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Geoffrey A Orth, Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown: Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 7, 1997: US05591197 (495 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent for implanting in a body lumen in which a plurality of connecting members are deformed radially outwardly to form projecting barbs for attaching the stent to a body lumen. The stent has a first, unexpanded low profile diameter for intraluminal delivery, and a second, larger exp ...


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Hanson S Gifford III, John B Simpson, Peter S Brown: Atherectomy device for severe occlusions. Devices for Vascular Intervention, Townsend & Townsend, May 22, 1990: US04926858 (455 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy catheter for removal of plaque buildup from the walls of a blood vessel. The atherectomy catheter includes a cutter assembly disposed at the distal end of a flexible guide tube that may be inserted into a vessel and directed to the occlusion. A proximal actuator assembly is adapted to ...


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John J Frantzen, Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr: Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft. Advanced Carrdiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 1, 1998: US05843164 (421 worldwide citation)

A grant-and-stent combination is disclosed for deploying by an intravascular delivery system at the site of an aneurysm, the combination being expandable from a first diameter to a second, larger diameter to hold open and press the graft against regions of the body lumen just proximal and distal to ...


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Peter S Brown, Mary Bellack, Mona Patel: Intra-luminal device for treatment of body cavities and lumens and method of use. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 25, 2000: US06093199 (401 worldwide citation)

An intra-luminal device comprises a flow retainer and/or modulator for maintaining an embolic mass within an aneurysm and, optionally, for diverting or modulating fluid flow, and an anchoring element for fixating the retainer within a lumen in a patient's body. The retainer is introduced into the bo ...


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Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown, Geoffrey A Orth: Multi-anchor stent. EndoTex Interventional Systems, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, September 1, 1998: US05800526 (295 worldwide citation)

The intravascular multi-anchor stent includes a plurality of cylindrical elements that are independently expandable in the radial direction and that are interconnected so as to be generally aligned on a common longitudinal axis, and a plurality of barbs along the entire circumference of the stent th ...


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John B Simpson, Richard L Mueller, Peter S Brown, James R Kermode: Atherectomy device and method. Devices for Vascular Intervention, Townsend and Townsend, September 10, 1991: US05047040 (263 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy device for removing stenosis materials from a vascular vessel is provided. The atherectomy device includes a flexible tubular member, a flexible drive means disposed within the tubular member, and a cutting assembly carried by the distal extremity of the tubular member. The cutting as ...


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Richard L Mueller, Tommy G Davis, Peter S Brown, John B Simpson: Catheter and method for making intravascular incisions. Devices for Vascular Intervention, Townsend and Townsend, October 1, 1991: US05053044 (225 worldwide citation)

A vascular catheter includes a blade tip at its distal end. In the specific embodiments, a blade is mounted within the blade tip and a mechanism provided for extending the blade transversely when the blade tip is located within a region of stenosis. By extending the blade and axially translating the ...


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John B Simpson, Scott C Anderson, John J Frantzen, Peter S Brown, James M Cannon Jr, Geoffrey A Orth: Bi-axial cutter apparatus for catheter. Technology Development Center, Douglas A Chaikin, August 15, 1995: US05441510 (196 worldwide citation)

An cutter apparatus for removing obstructive tissue has a distal housing having a window for invaginating tissue. An axially reciprocating and rotating cutting blade makes successive longitudinal cuts while slowly rotating across the open window. An axial guide assembly holds the cutting edge of the ...


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David Hancock, Peter S Brown, Larry Voss: Self-expanding, pseudo-braided intravascular device. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 14, 2003: US06632241 (179 worldwide citation)

A self-expanding, pseudo-braided device embodying a high expansion ratio and flexibility as well as comformability and improved radial force. The pseudo-braided device is particularly suited for advancement through and deployment within highly tortuous and very distal vasculature. Various forms of t ...


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Geoffrey A Orth, Scott C Anderson, Peter S Brown: Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 28, 1997: US05681346 (157 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent for implanting in a body lumen in which a plurality of connecting members are deformed radially outwardly to form projecting barbs for attaching the stent to a body lumen. The stent has a first, unexpanded low profile diameter for intraluminal delivery, and a second, larger exp ...