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Scott Smith: Spiral balloon catheter for renal nerve ablation. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIME, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, July 21, 2015: US09084609 (10 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprises a flexible shaft having a length for accessing the renal artery. A balloon arrangement, dimensioned for deployment within the renal artery, is provided at the shaft's distal end and fluidly coupled to a lumen arrangement. A balloon body is configured to complete at least one rev ...


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Isaac Kim, Josef Koblish, Robert F Bencini: Inverted balloon RF ablation catheter and method. Boston Scientific Scime, Seagate Tufte & Wickhem, March 31, 2015: US08992519 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus related to radio frequency (RF) ablation catheters. The present subject matter provides a method for forming an ablation catheter having a balloon at a distal end of the catheter. The method includes applying a band of conductive materi ...


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Roger Hastings, Scott Smith, Leonard B Richardson, Mark L Jenson: Catheter-focused magnetic field induced renal nerve ablation. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIME, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, June 23, 2015: US09060761

A flexible catheter includes a magnetically permeable element provided at its distal end. The magnetically permeable element is configured for placement within the renal artery. External coils, positionable on anterior and posterior portions of a patient in proximity to the renal artery, are coupled ...


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Maan Shii Wu: Medical device packaging and methods for preparing and packaging medical devices. Boston Scientific Scime, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, March 10, 2015: US08973748

Medical device packaging, medical device packaging assemblies, and methods for preparing and packaging medical devices. An example medical device packaging assembly may include a packaging pouch including a front pouch portion and a back pouch portion. The front pouch portion may include a first she ...


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Matt State: Dual taper stent protector. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIME, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, December 22, 2015: US09216101

A dual taper stent protector having a first stent covering region configured to cover a stent without substantially engaging the stent, a second covering region, and an engagement region for engaging a product mandrel removably disposed within a catheter shaft, and first and second tapered regions c ...


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Pu Zhou, Ismal Guler: Collarless guide extension catheter. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIME, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 31, 2016: US09352123

Embodiments of the disclosure describe an example guide extension catheter. The guide extension catheter may include a proximal shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, the distal end having an attachment region. The guide extension catheter may further include a distal sheath having a proximal en ...