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J Richard Spears, Donna Bourgelais: Method and apparatus for angioplasty. The Beth Israel Hospital, Lorusso & Loud, May 28, 1991: US05019075 (492 worldwide citation)

The region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of the balloon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in the arterial wall are heated in order to fuse together frag ...


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C S Gastouniotis, Nuno Bandeira, Bruce E Gray, Scott H Seehoffer: Duplex bi-directional multi-mode remote instrument reading and telemetry system. M & FC Holding Company, Lorusso & Loud, August 1, 1995: US05438329 (414 worldwide citation)

The remote instrument reading and telemetry system of the present invention includes at least one instrument link interconnected to a data gathering device and a remote station interrogation apparatus. The interrogation apparatus and instrument link both include radio transmitters and receivers so i ...


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J Richard Spears: Method and apparatus for angioplasty. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, January 24, 1989: US04799479 (386 worldwide citation)

The region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of the balloon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in the arterial wall are heated in order to fuse together frag ...


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Norman J Johnson, Raj K Anand: Thermoelectrically controlled heat medical catheter. Raj K Anand, Lorusso & Loud, August 29, 1989: US04860744 (330 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for providing precisely controlled heating (and cooling in come case) of a small region of body tissue to effectuate the removal of tumors and deposits. such as atheromatous plaque, without causing damage to healthy surrounding tissue, e.g. arterial walls. Such prec ...


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Morris Simon, Dmitry J Rabkin, Stephen Kleshinski: Metal wire stent. Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, October 11, 1994: US05354308 (318 worldwide citation)

A stent comprising a wire skeletal frame, the frame being adapted to assume a first condition in which the frame is relatively rigid and substantially tubular in configuration and a second condition in which the frame is flexible, of reduced stress, and collapsible, such that in the second condition ...


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Shinichi Kato, Katsuhiko Mutsuga: Route search and navigation apparatus and storage medium storing computer programs for navigation processing with travel difficulty by-pass. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, August 8, 2000: US06101443 (272 worldwide citation)

The present invention prevents execution of a detour route search, responsive to and in accordance with received VICS data, where certain conditions are not met. To this end, the system of the invention calculates a time RT1 required for a vehicle to move from its present location to a first point w ...


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Abraham Morgentaler: Method for treatment of obstructive portions of urinary passageways. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, July 6, 1993: US05224953 (252 worldwide citation)

A method for the treatment of an obstructive portion of a urinary passageway of a mammal, comprising the steps of providing a stent thermally self-movable between a first condition in which the stent is rigid and generally tubular, and a second condition in which the stent is flexible and compressib ...


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Morris Simon, Dmitry J Rabkin, Stephen Kleshinski: Metal wire stent. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, March 7, 1995: US05395390 (247 worldwide citation)

A stent comprising a wire skeletal frame, the frame being adapted to assume a first condition in which the frame is relatively rigid and substantially tubular in configuration and a second condition in which the frame is flexible, of reduced stress, and collapsible, such that in the second condition ...


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Ronald D Jenkins: Ultrasound guided laser angioplasty. Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, May 5, 1992: US05109859 (246 worldwide citation)

A laser ablation catheter system guided by ultrasound sonography particularly useful for removing atherosclerotic plaque from coronary arteries of patients with heart disease and it method of use are detailed. Ultrasound is employed at the tip of the catheter to determine where the plaque is with re ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Hideki Hisada: Hybrid vehicle with battery charge control relative to a driving route. Kabushikikaisha Equos Research, Lorusso & Loud, July 7, 1998: US05778326 (238 worldwide citation)

A hybrid vehicle capable of efficiently regenerating a battery when the driving route is previously defined and of decreasing exhaust gases. A controller calculates a battery stored residual charge from the output of a battery current voltage detection sensor, sets a target value for the battery res ...