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Lawrence R Heyn, Liann M Johnson, Matthew T Yurek, Peter A Basile, Robert L Berger: Medial region deployment of radially self-expanding stents. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, April 13, 1993: US05201757 (506 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for deploying a radially self-expanding stent includes proximal and distal sleeves respectively containing proximal and distal end portions of the stent in a reduced radius delivery configuration. The sleeves can abut one another and thus contain the entire length of the stent, or may b ...


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Matthew T Yurek, Steven J Healy: Apparatus for deploying body implantable stent. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai P A, November 25, 1997: US05690644 (352 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment device includes a flexible, elongate interior catheter and a retaining structure cooperating with the catheter to support a stent along a distal end support region of the catheter. The stent is supported in a reduced radius delivery state to facilitate delivery to a treatment site ...


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Matthew T Yurek, Richard S Kusleika: Rolling membrane stent delivery device. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai P A, September 2, 1997: US05662703 (275 worldwide citation)

A device for deploying radially self-expanded stents and other radially expandable stents includes an inner catheter, an outer catheter surrounding the inner catheter, and a tubular stent retaining sheath formed of a rolling membrane. The sheath is doubled over upon itself to provide an inner sheath ...


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Matthew T Yurek, Steven J Healy: Apparatus for deploying body implantable stents. Boston Scientific Scimed, Frederick W Niebubr Esq, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, April 30, 2002: US06380457 (272 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment device includes a flexible, elongate interior catheter and a retaining structure cooperating with the catheter to support a stent along a distal end support region of the catheter. The stent is supported in a reduced radius delivery state to facilitate delivery to a treatment site ...


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Joseph E Laptewicz, Matthew T Yurek, Thomas A Silvestrini: Catheter with expandable wire mesh tip. Schneider, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Howard R Jaeger, August 5, 1997: US05653684 (200 worldwide citation)

A catheter for use in angioplasty and other medical procedures is disclosed. The catheter features a flexible-wire mesh tip movably attached at a distal end of the catheter, the tip being expandable from a contracted position which it is first in when the catheter is deployed inside the lumen of a v ...


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Matthew T Yurek, Steven J Healy: Apparatus for deploying body implantable stents. Boston Scientific SciMed, Frederick W Niebuhr Esq, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, June 29, 2004: US06755855 (143 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment device includes a flexible, elongate interior catheter and a retaining structure cooperating with the catheter to support a stent along a distal end support region of the catheter. The stent is supported in a reduced radius delivery state to facilitate delivery to a treatment site ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Implantable valved pressure attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2005: US06976950 (58 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices for treating symptoms of a urinary tract dysfunction having an expanded volume within the range of from about 1 cc to about 400 cc. In one embodiment, the device comprises a valve having a first membrane and a second membrane with a flow passage therebetween for filling ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Implantable self-inflating attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 24, 2006: US06988983 (56 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an attenuation device comprising a flexible housing and a medium capable of transformation to inflate the housing from the first configuration to the second configuration. Also disclose herein are methods of treating a patient, comprising: providing a self-inflating expandable at ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Treatment of patients with a compressible attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 11, 2006: US07074178 (45 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods of treating a patient, comprising providing a compressible attenuation device that is moveable from a first, introduction configuration to a second, implanted configuration. The attenuation device is introduced into a treatment site. In one embodiment, the treatment site ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Method of treating benign hypertrophy of the prostate. AttenueX Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 30, 2008: US07470228 (36 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods of treating a patient with benign hypertrophy of the prostate, comprising providing a compressible attenuation device that is moveable from a first, introduction configuration to a second, implanted configuration and attenuating a pressure change within the bladder by re ...