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Erin McGurk Burleson, Elmer Koehler, Victor S Packham: Surgical cutting instrument. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Gordon L Peterson, July 25, 1989: US04850354 (337 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument comprising an outer tube having a peripheral wall, an end wall and an opening in the peripheral wall and the end wall. The outer tube has first and second cutting edges defining portions of the periphery of the opening, and the cutting edges intersect at an angle of at ...


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Erin McGurk Burleson, Elmer Koehler, Victor Packham, James A Thimsen, Terry L Whipple, Richard B Caspari: Surgical cutting instrument. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Gorgon L Peterson, Frank J Uxa Jr, September 19, 1989: US04867157 (285 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument comprising an outer tube having a peripheral wall and a longitudinal axis. The outer tube has a plurality of openings arranged generally longitudinally along the outer tube. Each of the openings has first and second cutting edges defining portions of the periphery of su ...


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Erin McGurk, Ronald Dieck, William S Tremulis: Embolic elements and methods and apparatus for their delivery. Micro Interventional Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 25, 1997: US05690671 (274 worldwide citation)

An embolic element comprises a filament composed of a shape memory material having an unexpanded coil configuration and an expanded random matrix configuration. The embolic element may be delivered to a blood vessel treatment site in its coiled configuration over a delivery wire through a guide cath ...


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Erin McGurk: Small diameter, high torque catheter. Medtronic, October 14, 1997: US05676659 (225 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprises an inner tubular member, a braided reinforcement layer, and a soft outer layer. The inner tubular member extends from a proximal end of the catheter to a first distal location. The braided reinforcement layer extends from the proximal end of the catheter to a second distal locat ...


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Howard E Preissman, Richard S Jaraczewski, Erin McGurk: High torque balloon catheter. Micro International Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 17, 1998: US05728063 (173 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter (2) comprises an outer sheath (3) housing an inner catheter (10). The inner catheter comprises an inner tubular member (30), a braided reinforcement layer (32), and a soft outer layer (34). The inner tubular member extends from a proximal end (15) of the inner catheter to a first ...


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Brent R Constantz, Peter K Johansson, Erin McGurk: Catheter systems and methods for their use in the treatment of calcified vascular occlusions. Corazon Technologies, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 4, 2003: US06527979 (132 worldwide citation)

Catheter systems and methods for their use in enhancing fluid flow through a vascular site occupied by a vascular occlusion are provided. The subject catheter systems include at least an aspiration catheter and at least one of a total occlusion insert catheter and a partial occlusion insert catheter ...


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Erin McGurk, Ronald Dieck, William S Tremulis: Embolic elements and methods and apparatus for their delivery. Medtronic, December 26, 2000: US06165198 (128 worldwide citation)

An embolic element comprises a filament composed of a shape memory material having an unexpanded coil configuration and an expanded random matrix configuration. The embolic element may be delivered to a blood vessel treatment site in its coiled configuration over a delivery wire through a guide cath ...


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Howard E Preissman, Richard S Jaraczewski, Erin McGurk: High torque balloon catheter. Micro Interventional Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 2, 1998: US05759173 (112 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter (2) comprises an outer sheath (3) housing an inner catheter (10). The inner catheter comprises an inner tubular member (30), a braided reinforcement layer (32), and a soft outer layer (34). The inner tubular member extends from a proximal end (15) of the inner catheter to a first ...


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Erin McGurk Burleson, Elmer Koehler, Victor Packham: Surgical cutting instrument. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Gordon L Peterson, March 14, 1989: US04811734 (46 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument comprising an outer tube having a peripheral wall and a longitudinal axis. The outer tube has a plurality of openings arranged generally longitudinally along the outer tube. Each of the openings has first and second cutting edges defining portions of the periphery of su ...


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Brett A Follmer, William S Tremulis, Erin McGurk: Self-venting elastomeric balloon catheter. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 17, 1998: US05728065 (45 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter comprises a catheter body having an elastomeric balloon at its distal end. The balloon has a small diameter vent hole disposed near its distal end. The balloon catheter may be prepared by flushing an inflation lumen and the interior of the balloon with a suitable liquid flushing m ...