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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Methods and apparatus for crossing total occlusions in blood vessels. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 15, 2001: US06231546 (227 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Apparatus for crossing total occlusion in blood vessels. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, May 22, 2001: US06235000 (170 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Vascular re-entry catheter. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, January 28, 2003: US06511458 (151 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Re-entry catheter. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, April 13, 2004: US06719725 (102 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Richard E Hill III, Alex L Lim, Tim Huynh, Eric K Y Chan: Helically shaped electrophysiology catheter. CaRDiMa, Edward J Lynch, Duane Morris, December 6, 2005: US06972016 (67 worldwide citation)

An electrophysiology (EP) device suitable for ablating tissue within a patient's body lumen. The EP device of the invention generally comprises an elongated shaft having a distal shaft section with a helical shape and at least one electrode on an exterior portion thereof. One aspect of the invention ...


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Edward J Sommer Jr, Richard E Hill, Charles E Roos: Method and apparatus for improving baggage screening examination. Select Technologies, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, October 23, 2007: US07286634 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for screening articles such as baggage, utilizing a computerized touch sensitive screen or other computerized pointing device for operator identification and electronic marking of objects within the article to be further examined. Baggage is electromagnetically s ...


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Edward J Sommer Jr, David B Spencer, R Lynn Conley, Richard E Hill, Robert H Parrish, Charles E Roos: Sorting pieces of material based on photonic emissions resulting from multiple sources of stimuli. Spectramet, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 27, 2010: US07763820 (20 worldwide citation)

A piece of material that includes low-Z elements is classified based on photonic emissions detected from the piece of material. Both XRF spectroscopy and OES techniques, for example, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and spark discharge spectroscopy, may be used to classify the piece of ma ...


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Edward J Sommer Jr, Richard E Hill: Method and apparatus for improving identification and control of articles passing through a scanning system. Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, H Roy Berkenstock, July 7, 2009: US07558370 (20 worldwide citation)

An article sensing and tracking system and computer system integrated and connected to present on a monitor screen, or screens, visual x-ray and photographic images of articles that are being passed through a scanner and visual indication of the physical location of the displayed articles within the ...


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David B Spencer, Jeffrey J Webster, Aldo M Reti, Edward J Sommer Jr, Richard E Hill, R Lynn Conley: Material sorting technology. Spectramet, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 7, 2014: US08855809 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems for sorting materials, such as those made of metal, are described. The systems may operate by irradiating the materials with x-rays and then detecting fluoresced x-rays, transmitted x-rays, or both. Detection of the fluoresced x-rays may be performed using an x-ray fluorescence detector arra ...


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Edward J Sommer, David B Spencer, R Lynn Conley, Richard E Hill, Robert H Parrish, Charles E Roos: Sorting pieces of material based on photonic emissions resulting from multiple sources of stimuli. Spectramet, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 2, 2013: US08476545 (2 worldwide citation)

A piece of material that includes low-Z elements is classified based on photonic emissions detected from the piece of material. Both XRF spectroscopy and OES techniques, for example, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and spark discharge spectroscopy, may be used to classify the piece of ma ...