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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Plug device with pulley for sealing punctures in tissue and methods of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 4, 1991: US05021059 (787 worldwide citation)

An instrument, a closure, and method of use for sealing an opening, e.g., a percutaneous incision or puncture, in a living being. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally located free end to be extended through the opening. The closure comprises an an ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 29, 1993: US05222974 (564 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method of sealing a percutaneous puncture in an artery. The system includes a conventional introducer sheath, a hemostatic puncture closure, and an instrument for deploying the closure. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally ...


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John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic vessel puncture closure system utilizing a plug located within the puncture tract spaced from the vessel, and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 2, 1995: US05411520 (554 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a blood vessel. The puncture includes a tract leading to it from the skin of the being. The system includes an introducer sheath, a positioning device, a hemostatic puncture closure, and a deployment instrument. The positioning d ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash: Plug devices for sealing punctures and methods of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen and Pokotilow, March 9, 1993: US05192302 (434 worldwide citation)

Closure devices and methods of use for sealing a small, e.g., percutaneous, incisions or punctures. The closure device may take many forms an basically comprises a somewhat elongated plug having a deformable distal end portion including a free end to which a thin retraction filament is connected. Th ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system including vessel location device and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, October 14, 1997: US05676689 (369 worldwide citation)

A system for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a blood vessel in a living being and method of use thereof. The system includes a hemostatic closure, a blood vessel locator device for determining the position of the blood vessel via the percutaneous puncture, and a deployment instrument for deployin ...


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John Nash, Kenneth Kensey, Andrew R Spriegel, Stephen Evans: Apparatus and methods for clamping tissue and reflecting the same. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, September 7, 1993: US05242456 (342 worldwide citation)

A system and method of use for reflecting tissue located within the body of a living being. The system comprises at least one clip, a clip introducer instrument, a positioning member in the form of a tension cable assembly, and a clip removal instrument. The introducer instrument is arranged for del ...


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John Nash, Douglas Evans: Fail predictable, reinforced anchor for hemostatic puncture closure. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Revise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 17, 1994: US05312435 (312 worldwide citation)

A closure for sealing a percutaneous puncture in an vessel, e.g., an artery, or lumen. The puncture also includes a puncture tract in which a portion of the closure is to be located. The closure comprises an elongated rigid anchor member formed of a resorbable material, a sealing member formed of a ...


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John Nash, Douglas Evans, John J Fleischhacker: Vessel position locating device and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, April 26, 1994: US05306254 (297 worldwide citation)

A device for determining the location of the wall of an artery in a living being via a percutaeous incision or puncture. The device comprises an elongated tubular member having a distal end portion, a proximal end portion, and a passageway extending therethrough for receipt of a guide wire. The devi ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, August 10, 1999: US05935147 (262 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method of use for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a blood vessel. The puncture includes an opening in the vessel wall and a tract leading to the opening. The system includes an introducer sheath and associated positioning device, a hemostatic puncture closure, and a deplo ...


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John Nash: Spiral wire bearing for rotating wire drive catheter. August 18, 1987: US04686982 (237 worldwide citation)

A recanalizing catheter comprising a very small diameter, elongated, flexible tubular member having a distal end at which a tool is mounted for high speed rotation. A flexible drive assembly is located within the tubular member to power the tool. In one embodiment the drive assembly comprises a spir ...