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Phillip D Purdy, Ajit Nair, Kamal Ramzipoor, Mehran Bashiri, Pete Phong Pham: Methods and apparatuses for navigating the subarachnoid space. Sci Med Life Systems, Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Crompton Seager & Tufte, December 19, 2006: US07150737 (63 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and devices for navigating a subarachnoid space in a vertebrate organism including percutaneously introducing a device into the spinal subarachnoid space at an entry location. Navigation of the spinal subarachnoid space is disclosed for the purpose of reaching a desired locatio ...


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Roger N Hastings, Michael J Urick: Perfusion balloon and radioactive wire delivery system. SCI MED Life Systems, Westman Champlin & Kelly, January 5, 1999: US05855546 (44 worldwide citation)

A catheter capable of irradiating blood vessel walls to inhibit restenosis after angioplasty. Catheters are capable of simultaneous irradiation, angioplasty, and in some devices, drug infusion. Preferred catheters include a helical perfusion balloon having strand windings spaced apart when inflated ...


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Lixiao Wang, Roger N Hastings: Composition containing a radioactive component for treatment of vessel wall. Sci Med Life Systems, Westman Champlin & Kelly, February 23, 1999: US05873811 (41 worldwide citation)

A method and composition for inhibiting restenosis. The composition includes an adhesive or polymeric material having a radioactive component dispersed therethrough. A biologically compatible adhesive including a radioactive material is applied to a vessel region where inhibition of restenosis is de ...


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William L Torgeson: Heat exchanger for blood. Sci Med Life Systems, James R Haller, December 11, 1979: US04177816 (34 worldwide citation)

A disposable, tube-and-shell heat exchanger for controlling the temperature of blood. The tube portion includes a plurality of parallel tubes having serpentine inserts therein in heat-exchange contact with smooth inner walls of the tubes. The tubes are of sufficient number, length and flow area to p ...


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Freedman Frank B: Envelope assembly for spool type oxygenator. Sci Med Life Systems, Kirn Jr Walter N, February 19, 1974: US3792978 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an envelope assembly for a spool wound artificial lung. The envelope assembly is characterized by having unobtrusive tube attachments which allow the envelope to be wound smoothly and evenly about the spool of the oxygenator.


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Christopher T Davey: Valved over-the-wire catheter. Sci Med Life Systems, Hoffmann & Baron, August 13, 2002: US06432091 (7 worldwide citation)

An over-the-wire catheter with a sealable distal end is provided. The distal end is capable for forming a fluid tight seal by action of a hydrophilicly expandable valve. The valve is also a lubricous composition to provide for a guidewire that slidably moves through the distal end of the catheter.


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Tat Jin Teo: Steerable transducer array for intracardial ultrasonic imaging. Sci Med Life Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 2, 2001: US06168564 (2 worldwide citation)

In an ultrasonic imaging system, a transducer array structure, preferably a linear one-dimensional array on a catheter, is provided wherein the direction of a beam is controlled by a preselected, linear delay profile implementing a linear portion of a beam forming equation so that the array is effec ...



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