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Louis Seiler Jr, Robert F Rosenbluth: Method of preparing a vascular graft prosthesis. Shiley Incorporated, Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Harold W Ordway, March 3, 1987: US04647416 (152 worldwide citation)

A ribbed, porous tube suitable for use as a vascular graft prosthesis is prepared by scoring a stretched or unstretched tube of PTFE, stretching the tube at 200.degree.-320.degree. C. to develop the desired porosity, and heat setting the scored, stretched tube at 327.degree.-450.degree. C. while res ...


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Louis Seiler Jr, Robert F Rosenbluth: Vascular graft prosthesis. Shiley Incorporated, Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Allen Bloom, November 5, 1985: US04550447 (151 worldwide citation)

A porous tube suitable for use as a vascular graft prosthesis is disclosed. It is reinforced by external ribs, integral with the tube wall. These ribs are generally transverse to the tube axis and less porous than the wall. Suitable tubing can be made from polymers exhibiting a significant degree of ...


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Marian I Ionescu, Jay A Lenker, Robert F Rosenbluth, Louis Seiler Jr: Low profile prosthetic xenograft heart valve. Shiley, Knobbe Martens, June 21, 1983: US04388735 (146 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic heart valves comprising an annular, right cylindrical, metal stent covered with fabric to which a glutaraldehyde-stabilized pericardial valving element formed of three leaflets, each having a plateau on a truncated triangle extending higher at the center than at the edges, and formed as a ...


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Steven R Bacich, Ronald J Jabba, Manouchehr Miraki, Robert Skribiski, Louis Seiler Jr, Robert L Wilcox: Catheter apparatus, and compositions useful for producing same. Baxter International, Sandra S Schultz, Michael C Schiffer, February 5, 1991: US04990138 (74 worldwide citation)

An everting balloon catheter having a distal end opening defined by a beveled rim is disclosed. The distal end portion of a catheter, e.g., an everting balloon catheter, can be made radioopaque by bonding a distal end portion comprising a polymeric material doped with a major amount of radioopaque m ...