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Ronald D Russo: Retention clips for body fluid drains. C R Bard, Stephen P Gilbert, April 14, 1981: US04261363 (466 worldwide citation)

A clip for retaining a flexible body fluid drain at a drainage site in a medical patient and preventing movement of the drain is disclosed. The clip has an upper portion containing a longitudinal slot into which the drain may be inserted sideways after placement of the drain in the drainage site, an ...


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Edward L Sinofsky, Gary L Boseck, Edward I McNamara: Endovascular stent and delivery system. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, March 31, 1992: US05100429 (452 worldwide citation)

An uncured or partially cured, collagen-based material is delivered to a selected site in a blood vessel and is crosslinked in the blood vessel by laser energy or other suitable energy to form an endovascular stent. The collagen-based material can be delivered to the blood vessel as a coating on an ...


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Scott J Solano, Myles L Saunders, James Crittenden: Cerebral balloon angioplasty system. C R Bard, May 1, 1990: US04921478 (428 worldwide citation)

An occlusion catheter for use during the therapeutic intervention of a cerebral blood vessel for flushing away fluid and debris from the area of the therapeutic intervention is provided. The catheter carries an inflatable occlusion balloon capable of being formed into a funnel with the larger end of ...


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James E Lock, Rudy Davis, George Duval: Occluder and method for repair of cardiac and vascular defects. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, September 19, 1995: US05451235 (424 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device for percutaneous transluminal correction of intracardiac and vascular septal defects is disclosed. The device comprises a pair of opposed occluders that are connected to one another using an interconnection that allows the occluders to move relative to one another. Additionally, ...


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Valerie Vadurro, Roger E Darois, Stephen N Eldridge, Michael J Lee: Prosthetic repair fabric with erosion resistant edge. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 18, 2004: US06736854 (384 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis is provided for repairing or augmenting anatomical weaknesses or defects, and is particularly suitable for the repair of soft tissue and muscle wall openings. The prosthesis may include a layer of fabric that is constructed and arranged to allow tissue ingrowth and is susce ...


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James J Leary: Steerable guide wire for balloon dilatation procedure. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 8, 1985: US04545390 (361 worldwide citation)

A guide wire is provided to guide a very small diameter catheter, such as a coronary dilatation catheter used in coronary angioplasty techniques. The guide wire itself is of very small diameter, (under 0.020") yet is steerable and may be visualized fluoroscopically. The major portion of the guide wi ...


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Carol A Ryan, Kim T Chiev: Stent introducer system. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, April 28, 1992: US05108416 (358 worldwide citation)

A system for introducing a stent into a patient at a site of stenosis is disclosed. The system comprises a balloon catheter having a stent surrounding the balloon portion of the catheter. At least one stent-retaining means is located adjacent to at least one end of the balloon to retain the stent in ...


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Margaret P Opolski: Medical apparatus having protective, lubricious coating. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, December 21, 1993: US05272012 (357 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a medical apparatus with a protective, lubricious coating is described. The method comprises providing a coating solution which contains a protective compound such as a urethane, a slip additive such as a siloxane, and optionally, a crosslinking agent for the protective compou ...


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Timothy Robinson, Michael Weiser, John Carey, Dennis Kujawski: Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system. C R Bard, Arthur Z Bookstein, March 31, 1998: US05733325 (355 worldwide citation)

A graft assembly for securely positioning a graft at a predetermined location across an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The assembly includes a resilient self-expanding anchor that is secured to the graft. The anchor is characterized as being at least as long as the graft, and further as being adapted to ...


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Paul J Mulhauser, Paul C DiCesare: Implantable prosthesis. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 31, 2001: US06267772 (351 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis for occluding the opening of a muscle or tissue defect. The implant is laparoscopically deliverable with a system for loading and delivering the prosthesis through a trocar cannula. The prosthesis includes an implantable material with a body portion sufficient to extend acr ...



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