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Stephen Hebert, Marc Alan Levine: Manipulatable delivery catheter for occlusive devices (II). Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, November 21, 2006: US07137990 (78 worldwide citation)

This is in the general field of surgical instruments and is specifically a delivery catheter with a flexible, proximally-manipulated hinge or joint region. The inventive catheter may have a balloon region. The catheter may have a shaft of varying flexibility which contains several lumen. The inner, ...


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Deepak Gandhi, Kamal Ramzipoor: Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, April 3, 2007: US07198613 (56 worldwide citation)

The apparatus for deployment of a therapeutic device such as a micro-coil detachably mounts the therapeutic device to a distal portion of a pusher member. In one embodiment, the therapeutic device is detachably mounted to the distal portion of the pusher member by a tubular collar that can be heated ...


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Peter Wilson, Eric W Leopold, Rupesh K Desai, Diane Mai Huong Dang: Vasoocclusive coil with enhanced therapeutic strand structure. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, September 9, 2008: US07422569 (44 worldwide citation)

A vasoocclusive coil is reinforced with a stretch resistant member to improve safety during retraction of the coil. The stretch resistant member is fixedly attached at one end to the vasoocclusive coil, and the other end of the stretch resistant member is detachably mounted to an elongated pusher me ...


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David A Ferrera, Daniel Kurz, Peter Wilson, Crystal K Sein Lwyn, Lok A Lei, Joseph A Horton: Three dimensional, low friction vasoocclusive coil, and method of manufacture. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, January 8, 2008: US07316701 (42 worldwide citation)

The three dimensional, low friction vasoocclusive coil has a portion that is three dimensionally box or cubed shaped. The three dimensional box or cubed shaped portion will form a basket for filling the anatomical cavity at the site in the vasculature to be treated. The vasoocclusive device is forme ...


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David A Ferrera, Daniel R Kurz, Lok A Lei, Julia A Larsen: Vasoocclusive device for treatment of aneurysms. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, February 5, 2008: US07326225 (39 worldwide citation)

The device is formed from a multi-stranded micro-cable having a plurality of flexible strands of a shape memory material and at least one radiopaque strand. The strands can be made of a shape memory nickel titanium alloy, that is highly flexible at a temperature appropriate for introduction into the ...


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Daniel R Kurz: Intravascular device push wire delivery system. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, December 12, 2006: US07147618 (35 worldwide citation)

The endoluminal device delivery assembly and method for release and deployment of an endoluminal therapeutic device at a desired location for treatment within the vasculature of a patient utilizes an elongated flexible tubular catheter with a tubular distal tip formed of a yieldable material mounted ...


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Andrew J Denardo, David A Ferrera, Peter Wilson, Lok A Lei: Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, October 30, 2007: US07288112 (33 worldwide citation)

An intravascular flow modifier and vascular reinforcement for treatment of aneurysms is formed of one or more loops of wire of resilient material formed into a series of transverse loops and longitudinal connecting sections to configure an essentially cylindrical reinforcement device that still allo ...


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VEZNEDAROGLU EROL MD: Self- expandable aneurysm filling device and system. MICRUS ENDOVASCULAR CORPORATION, Paul James W, March 18, 2010: WO/2010/030991 (26 worldwide citation)

The self-expandable aneurysm filling device (102, 202), system and method provide for placement of the stent into an aneurysm (112) to at least partially fill and stabilize the aneurysm. The self -expandable aneurysm filling device (102) has a compressed undeployed configuration and an expanded thre ...


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Kamal Ramzipoor, Tom Holdych: Intravascular device deployment mechanism incorporating mechanical detachment. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, August 14, 2007: US07255707 (18 worldwide citation)

The apparatus for deployment of a therapeutic device such as a micro-coil detachably mounts the therapeutic device to a distal portion of a pusher member. In one embodiment, the therapeutic device is detachably mounted to the distal portion of the pusher member by a connector fiber for securing the ...


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Marc Alan Levine, Stephen Hebert: Long nose manipulatable catheter. Micrus Endovascular Corporation, Fulwider Patton, September 22, 2009: US07591813 (15 worldwide citation)

A long nose manipulatable catheter is described herein. The catheter generally comprises a flexible joint region defining a main lumen and an adjacent wire lumen. The wire lumen has an opening near or at a distal end of the flexible joint region and a push/pull wire can be pushed or pulled through t ...