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Pablo Acosta, Bernard Andreas, Steve Landreville, David W Snow: Apparatus and methods for delivery of multiple distributed stents. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry Grainger Esq, November 21, 2006: US07137993 (108 worldwide citation)

Delivery catheters and systems are adapted for delivering multiple discreet prostheses in body lumens. An exemplary delivery catheter comprises a sheath, a pusher for moving the prostheses relative to the sheath, and a valve member for selectively retaining the prostheses in the sheath. For balloon ...


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Bernard Andreas, David W Snow, Jeffry J Grainger: Stent deployment systems and methods. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry Grainger Esq, July 10, 2007: US07241308 (67 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment system includes a catheter shaft, an expandable member mounted to the catheter shaft, and one or more stents or stent segments slidably positioned on the expandable member. The stent deployment system is adapted for deployment of stents or stent segments in very long lesions and i ...


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Pablo Acosta, Bernard Andreas, Stephen Kao, Joe Karratt, Steve Landreville, Eric Lang, David Sanderson, Craig Welk, David Snow: Apparatus and methods for positioning prostheses for deployment from a catheter. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry Grainger Esq, February 27, 2007: US07182779 (65 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include a flexible catheter shaft, an expandable member, a tubular prosthesis selectively movable in an axial direction over the expandable member, and a stop member disposed on the catheter shaft near the distal end of the catheter shaft for stopping t ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson Gifford: Systems and methods for delivery of a therapeutic agent. The Foundry, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry Grainger Esq, October 27, 2009: US07608275 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for applying an fragment of a neurotoxin such as the active light chain (LC) of the botulinum toxin (BoNT), such as one of the serotype A, B, C, D, E, F or G botulinum toxins, via permeabilization of targeted cell membranes to enable translocation of the botulinum ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson Gifford: Methods and systems for toxin delivery to the nasal cavity. The Foundry, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry Grainger Esq, February 2, 2010: US07655243 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for delivering toxin and toxin fragments to a patient's nasal cavity provide for both release of the toxin and delivery of energy which selectively porates target cells to enhance uptake of the toxin. The use of energy-mediated delivery is particularly advantageous with light cha ...