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Stephen A Sosnowski, Nadhir B Kosa, Steven W Kovalcheck, John H Parrish: Deflectable-end endoscope with detachable flexible shaft assembly. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, March 27, 1990: US04911148 (391 worldwide citation)

An endoscope having a deflectable tip configured so as to have a small outer diameter of approximately 0.15 inch or less. The endoscope includes a flexible shaft subassembly comprised of a conduit having a deflectable end segment at its distal end which can be controlled by a manually operable mecha ...


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Steven W Kovalcheck: Surgical device. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen, May 19, 1992: US05114399 (174 worldwide citation)

A surgical device employs a catheter for removing obstructive material from the body cavity or lumenal passage. The catheter has a blade subassembly on its distal tip for coring, homogenizing, diluting, and aspirating the obstructive material. The obstructive material is homogenized and diluted afte ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Thomas A Howell, Jan R Wicherski, Stephen A Sosnowski: Valvulotome and method of using. Intramed Laboratories, Raymond Sun, Limbach & Limbach, December 17, 1996: US05584842 (109 worldwide citation)

A valvulotome for disrupting vein valves in in-situ procedures, and for distrupting the vein valves in vein segments to be used in CABG procedures. The valvulotome includes an elongate blade mounting member and a thin, scythe-shaped cutting blade. The cutting blade is mounted relative to the blade m ...


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Stephen A Sosnowski, John H Parrish, Alan J Schempp: Percutaneous access catheter and method of use. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen, October 5, 1993: US05250025 (68 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous access catheter is employed for examining and treating internal body cavities and organs via an access tract. For example, the catheter can be employed for examining and treating the gallbladder via a transhepatic tract. The examination may employ endoscopic, fluoroscopic, ultrasonic, ...


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David G Matsuura, Curt Boyll: Deflecting endoscope. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen, May 3, 1994: US05307803 (15 worldwide citation)

An endoscope including a flexible shaft having a distal end which can be deflected by a manually operable mechanism on a handle assembly. The shaft includes an elongate member having longitudinal fins that extend radially outward. A hollow lumen through the core member forms a fluid channel, and the ...


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Jacob F R Louw, Henry Garza: Valvulotome. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, June 18, 1996: US05527327 (12 worldwide citation)

An improved valvulotome structure characterized by an elongate flexible shaft having proximal and distal ends and a cylindrical cutting member externally mounted around said shaft for axial movement, relative to said distal end, between a retracted and an extended position.


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Chin Albert K, Fogarty Thomas J, Fogarty Thomas J: Appareil pour sectionner les valves dans les veines, Vein valve cutter apparatus. Intramed Laboratories, OSLER HOSKIN & HARCOURT, December 11, 1990: CA1277566

VEIN VALVE CUTTERAPPARATUS AND METHOD Abstract of the Disclosure A cutter for the in-situ cutting of valveswithin a vein. The cutter comprises a catheter havingcutter fingerns extending from its open distal end inan annular pattern. A sheath is selectively extensibleover the fingers to shield them f ...


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Deflectable-end endoscope with detachable shaft assembly. Intramed Laboratories, FREILICH Arthur, September 20, 1990: WO/1990/010417

An endoscope (3) having a deflectable tip configured so as to have a small outer diameter of approximately 0.15 inch or less. The endoscope includes a flexible shaft subassembly (1) comprised of a conduit having a deflectable end segment at its distal end which can be controlled by a manually operab ...