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Norman Hugh Hossack, Stephen C Davies, Donald Mamayek, Richard Scott Huennekens, Stephen Fry, Eric V Mott, Peter Smith, Scott Brownlie, Jon D Klingensmith, Richard Klosinski, Ed Oliver, Masood Ahmed, Gerald Lea Litzza: Apparatus and method for use of RFID catheter intelligence. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, August 2, 2011: US07988633 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and system is provided for using backscattered data and known parameters to characterize vascular tissue. Specifically, methods and devices for identifying information about the imaging element used to gather the backscattered data are provided in order to permit an operation console having ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Andrew Thomas Jeffrey, Elvin Leonard Nix: Ultrasonic imaging devices and methods of fabrication. Volcano Therapeutics, Nicola A Pisano, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, March 30, 2004: US06712767 (19 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound catheter suitable for insertion in the body lumens of a patient during medical procedures is provided. An ultrasound transducer may be provided at the distal tip of the catheter. An inflatable balloon may be provided at the distal end of the catheter on the proximal side of the ultraso ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Blair Walker, Stephen Charles Davies, Donald Stanley Mamayek, John F Sheridan: Capacitive microfabricated ultrasound transducer-based intravascular ultrasound probes. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, March 29, 2011: US07914458 (12 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a capacitive microfabricated ultrasonic transducer, and a sonic reflector. The elongate flexible shaft has a pr ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Blair Walker, Stephen Charles Davies, Donald Stanley Mamayek, John F Sheridan: Capacitative microfabricated ultrasound transducer-based intravascular ultrasound probes. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, July 31, 2012: US08231535 (11 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a capacitive microfabricated ultrasonic transducer, and a sonic reflector. The elongate flexible shaft has a pr ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Richard Scott Huennekens, Rovil Rae Pascual Arcia, Ernest W Heflin, Stephen C Davies, Richard Klosinski, Blair D Walker, Chak M Leung: Ultrasound catheter and hand-held device for manipulating a transducer on the catheters distal end. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, September 23, 2014: US08840560 (1 worldwide citation)

A hand-operated intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) catheter is described for flexed and rotational steering is described for improved catheter operation, control and less trauma on patients. The disclosed catheter assembly includes ultrasound transducers mounted upon a rotatable tip mounted on a di ...


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Timothy Kevin Glynn, Ernest W Heflin, Norman Hugh Hossack, Julie Ann Riolo, Blair D Walker: Pleated bag for interventional pullback systems. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, January 14, 2014: US08627823 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for pleated bags used with interventional pullback systems, including imaging catheters such as IVUS catheters, as well as for use with other catheters. An exemplary pleated bag of the present invention may be an elongate, sterile bag, having a plurality of pleats near ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Stephen Charles Davies, Donald Mamayek, Richard Scott Huennekens, Stephen M Fry, Eric Vaughn Mott, Peter Smith, Scott Tennant Brownlie, Jon David Klingensmith, Richard Chester Klosinski Jr, Edward Anthony Oliver, Masood Ahmed, Gerald Lea Litzza: Apparatus and method for use of RFID catheter intelligence. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, August 11, 2015: US09101298

A method and system is provided for using backscattered data and known parameters to characterize vascular tissue. Specifically, methods and devices for identifying information about the imaging element used to gather the backscattered data are provided in order to permit an operation console having ...


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Stephen Charles Davies, Norman Hugh Hossack: Ultrasound catheter with rotatable transducer. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, March 7, 2017: US09585634

An ultrasound catheter assembly having a rotatable transducer assembly is disclosed. The ultrasound catheter assembly includes an elongate flexible shaft having a lumen and a proximal end and a distal end. The catheter assembly further includes a drive member that engages the transducer assembly at ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Blair Walker, Stephen Charles Davies, Donald Stanley Mamayek, John F Sheridan: Intravascular ultrasound probes with wave-emitting device and reflector. Volcano Corporation, Haynes and Boone, January 13, 2015: US08932226

An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a capacitive microfabricated ultrasonic transducer, and a sonic reflector. The elongate flexible shaft has a pr ...


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Norman Hugh Hossack, Blair Walker, Stephen Charles Davies, Donald Stanley Mamayek, John F Sheridan: Capacitive microfabricated ultrasound transducer-based intravascular ultrasound probes. Volcano Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, November 23, 2006: US20060264758-A1

An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a capacitive microfabricated ultrasonic transducer, and a sonic reflector. The elongate flexible shaft has a pr ...