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Christopher H Porter: Self-expanding prosthesis having stable axial length. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, November 12, 1991: US05064435 (1061 worldwide citation)

A body implantable stent consists of two or more generally tubular, coaxial and slidably connected stent segments. Each of the stent segments is of open weave construction, formed of multiple braided, helically wound strands of resilient material. The stent is elastically deformed to a reduced radiu ...


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Paul L Termin, Christopher H Porter: Radially expandable fixation member. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, December 10, 1991: US05071407 (713 worldwide citation)

An open weave fixation device is secured to a distal end region of a catheter or other diagnostic or treatment device, for either temporarily or permanently fixing the device within a body cavity. In one approach, the fixation element is constructed of braided, helically wound filaments of resilient ...


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Victor E Kimball, Laurie E Lynch, Irvin T Pierskalla, Christopher H Porter: In situ calibration system for sensors located in a physiologic line. Optical Sensors Incorporated, Dianne E Reed & Associates Reed, November 2, 1999: US05976085 (399 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for calibrating sensors used to analyze characteristics of physiologic fluids such as blood. The method involves the use of a sensor assembly having an analyte-responsive sensor in communication with a passageway which is in divertable fluid communication with a physiologic line ...


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Johann J Neisz, John W Westrum Jr, Christopher H Porter: American Medical Systems, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, November 25, 2003: US06652450 (313 worldwide citation)

An implantable article and method of use are disclosed to treat urological disorders. The biocompatible device includes a sling assembly configured to be minimally invasive and provide sufficient support to the target site. In addition, the configuration of the sling assembly also allows the positio ...


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Paul L Termin, Christopher H Porter: Radially expandable body implantable device. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, March 5, 1996: US05496277 (298 worldwide citation)

An open weave fixation device is secured to a distal end region of a catheter or other diagnostic or treatment device, for either temporarily or permanently fixing the device within a body cavity. In one approach, the fixation element is constructed of braided, helically wound filaments of resilient ...


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Jeffrey C Felt, Mark A Rydell, Paul J Buscemi, Alexander Arsenyev, Christopher H Porter: Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing. Advanced Bio Surfaces, Fredrikson & Byron P A, November 25, 2003: US06652587 (270 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the creation or modification of the wear surface of orthopedic joints, involving the preparation and use of one or more partially or fully preformed and procured components, adapted for insertion and placement into the body and at the joint site. In a preferred embodiment, co ...


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Paul L Termin, Christopher H Porter: Radially expandable fixation member. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, June 22, 1993: US05221261 (230 worldwide citation)

An open weave fixation device is secured to a distal end region of a catheter or other diagnostic or treatment device, for either temporarily or permanently fixing the device within a body cavity. In one approach, the fixation element is constructed of braided, helically wound filaments of resilient ...


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Christopher H Porter, Robert Van Tassel, Curtis Amplatz, Michael Kasinkas: Curable fiber composite stent and delivery system. Thomas J Engellenner, Jane E Lahive & Cockfield Remillard, January 7, 1997: US05591199 (199 worldwide citation)

A stent for supporting a selected portion of a body lumen, comprising a fibrous material which is treated with a curable material to form a curable fiber composite. The fiber composite is positioned within a body lumen and, upon curing of the curable material, forms a rigid support structure.


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Paul L Termin, Christopher H Porter: Radially expandable fixation member constructed of recovery metal. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, January 3, 1995: US05378239 (184 worldwide citation)

An open weave fixation device is secured to a distal end region of a catheter or other diagnostic or treatment device, for either temporarily or permanently fixing the device within a body cavity. In one approach, the fixation element is constructed of braided, helically wound filaments of resilient ...


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Christopher H Porter, Robert Van Tassel, Curtis Amplatz, Michael Kasinkas: Curable fiber composite stent and delivery system. MetaStent Incorporated, Thomas J Engellenner, Jane E Lahive & Cockfield Remillard, June 16, 1998: US05766204 (137 worldwide citation)

A stent for supporting a selected portion of a body lumen, comprising a fibrous material which is treated with a curable material to form a curable fiber composite. The fiber composite is positioned within a body lumen and, upon curing of the curable material, forms a rigid support structure.



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