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Simon John Forber, Richard Alan Noddin: Self expanding cardiovascular occlusion device, method of using and method of making the same. B Braun Medical, Joel D Skinner Jr, Skinner and Associates, March 31, 1998: US05733294 (306 worldwide citation)

A self-expanding cardiovascular occlusion apparatus including a predetermined pattern of wire and three collinear bands, whereby pushing the bands together causes the two exposed braided or helical sections between them to flatten to two disk-like shapes. The disks are then forced outward relative t ...


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Simon J Forber: Covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device. B Braun Celsa, Skinner and Associates, July 20, 1999: US05925060 (227 worldwide citation)

A covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device and a method of making and using the device. The device comprises a braided wire member with at least two axially spaced securing members affixed to the braided wire member and a thin film covering at least half of the device. The braided member can ...


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Simon J Forber, Anthony C Venbrux: Introducer for an expandable vascular occlusion device. B Braun Medical, Skinner and Associates, April 20, 1999: US05895410 (134 worldwide citation)

An introducer for introducing an expandable implantable device into a catheter includes an outer tube and an inner core which slides in the outer tube. The distal end of the core has a tubular configuration with a slit which allows it to expand radially to grip an end of the device. The distal end o ...


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Tom Motsenbocker: Stent crimping apparatus and method. Skinner and Associates, October 7, 2003: US06629350 (101 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for crimping a stent by segmental radial compression, comprising a stationary base member; a rotatable drive hub which is moveable in relation to the stationary base member; and a crimping head aligned with respect to the stationary base member and to the rotatable drive hub. The crimpi ...


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Guy Nadal: Blood filter having legs and centering elements integrally manufactured. B Braun Medical, Skinner and Associates, March 4, 2003: US06527962 (86 worldwide citation)

The method for manufacturing a blood filter adapted to be disposed in a blood vessel comprises, in the invention, the steps of a) providing a thin wall comprising a biocompatible material, b) producing in said thin wall a series of essentially parallel elongated sections, for defining the elongated ...


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Simon J Forber: Covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device. B Braun Medical SAS, Skinner and Associates, April 24, 2001: US06221086 (72 worldwide citation)

A covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device and a method of making and using the device. The device comprises a braided wire member with at least two axially spaced securing members affixed to the braided wire member and a thin film covering at least half of the device. The braided member can ...


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Simon J Forber: Introducer for an expandable vascular occlusion device. B Braun Medical, Skinner and Associates, November 16, 1999: US05984944 (72 worldwide citation)

An introducer for introducing an expandable implantable device into a catheter includes an outer tube and an inner core which slides in the outer tube. A first end of the core has a tubular configuration with a slit which allows it to expand radially to grip an end of the device. The first end of th ...


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Simon J Forber: Covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device. B Braun Medical SAS, Skinner and Associates, July 8, 2003: US06589256 (71 worldwide citation)

A covered self-expanding vascular occlusion device and a method of making and using the device. The device comprises a braided wire member with at least two axially spaced securing members affixed to the braided wire member and a thin film covering at least half of the device. The braided member can ...


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Raymond R Spivey: Handled bottle carrier. Riverwood International Corporation, Steve M McLary, Skinner and Associates, May 23, 2000: US06065590 (65 worldwide citation)

An article carrier, comprising a first side panel and an opposite second side panel connected to a top panel, a bottom panel, a first end panel, and an opposite second end panel. The top panel is comprised of a first top panel flap foldably connected to the first side panel, and a second top panel f ...


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Joseph I Skow: Surgical wicking and fluid removal swab. Skinner and Associates, July 13, 1999: US05921972 (62 worldwide citation)

A flexible, sterile, trimable device which gently and continuously removes unwanted fluid from an operating field during surgery by wicking the fluid into a mat having a high wicking property. A flexible suction tube having one end embedded in the mat removes fluid from the mat, thereby preventing t ...



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