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Russell M Evans III, James E Machek, Kevin P Cowan: Formed core catheter guide wire assembly. Medrad, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, August 8, 1989: US04854330 (170 worldwide citation)

A core wire insertable in a catheter guide wire assembly provides a defined degree of rigidity to the catheter assembly to allow the assembly to be maneuvered through the tortuous path of the vascular or other system of a patient. The core wire includes, at its distal end, a paddle having a substant ...


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Mark Trocki, Mark W Hitchins, Kevin P Cowan, James A Dedig, Francis J Sciulli, Steven C Rygg, Larry J Fuchs, Edward J Rhinehart, Robert D Parks: Front-loading medical injector and syringes, syringe interfaces, syringe adapters and syringe plungers for use therewith. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, Henry E Bartony Jr, November 25, 2003: US06652489 (131 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an injector, syringe, syringe interface, and piston/plunger assembly for an injector (of contrast medium, for example) are described. Preferably, the syringe is adapted to engage a syringe interface mechanism such that the syringe may be connected to an injector without regard to any ...


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Kevin P Cowan: Permanent stent made of a cross linkable material. Keck Mahin & Cate, August 2, 1994: US05334201 (125 worldwide citation)

An improved vascular reinforcing stent for use in angioplasty which comprises a sleeve tubular stent of a cross-linkable substance that is completely encapsulated within a biologically compatible film and a process for using such a stent.


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William J Nolan Jr, Kevin P Cowan, Alan D Hirschman, David M Reilly, Frederick W Trombley III, David M Griffiths: Fluid pressure measurement devices. Medrad, Gretchen Platt Stubenvoll, Gregory L Bradley, September 15, 1998: US05808203 (122 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides pressure measuring devices comprising a sensor to detect the force upon at least a portion of a contact surface of a syringe plunger during pressurization of a fluid medium within the syringe. A determination of the pressure of the fluid medium within the syringe is th ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Barry Iddon, Michael J Yanniello, John A Brosovich, Alan D Hirschman: Encoding and sensing of syringe information. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, Henry E Bartony Jr, March 28, 2006: US07018363 (90 worldwide citation)

A syringe for use with a powered injector to inject a fluid into a patient that includes a length of material adapted to transmit or propagate electromagnetic energy therethrough. The length of material includes at least a first indicator positioned along the length of material. The first indicator ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Frederick W Trombley III, Mark Trocki, David M Reilly: Syringes, syringe tubing and fluid transfer systems. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, May 11, 2004: US06733477 (60 worldwide citation)

A syringe includes a body and a plunger disposed therein. The body includes a nozzle formed therein and at least one hub member connected thereto or integrally formed thereon for holding an end of a connector tube. The connector tube includes two ends, each end preferably being connected to a respec ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Stanley R Lewandowski, David M Reilly, Arthur E Uber III: Film sheet load magazine. Medrad, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, September 8, 1992: US05145163 (34 worldwide citation)

A film sheet load magazine is adapted to hold a stack of superimposed films with at least central portions of the films in a curved configuration and leading ends of the films adjacent a film separator mechanism. The curvature of the films is such that they retain themselves in desired positions in ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Bruno Fazi Jr, Joseph B Havrill, Stanley R Lewandowski, David M Reilly: Film changer having film-receiving, nondriven cassette with spiral-shaped guide plate. Medrad, Keck Mahin & Cate, November 16, 1993: US05263077 (31 worldwide citation)

An x-ray film changer includes a removably mounted, passive-type cassette having no film driving mechanism and comprising a film-receiving spiral guide plate extending within the cassette in excess of one and one-half 360.degree. turns. The cassette further comprises an anvil bar for reverse bending ...


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Kevin P Cowan, John A Haury, Jared E Neff: Syringe and syringe plungers for use with medical injectors. Medrad, Jill Denesvich, Gregory L Bradley, February 23, 2010: US07666169 (28 worldwide citation)

A syringe plunger includes a wall having an inner surface and one or more inwardly projecting flanges disposed on the inner surface of the wall. Preferably, the inner surface of the wall defines a retaining shoulder formed along an axial plane thereof. An injector drive member preferably includes at ...


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Kevin P Cowan, Bruno Fazi Jr, Joseph B Havrilla, Stanley R Lewandowski, David M Reilly: Film changer having film-receiving, nondriven cassette with spiral-shaped guide plate. Medrad, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, May 21, 1991: US05018182 (25 worldwide citation)

An x-ray film changer includes a removably mounted, passive-type cassette having no film driving mechanism and comprising a film-receiving spiral guide plate extending within the cassette in excess of one and one-half 360.degree. turns. The cassette further comprises an anvil bar for reverse bending ...