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Jonathan D Root, Kevin Hahnen, Tracy D Maahs: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue. Scimed Life Systems, Compton Seager & Tufte, May 22, 2001: US06235044 (341 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for capturing and removing necrotic tissue and thrombi generated during an ablative procedure is disclosed. The catheter typically includes an elongate member, a filtration assembly disposed within the distal region, and an ablation instrument at the distal end. Alternati ...


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Jonathan D Root, Kevin Hahnen, Tracy D Maahs: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, January 6, 2004: US06673090 (175 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for capturing and removing necrotic tissue and thrombi generated during an ablative procedure is disclosed. The catheter typically includes an elongate member, a filtration assembly disposed within the distal region, and an ablation instrument at the distal end. Alternati ...


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David Turkel, Kevin Hahnen: Arthroscopic surgical instruments. Symbiosis Corporation, David P Gordon, March 7, 1995: US05395375 (102 worldwide citation)

A disposable arthroscopic surgical instrument includes a hollow tube with a manual actuator coupled to its proximal end and an end effector coupled to its distal end. The actuator and the end effector are coupled by a push rod which passes through the hollow tube and the push rod includes a frangibl ...


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Lorraine Mangosong Martinez, Jobert Balceta, Kevin Hahnen, Bruce Addis, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Richard O Murphy, Tracy D Maahs: Modular access port for device delivery. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, O&apos Melveny & Myers, March 16, 2004: US06706033 (101 worldwide citation)

Modular systems comprising a cannula and at least one access port adjacent to a distal end of the cannula provide insertion of one or more therapeutic or diagnostic devices into a vessel or cardiac tissue through a single incision site. Other embodiments include a vessel introducer or multi-port int ...


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Jonathan D Root, Kevin Hahnen, Tracy D Maahs: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, February 5, 2008: US07326226 (99 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for capturing and removing necrotic tissue and thrombi generated during an ablative procedure is disclosed. The catheter typically includes an elongate member, a filtration assembly disposed within the distal region, and an ablation instrument at the distal end. Alternati ...


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Kevin Hahnen: Inflatable cannula and method of using same. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, O&apos Melveny & Myers, January 20, 2004: US06679871 (60 worldwide citation)

An expandable lumen cannula which includes an elongate tube having a proximal end, a distal end, an intermediate flexible region, and a lumen therebetween. The cannula further includes a balloon occluder mounted on the distal end of the tube. The intermediate flexible region of the tube further incl ...


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Kevin Hahnen: Trocar introducer system and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, March 7, 2000: US06033420 (32 worldwide citation)

A trocar introducer system having a trocar slideably inserted into a lumen of a cannula. The trocar has an elongate member which comprises a proximal end and a distal end. An actuating mechanism is mounted at the proximal end of the trocar and operates a surgical blade which is mounted on the distal ...


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Kevin Hahnen: Venous drainage catheter and method of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, August 7, 2001: US06270490 (29 worldwide citation)

A venous drainage catheter comprising a cannula and a lumen, wherein the proximal end is adapted for attachment to a bypass machine and the distal end has a drainage port in fluid communication with the cannula lumen. Expanding members, having an actuating mechanism which expand the members from a c ...


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Kevin Hahnen: Trocar introducer system and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, November 14, 2000: US06146400 (15 worldwide citation)

A trocar introducer system having a trocar slideably inserted into a lumen of a cannula. The trocar has an elongate member which comprises a proximal end and a distal end. An actuating mechanism is mounted at the proximal end of the trocar and operates a surgical blade which is mounted on the distal ...


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Kevin Hahnen: Inflatable cannula and method of using same. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, January 2, 2001: US06168586 (11 worldwide citation)

An expandable lumen cannula which includes an elongate tube having a proximal end, a distal end, an intermediate flexible region, and a lumen therebetween. The cannula further includes a balloon occluder mounted on the distal end of the tube. The intermediate flexible region of the tube further incl ...