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David C Gale, Klaus Kleine, Anthony J Abbate, Svava Maria Atladottir, Stephen D Pacetti: Compositions containing fast-leaching plasticizers for improved performance of medical devices. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, June 12, 2007: US07229471 (100 worldwide citation)

Medical implants containing a temporary plasticizer, methods of producing such implants, and methods of using the implants in treating a disease, or ameliorating one or more symptoms thereof, in a subject are provided.


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Stephen Jones, Klaus Kleine, Brad Whitney: Pulsed fiber laser cutting system for medical implants. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, February 18, 2003: US06521865 (96 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and an improved method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cut cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one or mor ...


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David C Gale, Bin Huang, Anthony J Abbate, Timothy A Limon, Klaus Kleine: Manufacturing process for polymetric stents. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, July 5, 2011: US07971333 (69 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems of fabricating a polymeric stent are disclosed herein. Methods are disclosed that include forming a polymeric tube using extrusion, radially deforming the formed tube so that the deformed tube comprises a target diameter, forming a stent from the deformed tube, and forming a sten ...


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Svava Maria Atladottir, David C Gale, Klaus Kleine: Method of manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, November 24, 2009: US07622070 (64 worldwide citation)

A polymeric tube is positioned on a polymeric mandrel and then laser cut to form an implantable medical device, such as a stent. The method reduces contamination of the inner surface of the stent, which would be caused if conventional glass or metal mandrels are used, while simultaneously reducing d ...


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Klaus Kleine, Stephen Jones, Brad Whitney, Yu Chun Ku, Jason Fox: Pulsed fiber laser cutting system for medical implants. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 9, 2005: US06927359 (59 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and an improved method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cut cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one or mor ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Gordon Stewart, Srinivasan Sridharan, Arkady Kokish, Klaus Kleine, Benjamyn Serna, Bjorn G Svensson: Apparatus and method for selectively coating a medical article. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, December 29, 2009: US07638156 (31 worldwide citation)

Masking apparatus and methods of masking a medical article, such as stent, for selective application of a coating composition on the article are disclosed.


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Anthony J Abbate, David C Gale, Klaus Kleine, Svava Maria Atladottir: Method of forming a stent pattern on a tube. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, August 14, 2012: US08241554 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods of fabricating an implantable medical device from a tube or a sheet in an expanded or stretched state, respectively, are disclosed herein. The implantable medical device may be an endoprosthesis such as a stent. In one embodiment, the method may include radially expanding a tube about a cyli ...


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Hans Guth, Hans Joachim Kaiser, Klaus Kleine Weischede, Hermann Wieschen, Hans L Kuhnlein: Concentration and separation of corrosive liquid mixtures. HCH Bertrams Aktiengesellschaft, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Burgess Dinklage & Sprung, March 29, 1977: US04014735 (13 worldwide citation)

In the processing of a corrosive liquid mixture, such as 50 to 80% aqueous sulfuric acid, by its passage over one surface of a wall of inert heat resistant material, and heating the other surface of said wall, thereby to evaporate from said corrosive liquid mixture the more volatile component thereo ...


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Klaus Kleine, David C Gale: Method of fabricating a stent with features by blow molding. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, June 22, 2010: US07740791 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of manufacturing a stent, the method comprising: disposing a polymeric tube into a cylindrical mold, the cylindrical mold having a variable diameter along a portion of the inside surface of the mold; radially expanding the tube by blowing a gas or liquid into the cyli ...


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Hans Guth, Hans Joachim Kaiser, Klaus Kleine Weischede, Hermann Wieschen, Hans L Kuhnlein: Separation of corrosive liquid mixtures. HCH Bertrams Aktiengesellschaft, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Burgess Dinklage & Sprung, January 20, 1976: US03933575 (9 worldwide citation)

In the processing of a corrosive liquid mixture, such as 50 to 80% aqueous sulfuric acid, by its passage over one surface of a wall of inert heat resistant material, and heating the other surface of said wall, thereby to evaporate from said corrosive liquid mixture the more volatile component thereo ...