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Mark C Bates, Michael Horzewski: Emboli filtration system and methods of use. Baff, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, January 30, 2001: US06179859 (578 worldwide citation)

An emboli filtration apparatus is provided comprising a guide wire having a filter element captured thereon, so that the guide wire is free to rotate and translate while the filter element remains stationary. The apparatus allows for movement and rotation of the guide wire as devices are advanced ov ...


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Michael J Rosinko, Alexander Khairkhahan, Michael Horzewski, Stuart D Harman, Richard L Mueller, Douglas R Murphy Chutorian: Steerable catheter with tip alignment and surface contact detector. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, April 22, 2003: US06551302 (271 worldwide citation)

A steerable percutaneous catheter for guiding at least one functional device to selected surfaces of a body for treatment thereon, particularly adapted for laser-assisted Percutaneous Transmyocardial Revascularization (PTMR). The steerable catheter has a handle portion at its proximal end and a cont ...


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Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski, James Edward Wilson: Steerable catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, March 2, 1999: US05876373 (247 worldwide citation)

An elongated steerable catheter for placement within a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body opening and having at least one center tube with hollow passageway for guiding a laser delivery means or other functional device to selected surfaces of a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body ca ...


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Michael Horzewski, Jeffrey Giba: Spiral catheter with multiple guide holes. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky Esq, February 23, 1999: US05873865 (182 worldwide citation)

A spiral catheter apparatus for access to, and laser or other treatment within, cavities and organs in the human body, the apparatus comprising a flexible, main catheter shaft defining a central axis of the apparatus, the catheter shaft having a proximal end, a distal end and a first hollow lumen re ...


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Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski, James Edward Wilson: Method of forming revascularization channels in myocardium using a steerable catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, October 3, 2000: US06126654 (169 worldwide citation)

An elongated steerable catheter for placement within a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body opening and having at least one center tube with hollow passageway for guiding a laser delivery means or other functional device to selected surfaces of a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body ca ...


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Douglas R Murphy Chutorian, Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski: Bow shaped catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky Esq, January 5, 1999: US05855577 (156 worldwide citation)

A bow shaped, integrated wire catheter apparatus and method of use for access to, and laser or other treatment within, cavities and organs in the human body, the apparatus having a curvilinear shape but flexible enough to assume a generally elongated shape such that the apparatus can be extended thr ...


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Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski, James Edward Wilson: Steerable catheter. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, March 11, 2003: US06530913 (143 worldwide citation)

An elongated steerable catheter for placement within a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body opening and having at least one center tube with hollow passageway for guiding a laser delivery means or other functional device to selected surfaces of a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body ca ...


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Michael Horzewski, Jeffrey Giba: Guided spiral catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, March 24, 1998: US05730741 (122 worldwide citation)

A spiral catheter apparatus and method of use for access to, and laser or other treatment within, cavities and organs in the human body, the apparatus having a spiral member with a selected curvilinear shape, but flexible enough to assume a temporarily elongated shape such that the spiral member can ...


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Jennifer Jandak, Michael J Rosinko, Michael Horzewski, Alexander Khairkhahan: Method for improving blood flow in the heart. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Paul Davis, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky, Ross M Carothers, September 26, 2000: US06123084 (67 worldwide citation)

A method for improving blood flow in the heart provides a catheter system with an outer catheter defining at least one lumen and an inner catheter defining at least one lumen with proximal and distal portions. An introducer is coupled to the distal portion of the inner catheter. The introducer has a ...