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Greg R Patterson, G Ronald Williams, James J Leary: Apparatus and method for controlled removal of stenotic material from stents. Prolifix Medical, Townsend&Townsend&Crew, August 24, 1999: US05941869 (645 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for treating in-stent restenosis are described for removing stenotic material from within previously stented regions of a patient's vasculature. The apparatus includes a catheter system having a stenotic material removal mechanism mounted on a distal portion of an elongated inn ...


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John A Macoviak, James J Leary, Wilfred J Samson: Perfusion filter catheter. Cardeon Corporation, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, March 26, 2002: US06361545 (442 worldwide citation)

A perfusion filter catheter is used to capture potential emboli within the aorta during heart surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass. An expandable embolic filter assembly having fine filter mesh for capturing macroemboli and microemboli is mounted on a catheter shaft having a perfusion lumen with perfu ...


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James J Leary: Steerable guide wire for balloon dilatation procedure. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 8, 1985: US04545390 (378 worldwide citation)

A guide wire is provided to guide a very small diameter catheter, such as a coronary dilatation catheter used in coronary angioplasty techniques. The guide wire itself is of very small diameter, (under 0.020") yet is steerable and may be visualized fluoroscopically. The major portion of the guide wi ...


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Greg R Patterson, Ronald G Williams, James J Leary: Apparatus and method for controlled removal of stenotic material from stents. Prolifix Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 20, 2001: US06319242 (267 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for treating in-stent restenosis are described for removing stenotic material from within previously stented regions of a patient's vasculature. The apparatus includes a catheter system having a stenotic material removal mechanism mounted on a distal portion of an elongate ...


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James J Leary, John R McKenzie: Ultrasonic imaging catheter with guidewire channel. Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, Townsend and Townsend, June 18, 1991: US05024234 (199 worldwide citation)

Intravascular catheters including both a flexible catheter body and a less flexible housing mounted at a distal end of the catheter body are provided with a flexible distal tip, preferably having a conical geometry. Guidewire channel or lumen is formed within the tip, and optionally additional guide ...


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Greg R Patterson, G Ronald Williams, James J Leary: Apparatus and method for removing stenotic material from stents. Prolifix Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 16, 1999: US05882329 (198 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for recanalizing stented regions within the vasculature which have become restenosed. A shearing body is displaced within the stented region in order to dislodge the stenotic material from an interface envelope defined by the inner surface of the stent. Usually, th ...


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Greg R Patterson, G Ronald Williams, James J Leary: Apparatus and method for removing stenotic material from stents. Prolifix Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 11, 1999: US05902263 (177 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for recanalizing stented regions within the vasculature which have become restenosed. A shearing body is displaced within the stented region in order to dislodge the stenotic material from an interface envelope defined by the inner surface of the stent. Usually, th ...


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John A Macoviak, Wilfred J Samson, James J Leary, Brady D Esch: Method and apparatus for cerebral embolic protection. Cardeon Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 24, 2004: US06695864 (160 worldwide citation)

An aortic shunt apparatus and methods for cerebral embolic protection are described for isolating the aortic arch vessels from the aortic lumen, for selectively perfusing the arch vessels with a fluid and for redirecting blood flow within the aortic lumen and any potential embolic materials carried ...


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John Macoviak, Wilfred J Samson, Steve Baker, James J Leary: Circulatory support system and method of use for isolated segmental perfusion. Cardeon Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 21, 2003: US06508777 (150 worldwide citation)

A circulatory support system and method for circulatory support are described for performing cardiopulmonary bypass using differential perfusion and/or isolated segmental perfusion of the circulatory system. The circulatory support system includes one or more venous cannulae for draining blood from ...


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John A Macoviak, Wilfred J Samson, Lynn M Thompson, James J Leary: Introducer and perfusion cannula. August 8, 2000: US06099506 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a multi-access cannula for use in a variety of surgical procedures, particularly for use in the course of performing conventional open-chest and peripheral access cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). The multi-access cannula is capable of being inserted through a single punc ...