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Robert E Fischell: Plural module medication delivery system. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, January 22, 1985: US04494950 (1079 worldwide citation)

A system consisting of a multiplicity of separate modules which collectively perform a useful biomedical purpose; the modules communicating with each other without the use of interconnecting wires. All modules may be intracorporeal or body mounted extracorporeal or some modules may be intracorporeal ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Intravascular stent and percutaneous insertion catheter system for the dilation of an arterial stenosis and the prevention of arterial restenosis. MedInnovations, Howard W Califano, September 6, 1988: US04768507 (664 worldwide citation)

This invention is in the field of percutaneous insertion catheters that are used for placing a coil spring stent into a vessel of a living body for the purposes of enhancing luminal dilation, preventing arterial restenosis and preventing vessel blockage resulting from intimal dissection following ba ...


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Robert E Fischell: Implantable, programmable medication infusion system. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Marc A Block, Samuel L Sachs, February 15, 1983: US04373527 (647 worldwide citation)

An implantable programmable medication infusion system comprises an implantable portion (2) having a medication reservoir (10) at below body pressure and isolated at its input from the body in which it is implanted by an antechamber (8) the pressure integrity of which is checked before filling the m ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Adrian R M Upton: System for treatment of neurological disorders. NeuroPace, January 18, 2000: US06016449 (582 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a multiple electrode, closed-loop, responsive system for the treatment of certain neurological diseases such as epilepsy, migraine headaches and Parkinson's disease. Brain electrodes would be placed in close proximity to the brain or deep within brain tissue. When a neurological event s ...


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Robert E Fischell, Peter C Lord: Refillable medication infusion apparatus. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, March 4, 1986: US04573994 (479 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for filling, or refilling, the internal reservoir of a medication infusion system, wherein filling or refilling is permitted only when a means for injecting medication is properly positioned relative to the reservoir. Prior to filling or refilling, a pressure integrity check can ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Multi-cell stent with cells having differing characteristics. December 16, 1997: US05697971 (468 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a multi-cell stent having at least two different types of cells with each type of cell accomplishing a different purpose. For example, a first type of cell is intended to provide a maximum radial rigidity after stent deployment. A second type of cell is designed to provide i ...


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Robert E Fischell: Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, March 15, 1988: US04731051 (388 worldwide citation)

An implantable programmable infusion pump (IPIP) is disclosed and generally includes: a fluid reservoir filled with selected medication; a pump for causing a precise volumetric dosage of medication to be withdrawn from the reservoir and delivered to the appropriate site within the body; and, a contr ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Intra-arterial stent with the capability to inhibit intimal hyperplasia. Medical Innovative Technologies R & D Partnership, October 22, 1991: US05059166 (351 worldwide citation)

Intra-arterial stents are frequently used subsequent to balloon angioplasty to maintain arterial patency. The most frequent cause for failure to maintain patency is the rapid growth of the injured arterial tissue through the openings in the stent, which rapid growth is called "intimal hyperplasia." ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell: Stent with improved radiopacity and appearance characteristics. IsoStent, March 4, 1997: US05607442 (345 worldwide citation)

A stent (10) is plated with a high density, radiopaque metal (or alloy) such as gold or tantalum. Specifically, the stent (10) is plated to a sufficient thickness (15) on its longitudinal wires (12) to make it clearly radiopaque in fluoroscopy, but the generally circumferential wires (11) are plated ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Adrian R M Upton: Responsive implantable system for the treatment of neurological disorders. NeuroPace, October 17, 2000: US06134474 (337 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a multiple electrode, closed-loop, responsive system for the treatment of certain neurological diseases such as epilepsy, migraine headaches and Parkinson's disease. Brain electrodes would be placed in close proximity to the brain or deep within brain tissue. When a neurological event s ...



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