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Peter C Block, W Earl Anderson, David G Atteridge: Inflatable prosthetic cardiovascular valve for percutaneous transluminal implantation of same. Stetina Brunda Buyan, Raymond Sun, September 10, 1996: US05554185 (657 worldwide citation)

An inflatable prosthetic cardiovascular valve which is constructed so as to be initially deployable in a deflated "collapsed" configuration wherein the valve may be passed through the lumen of a cardiovascular catheter and subsequently inflated to an "operative" configuration so as to perform its in ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Timothy Charles Ryan: Systems for securing sutures, grafts and soft tissue to bone and periosteum. Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, March 13, 2001: US06200330 (601 worldwide citation)

Devices for affixing sutures, grafts and tissues to bone, and soft tissue such as periosteum. In a first embodiment, the invention comprises a piton member implantable within bone having a post or eyelet formed thereon to which the suture or tissue may be attached. The piton member is designed to be ...


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Alan DeLaRama, Larry A Dial, Richard J Harp, Thomas L Hursman, Alfred S Soria, R J Serra, Steve Tarpening: Bi-directional and multi-directional miniscopes. Spectrum Medsystems Corporation, Stetina Brunda & Buyan, January 17, 1995: US05381782 (498 worldwide citation)

A bi-directional endoscope comprising a catheter body having a tubular spring frame attached to and extending axially from the distal end thereof. The spring frame comprises a spring body which includes a tip member positioned on the distal end thereof, and a plurality of relief slots disposed there ...


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James D Passafaro, Henry Nita, Robert J Siegel, Douglas H Gesswein: Angioplasty and ablative devices having onboard ultrasound components and devices and methods for utilizing ultrasound to treat or prevent vasopasm. Baxter International, Stetina & Brunda, June 28, 1994: US05324255 (414 worldwide citation)

A catheter device incorporating combined ultrasound ablation and balloon dilation components. The catheter device generally comprises an elongate catheter body having proximal and distal ends and an outer surface. Disposed on the outer surface of the catheter body is a dilation balloon. At least one ...


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Pflueger Russell, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating improved transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter International, SonicStar International, Stetina & Brunda, April 19, 1994: US05304115 (358 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Timothy C Ryan: Systems for securing sutures, grafts and soft tissue to bone and periosteum. Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, February 5, 2008: US07326213 (288 worldwide citation)

Devices for affixing sutures, grafts and tissues to bone, and soft tissue such as periosteum. Such devices are designed to be deployed and selectively positioned at a target site and remain seated thereat. The devices are further provided with attachment structures for securing sutures, grafts, synt ...


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Henry Nita, Timothy C Mills: Ultrasonic ablation catheter device having multiple ultrasound transmission members. Baxter International, Stetina & Brunda, November 29, 1994: US05368557 (278 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound catheter device for transmitting ultrasound into a mammalian body comprising an elongate catheter body having at least one lumen extending longitudinally therethrough. Also extending longitudinally through the lumen are at least two ultrasound transmission members, each of which have a ...


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Wendell V Ebling, J Charles Elmore, Carl A Swindle: Endoscope with sterile sleeve. Wendell V Ebling, Stetina Brunda & Buyan, October 29, 1996: US05569161 (266 worldwide citation)

An endoscope has a fiber optic image bundle which is insertible into a separate sterile sleeve such that the fiber optic image bundle need not be sterilized prior to use. A window formed proximate the distal end of the sleeve facilitates viewing through the fiber optic image bundle. A contractile me ...


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Ohanes Ghazarian: Electronic vehicle product and personnel monitoring. Loran Technologies, Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, April 25, 2006: US07034683 (251 worldwide citation)

A system providing vehicle, pallet, and personnel tracking within buildings, vehicles such as trucks/trailers, buses, trains and aircraft at a site or in a global network system. RFID transponder Gate readers are used in building doorways, in vehicles such as tracks/trailers gates or bus doors to re ...


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Erkki Ruoslahti, Michael Pierschbacher: Tetrapeptide. La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, Hubbard Stetina & Brunda, March 25, 1986: US04578079 (249 worldwide citation)

The peptide X-Arg-Gly-Asp-R-Y wherein X is H or at least one amino acid and Y is OH or at least one amino acid, and R is an amino acid selected from Thr or Cys, or other amino acid, having the same cell-attachment activity as fibronectin and the peptide X-Arg-Gly-Asp-Ser-Y, wherein X and Y, having s ...