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Noddin Richard A, Barry Ralph J Jr, Madenjian Arthur R: Balloon catheter.. Medi Tech, June 7, 1989: EP0318919-A2 (35 worldwide citation)

An inflatable medical balloon is formed by fabricating a tubular preform having a tapered region at the end of the portion where the main body of the balloon will form to enable the corresponding transition section of the blown balloon to have a separately controllable thickness profile. The preferr ...


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Sahatjian Ronald, Madenjian Arthur R: Balloon for medical catheter.. Boston Scient, August 25, 1993: EP0556309-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A dilation balloon (4) for medical use formed of a major amount of a crystallizable polymer such as high molecular weight polyethylene terephthalate with an intrinsic viscosity greater than about 0.7, and a relatively minor amount of an additive polymer that interrupts the crystalline structure of t ...


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Sahatjian Ronald, Madenjian Arthur R: Balloon for medical catheter. Boston Scientific Corporation, WILLIAMS John N, May 29, 1992: WO/1992/008512 (1 worldwide citation)

A dilation balloon (4) for medical use formed of a major amount of a crystallizable polymer such as high molecular weight polyethylene terephthalate with an intrinsic viscosity greater than about 0.7, and a relatively minor amount of an additive polymer that interrupts the crystalline structure of t ...


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Sahatjian Ronald, Madenjian Arthur R: Balloon for medical catheter. Boston Scient, January 26, 2000: EP0974370-A1

An inflatable medical dilation balloon comprises: a polymer blend including a crystalline polymer, and a compliance enhancing additive polymer which interrupts the crystalline structure of the crystalline polymer.


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Sahatjian Ronald, Madenjian Arthur R: Ballon pour catheter, Balloon for medical catheter. Boston Scientific Corporation, Boston Scientific Corporation, CASSAN MACLEAN, May 29, 1992: CA2094597

A dilation balloon (4) for medical use formed of a major amount of a crystallizable polymer such as high molecular weight polyethylene terephthalate with an intrinsic viscosity greater than about 0.7, and a relatively minor amount of an additive polymer that interrupts the crystalline structure of t ...


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Noddin Richard A, Madenjian Arthur R, Barry Ralph J Jr, Alvarez de Toledo Fernando, Demello Richard M: Catheter a ballonet, Dilatation balloon. Boston Scientific Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, December 13, 1994: CA1333464

Dilatation balloon devices that employ a smalldiameter, torqueable metal tube for introduction ofinflation fluid from distal end into a balloon havespecial features that enable introduction through verysmall passages. A distal core wire is shown formingpart of a guide wire extending into the distal ...


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Noddin Richard A, Madenjian Arthur R, Barry Ralph J Jr: Catheter en forme de ballon, Balloon catheter. Boston Scientific Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, June 16, 1992: CA1303449

BALLOON CATHETER ABSTRACTAn inflatable medical balloon is formed byfabricating a tubular preform having a tapered region atthe end of the portion where the main body of theballoon will form to enable the corresponding transitionsection of the blown balloon to have a separatelycontrollable thickness ...


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Noddin Richard A, Madenjian Arthur R, Barry Ralph J Jr, Alvarez de, Toledo Fernando, Demello Richard M: Dilatation balloon. Boston Scientific Corporation, FRENCH Timothy A, September 21, 1989: WO/1989/008473

Dilatation balloon devices that employ a metal tube (14) for introduction of inflation fluid from distal end into a balloon (12) have special features that enable introduction through very small passages. A distal core wire (26) is shown forming part of a guide wire extending into the distal end of ...


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Ping Sheng Zhong, Madenjian Arthur R, Godshall Douglas E, Ronan John A, Thompson Samuel A: Medical devices comprising hydrogel polymers having improved mechanical properties. Scimed Life Systems, BLUNDELL Isabelle, August 31, 2000: WO/2000/050103

The invention provides a means of boosting the mechanical performance of shaped medical devices comprising polymer hydrogels, such as stents, so that they may be more easily inserted into or removed from the body. In one aspect, the invention provides shaped medical devices having increased mechanic ...


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Wagner James, Madenjian Arthur R, Li Jamie: Adjustable surgical sling. Boston Scientific Scimed, LARSEN Charles, March 8, 2007: WO/2007/027887

The invention, in one embodiment, is directed to systems and methods for adjusting support to an anatomical location using an expandable chamber (104).