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Ronald D Adams, Roy H Sullivan, George Nunez: Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, April 5, 2005: US06874669 (416 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a full-thickness resection system comprising a flexible endoscope and a stapling mechanism, wherein the endoscope is slidably received through at least a portion of the stapling mechanism. The stapling mechanism includes an anvil and a stapling head mounted to th ...


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Ghaleb A Sater: Surgical anchor implantation device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, December 13, 2005: US06974462 (402 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastener for use in surgical procedures comprises a first member, a second member, and an anchor. Surgical materials may be secured within the surgical fastener. Methods of securing the surgical fastener to an anatomical structure are disclosed herein.


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Ronald D Adams, Roy H Sullivan, George Nunez: Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, March 15, 2005: US06866178 (353 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a full-thickness resection system comprising a flexible endoscope and a stapling mechanism, wherein the endoscope is slidably received through at least a portion of the stapling mechanism. The stapling mechanism includes an anvil and a stapling head mounted to th ...


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Diane K Burnside, Jonathan S Stinson, Paul F Chouinard: Stent-graft with bioabsorbable structural support. Boston Scientific SciMed, Frederick W Niebuhr Esq, Larkins Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, September 30, 2003: US06626939 (281 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a stent-graft with a bioabsorbable structure and a permanent graft for luminal support and treatment of arterial fistulas, occlusive disease, and aneurysms. The bioabsorbable structure is formed from braided filaments of materials such as PLA, PLLA, PDLA, and PGA and the gra ...


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Ronald D Adams, Roy H Sullivan III, George A Nunez, Lauren O Main, Peter K Kratsch, Jurgen A Kortenbach, Matt Solar, Gerhard F Buess, Marc O Schurr: Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, June 13, 2006: US07059331 (273 worldwide citation)

A full-thickness resection system comprises a flexible endoscope and a stapling mechanism, wherein the endoscope is slidably received through at least a portion of the stapling mechanism. The stapling mechanism comprises an anvil and a stapling head mounted to the anvil so that the anvil and the sta ...


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Gary McAlister, Robert L Sakal: Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, February 26, 2008: US07334718 (267 worldwide citation)

A stapling unit for use with an endoscopic stapling system adapted to be advanced along an endoscope to a predetermined location within a body lumen to staple the portion of tissue, as part of an occlusal or full thickness resectioning procedure. The stapling unit comprises a first casing having a d ...


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Matthew T Yurek, Steven J Healy: Apparatus for deploying body implantable stents. Boston Scientific Scimed, Frederick W Niebubr Esq, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, April 30, 2002: US06380457 (249 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment device includes a flexible, elongate interior catheter and a retaining structure cooperating with the catheter to support a stent along a distal end support region of the catheter. The stent is supported in a reduced radius delivery state to facilitate delivery to a treatment site ...


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Ronald D Adams, Roy H Sullivan III, Lauren O Main, Peter K Kratsch, George A Nunez, Jurgen A Kortenbach, Matthew S Solar, Gerhard F Buess, Marc O Schurr: Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, August 30, 2011: US08006889 (238 worldwide citation)

A full-thickness resection system comprises a flexible endoscope and a stapling mechanism, wherein the endoscope is slidably received through at least a portion of the stapling mechanism. The stapling mechanism comprises an anvil and a stapling head mounted to the anvil so that the anvil and the sta ...


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Paul James Miller: Catheter balloon with ultrasonic microscalpel blades. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett Steinkraus, December 26, 2006: US07153315 (231 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catheter balloon, and balloon catheter incorporating the catheter balloon, useful in medical dilation procedures. The catheter balloon includes at least one microscalpel operatively disposed on an outer surface thereof. The microscalpel may advantageously be operativ ...


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Charles H Pugsley, Joseph A Levendusky: Impermanent biocompatible fastener. Boston Scientific Scimed, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner, October 28, 2008: US07442201 (230 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible fastener particularly well-suited for use in fundoplication procedures. In a preferred embodiment, the fastener is designed to break within the span of approximately three to six months after implantation and comprises a male portion and a female portion. The male portion includes a ...



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