C Johnson, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert M Pearson: Apparatus for detecting and treating tumors using localized impedance measurement. Angiodynamics, Jin Qian, September 2, 2008: US07419487 (93 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for treating tumors comprises an elongated delivery device that includes a lumen and is maneuverable in tissue. An impedance sensor array is deployable from the elongated device and configured to be coupled to at least one of an energy source or a switching device. The impedance array i ...


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Richard E Fulton: Catheter with lumen occluding means. Angiodynamics, McAulay Nissen Goldberg Kiel & Hand, June 13, 2000: US06074374 (85 worldwide citation)

A catheter for use with the vascular system includes an elongated catheter body which has a side wall defining an interior catheter lumen. A plurality of openings are provided in the side wall at a first distal zone of the catheter body. The openings are adapted for relatively low pressure movement ...