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Osamu Katoh, Mir A Imran: Recanalization apparatus and devices for use therein and method. Reflow, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 10, 1999: US05935108 (169 worldwide citation)

Recanalization apparatus for crossing a stenosis forming a total occlusion in a lumen in a vessel formed by a vessel wall. The stenosis has a fibrous cap comprising a guiding sheath comprised of a flexible elongate tubular member having proximal and distal extremities. A lumen extends from the proxi ...


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Mir A Imran, Theodore C Ormsby, Carole M Sykes, Jeffrey S Frisbie, Kevin H Van Bladel, Scott A McGill, Osamu Katoh: Apparatus for deploying a guidewire across a complex lesion. Fox Hollow Technologies, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 5, 2001: US06241744 (140 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for deploying a guidewire across a complex lesion in a vessel formed by a wall and normally having a lumen extending therethrough including an elongate flexible catheter having proximal and distal extremities and having a plurality of separate spaced apart lumens therein extending from ...


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Osamu Katoh, Mir A Imran: Recanalization apparatus and devices for use therein and method. Reflow, Harold C Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert Hohbach, August 17, 1999: US05938671 (93 worldwide citation)

Recanalization apparatus for use in crossing a stenosis forming a total occlusion in a vessel formed by a vessel wall, the stenosis having a distal end cap which is convex facing in a proximal direction. The apparatus is comprised of an outer sheath formed of an elongate flexible tubular member havi ...


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Osamu Katoh, Manabu Shimogami: Infusion device. Asahi Intecc, Osamu Katoh, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 3, 2008: US07381200 (79 worldwide citation)

It is an object of the present invention to provide an infusion device that can be easily inserted into the body and that when inserted into a blood vessel reliably ensures the flow of blood. The infusion device is provided with a needle-shaped tube member having a sharp tip in any one lumen of the ...


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Osamu Katoh, Masashi Momota, Tomihisa Kato: Medicinal liquid injection catheter. Osamu Katoh, Asahi Intecc, Burr & Brown, August 9, 2005: US06926692 (32 worldwide citation)

A medicinal liquid injection catheter includes a flexible main body, a needle-like tubular member, a medicinal liquid supply device, and a balloon. The tubular member is inserted in the main body and an end portion of the tubular member projects from a side hole provided in the main body. The medici ...


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Osamu Katoh, Masashi Momota, Tomihisa Kato: Reagent injection device. Osamu Katoh, Asahi Intecc, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 27, 2008: US07377910 (29 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate to an injection devices that inject a specified reagent with cells into lesions and other areas of body tissue. Particular embodiments comprise a main tube with a projection hole on its exterior, an axially-moveable needle tube with a needle at its tip, a ...


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Osamu Katoh, Wayne Ogata: Recanalizing occluded vessels using controlled antegrade and retrograde tracking. Retro Vascular, Nixon Peabody, April 5, 2011: US07918859 (29 worldwide citation)

A method and systems for treating chronic total occlusions, particularly those that are difficult to treat, is disclosed. In this approach, recanalizing the CTO is achieved using a combined antegrade and retrograde approach. The proximal end of the occlusion is penetrated using an antegrade wire, us ...


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Osamu Katoh, Toshitaka Uragaki, Tetsuji Nakamura: Process for producing optically active α-amino acid and optically active α-amino acid amide. Mitsubishi Rayon, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 27, 2005: US06949658 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process for efficiently producing an optically active α-amino acid and an optically active α-amino acid amide. After contacting with cells or processed cells thereof having an ability to asymmetrically hydrolyse, a water solvent is substituted with at least one solve ...


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Seiichi Uemura, Shunichi Yamamoto, Takao Hirose, Hiroaki Takashima, Osamu Katoh: Starting pitches for carbon fibers. Nippon Oil, Bucknam and Archer, August 6, 1985: US04533535 (3 worldwide citation)

A starting pitch for carbon fibers is obtained by mixing (1) 100 parts by volume of a heavy fraction oil boiling at not lower than 200.degree. C. and obtained at the time of fluidized catalytic cracking of petroleum with (2) 10 to 200 parts by volume of a fraction boiling in the range of 250.degree. ...


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Osamu Katoh, Masashi Momota, Tomihisa Kato: Medicinal liquid injection catheter. Osamu Katoh, Asahi Intecc, Burr & Brown, October 28, 2008: US07442184 (2 worldwide citation)

A medicinal liquid injection catheter includes a flexible main body, a needle-like tubular member, a medicinal liquid supply device, and a balloon. The tubular member is inserted in the main body and an end portion of the tubular member projects from a side hole provided in the main body. The medici ...