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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, February 4, 2003: US06514217 (146 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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James W Vetter, Tomoaki Hinohara, Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo: Catheter apparatus for guided transvascular treatment of arterial occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, June 5, 2001: US06241667 (143 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for treating arterial occlusions combining an intraluminally operable catheter having an occlusion-crossing working element, with an extraluminally operable locator for imaging the progress of the working element through the occlusion. Suction coupling means are described f ...


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Kurt D Sparks, Jeffrey L Emery, Brent D Seybold, David J Kupiecki, C Danielle Pinson, Allen W Madsen, Michael D Keleher, Sergio Salinas, Benjamin J Clark, Matthew R Selmon: Catheter system for vascular re-entry from a sub-intimal space. LuMend, Courtney Staniford & Gregory, February 28, 2006: US07004173 (142 worldwide citation)

A catheter system and corresponding methods are provided for accessing a blood vessel true lumen from a sub-intimal plane of the vessel. The catheter system includes visualization elements for determining the orientation of the true lumen with respect to the sub-intimal plane at an identified entry ...


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Matthew R Selmon, James W Vetter, Tomoaki Hinohara, Charles F Milo: Catheter apparatus for treating arterial occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, December 5, 2000: US06157852 (140 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for treating arterial occlusions combining an intraluminally operable catheter, having an occlusion-crossing working element, with a micro-invasive extraluminally operable locator for imaging the progress of the working element through the occlusion. Conical, abrasive, blun ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Robert L Wynne, Suresh S Pai, Kent D Dell, Charles Gresl, Gerald Hansen, E Richard Hill III: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, October 5, 2004: US06800085 (133 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter system for the treatment of occluded blood vessels that includes tissue displacement or hinged expansion members that are movable from a closed to an open position. An actuating assembly may be provided for moving the tissue expansion members between an open and closed posi ...


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Tomoaki Hinohara, Matthew R Selmon, James W Vetter, Charles F Milo: Method and apparatus for the guided bypass of coronary occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, June 27, 2000: US06081738 (122 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a catheter method and apparatus for the guided intraluminal bypass of a coronary occlusion. A method is described employing an intraluminally operable catheter shaft including an optionally steerable working element, combined with an extraluminally operable locator including an i ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Robert L Wynne, Suresh S Pai, Kent D Dell, Charles Gresl, Gerald Hansen, E Richard Hill III: Apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, January 21, 2003: US06508825 (110 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter system for the treatment of occluded blood vessels that includes tissue displacement or hinged expansion members that are movable from a closed to an open position. An actuating assembly may be, provided for moving the tissue expansion members between an open and closed pos ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Gerald Hansen, Charles Milo: Catheter system for treating a vascular occlusion. LuMend, Perkins Coie, June 4, 2002: US06398798 (108 worldwide citation)

A catherer system and method are provided including a blunt end assembly with a catheter and a blunt end member. The blunt end member includes jaw sections which have a first position or closed position for locating the blunt end member at the site of the occlusion within the native lumen of the blo ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Re-entry catheter. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, April 13, 2004: US06719725 (102 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Robert L Wynne, Suresh S Pai, Kent D Dell, Charles Gresl: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, July 29, 2003: US06599304 (84 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter system for the treatment of occluded blood vessels that includes tissue displacement or hinged expansion members that are movable from a closed to an open position. An actuating assembly may be provided for moving the tissue expansion members between an open and closed posi ...