Kristian DiMatteo, Peter Marshall: Implantable prosthetic valve. SciMed Life Systems, Hoffman & Baron, February 3, 2004: US06685739 (359 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic valve for implantation within a fluid conducting lumen within a body includes an elongate generally cylindrical radially collapsible valve body scaffold defining a fluid passageway therethrough for retentive positioning within the lumen. A radially collapsible leaf valve member is suppo ...

Sheng Ping Zhong: Method of providing a substrate with a bio-active/biocompatible coating. Boston Scientific Corporation, Hoffman & Baron, February 9, 1999: US05869127 (310 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of enhancing the biocompatibility of a substrate by providing the substrate with a continuous bio-active surface coating. This method includes applying to the substrate a first coating which includes an aqueous dispersion or emulsion of a polymer containing an organic acid func ...

Peter J Schmitt, David J Lentz: Radially self-expanding implantable intraluminal device. Meadox Medicals, Hoffman & Baron, October 8, 1996: US05562725 (233 worldwide citation)

A radially self-expanding implantable intraluminal device formed from a hollow tubular braid. The intraluminal device may be used in a variety of medical procedures which require a passageway to be maintained in an open position or which require reinforcement, support or a bypass conduit such as in ...

Julio F Rodrigues: Connector for hard-line coaxial cable. Thomas & Betts International, Hoffman & Baron, December 18, 2001: US06331123 (213 worldwide citation)

The connector of the present invention provides an environmentally sealed connector for terminating a coaxial cable. The connector is useful with hard-line or semi-rigid coaxial cables.

Kristian DiMatteo, Adrian Ravenscroft: Intraluminal lining. Boston Scientific Corporation, Hoffman & Baron, February 4, 2003: US06514283 (199 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a prosthesis for implantation within a body lumen. The prosthesis includes a biocompatible elongate intraluminal liner in the form of a graft, with a biocompatible adhesive being disposed on an exterior surface of the graft. The adhesive is active in an intralumi ...

Robert Thistle, Iiya Yampolsky, Sepideh H Nott, Hannah S Kim, Naroun Suon, David Lee Sandock: Self-centering, self-expanding and retrievable vena cava filter. Boston Scientific Corporation, Hoffman & Baron, April 10, 2001: US06214025 (194 worldwide citation)

A self-centering blood clot filter is provided. The filter includes an anchoring portion including a generally cylindrical radially expandable body including an axial lumen extending therethrough. The filter further includes a filtering portion including a conical body concentrically aligned within ...

Leon WMM Terstappen, Ton Logtenberg: Phage antibodies. Becton Dickinson & Company, Crucell Holland, Irving N Feit, Hoffman & Baron, July 24, 2001: US06265150 (182 worldwide citation)

Peripheral blood leucocytes incubated with a semi-synthetic phage antibody library and fluorochrome-labeled CD3 and CD20 antibodies were used to isolate human single chain Fv antibodies specific for subsets of blood leucocytes by flow cytometry. Isolated phage antibodies showed exclusive binding to ...

Julio F Rodrigues, Salvatore J Abbruzzese, Brian S Welborn: Coaxial connector having detachable locking sleeve. Thomas & Betts International, Hoffman & Baron, March 11, 2003: US06530807 (175 worldwide citation)

A connector is provided for terminating coaxial cable. The connector includes a connector body having a cable receiving end and an opposed connection end. A locking sleeve is provided in detachable, re-attachable snap engagement with the insertion end of the connector body for securing the cable in ...

Robert L Cartmell: Method and apparatus for tracking catheters. Becton Dickinson and Company, Hoffman & Baron, April 9, 1991: US05005592 (174 worldwide citation)

A device for tracking catheters includes an oscillator which is coupled to a transmit coil. The transmit coil is rotated in a direction transverse to the longitudinal axis of the transmit coil. A receive coil situated on the guide wire of a catheter inserted into a patient's body receives the signal ...

Ellen Golds: Tubular structure/stent/stent securement member. Scimed Life Systems, Hoffman & Baron, November 6, 2001: US06312458 (167 worldwide citation)

An improved endoluminal prosthesis is described which possesses increased flexibility and longitudinal compliance with a stent/graft/stent securement member combination.