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Richard S Kusleika, Brian V Finander: Temporary vascular filter. Microvena Corporation, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, December 4, 2001: US06325815 (278 worldwide citation)

Filter systems and a method of deploying a medical filter within a channel in a patient's body, the filter systems include a filter having a radially expandable body with an opening in a proximal length thereof. The filter is urged along a length of the channel with the filter body in a radiall ...


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Hans A Mische, Thomas V Ressemann, Scott A Hoium: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, August 11, 1998: US05792157 (271 worldwide citation)

A novel intravascular occlusion material removal device for removing vascular occlusion material in a vascular lumen comprises a prime mover and an expandable material removal element insertable intravascularly into the vascular lumen. A hollow drive shaft operatively connects the prime mover to the ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett, Chad J Kugler: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, July 30, 1996: US05540707 (265 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a single drive shaft is operatively connected to the distal end of the expandable mat ...


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Paul D Mannheimer, Michael E Fein: Non-contact optical monitoring of physiological parameters. Nellcor Incorporated, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, November 30, 1999: US05995856 (262 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for the monitoring of physiological parameters of a patient through the use of optical systems which do not require direct physical contact with the patient. The method and apparatus relate primarily to pulse oximetry for monitoring of pulse rate and arterial blood oxygen satura ...


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Scott R Smith: Remobable thrombus filter. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, February 11, 1997: US05601595 (260 worldwide citation)

A thrombus filter configured for placement within a blood vessel lumen. The filter having a longitudinal axis. The filter includes first and second units, each unit including a plurality of elongated struts. Each strut has a joining end where the respective struts of each unit are joined together. E ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, March 26, 1996: US05501694 (246 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a drive shaft is operatively connected to the distal end of the expandable removal el ...


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Rudy Mazzocchi: Method and apparatus for occluding aneurysms. Microvena Corporation, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, January 2, 2001: US06168622 (242 worldwide citation)

An aneurysm occlusion device has a bulbous body portion and an anchor. The body portion is sized to be received within an aneurysm and the anchor is sized and shaped to engage an interior surface of the vessel's wall. The body portion and the anchor are integrally formed of a resilient fabric p ...


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Roger N Hastings: Heated perfusion balloon for reduction of restenosis. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, July 7, 1998: US05775338 (238 worldwide citation)

A method for inhibiting the restenosis of blood vessel walls after angioplasty, including the application of low grade heat to the vessel walls. A heat applying perfusion catheter is advanced to a recently dilatated vessel region. Heat is applied to the region walls to inhibit restenosis. A preferre ...


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Hans A Mische, Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, February 13, 1996: US05490859 (215 worldwide citation)

An intravascular occlusion material removal device for removing vascular occlusion material in a vascular lumen comprises an expandable material removal element movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. The material removal element has a distal end and a proximal end. A drive s ...


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Toshiyuki Irie, Shigeru Frui: Thrombosis filter. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, May 6, 1997: US05626605 (210 worldwide citation)

A thrombosis filter that has an improved filtering function and can be securely anchored at a desired location and be removed through an endovenous route even after the growth of neointima. The thrombosis filter of this invention includes a first and a second filtering and holding unit, each unit in ...