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John H Burton, Bradford G Staehle: Stent placement instrument and method. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, June 25, 1991: US05026377 (728 worldwide citation)

An instrument for the deployment or retraction of a self-expanding stent in a body canal, which comprises an elongated tubular outer sleeve having disposed therein an elongated core which is movable relative to said sleeve and has a grip member formed at or near its distal end, which grip member is ...


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Claude Tihon, John H Burton, Bradford G Staehle, Michael A Mikulich: Resectable self-expanding stent. American Medical Systems, Haugen and Nikolai, October 18, 1994: US05356423 (282 worldwide citation)

A stent for transluminal implantation comprising a single-piece tubular member having a fenestrated side wall exhibiting a pattern of uniformly spaced openings defined by intersecting strands where the strands are integrally joined together at their points of intersection whereby the tubular member ...


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Stephen L Bolea, Robert L Rykhus Jr, Sidney F Hauschild, Johann J Neisz, Mark Polyak, Bradford G Staehle: Retrievable stent and method of use thereof. AMS Research Corporation, Kagan Binder PLLC, November 23, 2004: US06821291 (185 worldwide citation)

A removable stent system and method for extraction of a removable stent from a target site is disclosed. The removable stent includes a removable stent having a collapsible end and a collapsing element configured for coupling with a removal tool. The collapsing element can be configured as a lasso o ...


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Bradford G Staehle, Anthony J Ferrazzo, John H Burton: Method and device for loading a stent. American Medical Systems, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 17, 2000: US06132458 (122 worldwide citation)

A device and method for loading a self expanding stent into a deployment tool is disclosed. The device includes an outer tube and a constricting sheath having a stent delivery end and a stent receiving opening opposite thereto. The stent receiving opening is shaped and sized to receive a self expand ...


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Bradford G Staehle: Stent placement instrument and method of assembly. American Medical Systems, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, November 7, 2000: US06143021 (73 worldwide citation)

An instrument places a stent axially and is reusable with different size stents. A loop on an arm extends tangentially so at least one bore aligns axially. A tab extends from the arm axially and from the loop in a plane. A ring on a limb extends tangentially and has an axially aligned hole in a plan ...


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John H Burton, Eric P Berg, Bradford G Staehle, Frank B Scott: Method and apparatus for valving body fluids. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, May 12, 1992: US05112306 (71 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for valving body fluids involving a flexible tubular body with a drainage canal therethrough, including collapsible means for blocking the passageway and thereby preventing the flow of urine. The length of the device is such that one end protrudes into the bladder and the othe ...


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John H Burton, Bradford G Staehle, Charles C Kuyava: American Medical Systems, Williamson Bains Moore & Hansen, October 4, 1983: US04407278 (69 worldwide citation)

A surgically implantable prosthesis for the treatment of penile erectile impotence in male patients. The device comprises at least one elongated cylinder implanted within one of the corpora cavernosa of the penis. The flexible, distal end of the cylinder is adapted to rigidize upon being filled with ...


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Bradford G Staehle, Anthony J Ferrazzo, John H Burton: Method and device for loading a stent. American Medical Systems, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 29, 2002: US06471718 (63 worldwide citation)

A device for loading a self expanding stent into a deployment tool has an outer tube defining a space. The device has a constricting sheath with a stent delivery end and a stent receiving opening opposite thereto. The constricting sheath is open therethrough with the stent delivery end and the stent ...


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John H Burton, Eric P Berg, Bradford G Staehle, Frank B Scott: Method for valving body fluids. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Gezina Holtrust, March 20, 1990: US04909785 (61 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for valving body fluids involving a flexible tubular body with a drainage canal therethrough, including collapsible means for blocking the passageway and thereby preventing the flow of urine. The length of the device is such that one end protrudes into the bladder and the othe ...


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Bradford G Staehle: Stent placement instrument and method of assembly. American Medical Systems, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, May 7, 2002: US06383211 (60 worldwide citation)

An instrument places a stent axially and is reusable with different size stents. A loop on an arm extends tangentially so at least one bore aligns axially. A tab extends from the arm axially and from the loop in a plane. A ring on a limb extends tangentially and has an axially aligned hole in a plan ...