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Craig Allen
Mark Allen Irwin, Craig Allen Hunter: Single-piece sandwich frame clipboard apparatus. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 30, 1999: US05887902 (21 worldwide citation)

A clipboard apparatus comprising a single sheet of plastic folded over to form two planar surfaces which allow the insertion of reference material into the sandwiched area formed between the two planar surfaces of said folded plastic sheet so as to protect said reference material from surrounding ad ...


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Robert P Eury, Darlene Garguilo, Plaridel Villareal: Drug loaded polymeric material and method of manufacture. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 25, 1997: US05605696 (680 worldwide citation)

The drug loaded polymeric material containing a therapeutic drug can be applied to a structure of an intravascular stent. A therapeutically effective amount of a therapeutic drug is incorporated into such a layer of polymeric material, without significantly increasing the thickness of the stent, to ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, May 7, 1996: US05514154 (673 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents and method for making same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 6, 1995: US05421955 (653 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Joseph M Tartaglia, Joseph P Loeffler, Todd H Turnlund: Polymer film for wrapping a stent structure. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 23, 1997: US05700286 (649 worldwide citation)

The drug loaded stent includes an expandable stent structural member, and a planar sheet of polymeric material attached to the outside of the expandable stent structural member. The polymeric material is preferably bioabsorbable, and loaded or coated with a therapeutic agent or drug to reduce or pre ...


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Lee Bolduc, Thomas A Kramer, Brian A Hodges, Tim McCoy, John Lunsford: Surgical helical fastener with applicator. Origin Medsystems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 10, 1996: US05582616 (577 worldwide citation)

A helical fastener having a high retentive surface area is provided and has a first end for enhancing penetration into tissue and a second end comprising a coil sectioning a diameter of the fastener for receiving longitudinal and rotational forces. The helical fasteners are attached to body tissue b ...


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Gerard L Delsanti: Method of using removable endo-arterial devices to repair detachments in the arterial walls. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 12, 1991: US04998539 (548 worldwide citation)

A removable endo-arterial device intended to repair detachments in arterial walls which includes a deformable cuff made of netting of interlocked wires and fixed to the distal end of a catheter, the other end of which is equipped with a funnel. The device also includes a stiff wire extending over th ...


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Jay S Daulton, Dawn Henderson: Electrode catheter having coil structure. VNUS Medical Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 27, 2001: US06322559 (544 worldwide citation)

A coil is located at the distal working end of an electrode catheter. The coil includes two parallel electrically conductive strips separated by a narrow gap. The strips are covered with insulation, and are connected respectively to electrical leads having opposite polarity. Electrodes are formed by ...


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Patrick K Campbell: Metal reinforced polymer stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 22, 1997: US05649977 (539 worldwide citation)

The metal reinforced polymer stent for use in blood vessels is formed of a thin planar sheet of metal, and is laminated on at least one side with a thin film of a polymer capable of absorbing and releasing therapeutic drugs. The thin planar sheet of metal is formed as a sheet and cut in a shape that ...


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Paul G Yock: Angioplasty apparatus facilitating rapid exchanges. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 29, 1991: US05061273 (525 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for introduction into the vessel of a patient comprising a guiding catheter adapted to be inserted into the vessel of the patient and a device adapted to be inserted into the guiding catheter. The device includes a flexible elongate member and a sleeve carried by the flexible elongate memb ...