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Charles W Hull: Apparatus for production of three-dimensional objects by stereolithography. UVP, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, March 11, 1986: US04575330 (715 worldwide citation)

A system for generating three-dimensional objects by creating a cross-sectional pattern of the object to be formed at a selected surface of a fluid medium capable of altering its physical state in response to appropriate synergistic stimulation by impinging radiation, particle bombardment or chemica ...


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Michael J Horzewski, Paul G Yock: Reinforced balloon dilatation catheter with slitted exchange sleeve and method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, June 7, 1988: US04748982 (639 worldwide citation)

Balloon dilatation catheter adapted to be utilized in connection with a guiding catheter and a guide wire. The catheter comprises a flexible elongate tubular member having proximal and distal extremities and having a lumen extending therethrough. An inflatable balloon is mounted on the distal extrem ...


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Michael J Horzewski, Richard L Mueller Jr: Perfusion type balloon dilatation catheter, apparatus and method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, September 20, 1988: US04771777 (349 worldwide citation)

Perfusion-type balloon dilatation apparatus having a guiding catheter with proximal and distal extremities and with a flow passage extending therethrough. A balloon dilatation catheter is disposed in the guiding catheter. The balloon dilatation catheter is comprised of a flexible elongate tubular me ...


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David W Morrison, Wilfred J Samson: Floppy guide wire with opaque tip. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, June 7, 1988: US04748986 (305 worldwide citation)

Floppy guide wire comprising an elongate flexible element formed of a metallic material. The element has a cylindrical proximal portion, a tapered intermediate portion and a flattened distal portion. A coil formed of a substantially radiopaque material is secured to said element and is generally con ...


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Craig E Mar, Lambert J Diettrich, David W Morrison: Torsionally stabilized guide wire with outer jacket. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, January 26, 1988: US04721117 (244 worldwide citation)

Torsionally stabilized guide wire for use in larger vessels of the vascular system. A relatively flexible helical coil is positioned over the distal end portion of an elongated shaft which increases in flexibility toward its distal end. The coil is affixed to the shaft at the proximal and distal end ...


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Richard L Mueller Jr: Stiffened dilatation catheter and method of manufacture. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, October 4, 1988: US04775371 (215 worldwide citation)

Stiffened dilation catheter and method of manufacturing the same. The catheter has a relatively stiff proximal end portion formed by bonding a relatively stiff tubular member coaxially within the proximal end portion of a relatively soft outer tubular member. The outer tubular member has a distensib ...


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Marion L Thompson: Energy absorbing barrier. Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, July 21, 1987: US04681302 (195 worldwide citation)

An energy absorbing barrier for dissipating kinetic energy upon impact by a moving vehicle. The barrier comprises walls defining a container closed except for a fill opening to admit water. Various configurations of side walls are disclosed. The side walls are resiliently deformable to return to the ...


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Eliot Corday, Samuel Meerbaum: Retrograde delivery of pharmacologic and diagnostic agents via venous circulation. Eliot Corday, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, August 25, 1987: US04689041 (183 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to specific methods and a system for the retrograde delivery of fluids containing a pharmacologic or diagnostic agent (via a catheter inserted into a patient's regional venous system) supplied into the microcirculatory system of the same region to which the arterial blood ...


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Charles S Taylor, Robert M Abrams, Kirsten L Messner, Beverly Huss, Craig E Mar, Jeffrey L Kraus, Linda T Guthrie: Extendable guidewire for cardiovascular procedures. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, May 9, 1989: US04827941 (181 worldwide citation)

An extendable guidewire system for introducing a dilatation catheter into the cardiovascular system. The guidewire has guidewire and extension sections with a connection therebetween which permits the two sections to be joined together and separated simply by pushing the two sections together and pu ...


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Donald L Millerd: Ambulatory drug delivery device. IVAC Corporation, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, March 29, 1988: US04734092 (181 worldwide citation)

A device for infusing a drug into an ambulatory patient, the drug being contained in a transparent spiral conduit which is embedded in a disposable flexible casting conformingly adhered to the patient's body, includes a reusable micropump module which is detachably mounted in a collar valve on the c ...