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Edward A McDonald: Two-piece, bifurcated intraluminal graft for repair of aneurysm. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 14, 1997: US05676697 (430 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal graft and method and apparatus for installing an intraluminal graft in relation to a bifurcation of a trunk vessel into two branch vessels to bypass an aneurysm defect or injury, wherein the intraluminal graft is formed of two cooperating graft prostheses. The first graft prosthesis ...


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Michael Crocker: Delivery and temporary stent catheter having a reinforced perfusion lumen. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 29, 1994: US05368566 (195 worldwide citation)

Disclosed in an improved temporary stent and drug delivery catheter, for use in the prevention of restenosis of a dilated vascular region, and/or for use in the delivery of a medication to a preselected vascular site. The catheter comprises an elongate body, a perfusion conduit laterally offset from ...


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Edward A McDonald, Robert Rosenbluth, Rodney Brenneman: Expandable microporous prosthesis. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 17, 1998: US05728150 (184 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a tubular prosthesis formed by rolling a perforated sheet around a longitudinal axis. Preferably, the prosthesis is self expandable under the radially outwardly directed spring bias of the rolled sheet. The perforations in the sheet are configured to provide throughholes in the wall of ...


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Michael D Crocker, Michael R Henson, Muny Chum: Drug delivery and dilatation catheter. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 22, 1994: US05295962 (147 worldwide citation)

An improved drug delivery catheter, for use in the prevention of restenosis of a dilated vascular region, and/or for use in the delivery of a medication to a preselected vascular site. The catheter comprises an elongate body, an inflation balloon disposed about a catheter body. In a drug delivery em ...


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Michael Crocker, John McB Hodgson, Girma Kebede: Variable diameter balloon dilatation catheter. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 28, 1995: US05470313 (142 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter includes an inflation balloon having a variable diameter inflation profile. The balloon has a first inflation profile, in which it exhibits a substantially cylindrical central working profile. The first inflation profile of the balloon is achieved by inflating the balloon to a ...


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Michael D Crocker, Michael R Henson, Muny Chum: Drug delivery and dilatation catheter having a reinforced perfusion lumen. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 6, 1995: US05421826 (110 worldwide citation)

An improved drug delivery catheter, for use in the prevention of restenosis of a dilated vascular region, and/or for use in the delivery of a medication to a preselected vascular site. The catheter comprises an elongate body, an inflation balloon disposed about a catheter body. In a drug delivery em ...


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Michael Crocker: Low profile perfusion catheter. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 6, 1994: US05344402 (104 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a Low Profile Perfusion Catheter, for use in coronary angioplasty applications. Preferably, the catheter is provided with an inflatable dilatation balloon, and a perfusion lumen extending therethrough. The diameter of the perfusion lumen is enlargable from a first, reduced diameter to a ...


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Michael Crocker, Lynn M Shimada: Focalized intraluminal balloons. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 1, 1998: US05843116 (103 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a focal balloon having at least one reference zone and a focal zone. In one embodiment, the reference zone and focal zone are inflatable to a first generally cylindrical profile at a first pressure. At a second, greater pressure, the focal section expands to a second, greater diameter, ...


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Michael Crocker, George F Kick, Mark A Siminuk: Radiation delivery balloon. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 21, 1998: US05782742 (97 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a balloon catheter having an inflatable balloon having a radiation carrier such as a radiation delivery layer thereon. In one embodiment, the radiation delivery layer comprises one or more layers of metal foil, such as gold. The foil is irradiated, and the balloon is thereafter position ...


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Michael Crocker: Low profile perfusion catheter. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 5, 1996: US05571089 (94 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a Low Profile Perfusion Catheter, for use in coronary angioplasty applications. Preferably, the catheter is provided with an inflatable dilatation balloon, and a perfusion lumen extending therethrough. The diameter of the perfusion lumen is enlargable from a first, reduced diameter to a ...