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Cynthia A Lees: Method and apparatus for playing a bingo line game. Arrow International, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, October 4, 1988: US04775155 (299 worldwide citation)

A method for playing a side game in connection with a bingo game includes providing a flash board displaying a plurality of numbers in mutually perpendicular rows and columns. A plurality of tickets having a first face and a second face are provided. A column of numbers that is displayed on the seco ...


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Paul L Frankhouser, Ketan Shevde: Catheter introduction set. Arrow International, Charles H Lindrooth, November 29, 1983: US04417886 (190 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a disposable introducer kit for the introduction of a catheter into small vessels such as the radial artery of a patient. The introducer assembly is contained in a sterile package and removed as an entire unit including needle, catheter, wire guide and wire guide feed device. The cathet ...


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Robert E Fischell, James J Thompson, David R Fischell, Richard L Harding, Tim A Fischell: Apparatus for atherectomy. Arrow International Investment, Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, April 25, 1995: US05409454 (186 worldwide citation)

A catheter is disclosed which is capable of cutting obstructive tissue from a vessel of a living body while shielding a portion of the wall of the vessel from being exposed to the cutting blade at the catheter's distal end. An essentially continuous outer surface at the catheter's distal end allows ...


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Kevin Taylor, Philip F Latzgo, Timothy J Lenihan: Kink-resistant steerable catheter assembly for microwave ablation. Arrow International Investment, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, December 30, 1997: US05702433 (136 worldwide citation)

A kink-resistant steerable catheter assembly suitable for microwave ablation includes a handle, a catheter and a steering control. The catheter has (a) a flexible, torque-transmitting and axially incompressible proximal or body portion terminating in a proximal end attached to the handle, and (b) a ...


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Josef Winkler: Electrode-carrying catheter and method of making same. Arrow International Investment, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, May 23, 1995: US05417208 (131 worldwide citation)

An electrode-carrying catheter has elongate, flexible tubing defining a proximal end, a distal end, and an electrically insulative outer tubular layer intermediate the ends, the tubing including a flexible electrically conductive core of wire and a flexible non-conductive core-covering layer of plas ...


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Timothy J Lenihan, Kenneth L Carr, Mark Guetersloh: Microwave antenna catheter. Arrow International Investment, Microwave Medical Systems, Amster Rothstein Ebenstein, November 4, 1997: US05683382 (114 worldwide citation)

A helical antenna, which is matched to the desired microwave frequency of 915 MHz, comprises a helix having a linear length which is in the range of 74 to 112 mm or a non-zero integer multiple thereof, and which delivers microwave energy in an optimal heating pattern with little reflected power.


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Jon S Wilson, Carl M Fleming, Kenneth T Cassidy, Ronald D Boyd, Gary S Fleming: Double-y-shaped multi-lumen catheter with selectively attachable hubs. Arrow International, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, March 29, 2005: US06872198 (113 worldwide citation)

A multi-lumen catheter and method for inserting same in a patient is disclosed. The catheter includes an elongated, central, multi-lumen tube portion having a proximal end and a distal end. The central tube portion has a substantially cylindrical outer shape and is internally segmented into a plural ...


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Paul L Frankhouser: Catheter shield. Arrow International, Charles H Lindrooth, May 4, 1982: US04327723 (110 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a shield assembly for a catheter particularly useful for the protection of flow directed catheters used in the measurement of central venous pressure and pulmonary wedge pressure. The shield assembly includes front and rear hubs sized to permit movement of the catheter therethrough and ...


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Jeffrey P Lewis, Troy A Werley, Raymond Newswanger, Glenn Fulmer: Ventricular assist device. Arrow International, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, November 14, 2000: US06146325 (108 worldwide citation)

An implantable VAD (preferably an LVAD) includes a compliance chamber which forms a reservoir for liquid extending from adjacent the bottom of the compliance chamber upwardly towards the top of the compliance chamber, and a chamber for gas disposed above the liquid reservoir and extending upwardly t ...


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Alyssa J Dassa, Philip B Fleck: Catheter assembly. Arrow International Investment Corporation, Synnestvedt & Lechner, April 27, 1993: US05205830 (108 worldwide citation)

Large diameter catheters for drainage of body cavities and infusion are disclosed. A removable assembly comprising a stiffening cannula, hollow dilator and wire guide facilitate insertion, reduce trauma and reduce the risk to delicate tissue. The distal tip of the stiffening cannula interfaces with ...