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James E Leone, Willard W Hennemann III, Stephen M Rowland: Drug delivery stent. Cordis Corporation, Thomas Vigil, Dean Garner, April 6, 1999: US05891108 (218 worldwide citation)

The drug delivery stent assembly includes a hollow tubular wire stent which extends in a path defining a generally cylindrical envelope and which has side walls facing outwardly of the cylindrical envelope with holes therein for delivery of liquid to a site in a vessel where the stent is placed and ...


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Guillermo Echarri, Roberto Echarri, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: Implantable power management system. Exonix Corporation, Thomas Vigil, December 26, 2000: US06166518 (47 worldwide citation)

The method and system for managing power supplied from a charging circuit to a power source in an implantable medical device comprises the steps of and circuitry for: measuring the current drain of the medical device; measuring the elapsed time since the last full charge of a power source of the dev ...


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David S Terman, Michael Sulliva, Herbert M Cullis: Apparatus for the extracorporeal treatment of disease. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas Vigil, August 5, 1980: US04215688 (47 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes a peristaltic pump for withdrawing whole blood from a patient, a device for centrifuging the blood to separate plasma from the whole blood, a plasma treatment chamber for receiving the plasma, a vehicle positioned within the chamber and having an immunoadsorbent agent fixed th ...


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Juan Carlos Fernandez: Guiding catheter introducer assembly. Cordis Corporation, Thomas Vigil, Henry Collins, Dean Garner, April 27, 1999: US05897497 (36 worldwide citation)

A guiding catheter introducer assembly that includes a catheter introducer sheath, with a hemostasis valve, attached or molded to a reinforced guiding catheter tubular body into a single assembly. The reinforced guiding catheter tubular body is made of braided wire construction. The catheter introdu ...


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Richard Dirks, Wilhelmus Petrus Martinus Maria van Erp, Henderikus Smit: Dual-balloon rapid-exchange stent delivery catheter with guidewire channel. Cordis Corporation, Michael Montgomery, Thomas Vigil, December 8, 1998: US05846246 (35 worldwide citation)

The catheter comprises a tube-like basic body having a proximal end, a distal end section, a distal end and a central lumen; two active elements, at least one of which is a balloon, mounted on the distal end section of the basic body; the basic body further having a wall hole located at a position i ...


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Marcus Escobosa: Single wire keyboard encode and decode circuit. Universal Electronics, Thomas Vigil, Mark R Galis, Gary R Jarosik, April 8, 1997: US05619196 (35 worldwide citation)

A circuit for encoding and decoding key input data from a matrix of switches with a single transmission wire. The circuit for encoding and decoding key input data with a single transmission wire includes a control circuit, a charge storage circuit and a keyboard matrix circuit. The keyboard matrix c ...


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George M Coker Jr, Rodolfo R Rodriquez: Drive for syringe pump. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, R A Benziger, George H Gerstman, Thomas Vigil, March 10, 1981: US04255096 (29 worldwide citation)

An improved drive is provided for a syringe having a barrel and a plunger. The drive utilizes an electric motor which has an axial shaft that moves back and forth axially when the shaft is prevented from rotating. A syringe barrel holder is fixed relative to the electric motor housing and a plunger ...


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Kenneth H Fligelman: Corrosion proof kill switch. Thomas Vigil, November 17, 1998: US05837933 (16 worldwide citation)

The corrosion proof kill switch includes: a box-shaped container having an open side; a switch mounted in a sealed manner in the container and having an operating portion extending outside the container; a wire harness comprising at least two wires, extending into the container in a sealed manner; a ...


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Eugene Fabisiewicz: Method for bonding a plastic tubing to a metal needle and the needle assembly formed thereby. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas Vigil, July 1, 1980: US04210479 (16 worldwide citation)

The method for bonding a plastic tubing to a metal needle includes the steps of coating the inner end of the needle with a cement, inserting the coated inner end of the needle within the outer end portion of a plastic tubing and applying a radiofrequency current across the plastic tubing around the ...


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Troy Robison: Snap-in chuck. Gary Sebastian, Thomas Vigil, Thomas Vigil, October 24, 2000: US06135462 (15 worldwide citation)

The chuck assembly comprises: a chuck body having an outer end portion, an outer periphery and a central axial bore extending at least part way therethrough; a nose collar mounted on the outer end portion of the chuck body; structure for mounting the chuck body onto the outer end of a shaft of a pow ...