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Laurent Schaller, Barry Gardiner, Art Hill, John Nguyen, Liem Ho, Isidro Matias Gandionco: Tissue connector apparatus and methods. Coalescent Surgical, Harry J Macey, September 2, 2003: US06613059 (277 worldwide citation)

Tissue connector assemblies having at least two piercing members, each releaseably coupled to a surgical fastener such as a surgical clip. A flexible member such as a suture may be used to couple one or both piercing members to respective ends of the fastener.


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Christopher G M Ken, Thuzar K Han, Matthew Yingwing Hui, Liem Ho: Detachable aneurysm neck bridge (I). SciMed Life Systems, Morrison & Foerster, February 27, 2001: US06193708 (214 worldwide citation)

This is a device for bridging the neck of either a wide-necked or narrow-necked aneurysm in the vasculature. In general, it is a device used to stabilize the presence of vaso-occlusive devices (such as helically wound coils) in the aneurysm. The device preferably is delivered by a core wire which te ...


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Liem Ho, Isidro Matias Gandionco, Nga T Doan: Tissue connector apparatus with cable release. Coalescent Surgical, Harry J Macey, February 4, 2003: US06514265 (173 worldwide citation)

A tissue connector assembly comprising a clip movable between an open configuration and a closed configuration and a mechanical restraining device including a plurality of strands releasably attachable to the clip for restraining the clip in its open configuration. A needle may be releasably attache ...


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Liem Ho, Isidro Matias Gandionco, Nga T Doan: Tissue connector apparatus with cable release. Medtronic, Tom Berry, Jeff Hohenshell, November 1, 2005: US06960221 (169 worldwide citation)

A tissue connector assembly comprising a clip movable between an open configuration and a closed configuration and a mechanical restraining device including a plurality of strands releasably attachable to the clip for restraining the clip in its open configuration. A needle may be releasably attache ...


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Christopher G M Ken, Thuzar K Han, Matthew Yingwing Hui, Liem Ho: Detachable aneurysm neck bridge (III). Scimed Life Systems, Morrison & Foerster, July 11, 2000: US06086577 (152 worldwide citation)

This is a device for bridging the neck of either a wide-necked or narrow-necked aneurysm in the vasculature. In general, it is a device used to stabilize the presence of vaso-occlusive devices (such as helically wound coils) in the aneurysm. The device preferably is delivered by a core wire which te ...


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Hanh Doan, Kim Nguyen, Hong Doan, Son M Gia, Liem Ho: Soft-ended fibered micro vaso-occlusive devices. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, November 2, 1999: US05976162 (124 worldwide citation)

This is a micro-vaso-occlusive device intended generally for occlusion of small arteries located distally in the vasculature. The device is made up of a binder, often radio-opaque, which may be short in length by comparison to the length of the included thrombogenic fibers. The fibers form the other ...


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Michael P Wallace, Marc Alan Levine, Delilah Yin Hui, Mary M Chen, Liem Ho: Stable coil designs. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, November 27, 2001: US06322576 (115 worldwide citation)

This is an implantable vaso-occlusive device. The device has a complex, three-dimensional structure in a relaxed configuration that may be used in the approximate shape of an anatomical cavity. It may be deployed in the approximate shape of a sphere, an ovoid, a clover, a box-like structure or other ...


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Michael P Wallace, Marc Alan Levine, Delilah Yin Hui, Mary M Chen, Liem Ho: Stable coil designs. Boston Scientific SciMed, Bingham McCuthchen, March 1, 2005: US06860893 (110 worldwide citation)

This is an implantable vaso-occlusive device. The device has a complex, three-dimensional structure in a relaxed configuration that may be used in the approximate shape of an anatomical cavity. It may be deployed in the approximate shape of a sphere, an ovoid, a clover, a box-like structure or other ...


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Steve Golden, John Nguyen, Charles T Maroney, Sid Gandionco, Laurent Schaller, Liem Ho: Apparatus and methods for anastomosis. Coalescent Surgical, Harry J Macey, February 24, 2004: US06695859 (103 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for performing an anastomosis. More particularly, the apparatus may be used to perform a single or multiple anastomosis with the ability of maintaining fluid flow (e.g., blood) through the anastomosis vessel according to one aspect of the invention.


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Richling Bernd, Ivan Sepetka, Uriel H Chee, Liem Ho, Phong Pham: Microballoon catheter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, July 4, 1995: US05429605 (101 worldwide citation)

This invention is a microballoon tipped catheter. The catheter has a shaft which is of varying flexibility with the most flexible portion towards the distal tip. The balloon, located near the distal tip of the catheter, is typically of an elastic material, is quite flexible in its own right when def ...