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Richard S Stack: Method and device for vascular repair. Duke University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 30, 1994: US05342393 (563 worldwide citation)

A method and device are provided for sealing a perforation in the wall of, for example, a blood vessel. The device is in the form of a two part closure which seals the hole by clamping the tissue surrounding the hole from both the inside and the outside of the vessel. In accordance with one exemplar ...


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Richard S Stack, Zemaida P Klopovic: Absorbable vascular stent. Duke University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 22, 1991: US05059211 (508 worldwide citation)

An absorbable stent for placement at the locus of a stenotic lesion which is flexible and compliance for safe and effective delivery to the cite of a coronary obstruction, for example, and so as to avoid arterial rupture or aneurysm formation while under continuous stress of a beating heart. The ste ...


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Richard S Stack, Howard G Clark, William F Walker, James H McElhaney: Bioabsorbable stent and method of making the same. Duke University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 18, 1996: US05527337 (467 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable stent for placement at the locus of a stenotic portion of a body passage, such as a blood vessel, which is flexible and compliant for safe and effective delivery to the site of the stenotic portion of, for example, a blood vessel, and so as to avoid the disadvantages of chronic impla ...


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Richard S Stack, Zenaida P Klopovic: Absorbable stent. Duke University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 26, 1994: US05306286 (439 worldwide citation)

An absorbable stent for placement at the locus of a stenotic lesion which is flexible and compliance for safe and effective delivery to the cite of a coronary obstruction, for example, and so as to avoid arterial rupture or aneurysm formation while under continuous stress of a beating heart. The ste ...


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Richard S Stack, Richard A Glenn, Trevor J Moody, Fred E Silverstein, Nathan Every, William S Eubanks Jr: Satiation devices and methods. Stallman & Pollock, January 13, 2004: US06675809 (332 worldwide citation)

A device for inducing weight loss in a patient includes a tubular prosthesis self-expandable from a collapsed position in which the prosthesis has a first diameter to an expanded position in which the prosthesis has a second, larger, diameter. In a method for inducing weight loss, the prosthesis is ...


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William J Boyle, Andy E Denison, Benjamin C Huter, Scott J Huter, Richard S Stack, Kent C B Stalker, Christopher Tarapata, John D Whitfield: Embolic protection devices. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, April 1, 2003: US06540722 (264 worldwide citation)

An embolic protection device for use in a blood vessel when an interventional procedure is being performed in a stenosed or occluded region to capture any embolic material which may be created and released into the bloodstream during the procedure. The device includes a filtering assembly having a s ...


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Richard S Stack, Richard A Glenn, William L Athas, Michael S Williams: Satiation devices and methods. Stallman & Pollock, January 25, 2005: US06845776 (241 worldwide citation)

A device for inducing weight loss in a patient includes a tubular prosthesis positionable at the gastro-esophageal junction region, preferably below the z-line. In a method for inducing weight loss, the prosthesis is placed such that an opening at its proximal end receives masticated food from the e ...


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Richard S Stack, Fred E Silverstein, Nathan Every, William L Athas, Michael S Williams, Richard A Glenn, John Lunsford, Dan Balbierz: Method and apparatus for modifying the exit orifice of a satiation pouch. Synecor, Stallman & Pollock, December 12, 2006: US07146984 (200 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device is described that is positionable within the gastro-esophageal junction region of a patient. The prosthetic device includes a proximal opening and a distal orifice that is adjustable in size prior to and/or following implantation. During use, the prosthetic device is attached to ...


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William J Boyle, Benjamin C Huter, Charles R Peterson, Donald E Schwarten, Richard S Stack: Deployment and recovery control systems for embolic protection devices. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 11, 2003: US06645223 (196 worldwide citation)

A deployment control system provides controlled deployment of an embolic protection device which may include a guide wire, an expandable filter attached to the guide wire near its distal end, and a restraining sheath that maintains the expanded filter in a collapsed position. The deployment control ...


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Richard S Stack, Paul F Muller, Udayan G Patel: System and device for minimizing embolic risk during an interventional procedure. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 15, 2003: US06592616 (174 worldwide citation)

A device for trapping plaque against the vascular wall includes a tubular-shaped net which is made from a blood-permeable and biocompatable material having expandable members attached to each end of the tubular net. The expandable members are placed in their expanded position within a blood vessel t ...