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Cecily M Hillsman, Kevin D Taylor, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Matthew S Solar: Fiber optic guide wire and support catheter therefor. Spectranetics Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 7, 1996: US05514128 (244 worldwide citation)

A guide wire for a catheter has a tubular portion with a flexible body fixed to its distal end. The distal end of the body may be composed of a radiopaque material. Optical fibers are disposed within the assembly and terminate in a radiopaque tip at the distal end of the body. The guide wire may hav ...


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Daniel J Kasprzyk, Jean C Orth, John W Gaiser, Russell A Houser: Dilatation catheter assembly with heated balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, May 19, 1992: US05114423 (196 worldwide citation)

A balloon dilatation catheter having heating elements raise the temperature of the working surface of the balloon while the balloon is being inflated during an angioplasty procedure. In one embodiment, the balloon is provided with a thin electrically conductive layer in heat transfer relationship th ...


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Daniel J Kasprzyk, Jean C Orth, John W Gaiser: Dilatation catheter assembly with heated balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 30, 1991: US05035694 (161 worldwide citation)

A balloon dilatation catheter having means to raise the temperature of the working surface of the balloon while the balloon is being inflated during an angioplasty procedure. In one embodiment, the balloon is provided with a thin electrically conductive layer in heat transfer relationship therewith ...


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Cecily M Hillsman, Kevin D Taylor, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Matthew S Solar: Fibert optic guide wire and support catheter therefor. Spectranetics Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, July 1, 1997: US05643251 (159 worldwide citation)

A guide wire for a catheter has a tubular portion with a flexible body fixed to its distal end. The distal end of the body may be composed of a radiopaque material. Optical fibers are disposed within the assembly and terminate in a radiopaque tip at the distal end of the body. The guide wire may hav ...


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Gary Gershony, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Michael J Horzewski: Vascular sealing apparatus and method. Gary Gershony, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 6, 1997: US05626601 (146 worldwide citation)

A vascular sealing device for effecting closure of a puncture or other opening in a blood vessel, or other body cavity, which has been entered through percutaneous techniques. The device is useable with a standard percutaneous vascular introducer. The vascular sealing device generally comprises a bo ...


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Gary Gershony, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Michael J Horzewski: Vascular sealing apparatus. Vascular Solutions, Patterson & Keough P A, January 25, 2000: US06017359 (106 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing an opening or puncture in the wall of a blood vessel or other percutaneous openings. The device includes a shaft section member of a small diameter, with an expandable balloon and atraumatic tip at its distal end. The proximal end of the device has an inflation/deflation port wh ...


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Gary Gershony, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Michael J Horzewski: Vascular sealing apparatus and method. Vascular Solutions, Patterson & Keough P A, February 9, 1999: US05868778 (101 worldwide citation)

A vascular sealing device for effecting closure of a puncture or other opening in a blood vessel, or other body cavity, which has been entered through percutaneous techniques. The device is useable with a standard percutaneous vascular introducer. The vascular sealing device generally comprises a bo ...


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Gary Gershony, Daniel J Kasprzyk, Michael J Horzewski: Vascular sealing apparatus. Vascular Solutions, Fredrikson & Byron P A, October 2, 2001: US06296658 (53 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing an opening or puncture in the wall of a blood vessel or other percutaneous openings. The device includes a shaft section member of a small diameter, with an expandable balloon and atraumatic tip at its distal end. The proximal end of the device has an inflation/deflation port wh ...


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Tom Motsenbocker, Edward Goff, Daniel J Kasprzyk: Balloon folding technology. Machine Solutions, Skinner and Associates, January 24, 2006: US06988881 (46 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for folding a catheter balloon comprises a stationary base member; a rotatable drive hub which is moveable in relation to the stationary base member; and a pleating head aligned with respect to the stationary base member and to the rotatable drive hub. The pleating head includes at leas ...


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Tom Motsenbocker, Edward Goff, Daniel J Kasprzyk: Balloon folding technology. Machine Solutions, Skinner and Associates, August 5, 2008: US07407377 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for folding a catheter balloon comprises a stationary base member; a rotatable drive hub which is moveable in relation to the stationary base member; and a pleating head aligned with respect to the stationary base member and to the rotatable drive hub. The pleating head includes at leas ...