Stephen L Bolea, Robert L Rykhus Jr, Sidney F Hauschild, Johann J Neisz, Mark Polyak, Bradford G Staehle: Retrievable stent and method of use thereof. AMS Research Corporation, Kagan Binder PLLC, November 23, 2004: US06821291 (185 worldwide citation)

A removable stent system and method for extraction of a removable stent from a target site is disclosed. The removable stent includes a removable stent having a collapsible end and a collapsing element configured for coupling with a removal tool. The collapsing element can be configured as a lasso o ...

Steven B Woolfson, Richard B Streeter, Daniel C Taylor, John R Liddicoat: Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue. Medtronic, Kagan Binder PLLC, August 29, 2006: US07097659 (173 worldwide citation)

A fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue, the fixation band comprising: a structure having a proximal end and a distal end in opposition to one another, and a lateral region between the proximal end and the distal end, wherein the prosthetic heart valve is attached to one of t ...

Patrick E Guire, Kristin S Taton, John V Wall: Particle immobilized coatings and uses thereof. Surmodics, Kagan Binder PLLC, March 25, 2014: US08679454 (163 worldwide citation)

Surface coatings including microparticles immobilized in a matrix of polymeric material on a substrate are described. The microparticles can also include an agent which can be useful for various applications, such as medical applications. This invention relates to the field of surface coatings for u ...

Jude L Sasing: Multi-axial bone screw mechanism. Orthopaedic Innovations, Kagan Binder PLLC, December 11, 2007: US07306606 (161 worldwide citation)

A bone screw assembly including a coupling member with a lower surface and a channel formed by two arms extending from a base portion. The coupling member has a hole extending from the base portion of the channel to its lower surface. The assembly further includes a spacer having a top surface adjac ...

Steven B Woolfson, Richard B Streeter, Daniel C Taylor, William E Cohn: Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve. Medtronic, Kagan Binder PLLC, April 10, 2007: US07201761 (147 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for resecting a diseased heart valve, the apparatus comprising: a body portion; a first handle and a second handle; a cutting blade; a set of retaining arms; a pass-off tool having a first attachment device configured to selectively engage the first handle attached to the body portion so a ...

Patricia M Derus, Stephen L Bolea, John W Westrum Jr: Stent delivery device and method. AMS Research Corporation, Kagan Binder PLLC, August 9, 2005: US06926732 (142 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system and method for intraluminal delivery and deployment of a self-expanding prosthesis at a site within a body canal is provided. The delivery system comprises a housing removably attached to a delivery tool. The housing stores the self-expanding prosthesis in an expanded state. ...

Gary Otake: Test strip containers and methods of using the same. LifeScan, Kagan Binder PLLC, February 6, 2007: US07172728 (127 worldwide citation)

Devices for dispensing test strips and methods of using the same are provided. The subject devices are characterized by having a base and a cover, where the cover includes a test strip selecting element. The subject devices may also be characterized by having a test strip holding means, which may in ...

Ernest Kiser, Koon wah Leong: Percutaneous biological fluid sampling and analyte measurement devices and methods. Lifescan, Kagan Binder PLLC, January 24, 2006: US06990367 (125 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling a biological fluid and measuring at least one target constituent within the biological fluid. The device has at least one electrochemical cell having an inner electrode and an outer electrode in a concentrically-spaced relationship. In a preferred embodiment, the outer electrod ...

Brian J Erickson, Michael E Hilgers, Tracy A Hendrickson, J Edward Shapland, Frank A Solomon, Mark B Knudson: Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement. Integ, Kagan Binder PLLC, March 21, 2006: US07014615 (124 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for obtaining and measuring constituents in a sample of body fluid. The apparatus includes a member which is sized to penetrate into at least the dermal layer of skin to collect a sample of body fluid located within the dermal layer.

Mahyar Zardoshti Kermani: Biosensor apparatus and method with sample type and volume detection. LifeScan, Kagan Binder PLLC, April 3, 2007: US07199594 (124 worldwide citation)

A biosensor apparatus and method with sample type and cell volume detection. The apparatus includes a sine wave generator to apply an AC signal to a biosensor cell containing a sample, a current-to-voltage converter, a phase shifter, a square wave generator, a synchronous demodulator, and a low pass ...