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Kristian DiMatteo, Peter Marshall: Implantable prosthetic valve. Scimed Life Systems, Hoffmann & Baron, August 27, 2002: US06440164 (502 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 ...


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James J Rudnick: Vascular plug delivery system. Meadox Medicals, Hoffmann & Baron, June 14, 1994: US05320639 (287 worldwide citation)

A vascular plug delivery system for in vivo delivery of a vascular plug to the site of a puncture in a blood vessel. The device utilizes flashback to ensure that the plug is properly positioned adjacent the puncture prior to delivery of such plug, thereby ensuring complete hemostasis of the puncture ...


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Stanley Fields, Ok Kyu Song: System to detect protein-protein interactions. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, February 1, 1994: US05283173 (276 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for detecting the interaction between a first test protein and a second test protein, in vivo, using reconstitution of the activity of a transcriptional activator. This reconstitution makes use of chimeric genes which express hybrid proteins. Two types of hybrid proteins are pre ...


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Sepideh H Nott, Hannah S Kim, Naroun Suon, David L Sandock deceased: Blood clot filtering. Boston Scientific Corporation, Hoffmann & Baron, January 11, 2000: US06013093 (241 worldwide citation)

This invention is a blood clot filter having an anchoring portion (402) which includes a generally cylindrical self-expanding body. A generally conical filtering portion (400) is axially aligned with the cylindrical body (402), has an open proximal end (406) coupled to a distal end of the anchoring ...


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David J Lentz: Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs. Meadox Medicals, Hoffmann & Baron, June 4, 1996: US05522881 (230 worldwide citation)

An implantable tubular prosthesis having cuffs adapted to accommodate stents. The prosthesis includes a hollow tubular conduit with cuffs at each end. Each of the cuffs has a closed end and a open end to create a slot for housing the stents. The prosthesis may be an implantable tubular intraluminal ...


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Timothy K Coates, Preston M Eason, Paul J Bartholomew, Julio F Rodrigues, John J Students: Cable tie dispensing apparatus. Thomas & Betts International, Hoffmann & Baron, July 4, 2000: US06082577 (218 worldwide citation)

An improved cable tie dispensing apparatus includes a cutting and feeding apparatus which advances and severs a cable tie from an elongate strip of cables ties for delivery to an automatic cable tie installation tool. The cutting and feeding apparatus provides an elongate platform for supporting a c ...


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Kevin Weadock: Implantable members for receiving therapeutically useful compositions. SciMed Life Systems, Hoffmann & Baron, September 10, 2002: US06447542 (215 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis includes a porous polymeric member having pores present in its wall structure wherein these pores contain a variety of therapeutically useful compositions including, collagen, genetically altered cells and piezoelectric materials. A process of preparing such a prosthesis is ...


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Stanley E Fulton: Electronic poker-type game. D D Stud, Hoffmann & Baron, March 31, 1992: US05100137 (206 worldwide citation)

An electronic, poker-type game which provides a player with an opportunity to increase the amount wagered, and therefore to increase a winning payout, even after the player has received a definite indication that the player has won. A preferred video game embodiment allows a player to increase his w ...


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Peter J Schmitt: Radially expandable tubular prosthesis. Meadox Medicals, Hoffmann & Baron, August 22, 1995: US05443499 (197 worldwide citation)

A radially expandable tubular prosthesis which allows for controlled expansion in a circumferential direction following implantation while limiting expansion in a longitudinal direction. The prosthesis is particularly suited to intraluminal implantation via a catheter and is also particularly suited ...



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