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Geoffrey A Orth, Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown: Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 7, 1997: US05591197 (471 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent for implanting in a body lumen in which a plurality of connecting members are deformed radially outwardly to form projecting barbs for attaching the stent to a body lumen. The stent has a first, unexpanded low profile diameter for intraluminal delivery, and a second, larger exp ...


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Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown, Geoffrey A Orth: Multi-anchor stent. EndoTex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, September 1, 1998: US05800526 (279 worldwide citation)

The intravascular multi-anchor stent includes a plurality of cylindrical elements that are independently expandable in the radial direction and that are interconnected so as to be generally aligned on a common longitudinal axis, and a plurality of barbs along the entire circumference of the stent th ...


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John B Simpson, Scott C Anderson, John J Frantzen, Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr, Geoffrey A Orth: Bi-axial cutter apparatus for catheter. Technology Development Center, Douglas A Chaikin, August 15, 1995: US05441510 (188 worldwide citation)

An cutter apparatus for removing obstructive tissue has a distal housing having a window for invaginating tissue. An axially reciprocating and rotating cutting blade makes successive longitudinal cuts while slowly rotating across the open window. An axial guide assembly holds the cutting edge of the ...


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Geoffrey A Orth, Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown: Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 28, 1997: US05681346 (143 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent for implanting in a body lumen in which a plurality of connecting members are deformed radially outwardly to form projecting barbs for attaching the stent to a body lumen. The stent has a first, unexpanded low profile diameter for intraluminal delivery, and a second, larger exp ...


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Robert D Lashinski, Dennis L Brooks, Philip J Haarstad, Geoffrey A Orth: Rapid exchange folded balloon catheter and stent delivery system. Richard L Klein, June 6, 2000: US06071285 (121 worldwide citation)

The balloon portion of a balloon catheter for implanting a stent structure is at least initially retained laterally to a guide wire by passing the guide wire axially along the balloon inside the stent structure but not through the interior of the balloon or any permanent guide wire lumen at the loca ...


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John McIntyre, Geoffrey A Orth, Peter S Brown: Removable stent and method of deployment. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 10, 1998: US05833707 (117 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for temporarily implanting an intraluminal stent in a body lumen and its subsequent removal. A stent is formed from a thin sheet that has been wound around itself into a generally cylindrical roll. The stent has a deployed configuration with a deployed diameter generally the ...


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John J Frantzen, Geoffrey A Orth: Coupling device and method of use. Endotex Interventional Systems, Fish & Neave, March 17, 1998: US05728131 (91 worldwide citation)

A coupler is provided for connecting a stent and a vascular graft for repairing aneurysms. An intravascular stent is connected to a vascular graft by a coupler having a high degree of elasticity so that the stent-coupler-graft assembly can be implanted to repair a body passageway, including aortic a ...


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Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr, Geoffrey A Orth: Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair. Endotex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, June 23, 1998: US05769887 (90 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a graft delivery system and methods for its use comprising a prosthetic graft secured to an expandable anchoring member, such as a stent, by a butt-joint attachment means to minimize the system's profile. The delivery system employs a catheter with a relatively small diameter ...


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Geoffrey A Orth: Prosthetic graft and method for aneurysm repair. Endotex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, September 1, 1998: US05800521 (79 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and graft system for aneurysm repair comprising a prosthetic graft with means to draw a distal extremity of the graft over a portion of an expandable anchoring member. Prior to deployment, the graft and the anchoring member do not overlap to reduce the outer diameter ...


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Richard S Stack, Michael S Williams, Daniel W Fifer, Richard A Glenn, Geoffrey A Orth, Lynn Elliott, Colleen Stack N diaye: System and method for transvascularly stimulating contents of the carotid sheath. Synecor, April 12, 2011: US07925352 (52 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for stimulating contents of the carotid sheath using an intravascular pulse generator and lead. The lead carries an energy delivery device such as an electrode, which is anchor within the portion of the internal jugular vein that is disposed within the carotid sheat ...



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