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Gene Samson, Harold F Carrison: Mechanical clot treatment device with distal filter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, May 23, 2000: US06066149 (432 worldwide citation)

This is a surgical device usually delivered through an intravascular catheter. It may be used in several ways. It may, for instance, be used to open a clear passageway adjacent thrombus to allow both blood and medication to bypass the clot. It may be used to pierce and to remove thrombus. These thro ...


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Erik T Engelson, Gene Samson: Mechanical clot encasing and removal wire. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, May 23, 2000: US06066158 (379 worldwide citation)

This is a surgical device usually delivered through an intravascular catheter. It is designed to pierce and remove emboli often found in tortuous vasculature. The device includes several sections. The device has a core element. Placed around the distal end of the core wire is a collapsible but self ...


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Michael Aita, Gene Samson, Bruce H Wand, Robert F Kotmel: System and method for percutaneous myocardial revascularization. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, February 14, 1995: US05389096 (377 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for percutaneous myocardial revascularization of a human heart. A deflectable elongated flexible lasing apparatus is used which includes a source of laser radiation, an elongated flexible radiation conveying means for conducting the laser radiation to a lens on t ...


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Erik T Engelson, Gene Samson, Kim Nguyen, Rose Y Wong: Mechanical clot treatment device. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, October 26, 1999: US05972019 (345 worldwide citation)

This is a medical device. In particular, it is a surgical device usually delivered through an intravascular catheter. It may be used in several ways. It may, for instance, be used to open a clear passageway adjacent thrombus to allow both blood and medication to bypass the clot. It may be used to pi ...


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Erik T Engelson, Gene Samson: Vasoocclusion device containing radiopaque fibers. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, June 13, 1995: US05423849 (245 worldwide citation)

This invention is a vasoocclusive device. More particularly, it is a tubular vasoocclusion braid woven from at least radiopaque fibers. The braid may also be partially woven from radiolucent fibers. Optionally, the device may contain a fibrous center or wick in its interior. The device may be contin ...


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Gene Samson, Harold F Carrison: Mechanical clot treatment device with distal filter. Target Therapeutics, Lyon & Lyon, May 7, 2002: US06383205 (222 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for opening a passageway adjacent a thrombus to allow both blood and medication to bypass a clot. The surgical device may also be used to pierce and remove a thrombus. The device includes a core element or wire having an expanding proximal cage assembly and a distal filter or expan ...


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Henry Nita, Lex P Jansen, Peter Kyone Park, Gene Samson, Erik T Engelson, Jeffrey A Sarge: Optimized high performance multiple coil spiral-wound vascular catheter. Target Therpeutics, Morrison & Foerster, September 14, 1999: US05951539 (216 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical device. In particular, it is a catheter suitable for accessing a tissue target within the body, typically a target which is accessible through the vascular system. Central to the invention is the use of at least pair of wound or counterwound reinforcing members situated ...


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Gene Samson, Uriel Hiram Chee, Kim Nguyen, Edward J Snyder, Erik T Engelson: High performance braided catheter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, November 7, 2000: US06143013 (209 worldwide citation)

This is a catheter assembly and a section of that catheter assembly. That catheter assembly may be used in accessing a tissue target within the body, typically a target which is accessible through the vascular system. Central to the invention is the use of a braided metallic reinforcing member, typi ...


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Gene Samson: Composite super-elastic alloy braid reinforced catheter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, December 30, 1997: US05702373 (207 worldwide citation)

This is a surgical device. In particular, it is a composite catheter assembly suitable for accessing a tissue target within the body, typically a target which is accessible through the vascular system. Central to the invention is the presence in the catheter assembly of a catheter section having a b ...


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Gene Samson: Kink-free spiral-wound catheter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, October 3, 1995: US05454795 (180 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical device. In particular, it is a catheter suitable for treating a tissue target within the body, which target is accessible through the vascular system. Central to the invention is the use of stiffener ribbons, typically metallic, wound within the catheter body in such a w ...