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Richard J Greff, Michael L Jones, Scott Evans: Compositions for use in embolizing blood vessels. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, September 16, 1997: US05667767 (508 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are compositions suitable for use in embolizing blood vessels which compositions comprise an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer, a biocompatible solvent and a water insoluble contrasting agent selected from the group consisting of tantalum, tantalum oxide and barium sulfate. Also disclosed a ...


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Michael L Jones, Richard J Greff: Methods for embolizing vascular sites with an emboilizing composition comprising dimethylsulfoxide. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, November 3, 1998: US05830178 (501 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are novel methods for embolizing blood vessels which are particularly suited for treating vascular lesions via catheter delivery of an embolic composition comprising a biocompatible polymer and an embolic solvent.


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Richard J Greff, Michael L Jones, Scott Evans: Compositions for use in embolizing blood vessels. MicroTherapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 22, 1998: US05851508 (450 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are compositions suitable for use in embolizing blood vessels which compositions comprise an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer, a biocompatible solvent and a water insoluble contrasting agent selected from the group consisting of tantalum, tantalum oxide and barium sulfate. Also disclosed a ...


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Ralph V Clayman, Said S Hilal, Michael L Jones: Angioplasty catheter system and method for making same. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, July 14, 1998: US05779698 (253 worldwide citation)

An angioplasty catheter for increasing the patency of a body vessel by altering an obstruction in the body vessel includes an elongate shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. At least one electrical conductor is disposed at the distal end and movable from a low profile position to a high profi ...


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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Richard L Quick: Electrosurgical biopsy device and method. SenoRx, Heller Erhman White & McAuliffe, July 17, 2001: US06261241 (248 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical biopsy device includes a stylet and a cannula movably mounted on a base. The stylet has a shaft with a head at its distal end and a stylet ablation element extending distally from the head. The stylet shaft is disposed through the cannula for axial translation therein between with ...


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Michael L Jones, Scott Evans, George B Wallace: Microcatheter. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 23, 2001: US06306124 (220 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an elongate flexible microcatheter, for diagnostic and or therapeutic applications. The microcatheter is provided with a small outside diameter and high degree of flexibility, to facilitate negotiation of small, tortuous vessels such as those encountered in intercranial catheterizations ...


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Michael L Jones, Richard J Greff: Method and apparatus for intravasculer embolization. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 20, 1998: US05823198 (203 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus to treat an aneurysm. The method involves the introduction of an embolic material into the aneurysm. The embolic material is adapted to permit tissue ingrowth within the region defined by the aneurysm, which results in treatment of the aneurysm. Preferred embolic ...


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Scott Evans, Michael L Jones, Richard Greff: Embolizing compositions. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, December 9, 1997: US05695480 (203 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are novel compositions for embolizing blood vessels which are particularly suited for treating vascular lesions via catheter delivery. In one embodiment, the compositions of this invention comprise a biocompatible polymer, a biocompatible solvent and a biocompatible water insoluble contras ...


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Fred Burbank, Michael L Jones, Jill Uyeno, Greig E Altieri, R J Serra: Doppler directed suture ligation device and method. Vascular Control Systems, Duane Morris, October 28, 2003: US06638286 (188 worldwide citation)

A ligation device includes a cannula having first and second extendable members and a Doppler wand. The Doppler wand permits an anatomical vessel, such as a blood vessel, to be located in close proximity to the distal end of the cannula. The extendable members are extendable on two opposite sides of ...


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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Nancy Forcier: Methods and chemical preparations for time-limited marking of biopsy sites. Senorx, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, December 12, 2000: US06161034 (181 worldwide citation)

Detectable markers that may be introduced into a cavity created by removal of a biopsy specimen to mark the location of the biopsy site so that it may be located in a subsequent medical/surgical procedure. The markers remain present in sufficient quantity to permit detection and location of the biop ...