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David J Wilson, Kirk Johnson: Delivery apparatus for a self-expanding stent. Cordis Corporation, Dean Garner, February 1, 2000: US06019778 (267 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention there is provided a delivery apparatus for a self-expanding stent. The apparatus includes an outer sheath, which is an elongated tubular member having distal and proximal ends. The outer sheath is made from an outer polymeric layer, an inner polymeric layer, ...


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Kirk Johnson, Merril L Knudtson: Method and catheter system for delivering medication with an everting balloon catheter. Cordis Corporation, Michael W Montgomery, March 21, 2000: US06039721 (234 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter having concentric, elongate lumen and guide tubes defining a lumen therebetween. An annular balloon has its proximal end secured to the lumen tube and its distal end secured to the guide tube. Relative axial movement of the tubes adjusts the balloon between retracted and extended ...


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Kirk Johnson, Patrick O&apos Neill: Emboli extraction catheter and vascular filter system. Cordis Corporation, Paul A Coletti, July 22, 2003: US06596011 (180 worldwide citation)

An emboli extraction catheter and vascular filter system comprising a guidewire, a vascular filter attached near the distal end of the guidewire, and an emboli extraction catheter. The vascular filter has a smaller first diameter for insertion into the lumen of a vessel, and a second larger diameter ...


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Kirk Johnson: Removable, variable-diameter vascular filter system. Cordis Corporation, Paul A Coletti, August 6, 2002: US06428559 (134 worldwide citation)

A removable, variable-diameter vascular filter system comprising a guidewire and a filter which can be used to capture embolic particulates during medical procedures, while allowing for continuous perfusion of blood. The removable, variable-diameter vascular filter system allows the operator to vary ...


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Craig Bonsignore, Kirk Johnson: Stent design having stent segments which uncouple upon deployment. Cordis Corporation, February 13, 2007: US07175654 (131 worldwide citation)

A stent or other intraluminal medical device may be constructed utilizing multiple, individual, independent, self-expanding stent segments which are designed to interlock when constrained within a delivery sheath and uncouple upon deployment. The individual segments are releasably connected by a ser ...


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Mark Inderbitzen, Kirk Johnson, Susana Martinez: Perfusion balloon brace and method of use. Cordis Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, June 12, 2001: US06245040 (116 worldwide citation)

A dilation catheter suitable for use in medical procedures is provided which includes a balloon disposed on an elongated flexible tube. The tube is capable of passing fluid between the balloon and the tube for varying the balloon between a collapsed and expanded condition. The catheter includes a br ...


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Noah M Roth, Kirk Johnson, David J Wilson, Thomas Wiatrowski: Integral vascular filter system. Cordis Corporation, Paul A Coletti, December 2, 2003: US06656203 (109 worldwide citation)

A integral vascular filter system comprising a guidewire and an integral filter which can be used to capture embolic particulates during medical procedures, while allowing for continuous perfusion of blood, with minimal incremental blood flow turbulence. The vascular filter system addresses the clin ...


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Kirk Johnson: Balloon catheter for angioplasty. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, December 6, 1994: US05370615 (54 worldwide citation)

An improved balloon catheter is disclosed having both the flexibility of a coaxial construction and the advantages of dual lumen construction as well. The proximal section is of relatively rigid dual lumen construction, wherein an inflation lumen and a guidewire lumen extend longitudinally through t ...


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Barbara Liskov, James O Toole, M Frans Kaashoek, Kirk Johnson: Content server selection for accessing content in a content distribution network. Cisco Technology, September 3, 2013: US08527639 (49 worldwide citation)

Content servers are directed to send messages to network nodes which are used to obtain IP addresses and to receive responses from the network nodes. The responses provide network service information. The content servers collect data based on the responses and feed the data to a routing server. Base ...


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Kirk Johnson, Pedro L Diaz: Covered segmented stent. Cordis Corporation, June 28, 2005: US06911040 (41 worldwide citation)

A covered stent comprising individual stent rings alternately loaded inside and outside of the covering material, wherein the rings are not connected to adjacent rings along the longitudinal axis.