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Richard A Schatz: Expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, March 23, 1993: US05195984 (606 worldwide citation)

A plurality of expandable and deformable intraluminal vascular grafts are expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The grafts may be thin-walled tubular members having a plurality of slots disposed substanti ...


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Richard A Schatz: Expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Tobor & Goldstein L, May 11, 1999: US05902332 (194 worldwide citation)

A plurality of expandable and deformable intraluminal vascular grafts are expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The grafts may be thin-walled tubular members having a plurality of slots disposed substanti ...


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Richard A Schatz, John N Zink, Robert S Schenken, Brian M Packard, Jon Kagan: Delivery catheter. Ovamed Corporation, Nydegger & Associates, December 28, 1993: US05273527 (97 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for introducing living matter into a body passageway or cavity of a female mammal comprises a hollow, flexible, dual lumen catheter having substantially tubular-shaped collection chamber for holding the living matter. An ejection port is formed adjacent to the distal end of the c ...


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Richard A Schatz, Brooke O Ren: Stent retrieval device. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, February 22, 2000: US06027509 (44 worldwide citation)

A device and method for retrieving balloon expandable stents. The device can be used with a guide catheter having a balloon angioplasty catheter inserted within. The invention includes a grasping device at the distal end of a shaft and a means for closing the grasping device. In one embodiment, the ...


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Richard A Schatz: Retrieval shuttle. Crompton Seager & Tufte, July 28, 1998: US05785715 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a retrieval shuttle for removal of a stent, medical prosthesis or other foreign object from the vessel of a patient. Structurally, the present invention includes a resilient positioning catheter formed to surround a lumen. A shuttle body also formed to include a lumen is att ...


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Richard A Schatz: Stent retrieval catheter. Crompton Seager & Tufte, February 9, 1999: US05868753 (34 worldwide citation)

A device and method for retrieving a stent from the vessel of a patient includes a catheter which is formed with a central lumen that defines a passageway having a diameter. A deformable distal tip is attached to the catheter to establish an extension of the passageway. In the operation of the devic ...


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Richard A Schatz, Alan Saven: Method for preventing restenosis using a substituted adenine derivative. Nydegger & Associates, May 29, 2001: US06239118 (28 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method for the prevention of atherosclerosis, its genesis, progression and restenosis in human patients undergoing treatments for arterial lesions such as PTA or atherectomy, and which may be accompanied by stent implantation. Further, the treatment method disclosed ...


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Richard A Schatz: Delivery catheter. OvaMed Corporation, Nydegger & Associates, April 28, 1992: US05108366 (25 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for introducing living matter into a body passageway or cavity of a female mammal comprises a hollow, flexible, substantially tubular-shaped collection chamber for holding the living matter. An ejection port is formed adjacent to the distal end of the collection chamber and an ac ...


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Richard A Schatz: Retrieval shuttle. Crompton Seager & Tufte, August 22, 2000: US06106531 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a retrieval shuttle for removal of a stent, medical prosthesis or other foreign object from the vessel of a patient. Structurally, the present invention includes a resilient positioning catheter formed to surround a lumen. A shuttle body also formed to include a lumen is att ...


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Richard A Schatz: Over the wire single operator catheter with wire stabilizer. Nydegger & Associates, September 14, 1999: US05951568 (6 worldwide citation)

An over-the-wire catheter includes a catheter that is formed with a lumen for receiving a guidewire therethrough. A slit, which is formed along the guidewire lumen to provide external access into the lumen, extends at least part way along the length of the catheter. A connector, which is formed with ...