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Michael R Henson: Thrombectomy system and method. Reverse Medical Corporation, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, January 1, 2013: US08343167 (40 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a clot and foreign body removal system, including a catheter with at least one lumen. Located within the catheter is a clot capture wire that is connected to a hub at the proximal end. In one embodiment, the clot capture wire includes a coil made out of an elastic or superelastic materi ...


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Zhengguo Li, Feng Pan, Keng Pang Lim, Dajun Wu, Rongshan Yu, Genan Feng, Dusheng Wang: Method and an apparatus for controlling the rate of a video sequence; a video encoding device. Agency for Science Technology and Research, Paul J Backofen Esq, Niky Economy Syrengelas Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, January 25, 2011: US07876821 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for rate control for encoding video sequence, wherein the video sequence includes a plurality of Group Of Pictures, wherein each Group of Picture includes at least and I-frame and an Inter-frame, where the rate control method includes the following steps for the encoding of the Inter-frame ...


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Alex Vayser, Kenneth C Trauner, Jonathan G Gasson, Thomas L Grey: Illuminated cannula. Invuity, Paul J Backofen Esq, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, March 8, 2011: US07901353 (35 worldwide citation)

The illumination system described below comprises an arthroscope, endoscope or other suitable surgical tool and an attachable cannula comprising a transparent or semi-transparent material capable of carrying light from the proximal end of the cannula to the distal end of the cannula, thereby illumin ...


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Jay A Lenker, Brian Michael Strauss, Gerard Von Hoffman: Systems and methods for removing obstructive matter from body lumens and treating vascular defects. Reverse Medical Corporation, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, April 23, 2013: US08425549 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for removing obstructions from, delivering implantable devices or substances in or near and/or restoring flow through body lumens, such as blood vessel lumens. A catheter having a proximal portion of a first diameter and a distal portion of a second diameter (smaller than the fir ...


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Eugene M Breznock, Jay A Lenker, David W Wieting: Method and apparatus for prevention of catheter air intake. Indian Wells Medical, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, May 3, 2011: US07935102 (19 worldwide citation)

A system for preventing air from entering a first catheter of a multi-catheter system. Air is prevented from entering the proximal end of the first catheter by an axially elongate chamber having an impeller, the chamber being affixed to the proximal end of the first catheter. The air is removed thro ...


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Franklin N Eventoff: Hybrid capacitive force sensors. Sensitronics, K David Crockett Esq, Paul J Backofen Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, December 17, 2013: US08607651 (15 worldwide citation)

Hybrid force sensitive input devices are formed as a membrane assembly that is capable of detecting capacitive presence near the sensor surface as well as pressure inputs and varying applications of pressure to the sensor surface. As a capacitive sensor, the electrical charge of a user's hand, finge ...


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Theodore R Kucklick, Martin Trieb: Atraumatic arthroscopic instrument sheath. Cannuflow, Susan L Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, September 6, 2011: US08012083 (14 worldwide citation)

A removable, resilient atraumatic sheath for arthroscopic instruments. The sheath covers sharp edges on the arthroscopic instrument, particularly the distal tip of the rigid cannula, and thereby protects tissue and objects near a surgical site from accidental trauma. The sheath may be provided in th ...


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Michael Braun, John S Geis: Occlusion device and method of use. Reverse Medical Corporation, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, December 18, 2012: US08333783 (13 worldwide citation)

A device for protecting cerebral vessels or brain tissue during treatment of a carotid vessel includes a catheter having a distal portion, a proximal portion and a lumen extending therebetween, the catheter including first and second expandable areas for vessel occlusion provided over the length of ...


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Peter A Altman, John D Altman, Simon Stertzer: Drug delivery catheters that attach to tissue and methods for their use. BioCardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, September 27, 2011: US08027740 (13 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery catheter suited for cardiac procedures. The catheter includes a distal helical coil or other fixation and penetrating element which can be operated from the proximal end of the catheter to engage and penetrate the myocardium. Once delivered to the inside of the heart, the catheter ca ...


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Brian Michael Strauss, Jeffrey J Valko, Jay A Lenker, Robert A Pecor, Peter Barker, Maricruz Castaneda: Embolic implant and method of use. Reverse Medical Corporation, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, February 4, 2014: US08641777 (10 worldwide citation)

A parent artery occlusion (PAO) device which provides for immediate occlusion of a cerebral artery to isolate a defect. The PAO device includes a self-expanding wire-frame prolate structure which is partially covered with an ePTFE membrane.