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Charles C Hart, Eduardo Chi Sing, Frans VandenBroek, Richard L Myers: Balloon catheter apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, February 9, 1999: US05868708 (283 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for cleaning and removing obstructing material from within a vascular conduit or other bodily passageway. The device comprises a balloon catheter having an independently operable outer woven sleeve having a plurality of mesh openings. The woven sleeve surrounds the radially expanda ...


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Frans Vandenbroek, Vincent C Tangherlini: Trocar valve assembly. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, March 5, 1996: US05496280 (236 worldwide citation)

A trocar having a working channel extending along an axis between a distal end and a proximal end includes a cannula at the distal end and a housing at the proximal end which define a working channel of the trocar. A valve disposed in the working channel separates the trocar into regions proximal of ...


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Frans Vandenbroek, Vincent C Tangherlini: Trocar valve assembly. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, January 20, 1998: US05709664 (194 worldwide citation)

A trocar having a working channel extending along an between a distal end and a proximal end includes a cannula at the distal end and a housing at the proximal end which define a working channel of the trocar. A valve disposed in the working channel separates the trocar into regions proximal of the ...


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Charles C Hart, Eduardo Chi Sing, Frans Vandenbroek, Richard L Myers: Balloon catheter apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources, Richard L Myers, September 30, 2003: US06626861 (99 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for cleaning and removing obstructing material from within a vascular conduit or other bodily passageway. The device comprises a balloon catheter having an independently operable outer woven sleeve having a plurality of mesh openings. The woven sleeve surrounds the radially expanda ...


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Charles C Hart, Ralph V Clayman, John R Brustad, Frans Vandenbroek, Richard C Ewers: Ureteral stent system apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, May 28, 2002: US06395021 (62 worldwide citation)

A stent having an elongate tubular configuration is formed of a plurality of elongate elements interwoven or braided to form a tubular configuration. The elements may be relatively strong and rigid, but movable relative to each other within the weave or braid in order to provide the stent with gener ...


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Ralph V Clayman, Edward D Pingleton, Frans Vandenbroek, Ghassan Sakakine: Guidewire. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, April 6, 2004: US06716183 (46 worldwide citation)

A urological guidewire includes a core formed of a first metallic material and extending toward an end of the guidewire. A coil having a plurality of convolutions is disposed around the core at the end of the guidewire, the coil being formed of a second metallic material different than the first met ...


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Frans Vandenbroek, Luong Nguyen: Convertible surgical clip applier system. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, Pui Tong Ho, Richard L Myers, July 2, 2013: US08475473 (37 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a handle assembly, a first clip assembly, and a second clip assembly. The first clip assembly is adapted to receive only a single clip while the second clip assembly is adapted to receive multiple clips. The handle assembly is sized and configured to receive the firs ...


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Donald L Gadberry, Frans Vandenbroek, Gary M Johnson, Charles C Hart, David Hearn: Manually actuated surgical clip applier. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, May 3, 2016: US09326776 (10 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier is provided having a cartridge carrying multiple surgical clips with a manual graspable actuator configured to sequentially deliver clips to the jaws of the clip applier. Both the cartridge and the jaws are connectable to a scissors-like handle assembly arranged to translate ...


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Frans Vandenbroek: Single fire vascular clip applier with disposable jaw. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, Cynthia A Bonner, David G Majdali, November 30, 2010: US07842045 (4 worldwide citation)

A single-fire clip applier with disposable jaws and re-usable handles is provided. The first jaw member is coupled to a second jaw member by a connector spring. The connector spring biases the jaws to an open at rest position. The jaws are releasably mountable to a post on the handles. Actuation of ...


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Frans Vandenbroek, Arnold Tuason: Single fire vascular ligation clip dispenser. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, Cynthia A Bonner, Patrick Y Ikehara, March 11, 2008: US07341145 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip dispenser arranged to hold a plurality of surgical clips for retrieval by a clip applier is provided. The dispenser in one aspect includes a clip housing with a plurality of slots each adapted to hold a plurality of surgical clips and is biased for rotational movement. A regulator su ...