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David C MacGregor: Bifurcating stent apparatus and method. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, February 19, 1991: US04994071 (908 worldwide citation)

A bifurcating stent for insertion into a bifurcating vessel such as a blood vessel. The stent can be expanded from an insertion configuration to an implanted configuration by the application of radially outward forces against a series of interconnected wire loops that make up the stent. The preferre ...


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Alfidi Ralph J, Cross William B: Vessel implantable appliance and method of implanting it. Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, March 4, 1975: US3868956 (812 worldwide citation)

An expansible appliance and methods of making and implanting it in a vessel of an animal. The expansible appliance comprises a nickel-titanium alloy which is initially formed in an expanded configuration and is then deformed to a straight-line configuration for implantation. Once placed in a desired ...


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Richard A Hillstead: Endovascular stent and method. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, August 4, 1992: US05135536 (432 worldwide citation)

A stent for reinforcing a vessel wall is disclosed. The stent is constructed from a single elongated wire. The wire is first bent into a series of tight bends. The wire is then rolled around a mandrel to create junctions of wire which are permanently adhered. The completed stent forms a cylindrical ...


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William E Beller, Ynjiun P Wang: Bar code dataform scanning and labeling apparatus and method. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co A, February 11, 1997: US05602377 (428 worldwide citation)

A bar code scanning and labeling apparatus for scanning and decoding a bar code associated with a product and generating a two dimensional bar code dataform incorporating selected data including at least a portion of the decoded, product related data from the product's bar code and additional data r ...


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Richard A Hillstead: Apparatus and method for placement of a stent within a subject vessel. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, April 3, 1990: US04913141 (403 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system and method. A stent is routed to a desired position within a vessel within a subject. A delivery wire is routed out an opening in a delivery catheter and looped over a portion of the stent and then routed back inside the delivery catheter. At an extreme distal end of the sten ...


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Chen Feng: Hand held dataform reader having strobing ultraviolet light illumination assembly for reading fluorescent dataforms. Meta Holdings Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co LPA, September 26, 2000: US06123263 (377 worldwide citation)

A portable data collection device having a modular imaging-based dataform reader. The dataform reader includes a two dimensional imaging assembly adapted to image and decode a dataform printed using ink that fluoresces when illuminated by ultraviolet light. The imaging assembly includes a two dimens ...


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C Jim Li, Angi Ye, Ynjiun P Wang: Portable data collection device with dataform decoding and image capture capability. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, February 1, 2000: US06019286 (322 worldwide citation)

A portable data collection device is disclosed. The device includes an imaging assembly including a two dimensional (2D) photosensor array overlied by a RGB color filter. The imaging assembly is selectively actuatable with a first trigger for reading a dataform in the imaging assembly's target area ...


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Joseph W Doane, Giuseppe Chidichimo, Nuno A P Vaz: Light modulating material comprising a liquid crystal dispersion in a plastic matrix. Kent State University, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, August 25, 1987: US04688900 (314 worldwide citation)

A light modulating material consisting of droplets of liquid crystal in a clear or light transmitting, flexible plastic sheet or film, such as a cured epoxy. The light modulating material is prepared by dissolving liquid crystal in an uncured resin and then curing the resin so that droplets of liqui ...


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Kenneth S Solovay: Controlled porosity endovascular implant. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co LPA, June 23, 1998: US05769884 (295 worldwide citation)

A covered stent for treating a stenotic region in a blood vessel. The stent covering has different porosities in different regions. In those regions, typically the ends, where tissue ingrowth and re-endothelialization are desired, the stent covering is more porous, and in those regions were it is de ...


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Roberto Diaz: Wound closure with plug. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co A, November 25, 1997: US05690674 (291 worldwide citation)

An elastic, biodegradable plug has a proximal retainer and a distal retainer coupled by a waist. The plug may be positioned to straddle a wound in a blood vessel wall of a patient and therefore close the wound to stop bleeding through the wound. To position the plug in the wound, an operator may ins ...