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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, September 2, 1997: US05662671 (658 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, William E Mouzavires, January 4, 2000: US06010522 (426 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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John McKenzie, Sachiko Hattori: Implantable cerebral protection device and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, July 10, 2001: US06258120 (415 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to devices and methods for diverting emboli away from the carotid arteries in the aorta. The devices are aortic diverters that generally comprise a hollow tube with a substantially cylindrical or conical wall, which is impermeable to emboli and which has open ends t ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, William E Mouzavires, April 20, 1999: US05895399 (385 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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Alan L Kaganov, Jonathan D Root, John McKenzie: Cerebral protection during carotid endarterectomy and downstream vascular protection during other surgeries. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, March 2, 1999: US05876367 (325 worldwide citation)

A shunt and method of use for maintaining distal blood flow during an arteriotomy procedure is disclosed. The shunt includes a first tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen therebetween. The proximal end has an opening in communication with the lumen, and the proximal opening ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Methods for aortic atherectomy. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, December 7, 1999: US05997557 (317 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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John McKenzie, Giovanni Pastrone: Guiding catheter for positioning a medical device within an artery. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, November 30, 1999: US05993469 (291 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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Alan L Kaganov, Jonathan D Root, John McKenzie: Cerebral protection during carotid endarterectomy and downstream vascular protection during other surgeries. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 13, 2000: US06074357 (151 worldwide citation)

A shunt and method of use for maintaining distal blood flow during an arteriotomy procedure is disclosed. The shunt includes a first tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen therebetween. The proximal end has an opening in communication with the lumen, and the proximal opening ...


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John McKenzie, Sachiko Hattori: Implantable cerebral protection device and methods of use. Embol X, O&apos Melveny & Myers, December 31, 2002: US06499487 (128 worldwide citation)

Described are devices and methods for diverting emboli away from the carotid arteries in the aorta. The devices are aortic diverters that generally comprise a hollow tube with a substantially cylindrical or conical wall, which is impermeable to emboli and which has open ends that allow blood to ente ...


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Jeffrey Christian, Stanley R Conston, David J Kupiecki, John McKenzie: Composite ophthalmic microcannula. IScience Surgical Corporation, Carol D Titus, GSS Law Group, April 24, 2007: US07207980 (113 worldwide citation)

Microcannulae are constructed with multiple components in a composite design, allowing the microcannulae to have varying mechanical and delivery properties that will enable ophthalmic treatments by minimally invasive means. The microcannula includes at least one flexible, tubular communicating eleme ...