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Selmon Matthew R, Milo Charles F, Wynne Robert L, Pal Suresh S, Dell Kent D, Gresl Charles, Hansen Gerald, Hill E Richard: Apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. Lumend, July 4, 2001: EP1112103-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter system for the treatment of occluded blood vessels that includes tissue displacement or hinged expansion members that are movable from a closed to an open position. An actuating assembly may be provided for moving the tissue expansion members between an open and closed posi ...


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Selmon Matthew R, Milo Charles F, Co Fred, Campello Mark, French Ronald, Aguilar Amiel: Apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. Lumend, August 1, 2001: EP1119387-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Milo Charles F: Guidewire and catheter with rotating and reciprocating symmetrical or asymmetrical distal tip. Lumend, August 30, 2000: EP1030705-A2

A guidewire or a catheter for crossing vascular occlusions comprises a shaft having a proximal end a distal end, and a drive member having a proximal and a distal end, the drive member being rotatably disposed within and along a longitudinal axis of the guidewire shaft. An actuator is connected to t ...


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Harper Decker J, Milo Charles F: Implantable device with invasive and non-invasive reversible infusion rate adjustability. Microsolutions, YOUNG Alan W, September 25, 2003: WO/2003/077889

An implantable pump (100) for delivering a pharmaceutical agent includes a pump engine (108), a piston (162), a pharmaceutical agent compartment (109) and a rate adjustment assembly (192). The pharmaceutical agent compartment is configured to enclose a volume of pharmaceutical agent and the piston. ...


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Harper Derek J, Milo Charles F: Implantable osmotic pump. Microsolutions, YOUNG Alan W, October 31, 2002: WO/2002/085428

An implantable osmotic pump (100) for delivering a pharmaceutical agent to a patient includes an osmotic engiene (108), a substantially toroidal compartment disposed at least partially around the osmotic engine and a piston (162) disposed within the compartment. The osmotic engine (108) is configure ...


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Milo Charles F, Hnojewyj Olexander, Mccoy Timothy J, Addis Bruce S: Systems, methods, and compositions for achieving closure of vascular puncture sites. Neomend, RYAN Daniel D, August 22, 2002: WO/2002/064187

Systems and methods convey a closure material into a catheter to seal a puncture site in a blood vessel. The closure material comprises a mixture of first and second components which, upon mixing, undergo a reaction to form a solid closure material composition. The systems and methods assure ease of ...


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Selmon Matthew R, Milo Charles F, Co Fred, Campello Mark, French Ronald, Aguilar Amiel: Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. Lumend, GREGORY Richard L Jr, April 6, 2000: WO/2000/018323

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Selmon Matthew R, Hansen Gerald, Milo Charles F: Catheter system for treating a vascular occlusion. Lumend, Selmon Matthew R, Hansen Gerald, Milo Charles F, ENG U P Peter, August 19, 1999: WO/1999/040963

Disclosed herein is a blunt end assembly including a catheter and a blunt end member. The blunt end member includes jaw sections which have a first closed position for locating the blunt end member at the site of the occlusion within the native lumen of the blood vessel and a second open position wh ...


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Selmon Matthew R, Hansen Gerald, Milo Charles F: Intravascular catheter system for treating a vascular occlusion. Lumend, Selmon Matthew R, Hansen Gerald, Milo Charles F, sENG U P Peter, August 19, 1999: WO/1999/040853

Disclosed herein is an intravascular catheter system for crossing a severe or total arterial occlusion; particularly, a steerable intravascular catheter providing a working element and the optical guidance thereof in crossing an occlusion. Also disclosed is a method of crossing a severe or total art ...


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Hansen Gerald F, Hill E Richard Iii, Milo Charles F: Manual actuator for a catheter system for treating a vascular occlusion. Lumend, Hansen Gerald F, Hill E Richard Iii, Milo Charles F, GREGORY Richard L Jr, August 19, 1999: WO/1999/040854

Disclosed herein is manual actuator for retracting and advancing a therapeutic working element of an intravascular catheter system via an actuation shaft or one or more pulling wires. The manual actuator includes a hollow cylindrical bracing member having an open proximal end and a distal end, and a ...