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Robert S Schwartz, David R Holmes, Frederick S Halverson, James V Donadio III, David Berry: Flexible tubular device for use in medical applications. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, November 12, 1996: US05573520 (366 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use as a catheter, a guidewire, a catheter sheath for use with catheter introducers or a drug infusion catheter/guidewire. The apparatus includes a flexible tubular member with an encasing covering the tubular member that creates a fluid-tight seal around the periphery of the tubula ...


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James V Donadio III, David R Holmes, Robert S Schwartz, David Berry: Flexible tubular device for use in medical applications. Cardia Catheter Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, April 21, 1998: US05741429 (276 worldwide citation)

Manufacturing processes for apparatus, including slotted hypotube, for use as a catheter, a guidewire, a catheter sheath for use with catheter introducers or a drug infusion catheter/guidewire are disclosed. The manufacturing process includes creating a pattern of slots or apertures in a flexible me ...


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Robert S Schwartz, David Berry, Frederick S Halverson, James V Donadio III: Flexible catheter guidewire. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, August 1, 1995: US05437288 (192 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use as a catheter guidewire and a method for making a catheter guidewire. The apparatus comprises an elongate non-coiled wire having a proximal portion, a distal tip and a flexible portion located between the proximal portion and the distal tip having axially spaced grooves cut ther ...


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Allen R Camrud, Robert S Schwartz, David R Holmes Jr, Timothy D Argo, David Berry: Multi-section stent. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Fish & Richardson P C, July 10, 2001: US06258117 (182 worldwide citation)

A multi-section stent includes a connecting structure that allows the stent sections to move and flex relative to one another. For deployment and positioning, the connecting structure connects the multiple stent sections and holds the stent sections substantially stationary relative to one another. ...


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David Berry, David R Holmes, Robert S Schwartz, Robert A VanTassel: Catheter having flow diffusing tip. Acist Medical Systems, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, September 25, 2001: US06293958 (75 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter having a flow diffusing distal tip includes a plurality of cuts formed through the tubular wall thereof so as to define a plurality of generally U-shaped flaps, the flaps being disposed in at least one and preferably two axially displaced bands. When contrast fluid or the l ...


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William L Schnittker, Andrew L Ottens, Frank Ott, David Berry: Method for updating a file. L I D P Consulting Services, Olson & Hierl, December 17, 1996: US05586313 (65 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for retroactively inserting a transactional change into a file where the file involves a plurality of images that are recorded (i.e., saved) at preset sequential time intervals. Each image contains all pertinent information relating to the file subject matter, such as an insura ...


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Alistair Royse, Brett Hamilton, David Berry, Michael Kerr: Surgical clamps. Research Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 12, 2008: US07329266 (54 worldwide citation)

An arterial clamp has opposed clamping posts arranged to lie at opposite sides of an artery to clamp the artery between opposed clamping faces of the posts. The posts are carried by a pair of arms pivotally movable one relative to the other to move the posts into clamping relationship with the arter ...


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Robert S Schwartz, David R Holmes, David Berry, Donald G Ellis: Hemostasis valve, system and assembly. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Merchant & Gould P C, April 24, 2001: US06221057 (42 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve including a collapsible membrane in a portion of a through-lumen. Fluid pressure in a chamber surrounding the collapsible membrane assists in sealing the collapsible membrane around an operating device inserted through the hemostasis valve. Different mechanisms for mechanically de ...


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Robert S Schwartz, David R Holmes, David Berry, Donald G Ellis: Hemostasis valve, system and assembly. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, April 20, 1999: US05895376 (42 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve including a collapsible membrane in a portion of a through-lumen. Fluid pressure in a chamber surrounding the collapsible membrane assists in sealing the collapsible membrane around an operating device inserted through the hemostasis valve. Different mechanisms for mechanically de ...


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David Berry, Larry Neumann: Single applet to communicate with multiple HTML elements contained inside of multiple categories on a page. TIBCO Software, Baker & McKenzie, September 12, 2006: US07107543 (31 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for communicating with multiple user interface elements contained in multiple categories on a web page with a single client application program at the client computer. Messages are communicated both to and from users interface elements through callback function scripts that com ...



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