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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824041 (639 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Brian Glynn, Gwendolyn A Watanabe: Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses. Cardiovascular Concepts, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 4, 1997: US05683451 (567 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within a tubular cover. The prosthesis is carried within a plurality of elongate, relatively hard runners, and is restrained in a radially compressed configuration by the cover. After int ...


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Jay A Lenker, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven Weinberg: Limited expansion endoluminal prostheses and methods for their use. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 1, 1998: US05843158 (441 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides controlled expansion endoluminal prostheses and methods for their deployment and expansion. The present stent-grafts generally comprise a radially expansible tubular frame and a plastically expansible liner on the frame. Either the frame or the liner includes a reinfor ...


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Brian Cox, Michael A Evans, Allan Will, Jay A Lenker, Steven W Kim, Kirsten Freislinger: Endoluminal prostheses and therapies for highly variable body lumens. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824040 (413 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a branching endoluminal prosthesis for use in branching body lumen systems which includes a trunk lumen and first and second branch lumens. The prostheses comprises a radially expandable tubular trunk portion having a prosthetic trunk lumen, and radially expandable tub ...


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Michael A Evans, Raymond S Figueroa Jr, Colin J Nichols: Peel-away introducer sheath having proximal fitting. Interventional Thermodynamics, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, October 5, 1993: US05250033 (383 worldwide citation)

A peel-away introducer sheath includes a tube sheath having a splittable handle at its proximal end. A gas or liquid sealing valve or other fitting is secured to a proximal face of the handle and includes an axial passage typically having a diameter approximately equal to the lumen diameter of the s ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, October 3, 2000: US06126685 (372 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic AVE, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, February 26, 2002: US06350278 (340 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven Weinberg, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker: Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824037 (322 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides modular intraluminal tubular prostheses, particularly stents and stent-grafts, for the treatment of disease conditions, particularly aneurysms. Modular sections of the prostheses, or "prosthetic modules," may be selectively combined to form a composite prosthesis havin ...


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Jay A Lenker, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven Weinberg: Cuffed endoluminal prosthesis. Medtronic AVE, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, July 15, 2003: US06592614 (304 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides controlled expansion endoluminal prostheses and methods for their deployment and expansion. The present stent-grafts generally comprise a radially expansible tubular frame and a plastically expansible liner on the frame. Either the frame or the liner includes a reinfor ...


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Michael A Evans, Colin J Nichols, Laura Kemp, William R Dubrul, Robert S Behl: Method and device for thermal ablation having improved heat transfer. InnerDyne, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 6, 1996: US05542928 (303 worldwide citation)

A thermal ablation catheter includes an elongate body member having a heating element disposed over a predetermined length of its distal end or within an axial lumen. The heating element is suspended away from an exterior surface of the elongate member to form a circulation region thereunder. Altern ...