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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter and method of use thereof. Cardiovascular Laser Systems, Ice Miller Donadio & Ryan, June 25, 1991: US05026366 (464 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material, e.g., occlusion or plaque, from a duct or blood vessel within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct and an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter s ...


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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter and method for use thereof. Vaser, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 11, 1987: US04685458 (177 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material from a duct within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct and an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter such as a fiber optic emitting laser energy, ...


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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter. Vaser, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 31, 1988: US04747405 (110 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material from a duct within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct an an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter such as a fiber optic emitting laser energy, a ...


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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter and method for use thereof. Innoventions Biomedical, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 9, 1986: US04627436 (108 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material from a duct within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct and an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter such as a fiber optic emitting laser energy, ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Paul H McDowall, Michael C Soldner, September 2, 2003: US06613062 (108 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...


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Michael E Leckrone, James P Martucci: Atrial-based, atrial-ventricular sequential cardiac pacer. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, February 21, 1984: US04432362 (74 worldwide citation)

Atrial refractory and ventricular inhibit functions are independently implemented in an atrial-synchronized pacer. Spontaneous signals on the ventricular lead inhibit ventricular stimulation for a predetermined interval independent of the atria, except when there is noise on the ventricular lead. Th ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Vincent T Cutolo Jr: Multi-mode microprocessor-based programmable cardiac pacer. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, December 4, 1984: US04485818 (63 worldwide citation)

An implantable, microprocessor-based cardiac pacer provides physiologically adaptive pacing in four fundamental modes: ventricular-inhibited; atrial-synchronized ventricular with or without ventricular sensing; and atrial-ventricular (AV) sequential. In the AV sequential mode, the pacer automaticall ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, Girma Wolde Michael, April 24, 2007: US07207988 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Jonathan Kagan, Darryl A Knight, Larry A Gunseor: Laser angioplasty catheter and a method for use thereof. Cardiovascular Laser Systems, Ice Miller Donadio & Ryan, June 25, 1991: US05026367 (52 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material, e.g., an occlusion or plaque, from a duct or blood vessel within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct and having a distal end portion with a tip and a tapered surface extendin ...


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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter and method of use thereof. Eli Lilly and Company, Baker & Daniels, August 1, 1995: US05437659 (37 worldwide citation)

Device for use in removing undesired material, e.g., occlusion or plaque, from a duct or blood vessel within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter (21) adapted to be disposed within a duct and an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter such as fiber optic (25) ...