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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Method for tubal electroligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, September 17, 1996: US05556396 (243 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Apparatus and method for venous ligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, August 1, 1995: US05437664 (241 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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Michael Crocker, George F Kick, Mark A Siminuk: Radiation delivery balloon. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 21, 1998: US05782742 (96 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a balloon catheter having an inflatable balloon having a radiation carrier such as a radiation delivery layer thereon. In one embodiment, the radiation delivery layer comprises one or more layers of metal foil, such as gold. The foil is irradiated, and the balloon is thereafter position ...


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George M Acosta, George F Kick: Implantable venous valve. BioMedical Research Associates, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, October 25, 2005: US06958076 (79 worldwide citation)

A venous valve prosthesis includes a hollow conduit (40) defining a central passageway through which blood may flow. Opposing, pliable leaflet members (30) are located within the conduit and move back and forth between a first, open position, whereby blood may flow through the central passageway in ...


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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Apparatus and method for venous ligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, July 1, 1997: US05643257 (60 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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George F Kick, Jay Lenker, Onnik Tchulluian: Expandable medical access device. Onset Medical Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 20, 2010: US07699864 (58 worldwide citation)

An access device comprises a thin-walled sheath that is insertable into a patient through a small surgically created incision. The incision may be created using a cutdown or a percutaneous method such as that known as the Seldinger technique. Once inserted and advanced to the target surgical site, t ...


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Michael Crocker, George F Kick, Mark A Siminuk: Radiation delivery balloon catheter. Endologix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 2, 2004: US06699170 (51 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a balloon catheter having an inflatable balloon having a radiation carrier such as a radiation delivery layer thereon. In one embodiment, the radiation delivery layer comprises one or more layers of metal foil, such as gold. The foil is irradiated, and the balloon is thereafter position ...


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George F Kick: Microcapsules for site-specific delivery. Radiance Medical Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 30, 1999: US05993374 (47 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a site specific microcapsule delivery system and microcapsules for delivering one or more active agents to a preselected site. The system includes a catheter and microcapsules. A preferred embodiment of the catheter includes an inner inflatable balloon having an outer perforated deliver ...


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Michael Crocker, George F Kick, Mark A Siminuk: Radiation delivery balloon catheter. Radiance Medical Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 23, 2001: US06176821 (35 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a balloon catheter having an inflatable balloon having a radiation carrier such as a radiation delivery layer thereon. In one embodiment, the radiation delivery layer comprises one or more layers of metal foil, such as gold. The foil is irradiated, and the balloon is thereafter position ...


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Edward J Nance, Joseph Bishop, Jay Lenker, Onnik Tchulluian, George F Kick: Expandable percutaneous sheath. Onset Medical Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 24, 2010: US07780692 (29 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an expandable percutaneous sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, low cross-sectional area configuration, and subsequent expansion to a second, enlarged cross-sectional configuration. The sheath is maintained in the first, low cross-sectional configuration by a tubular ...