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John J Frantzen, Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr: Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft. Advanced Carrdiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 1, 1998: US05843164 (421 worldwide citation)

A grant-and-stent combination is disclosed for deploying by an intravascular delivery system at the site of an aneurysm, the combination being expandable from a first diameter to a second, larger diameter to hold open and press the graft against regions of the body lumen just proximal and distal to ...


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John B Simpson, Scott C Anderson, John J Frantzen, Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr, Geoffrey A Orth: Bi-axial cutter apparatus for catheter. Technology Development Center, Douglas A Chaikin, August 15, 1995: US05441510 (196 worldwide citation)

An cutter apparatus for removing obstructive tissue has a distal housing having a window for invaginating tissue. An axially reciprocating and rotating cutting blade makes successive longitudinal cuts while slowly rotating across the open window. An axial guide assembly holds the cutting edge of the ...


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Scott C Anderson, James M Cannon Jr: Protective intraluminal sheath. Endotex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, July 15, 1997: US05647857 (176 worldwide citation)

A sheath holds a device against a balloon catheter for delivery in the lumen of a patient. The device can be a stent and graft combination. The stent is kept properly centered over the balloon catheter by the sheath as the graft is placed in a blood vessel. The smooth outer surface of the sheath pro ...


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Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr, Geoffrey A Orth: Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair. Endotex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, June 23, 1998: US05769887 (98 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a graft delivery system and methods for its use comprising a prosthetic graft secured to an expandable anchoring member, such as a stent, by a butt-joint attachment means to minimize the system's profile. The delivery system employs a catheter with a relatively small diameter ...


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Timothy R Owens, James M Cannon Jr, Gregory Matthew Hyde: Method and apparatus for computer modified magnetic resonance imaging. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 8, 2009: US07587234 (11 worldwide citation)

A device is presented including a medical device adapted to be inserted in an anatomy. The medical device has many target markers. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system will not detect or will disregard the medical device as noise without information obtained on the plurality of target markers p ...