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Mir A Imran, Mark L Pomeranz, Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi: Apparatus and Method for ventricular mapping and ablation. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Harold C Hohbach, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 14, 1995: US05465717 (564 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for mapping a wall of a heart forming a chamber in the heart comprising a guiding catheter having a lumen extending therethrough and a mapping catheter having a shaft that is slidably mounted in the lumen of the guiding catheter. A basket assembly is provided and is comprised of a pluralit ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, Kirsten F Luehrs, Darin C Gittings, Roman Turovskiy, Brian J Cox, Brian Shiu, Michael B Hayes, Craig J Coombs: Methods for the manufacture of radially expansible stents. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 1, 1999: US05907893 (447 worldwide citation)

Methods and articles for fabricating expansive stents having generally cylindrical configurations with a pattern therein include interconnecting portions from a generally planar sheet of material with a central portion. A pattern is formed in the sheet of material around said central portion corresp ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, Kirsten F Luehrs, Darin C Gittings, Roman Turovskiy, Brian J Cox, Brian Shiu, Michael B Hayes, Craig J Coombs: Method for fabricating a planar eversible lattice which forms a stent when everted. Medtronic, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, December 11, 2001: US06327772 (368 worldwide citation)

Methods and articles for fabricating expansive stents having generally cylindrical configurations with a pattern therein include interconnecting portions from a generally planar sheet of material with a central portion. A pattern is formed in the sheet of material around said central portion corresp ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, John S Ford, April Marano Ford: Body fluid flow control device. Lyon & Lyon, September 21, 1999: US05954766 (315 worldwide citation)

A device to provide body fluid flow control in the form of a valve to be located within a duct or passageway. The device is controlled through pressure above a preselected threshold. Bulk resilience about a passageway in a valve body provides the mechanism for controlled flow. One-way valve operatio ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, Celso J Bagaoisan, Ketan P Muni: Catheter system for emboli containment. Percusurge, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 8, 2000: US06022336 (276 worldwide citation)

A multi-catheter emboli containment system is disclosed which is adapted to provide at least one pair of optimized paths for irrigation and aspiration fluid flow. Through careful design of the cross-sectional area of these paths, the present system is able to be compactly utilized in even the smalle ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi: Exchange method for emboli containment. Medtronic AVE, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 8, 2003: US06544276 (263 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for exchanging catheters while containing emboli within a blood vessel such as a saphenous vein graft, coronary artery, carotid artery, or other similar vessels. A guidewire is inserted through the vasculature of a patient until it reaches a desired treatment ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, John S Ford, April Marano Ford: Body fluid flow control device. Emphasys Medical, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, October 14, 2003: US06632243 (239 worldwide citation)

A device to provide body fluid flow control in the form of a valve to be located within a duct or passageway. The device is controlled through pressure above a preselected threshold. Bulk resilience about a passageway in a valve body provides the mechanism for controlled flow. One-way valve operatio ...


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Mir A Imran, Ketan P Muni, Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi: Methods for reducing distal embolization. Medtronic Ave, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 25, 2003: US06652480 (233 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing distal embolization during insertion of devices to treat plaque, thrombi and other intravascular occlusions. Using a guide catheter, a guidewire is delivered to a site proximal to the lesion. An aspiration catheter is then introduced over the guidewire, and the two are moved to ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, Celso J Bagaoisan, Ketan P Muni, Jefferey C Bleam: Method for emboli containment. Percusurge, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 10, 1998: US05833644 (227 worldwide citation)

A multi-catheter emboli containment system is disclosed in which a treatment chamber within a blood vessel is formed by at least two occlusion balloons on opposite sides of a stenotic lesion, thereby preventing emboli migration during the treatment procedure. Irrigation and aspiration are provided t ...


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Mir A Imran, Deepak R Gandhi, Anant V Hegde, Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi: Sheath with expandable distal extremity and balloon catheters and stents for use therewith and method. Intelliwire, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 16, 1998: US05766203 (209 worldwide citation)

A sheath for advancement into a vessel of a patient having a stenosis therein which at least partially occludes the flow of blood in the vessel. A flexible elongate tubular member has proximal and distal extremities with a lumen extending from the proximal extremity to the distal extremity. A portio ...