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Jason Van Sciver: Cutting stent with flexible tissue extractor. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, March 14, 2000: US06036708 (85 worldwide citation)

A catheter in accordance with my invention comprises a temporary self-expanding cutting stent and a retractable sheath for containing the self-expanding cutting stent. The catheter is positioned such that the self-expanding cutting stent is within a stenosis or other blockage within an artery. The r ...


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Anthony S Andreacchi, Yung Ming Chen, Arnoldo M Currlin, Antonio Garcia, Jason Van Sciver, Bryan D Glenn: System and method for coating a stent. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, August 23, 2011: US08003157 (13 worldwide citation)

A system for coating a stent includes a device for weighing a stent, a device for aligning the stent with a stent support, a device for coating the stent, a device for drying the stent, and a device for inspecting the stent.


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Sang joon Park, Shaulaine Choo, Anthony S Andreacchi, Yung Ming Chen, Arnoldo M Currlin, Antonio Garcia, Jason Van Sciver, Thomas David Esbeck, Bryan D Glenn: Method and system for aligning a stent with a stent support. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, November 8, 2011: US08055360 (12 worldwide citation)

A system and method of aligning a stent with a stent support involves taking two images of the stent that has been placed on the stent support and determining from the two images whether the stent is aligned with the stent support. The stent can be rotated so that the two images are of different vie ...


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Jason Van Sciver, Yung Ming Chen, Lothar Kleiner: Abluminal stent coating apparatus and method of using focused acoustic energy. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, July 12, 2011: US07976891 (6 worldwide citation)

The apparatus and method use an optical feedback system to align a transducer with a stent strut. Once alignment is achieved, the transducer causes a coating to be ejected onto the stent strut and the transducer is moved along the stent strut to coat the stent strut.


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Jason Van Sciver: Mounting stents on stent delivery systems. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, June 17, 2014: US08752261 (6 worldwide citation)

A system for mounting a stent on a balloon catheter includes two positioning and alignment stations, which are used to prepare a stent and catheter for crimping using the same crimping head. The system is configured for automated assembly of the stent and catheter prior to crimping. A catheter and s ...