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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, June 2, 2009: US07540865 (92 worldwide citation)

A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing m ...


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Stephen Griffin, Huey Quoc Chan, Elaine Lim, Nhan Hue To: Catheter including a compliant balloon. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, December 15, 2009: US07632242 (88 worldwide citation)

A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a subset of the plurality of apertures provides fluid communication from an inflation lumen to the inflatab ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, February 21, 2006: US07001369 (74 worldwide citation)

An medical device include a shaft having an elongated inner tubular member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over a portion of the inner tubular member. In some embodiments, the reinforcing member is disposed about a proximal portion of the inner tubular member such that a distal ...


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Elaine Lim, Huey Quoc Chan: Occlusion balloon catheter with longitudinally expandable balloon. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, April 3, 2007: US07198632 (68 worldwide citation)

Balloon catheters such as guide catheters can be configured to provide distal occlusion, while still providing sufficient interior lumen space for device delivery. Such catheters can provide a desired level of balloon expansion, yet prevent vessel damage caused by balloon over-expansion. A catheter ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Huey Quoc Chan: Elongate medical device with continuous reinforcement member. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufts & Wickhem, December 14, 2010: US07850623 (28 worldwide citation)

An elongate medical device including an inner elongate member, a reinforcing member, and an outer tubular member is described. The reinforcing member may be a helically wound continuous wire including a first portion having a first cross-sectional profile, a second portion having a second cross-sect ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, November 1, 2011: US08048060 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing m ...


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Laila Al Marashi, David Grewe, Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, David Majercak, Roger Stevens: Rapid-exchange balloon catheter shaft and method. Cordis Corporation, Kristin L Menon, October 19, 2010: US07815600 (10 worldwide citation)

A rapid-exchange balloon catheter or stent delivery system, for medically treating a patient, has a proximal hub, a balloon, and an improved shaft design. The catheter shaft has a tubular outer body that includes a hypotube extending from the catheter proximal end to a position at or near the proxim ...


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Stephen Griffin, Huey Quoc Chan, Elaine Lim, Nhan Hue To: Catheter including a compliant balloon. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, September 24, 2013: US08540668 (8 worldwide citation)

A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a subset of the plurality of apertures provides fluid communication from an inflation lumen to the inflatab ...


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Stephen Griffin, Huey Quoc Chan, Elaine Lim, Lex P Jansen, Anthony F Tassoni Jr: Catheter having an ultra soft tip and methods for making the same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, October 19, 2010: US07815599 (8 worldwide citation)

An intravascular balloon catheter having an ultra soft tip. The catheter includes a braided reinforcement member extending substantially the length of the elongate shaft. A balloon is disposed at the distal end of the elongate shaft. An ultra soft tip is formed from a distal portion of balloon mater ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 22, 2012: US08182465 (7 worldwide citation)

A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing m ...