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Richard A Hillstead: Mesh balloon catheter device. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, May 1, 1990: US04921484 (593 worldwide citation)

The mesh balloon catheter device includes a catheter having a distal end and a proximal end, a tube of woven interlaced filaments forming a tubular mesh and having a proximal end connected to the distal end of the catheter and a distal end, a flush tube or fiber optic tube extending through the cath ...


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Thomas O Bales, Kevin W Smith: Electrosurgical catheter and method for vascular applications. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, July 28, 1987: US04682596 (555 worldwide citation)

The method for resolving atherosclerotic plaque buildup and/or eroding unwanted tissue in a blood vessel includes the steps of: inserting an electrode in and along the lumen of a blood vessel; manually manipulating said electrode through the blood vessel; positioning said electrode proximate to athe ...


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Edward A Schroeppel: System for controlling body implantable action device. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, October 1, 1985: US04543955 (415 worldwide citation)

The system includes a sensor assembly comprising a body implantable physiological sensor for controlling a body implantable action device operable to act upon the body in response to changes in a physiological parameter sensed by the sensor. The body implantable action device can be a heart pacing d ...


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Donald A Chilson, Kevin W Smith: Intraventricular multielectrode cardial mapping probe and method for using same. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, October 13, 1987: US04699147 (388 worldwide citation)

The intraventricular multielectrode cardiac mapping probe comprises a catheter having an open proximal end and an open distal end and four elongate wire assemblies received in the catheter and having a distal end portion, and a proximal end portion extending from the catheter proximal open end. Each ...


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Ate J Meinema: Catheter sensor and memory unit. Sentron v o f, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, August 22, 1989: US04858615 (325 worldwide citation)

The sensor and memory unit (30, 92 or 94) includes a sensor assembly (34) having at least one sensor (48, 50 or 96) therein and a memory (18, 22, 70, 98) associated and fixed therewith. In one embodiment the memory (70, 98) is mounted in a memory module (38 or 90) which is connected by a multiconduc ...


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Donald L Harris: Implantable microinfusion pump system. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Eugene M Cummings, December 11, 1984: US04487603 (315 worldwide citation)

An implantable microinfusion pump system for dispensing medication at a prescribed infusion rate within the human body includes a hermetically sealed housing in which a power source and circuitry for actuating the pump are contained. A permanently magnetized piston is mounted for reciprocative fill ...


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Richard A Hillstead: Dilatation balloon within an elastic sleeve. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, May 26, 1992: US05116318 (298 worldwide citation)

The stent placement dilation balloon assembly comprises a catheter having a distal end, a distal end portion, and a proximal end, a balloon mounted to, about, and around the distal end portion of the catheter which has at least one opening therein communicating with the interior of the balloon, and, ...


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Harold Hershenson: Expandable device for treating intravascular stenosis. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, April 29, 1986: US04585000 (264 worldwide citation)

The intravascular expandable device is adapted to be inserted within and through the lumen of a blood vessel and to be manipulated therethrough to a stenotic area where it can be operated for re-establishing desired blood flow through the blood vessel. The device comprises an elongate tubular body h ...


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Charles A Tucci: Detachable balloon catheter and method of use. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, October 8, 1985: US04545367 (254 worldwide citation)

The detachable balloon catheter assembly comprises a balloon and sealing valve assembly including a sealing valve being formed of a resilient material having an elongate passageway extending therethrough and being mounted in a sleeve, an inflatable balloon having a mouth portion which is bonded to t ...


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Richard A Hillstead: Stent-implanting balloon assembly. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, August 6, 1991: US05037392 (246 worldwide citation)

The dilatation balloon assmebly comprises a catheter having a proximal end, a distal end and a distal end portion, the distal end portion having openings in the side wall thereof, and a dilatation balloon connected to and extending from the distal end of the catheter around and about the distal end ...



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