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Benjamin I Lee: Method and device for percutaneous sealing of internal puncture sites. Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, March 7, 2000: US06033427 (467 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a device for percutaneously sealing of an internal puncture site comprising a tissue portion having a puncture formed therethrough. A locating device is mounted for longitudinal movement relative to a guide wire towards and away from the puncture site. Delivery struc ...


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Benjamin I Lee: Methods and device for percutanceous sealing of arterial puncture sites. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 8, 1994: US05292332 (422 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for closing a puncture in a wall of an artery made for the purpose of moving an elongated catheter into the artery in which an exterior guide tube is extended through the adjacent skin area through the body containing the artery, through the puncture in the wall of the artery an ...


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Benjamin I Lee: Methods and device for percutaneous sealing of arterial puncture sites. Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 22, 1995: US05443481 (322 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for closing a puncture in a wall of an artery made for the purpose of moving an elongated cardiovascular catheter into the artery. The method includes the steps of withdrawing the cardiovascular catheter from the artery while ensuring that the location of the puncture remains id ...


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Benjamin I Lee: Thermal balloon angioplasty. Cardiovascular & Interventional Research Consultants, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 2, 1993: US05190540 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for remodeling a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, having a stenosis to expand the stenosis comprising the steps of increasing the temperature of the body lumen and stenosis at the region of the stenosis for a time period and to a temperature level sufficient to cause a change in the s ...


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Benjamin I Lee: Thermal balloon angioplasty with thermoplastic stent. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 8, 1994: US05292321 (200 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for remodeling a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, having a stenosis using a thermoplastic stent including the steps of increasing the temperature of the thermoplastic stent, body lumen and stenosis at the region of the stenosis for a time period and to a temperature level ...