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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Intravascular stent and percutaneous insertion catheter system for the dilation of an arterial stenosis and the prevention of arterial restenosis. MedInnovations, Howard W Califano, September 6, 1988: US04768507 (684 worldwide citation)

This invention is in the field of percutaneous insertion catheters that are used for placing a coil spring stent into a vessel of a living body for the purposes of enhancing luminal dilation, preventing arterial restenosis and preventing vessel blockage resulting from intimal dissection following ba ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Expandable pullback atherectomy catheter system. MedInnovations, December 12, 1989: US04886061 (208 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an Expandable Pullback Atherectomy Catheter (EPAC) comprising a distal tip portion capable of assuming two diameters. The distal tip portion includes an expandable cutting means and an expandable tissue collecting means. The catheter is guided in an artery to the stenosis and the distal ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Guide wire following tunneling catheter system and method for transluminal arterial atherectomy. MedInnovations, February 6, 1990: US04898575 (172 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy catheter is advanced over a guide wire in the anterograde direction to the site of an arterial stenosis. The distal end of the catheter is centered around the guide wire which has been previously advanced through the stenotic lumen. The catheter is then advanced over the guide wire wi ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Pullback atherectomy catheter system. MedInnovations, Howard W Califano, August 23, 1988: US04765332 (137 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy apparatus and method is disclosed for the purpose of surgical excision of atheromas which typically consist of plaque deposits that cause narrowing (stenosis) of an artery. The apparatus, called a pullback atherectomy catheter, cuts and collects obstructive material into a collection ...


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Kemper Christopher E: Pressure relieving body support apparatus. Medinnovations International, Kemper Christopher E, ONDERICK Paul C, August 14, 2008: WO/2008/097533

A body support apparatus, system, and method of reducing pressure on the pelvic structure of a non- ambulatory or semi-ambulatory individual. According to the invention, a body support apparatus provides pressure relief and a level base of pelvic support for wheelchair users. The body support appara ...


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Kemper Christopher E, Sonsteby Kristi L: Spinal tension and pressure relieving body support apparatus. Medinnovations International, Kemper Christopher E, Sonsteby Kristi L, BURGESS Daidre L, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/008508

A therapeutic support apparatus comprises multiple layers of foam having different densities and memories. The support apparatus comfortably supports the weight of a user while minimizing pressure points between the user and the support apparatus. Each foam layer has a unique density and memory base ...


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Kemper Christopher E: Tension relieving body support apparatus. MEDINNOVATIONS INTERNATIONAL, Onderick Paul C, March 11, 2010: WO/2010/027639

A mattress including a core foam layer having a first indentation force deflection at twenty five percent compression, a first density and a first thickness. The top outer foam layer has a second indentation force deflection at twenty five percent compression, a second density and a second thickness ...