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George C Rosar, Ken W Bachofer, James L Pokorney, James E Graf: Electrosurgical apparatus. St Jude Medical, Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 5, 1994: US05300068 (648 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical apparatus for cutting tissue and for ablating occlusions includes a pulse generator for selectively generating a train of pulses of electrical energy for application to a wire having an attached electrode, the generator having a variable output impedance, the wire and the electrod ...


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Chester E Sievert Jr, Scott R Wilson, Greg L Townsend, James L Pokorney, Brian T McMahon: Optical forceps system and method of diagnosing and treating tissue. SpectraScience, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 28, 2002: US06394964 (140 worldwide citation)

A biopsy forceps device is provided for obtaining tissue samples, or removing tissue for therapeutic reasons, at a site within a body, while maintaining access to the site through an access lumen of the biopsy forceps. The device includes an elongate tubular body for introduction into the body and n ...


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Robert Foster Wilson, Scott Robert Wilson, James L Pokorney: Delivery device for leaflet valve. Heart Leaflet Technologies, Inskeep IP Group, February 26, 2008: US07335218 (108 worldwide citation)

A device and method for improving flow through a native blood vessel valve, such as the aortic valve, are provided. The present invention allows a miniature valve to be implanted into affected leaflets percutaneously, obviating the need for coronary bypass surgery. The method includes the cutting of ...


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James L Pokorney, William R Kramlinger: Bi-planar fluid control valve. St Jude Medical, Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 14, 1992: US05104387 (99 worldwide citation)

A fluid control valve has a valve body with a cylindrical bore and a plurality of channels which communicate between the bore and the outside of the valve body. The inner ends of at least two of the channels lie in a first plane, and the inner end of at least one of the channels lie in a second plan ...


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Greg L Townsend, Brian T McMahon, Chester E Sievert Jr, Scott R Wilson, James L Pokorney, John P Farris, David E Porter, Mark H Feddern: Optical biopsy forceps system and method of diagnosing tissue. SpectraScience, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 23, 2000: US06066102 (71 worldwide citation)

A biopsy forceps device is provided for obtaining tissue samples at a site within the body, while maintaining access to the site through an access lumen of the biopsy forceps. The device includes an elongate tubular body for introduction into the body and navigation to an area of interest. An inner ...


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Robert Foster Wilson, Scott Robert Wilson, James L Pokorney: Method of treating diseased valve. Heart Leaflet Technologies, Inskeep IP Group, May 15, 2007: US07217287 (46 worldwide citation)

A device and method for improving flow through a native blood vessel valve, such as the aortic valve, are provided. The present invention allows a miniature valve to be implanted into affected leaflets percutaneously, obviating the need for coronary bypass surgery. The method includes the cutting of ...


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Robert Foster Wilson, Scott Robert Wilson, James L Pokorney: Leaflet valve. Heart Leaflet Technologies, Inskeep IP Group, April 24, 2012: US08163008 (6 worldwide citation)

A device and method for improving flow through a native blood vessel valve, such as the aortic valve, are provided. The present invention allows a miniature valve to be implanted into affected leaflets percutaneously, obviating the need for coronary bypass surgery. The method includes the cutting of ...


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James L Pokorney: High pressure syringe. Fredrikson & Byron P A, April 4, 2006: US07022112 (5 worldwide citation)

A hand-operated syringe for injecting a liquid under high pressure. The syringe has an elongated barrel with proximal and distal ends, the barrel having opposing finger grips at its proximal end with each finger grip having a proximal inner portion defining a most proximal pressure point closely adj ...


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James L Pokorney, Kemal Schankereli: Prosthetic heart valve housing. Oppenheimer Wolff Donnelly, Adam Kiedrowski, Barbara A Wrigley, December 25, 2012: US08337446 (1 worldwide citation)

A housing for a prosthetic valve comprises a first housing portion having a conduit end opening and a valve end opening, a second housing portion having a conduit end opening, a valve end opening and a threaded outer surface adjacent the valve end opening, a first conduit coupled to the conduit end ...


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James L Pokorney, Stephanos Finitsis, John Kucharczyk: Thrombus removal system and process. Nexgen Medical Systems Incorporated, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, December 10, 2013: US08603122

A device capable of capturing and facilitating the removal of a thrombus in blood vessels (or stones in biliary or urinary ducts, or foreign bodies) uses a soft coil mesh with the aid of a pull wire or string to engage the surface of a thrombus, and remove the captured thrombus. The soft coil mesh i ...