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George T Roberts, Kathleen L Hess, Sepideh H Nott, Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin: Controlled deployment of a medical device. Texas Petrodet, Bush Moseley Riddle & Jackson, August 13, 1996: US05545209 (447 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis delivery system having a balloon catheter with an inflatable balloon on its exterior. The balloon is inflatable by injection of fluid through a lumen in the catheter and the balloon is initially partially constrained against inflation by a constraint. A tubular prosthesis is disposed on ...


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Michael S H Chu: Catheter with foraminous anchor. Boston Scientific, August 20, 1991: US05041093 (271 worldwide citation)

A catheter to be used for the movement of fluids having means for maintaining the position of that catheter within a preselected location in the body. The device comprises an elongated flexible tubular member with a longitudinally extending lumen through it. An axially and radially elastically exten ...


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James S Bates, Srinivas Nishtala, James A Teague, Michael S H Chu: Medical retrieval device with releasable retrieval basket. SCImed Life Systems, Testa Hurwitz and Thibeault, February 19, 2002: US06348056 (203 worldwide citation)

Baskets with multiple portions and multiple deployed configurations allow the capture and release of material within the body.


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Maura Rooney, Joseph Richard, Andy Kapravy, Clifford M Liu, Michael S H Chu, Tom Mirarchi: High performance coil wire. SciMed Life Systems, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, October 23, 2001: US06306105 (201 worldwide citation)

A high performance coil over-core guide wire. The guide wire incorporates a nickel-titanium core with a stainless steel coil to provide a wire with improved kink resistance and good pushability.


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George T Roberts, Kathleen L Hess, Sepideh H Nott, Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin: Controlled deployment of a medical device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, March 29, 2005: US06872223 (194 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis delivery system having a balloon catheter with an inflatable balloon on its exterior. The balloon is inflatable by injection of fluid through a lumen in the catheter and the balloon is initially partially constrained against inflation by a constraint. A tubular prosthesis is disposed on ...


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Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin, Demetrius H Bagley, William H Stahley, David K Young, Christopher G Fishbein, George G Brusard: Ultrasound imaging catheter with a cutting element. Boston Scientific Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, October 19, 1999: US05967984 (184 worldwide citation)

The invention features a catheter having a catheter body of extended length for insertion within a body of a living being. The catheter also includes an ultrasound imaging device disposed within a distal portion of the catheter body. The ultrasound imaging device generates electrical signals used by ...


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Yem Chin, Michael S H Chu: Biopsy needle instrument for storing multiple specimens. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, March 23, 1993: US05195533 (132 worldwide citation)

A biopsy needle instrument for capturing a plurality of sequentially biopsied, discrete specimens. The instrument includes a housing, an axially elongated stylet and a cannula coaxially disposed about the stylet. The stylet and cannula have distal and proximal ends and extend from the housing. The s ...


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Michael S H Chu, Laddvanh Bouphavichith: Medical catheter assembly including a removable inner sleeve and method of using the same. Scimed Life Systems, Kriegsman & Kriegsman, May 9, 2006: US07041083 (130 worldwide citation)

A medical catheter assembly including a removable inner sleeve. In one embodiment, the assembly is a low profile percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) device and comprises a body, a clamp, a feeding tube, a cap and an inner sleeve assembly. The body includes a base portion and a sleeve portion, ...


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Michael S H Chu: Placing sutures. Boston Scientific Scimed, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, May 9, 2006: US07041111 (116 worldwide citation)

A suturing instrument including multiple needle and suture assemblies that are at least partially disposed within the suturing instrument allows a surgeon to place multiple sutures intercorporally without having to remove the instrument from a surgical site and reload the instrument between placing ...


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Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin: Device and method of using a surgical assembly with mesh sheath. Scimed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 25, 2001: US06293909 (115 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic assembly, utilizing a braided mesh material as an expandable sheath, is disclosed. The mesh sheath is adapted to receive an endoscope for viewing the interior of a body cavity or lumen and one or more channels for performing medical procedures within the patient. The mesh sheath expand ...



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