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Christine D Enger: Rapidly exchangeable coronary catheter. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein Esq, November 9, 1999: US05980486 (175 worldwide citation)

A rapidly exchangeable catheter for use in the coronary arteries includes an elongate relatively stiff proximal segment that defines an inflation lumen, an intermediate, shorter segment formed from a more flexible plastic material and having two lumens, and a third, single lumen distal segment. A ba ...


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Michael D Boneau: Endovascular support device. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein, October 7, 1997: US05674278 (104 worldwide citation)

An endovascular support device for treatment of chronic restenosis or other vascular narrowing is disclosed together with a method of manufacture and a method for delivering a plurality of such devices to an affected area of a vessel. In a preferred embodiment, the endovascular support device compri ...


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Robert Lashinski, Matthew Birdsall: Stent for improved transluminal deployment. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein, September 22, 1998: US05810868 (46 worldwide citation)

A stent and method for manufacturing a stent comprising an expandable, generally tubular body portion in which one or both ends of the stent are provided with a generally rounded, smooth radiused portion that forms a bulbous protrusion out of the plane of the circumference of the stent. The design o ...


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Robert D Lashinski, Matthew J Birdsall: Stents for supporting lumens in living tissue. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein, Deanna J Shirley, June 6, 2000: US06071298 (25 worldwide citation)

A stent for helping to hold open a lumen in a tubular body structure has at least one axial portion (preferably an axial end portion) that stents the surrounding portion of the tubular body structure to a lesser degree than another axial portion of the stent. For example, the stent portion that sten ...


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Michael D Boneau: Method of making endovascular support device. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein, September 1, 1998: US05800509 (6 worldwide citation)

An endovascular support device for treatment of chronic restenosis or other vascular narrowing is disclosed together with a method of manufacture and a method for delivering a plurality of such devices to an affected area of a vessel. In a preferred embodiment, the endovascular support device compri ...


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Fagan John R, Zhang John: Hemostatic catheter introducer. Arterial Vascular Engineering, DURKIN Tracy Gene, January 8, 1998: WO/1998/000195 (1 worldwide citation)

A self-sealing hemostatic valve for use in a catheter apparatus is disclosed, comprising a proximal valve element having a sealing hole, a distal valve element having a flap and biasing means to enhance the force with which the flap bears against the distal side of the proximal valve element to norm ...


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Colombo Antonio, Lashinski Robert D, Birdsall Matthew J, Brooks Dennis L, Haarstad Philip J, Peacock James C Iii: Prothese endoluminale et methode dutilisation dans des regions de bifurcation de lumieres de corps, Endolumenal prosthesis and method of use in bifurcation regions of body lumens. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Medtronic Vascular, CASSAN MACLEAN, January 22, 2008: CA2246995

An endolumenal medical device assembly is provided for use in a bifurcation region of a body lumen. An expandable prosthesis, preferably an endolumenal support device such as a stent, is included in the assembly and is adjustable from a radially collapsed condition to a radially expanded condition. ...


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Jendersee Bradly, Lashinski Robert, Boneau Michael: Procede dimplantation et de deploiement dextenseur, Stent delivery and deployment method. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Medtronic Vascular, CASSAN MACLEAN, May 2, 1996: CA2202257

An encapsulated stent device for implantation within the vascular system includes a balloon (36) of a balloon catheter (30) formed around and adhered to a wire-like stent (10) so that the outer surface of the device is more regular for delivery through the vascular system without an exterior sheath. ...


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Boneau Michael, Lashinski Robert, Jendersee Bradly: Fixation dun extenseur a la surface dun vaisseau sanguin, Stent surface anchor. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Medtronic Vascular, CASSAN MACLEAN, May 2, 1996: CA2202363

An endoprosthesis (10) is provided having an expandable, generally cylindrical body pon defining an inside surface (13) and an outside surface (12). The inside surface (13) is preferably regular and smooth to yield a low coefficient of friction, while the outside surface (12) is modified to yield a ...


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Lashinski Robert, Birdsall Matthew: Extenseur permettant un meilleur deploiement transluminal, Stent for improved transluminal deployment. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Medtronic Vascular, CASSAN MACLEAN, June 10, 2003: CA2360059

A stent and method for manufacturing a stent comprising an expandable, generally tubular body portion in which one or both ends of the stem are provided with a generally rounded, smooth radiused portion that forms a bulbous protrusion out of the plane of the circumference of the stent. The design of ...