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Quang Q Tran, Marlowe Patterson, Henry Nita, Paul C Slaikeu: Flow-directed catheter. Target Therapeutics, February 25, 2003: US06524299 (191 worldwide citation)

This invention is to a minimally invasive surgical device. In particular, the invention relates to an infusion catheter which may be used in cardiovascular and endovascular procedures to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, or vasoocclusive agents to a target site accessible through the vasculature. The ...


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Quang Q Tran: Grasping device and method of use. Chestnut Medical Technologies, Banner & Witcoff, January 20, 2004: US06679893 (186 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a grasping device and system and the method of using the device and system for capturing a thromboembolism and other objects or masses within a patient's body lumen, particularly from within a patient's cerebral blood vessels. The grasping device has an elongat ...


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Marc Alan Levine, Eduardo U Sucgang, Stephen J Hebert, Estela D Gatchalian, Quang Q Tran, Victor C Esch: Flexible flow apparatus and method for the disruption of occlusions. Endovasix, K Alison De Runtz, Skjerven Morrill, April 15, 2003: US06547779 (81 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for creating fluid flow from one location to another are disclosed. The fluid flow is created via the absorption of repetitive pulses of radiation in a fluid to generate bubbles that expand and collapse repetitively. This fluid mechanism, or pumping phenomenon, can be used to a ...


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Victor C Esch, Quang Q Tran, R Rox Anderson, Stephen J Hebert, Marc Alan Levine, Eduardo U Sucgang: Flow apparatus for the disruption of occlusions. EndoVasix, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue PC, October 31, 2000: US06139543 (64 worldwide citation)

The invention encompasses methods and apparatus for pumping fluid from one location to another through the repetitive expansion and collapse of bubbles generated as a result of the absorption of repetitive pulses of radiation in a fluid. This pumping phenomenon can be used to aid removal of a total ...


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Stephen J Hebert, Marc Alan Levine, Eduardo U Sucgang, Quang Q Tran, Victor C Esch: Flexible flow apparatus and method for the disruption of occlusions. Endovasix, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, April 3, 2001: US06210400 (61 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for pumping fluid from one location to another via generation of bubbles in fluid, and expansion and callapse thereof, are described. These apparatus deliver repetitive pulses of radiation to a fluid to form bubbles therein. The expansion and collapse of the bubbles cause fluid motion or p ...


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Adrian Garcia, Ting Tina Ye, Quang Q Tran, Aaron L Berez: System and method for delivering and deploying an occluding device within a vessel. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark J Kertz Esq, September 18, 2012: US08267985 (49 worldwide citation)

A system and method for deploying an occluding device that can be used to remodel an aneurysm within the vessel by, for example, neck reconstruction or balloon remodeling. The system comprises an introducer sheath and an assembly for carrying the occluding device. The assembly includes an elongated ...


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Adrian Garcia, Ting Tina Ye, Quang Q Tran, Aaron L Berez: Flexible vascular occluding device. Covidien, Mark J Kertz Esq, December 31, 2013: US08617234 (47 worldwide citation)

A vascular occluding device for modifying blood flow in a vessel, while maintaining blood flow to the surrounding tissue. The occluding device includes a flexible, easily compressible and bendable occluding device that is particularly suited for treating aneurysms in the brain. The neurovascular occ ...


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Aaron L Berez, Quang Q Tran: Methods and apparatus for luminal stenting. Covidien, Mark J Kertz Esq, January 14, 2014: US08628564 (46 worldwide citation)

Described herein are flexible implantable occluding devices that can, for example, navigate the tortuous vessels of the neurovasculature. The occluding devices can also conform to the shape of the tortuous vessels of the vasculature. In some embodiments, the occluding devices can direct blood flow w ...


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Aaron L Berez, Quang Q Tran: Methods and apparatus for luminal stenting. Covidien, Mark J Kertz Esq, January 7, 2014: US08623067 (45 worldwide citation)

Described herein are flexible implantable occluding devices that can, for example, navigate the tortuous vessels of the neurovasculature. The occluding devices can also conform to the shape of the tortuous vessels of the vasculature. In some embodiments, the occluding devices can direct blood flow w ...


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Victor C Esch, Quang Q Tran, R Rox Anderson: Flow apparatus for the disruption of occlusions. Endovasix, K Alison De Runtz, Skjerven Morrill, March 4, 2003: US06527763 (45 worldwide citation)

The invention encompasses methods and apparatus for pumping fluid from one location to another through the repetitive expansion and collapse of bubbles generated as a result of the absorption of repetitive pulses of radiation in a fluid. This pumping phenomenon can be used to aid removal of a total ...