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Randy W Westlund, Bruce A Tockman, Randall M Peterfeso, John S Greenland, Mary N Hinders: Modified guidewire for left ventricular access lead. Cardiac Pacemakers, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 8, 2006: US07089065 (68 worldwide citation)

An improved guidewire for assisting in implantation of a cardiac lead includes three sections. The most distal zone is sufficiently floppy to prevent trauma to the vessel walls through which the guidewire and lead are inserted. An intermediate zone is generally stiffer and has a cross-section less t ...


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Randy W Westlund, Randall M Peterfeso, Mary N Hinders, Bruce A Tockman, John S Greenland: Modified guidewire for left ventricular access lead. Cardiac Pacemakers, Nokolai & Merserea P A, March 12, 2002: US06356791 (53 worldwide citation)

An improved guidewire for assisting in implantation of a cardiac lead includes three sections. The most distal zone is sufficiently floppy to prevent trauma to the vessel walls through which the guidewire and lead are inserted. An intermediate zone is generally stiffer and has a cross-section less t ...


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David H Burkett, John S Greenland: Guidewire having exchangeable inner member. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, June 5, 2001: US06241690 (30 worldwide citation)

A guidewire which has a tubular member, a flexible distal tip secured to the distal end of the tubular member and an exchangeable elongated core member disposed within the lumen of the tubular member. The elongated core member can be advanced distally to the distal end of the tubular member or withd ...


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John S Greenland: Vented drip chamber for use with a syringe. Warner Lambert Company, Neil K Nydegger, March 18, 1986: US04576594 (16 worldwide citation)

A vented drip chamber, threadably engageable with a fluid filled hypodermic syringe, comprises an adapter having dual passageways. A first passageway allows fluid communication between the syringe and the drip chamber while the second passageway provides an air vent from outside the drip chamber to ...


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Randy W Westlund, Bruce A Tockman, Randall M Peterfeso, John S Greenland, Mary N Hinders: Modified guidewire for left ventricular access lead. Cardiac Pacemakers, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, December 30, 2003: US06671560 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved guidewire for assisting in implantation of a cardiac lead includes three sections. The most distal zone is sufficiently floppy to prevent trauma to the vessel walls through which the guidewire and lead are inserted. An intermediate zone is generally stiffer and has a cross-section less t ...


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John S Greenland, Peter J D Aquanni, William S Chin, Charles R Peterson, Kevin M Magrini, Jessie Delgado, Benjamin R Fruland: Anchor for an implantable sensor. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre & Benson, November 15, 2011: US08057399 (4 worldwide citation)

An anchor for an implantable medical device, for example, and implantable physiologic sensor, includes a proximal hub portion, an intermediate portion extending radially and distally from the hub portion, and a distal portion extending distally from the proximal portion and adapted to engage an inne ...


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Bruce A Tockman, Scott A Stockmoe, Eric T Johnson, John S Greenland, Gary L Hague, William E Webler: Self-deploying vascular occlusion device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre & Benson, May 3, 2011: US07935075 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a cardiac vascular occlusion system which includes inner and outer guide catheters and an occluding member disposed on the inner catheter. The occluding member may be deployed from a compressed to an expanded position to limit retrograde blood flow in a body lumen. The ...


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Peter Callas, Gary L Hague, John S Greenland, Bruce A Tockman, Peter T Kelley, Jason A Shiroff, David B Yingling, Theodore J Schulte: Method and system for accessing a pericardial space. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre Baker Daniels, December 10, 2013: US08603031 (1 worldwide citation)

A device and method for accessing a pericardial space of the heart includes a shaft having a cavity at a distal end, a suction lumen terminating in a distal port within the cavity and a hollow needle having a distal tip extending into the cavity. The cavity may be a recess in the shaft into which th ...


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Bruce A Tockman, John S Greenland, Gary L Hauge: Lead delivery system having features to facilitate torquing. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre & Benson, October 9, 2007: US07280876 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a medical assembly comprising an elongated flexible medical device, such as a cardiac lead, and a torquing member, such as a stylet, slidably receivable inside the medical device. The device and member are coupled at their distal ends by a corresponding set of opposing curve ...


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Paul E Zarembo, John S Greenland: Lead assembly and methods including a push tube. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre Baker Daniels, March 12, 2013: US08396569

A lead assembly includes an elongate body having a conductor electrically coupled with an electrode coupled to the elongate body. The lead assembly includes a push tube extending along at least a portion of the elongate body. A distal tip is coupled to the elongate body substantially adjacent to the ...