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Robert A VanTassel, Robert G Hauser, Robert Schwartz, David Holmes, Gregg S Sutton, Thomas E Borillo, Jeffrey Welch: Filter apparatus for ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, Robert R Jackson, Michael J Chasan, Fish & Neave, November 25, 2003: US06652556 (321 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for permanent placement across an ostium of a left atrial appendage in a patient, which includes a filtering membrane configured to extend across the ostium of the left atrial appendage. The filtering membrane has a permeable structure which allows blood to flow through but substantially i ...


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Jay S Yadav, Gregg S Sutton, Amy Raatikka, Thomas Borillo: Vascular filter system. Angioguard, William H Dippert, Paul A Coletti, Cohen Liebowitz & Latman P C, May 21, 2002: US06391044 (296 worldwide citation)

A removable vascular filter system for blocking micro- and macro-emboli while allowing the continued perfusion of blood comprises a filter membrane positioned on a guidewire, wherein a free end of the membrane sits tightly against the guidewire when the filter membrane is in a collapsed state and wh ...


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Robert A VanTassel, Robert G Hauser, Robert Schwartz, David Holmes, Gregg S Sutton, Thomas E Borillo, Jeffrey Welch: Barrier device for covering the ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, Robert R Jackson, Michael J Chasan, Fish & Neave, November 25, 2003: US06652555 (270 worldwide citation)

A membrane applied to the ostium of an atrial appendage is disclosed. The membrane prevents blood clots in the atrial appendage from escaping therefrom and entering the blood stream which can result in a blocked blood vessel, leading to strokes and heart attacks. The membrane may be permeable or imp ...


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John J Fleischhacker, Gregg S Sutton, Mark D Krueger: Universal hemostasis cannula. Daig Corporation, Donald L Cox, March 20, 1990: US04909798 (210 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a hemostasis valve which is formed of a longitudinally extended valve housing having a first opening and a central longitudinal passage communicating with an opposite second opening. A cap means is providied for enclosing the first opening of the housing, said cap means having a ...


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Thomas E Borillo, Gregg S Sutton: Apparatus for implanting devices in atrial appendages. Atritech, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, January 30, 2007: US07169164 (151 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a delivery system for placing devices in atrial appendages. The system includes a catheterization apparatus having a tubular structure with one or more nested tubes, wires, and shafts. The tubes establish a passageway for moving a device through a body's vasculature and heart ...


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Robert A VanTassel, Robert G Hauser, Robert Schwartz, David Holmes, Gregg S Sutton, Thomas E Borillo, Jeffrey Welch: Filter apparatus for ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, Robert R Jackson, Michael J Chasan, Fish & Neave, February 10, 2004: US06689150 (144 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for permanent placement across an ostium of a left atrial appendage in a patient, which includes a filtering membrane configured to extend across the ostium of the left atrial appendage. The filtering membrane has a permeable structure which allows blood to flow through but substantially i ...


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Gregg S Sutton: Flexible catheter. Navarre Biomedical, Gregory P Kaihoi, January 6, 1998: US05704926 (135 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a catheter capable of delivering drugs or other fluids to a desired remote location in a bodily passageway, such as a small, tortuous artery. The catheter of the invention includes inner and outer tubular layers, and a continuous helical wire coil disposed between the tubular ...


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Wesley D Johnson, Gregg S Sutton, Bruce Wayne Stursa, Francis C Peterson: Flexible cutting tool and methods for its use. Orthopaedic Innovations, Gregory F Cotterell, May 30, 2000: US06068642 (135 worldwide citation)

A cable comprising helically wound superelastic fibers and having a drilling tip provided at its distal end is housed in an elongated holder through which the cable may be advanced, the holder having a distal end for supporting the cable during a drilling operation and through which the distal end o ...


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Wesley D Johnson, Gregg S Sutton, Bruce Wayne Stursa, Francis C Peterson: Flexible cutting tool and methods for its use. Metagen, Fredrikson & Byron PA, December 9, 1997: US05695513 (125 worldwide citation)

A cable comprising helically wound superelastic fibers and having a drilling tip provided at its distal end is housed in an elongated holder through which the cable may be advanced, the holder having a distal end for supporting the cable during a drilling operation and through which the distal end o ...


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Gregg S Sutton: Drainage catheter. Navarre Biomedical, Gregory P Kaihoi, December 5, 1995: US05472435 (93 worldwide citation)

A kink resistant multi-purpose drainage catheter. A drainage catheter is constructed using kink resistant tubing. One end of the kink resistant tube forms a drain for bodily fluids. The opposite end of the kink resistant tube has a molded LUER connector. The drain has numerous holes along its length ...