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Andrew J Dusbabek, Louis G Ellis, Christopher R Larson, Terry V Brown, Charles L Euteneuer, Steven P Mertens, Richard C Mattison, David J Blaeser, Linda R Lorentzen Cornelius, Martin R Willard, Fernando Di Caprio, Stanley A Nordin: Stent delivery system having stent securement apparatus. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, October 19, 1999: US05968069 (188 worldwide citation)

A system/assembly for delivery and deployment of an inflation expandable stent within a vessel, comprising a catheter having proximal and distal ends; a stent, inflation expandable from a delivery diameter to a deployment diameter, such that the delivery diameter is reduced from the deployment diame ...


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Fernando Di Caprio, Stanley A Nordin, Louis G Ellis, Andrew J Dusbabek: Balloon catheter with stent securement means. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, September 26, 2000: US06123712 (177 worldwide citation)

An assembly for delivery and deployment of an inflation expandable stent within a vessel is comprised of a catheter, and inflation expandable stent, an expandable balloon, and a securement means such as a corrugated tube component or an expandable tube component. The tube component is mounted on the ...


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Thomas J Holman, Louis G Ellis, Gregory K Olson, Linda R Lorentzen Cornelius, Richard J Traxler, Scott M Hanson, Tracee E J Eidenschink, Sonja J K Williams: Catheter with removable balloon protector and stent delivery system with removable stent protector. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkaus P A, November 28, 2000: US06152944 (157 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter is provided having an expandable distal portion and balloon protector means comprising a first removable sleeve having a variable inner diameter to ease sliding the first sleeve over the balloon, and an optional second removable (outer) sleeve positioned over the inner sleeve, the ...


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Scott M Hanson, Richard J Traxler, Louis G Ellis, Linda Lorentzen Cornelius, Thomas J Holman, Gregory K Olson: Catheter with removable balloon protector and stent delivery system with removable stent protector. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, April 13, 1999: US05893868 (125 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter is provided having an expandable distal portion and balloon protector means comprising a first removable sleeve having a variable inner diameter to ease sliding the first sleeve over the balloon, and an optional second removable (outer) sleeve positioned over the inner sleeve, the ...


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Robert Atkinson, Peter Keith, Louis G Ellis, Dale Schmaltz, David Robinson: Intravascular catheter and method for use thereof. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, January 16, 1996: US05484409 (111 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter, such as a balloon catheter, and a method for use thereof, the catheter comprising an elongate shaft having an inflation lumen extending therethrough, an implement, such as a dilation balloon, connected to and located at the distal portion of the shaft and communicating wit ...


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Louis G Ellis, Andrew J Dusbabek, Christopher R Larson, Terry V Brown: Stent delivery system with stent securement means. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, December 28, 1999: US06007543 (101 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system to facilitate introduction and placement of a stent, including a catheter having an expandable distal portion constructed and arranged for expanding the outer diameter of the catheter from a contracted state to an expanded state: a stent positioned around the distal portion o ...


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Louis G Ellis, Trac T Le: Variable length balloon dilatation catheter. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, May 7, 1996: US05514093 (99 worldwide citation)

A variable length balloon catheter having an inner tubular member extending over the length thereof with a guide wire lumen therethrough. The distal waist of a balloon is affixed proximate the distal end of the inner tubular member while the proximal end or proximal waist of the balloon extends into ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Peter T Keith, Louis G Ellis: Intravascular catheter with distal guide wire lumen and transition member. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, February 24, 1998: US05720724 (95 worldwide citation)

An over-the-wire balloon dilatation catheter of the short guide wire lumen type has a stainless steel hypotube catheter shaft section, a distal plastic shaft section attached to the hypotube and a balloon connected to the distal plastic shaft section. A relatively short guide wire lumen extends thro ...


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Reed A Houge, Thomas V Ressemann, Louis G Ellis: Medical lumen flushing and guide wire loading device and method. SciMed Life Systems, Kinney & Lange, June 14, 1994: US05320613 (83 worldwide citation)

A connector for use in flushing or drawing fluid through an inner lumen of a tubular member has a body with a proximal end, a distal end, and a flushing lumen extending therethrough. The body has a distal portion wherein the flushing lumen increases in size from a first proximal cross-sectional area ...


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Andrew J Dusbabek, Louis G Ellis, Christopher R Larson, Terry V Brown, Charles L Euteneuer, Steven P Mertens, Richard C Mattison, David J Blaeser, Linda R Lorentzen Cornelius, Martin R Willard, Fernando Di Caprio, Stanley A Nordin: Stent delivery system having stent securement apparatus. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus PA, December 16, 2003: US06663660 (78 worldwide citation)

A system/assembly for delivery and deployment of an inflation expandable stent within a vessel, comprising a catheter having proximal and distal ends; a stent, inflation expandable from a delivery diameter to a deployment diameter, such that the delivery diameter is reduced from the deployment diame ...