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Steven W Hachtman, Liann M Johnson, Scott T Johnson, Joseph E Laptewicz Jr, Paul J Thompson, Amjad Ahmad, John A Scholl, Richard J Thompson: Multiple layer stent. Schneider, Lawrence C Akers, Peter C Richardson, Philip C Strassburger, July 8, 1997: US05645559 (474 worldwide citation)

A radially self-expanding stent having multiple layers includes a medial region and proximal and distal cuffs having diameters greater than the medial region diameter when the stent is in the relaxed state. A silicone coating circumscribes at least the medial region of the stent. A deployment device ...


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Liann M Johnson, Richard J Thompson, John A Scholl: Apparatus for delivering and deploying a stent. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai PA, October 6, 1998: US05817102 (210 worldwide citation)

A radially self-expanding stent particularly suited for treating esophageal strictures, includes a medial region and proximal and distal cuffs having diameters greater than the medial region diameter when the stent is in the relaxed state. A silicone coating circumscribes the medial region, but the ...


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Liann M Johnson, Richard J Thompson, John A Scholl: Apparatus for deliver and deployment of a stent. Boston Scientific Corporation, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, October 24, 2000: US06136006 (204 worldwide citation)

A radially self-expanding stent particularly suited for treating esophageal strictures, includes a medial region and proximal and distal cuffs having diameters greater than the medial region diameter when the stent is in the relaxed state. A silicone coating circumscribes the medial region, but the ...


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Jonathan Robert Coppeta, Kenneth N Horne, John T Santini Jr, John A Scholl, Gregory J R Spooner, Cynthia L Stevenson, Naveed Shams, Andrew Poutiatine: Low-permeability, laser-activated drug delivery device. On Demand Therapeutics, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, December 16, 2014: US08911426 (126 worldwide citation)

An implantable drug delivery device that uses multiple reservoir elements to contain and release doses of active pharmaceutical ingredients. The device includes a first shell element, which has a first enclosed cavity volume and forms a low-permeability barrier. The first shell element is configured ...


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Joseph F Paraschac, John A Scholl, Thomas A Silvestrini: Corneal implant introducer and method of use. KeraVision, Morrison & Foerster, April 18, 2000: US06050999 (122 worldwide citation)

A device for introducing a corneal implant into a cornea of a human eye. The device includes a body, a member coupled thereto, and a guide portion. The body has a distal end and a proximal end. The guide portion is disposed at the distal end of the body and forms a channel. The guide portion is conf ...


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Duane W Marion, George A Morrison, John A Scholl, Jeffrey A Smith: Devices and methods for controlling initial movement of an electrosurgical electrode. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 13, 2006: US07060063 (101 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical electrode assembly having a cutting device including a catheter with a proximal and distal end, and an electrode carried on the distal end of the catheter. A controller is connected to the cutting device. A data acquisition system is connected to the controller and is capable of m ...


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David John Smith, Terah Whiting Smiley, John A Scholl, Denise Horrilleno Burns, Victor Esch: Accommodating intraocular lens system having spherical aberration compensation and method. PowerVision, ShayGlenn, December 29, 2009: US07637947 (26 worldwide citation)

An accommodating intraocular lens includes an optic portion, a haptic portion. The optic portion of the lens includes an actuator that deflects a lens element to alter the optical power of the lens responsive to forces applied to the haptic portion of the lens by contraction of the ciliary muscles a ...


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Mark L Mathis, John A Scholl, Robert A Proudfoot, Thomas A Silvestrini: Device and method for inserting a biocompatible material into the corneal stroma. KeraVision, December 8, 1998: US05846256 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved method and kit for producing a desired channel or pathway in the interlamellar space in the corneal stroma for inserting a biocompatible material. The biocompatible polymer may be an intrastromal corneal ring (ICR). The method involves the use of clockwise and counter-c ...


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Mark L Mathis, John A Scholl, Robert A Proudfoot, Thomas A Silvestrini: System for inserting material into corneal stroma. December 1, 1998: US05843105 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved method and kit for producing a desired channel or pathway in the interlamellar space in the corneal stroma for inserting a bio-compatible material. The method involves the use of clockwise and counter-clockwise dissectors and optionally channel connectors and finish cha ...


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Robert A Proudfoot, John A Scholl, Thomas A Silvestrini, Sid Gandionco: Radial pocket forming and insert positioning instruments, corneal marker, and method for using same. KeraVision, Harry J Macey, KeraVision, June 26, 2001: US06251118 (20 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods are provided which permit a surgeon to implant multiple radial inserts within a patient's cornea through one or more incisions made into the cornea. Instruments provided by the invention include a corneal marker, a radial pocket-forming instrument, and a positioning inst ...