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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2001: US06217527 (281 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. Lumend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 24, 2001: US06221049 (232 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Methods and apparatus for crossing total occlusions in blood vessels. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 15, 2001: US06231546 (227 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Matthew R Selmon, James W Vetter, Tomoaki Hinohara, Charles F Milo: Catheter apparatus for treating arterial occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, July 24, 2001: US06266550 (187 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for treating arterial occlusions combining an intraluminally operable catheter, having an occlusion-crossing working element, with a micro-invasive extraluminally operable locator for imaging the progress of the working element through the occlusion. Conical, abrasive, blun ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Apparatus for crossing total occlusion in blood vessels. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, May 22, 2001: US06235000 (170 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Robert L Wynne, Suresh S Pai, Kent D Dell, Charles Gresl: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2001: US06217549 (166 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter system for the treatment of occluded blood vessels that includes tissue displacement or hinged expansion members that are movable from a closed to an open position. An actuating assembly may be provided for moving the tissue expansion members between an open and closed posi ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Vascular re-entry catheter. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, January 28, 2003: US06511458 (151 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Charles F Milo: Guidewire and catheter with rotating and reciprocating symmetrical or asymmetrical distal tip. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, July 10, 2001: US06258052 (147 worldwide citation)

A guidewire or a catheter for crossing vascular occlusions comprises a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, and a drive member having a proximal and a distal end, the drive member being rotatably disposed within and along a longitudinal axis of the guidewire shaft. An actuator is connected ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, February 4, 2003: US06514217 (146 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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James W Vetter, Tomoaki Hinohara, Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo: Catheter apparatus for guided transvascular treatment of arterial occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, June 5, 2001: US06241667 (143 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for treating arterial occlusions combining an intraluminally operable catheter having an occlusion-crossing working element, with an extraluminally operable locator for imaging the progress of the working element through the occlusion. Suction coupling means are described f ...