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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824041 (665 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, October 3, 2000: US06126685 (384 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic AVE, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, February 26, 2002: US06350278 (354 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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William M Ambrisco, Richard O Murphy, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Tracy D Maahs, Bruce S Addis: Adjustable blood filtration system. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, December 28, 1999: US06007557 (264 worldwide citation)

A modular blood filter device and delivery system, comprising a hollow vessel insertion device with a modular filter apparatus. The insertion device, which can be an introducer, includes a distal end adapted to enter an artery, and a proximal end adapted to receive a modular filter apparatus. When t ...


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Roman Turovskiy, Richard O Murphy: Medical device introducer and obturator. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Edwards Lifesciences, March 28, 2006: US07018390 (262 worldwide citation)

An introducer having an elongate tubular member and a device connector releasably attached to a proximal end of the tubular member. The introducer allows exchange of medical instruments, such as a blood filter and cardioplegia catheter, through a single lumen. An obturator having a retractable blade ...


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William M Ambrisco, Richard O Murphy, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Tracy D Maahs, Bruce S Addis: Adjustable blood filtration system. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, November 20, 2001: US06319268 (162 worldwide citation)

A modular blood filter device and delivery system, comprising a hollow vessel insertion device with a modular filter apparatus. The insertion device, which can be an introducer, includes a distal end adapted to enter an artery, and a proximal end adapted to receive a modular filter apparatus. When t ...


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William M Ambrisco, Richard O Murphy, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Tracy D Maahs, Bruce S Addis: Adjustable blood filtration system. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, November 28, 2000: US06152947 (101 worldwide citation)

A modular blood filter device and delivery system, comprising a hollow vessel insertion device with a modular filter apparatus. The insertion device, which can be an introducer, includes a distal end adapted to enter an artery, and a proximal end adapted to receive a modular filter apparatus. When t ...


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Lorraine Mangosong Martinez, Jobert Balceta, Kevin Hahnen, Bruce Addis, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Richard O Murphy, Tracy D Maahs: Modular access port for device delivery. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, O&apos Melveny & Myers, March 16, 2004: US06706033 (101 worldwide citation)

Modular systems comprising a cannula and at least one access port adjacent to a distal end of the cannula provide insertion of one or more therapeutic or diagnostic devices into a vessel or cardiac tissue through a single incision site. Other embodiments include a vessel introducer or multi-port int ...


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Yue Teh Jang, Richard O Murphy, Roman Turovskiy: Arterial filter with aspiration and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 18, 2002: US06406471 (84 worldwide citation)

A filter comprising a porous material is arranged in a generally conical shape having an expandable base and a vertex. A reservoir tip is located at the vertex for collecting filtered embolic material. The tip communicates with a distal port and lumen of an aspiration tube for removing embolic mater ...


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William M Ambrisco, Richard O Murphy, Timothy J Wood, Roman Turovskiy, Tracy D Maahs, Bruce S Addis: Adjustable blood filtration system. Embol X, O&apos Melveny & Myers, December 2, 2003: US06656204 (70 worldwide citation)

A modular blood filter apparatus and methods of use. The modular filter apparatus includes an adjustable frame capable of assuming enlarged and contracted conditions and a frame sizing mechanism associated with the frame. Certain embodiments include a filter cartridge to protect the adjustable filte ...