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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Longitudinally elongating balloon expandable stent. Iso Stent, December 9, 1997: US05695516 (210 worldwide citation)

The present invention is designed to overcome several disadvantages of prior art balloon expandable stents. Specifically, the Butterfly Expandable To Honeycomb (BETH) stent described herein consists of a collection of circumferential (or vertical) arc structures and diagonal struts. These arcs and s ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Expandable pullback atherectomy catheter system. MedInnovations, December 12, 1989: US04886061 (208 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an Expandable Pullback Atherectomy Catheter (EPAC) comprising a distal tip portion capable of assuming two diameters. The distal tip portion includes an expandable cutting means and an expandable tissue collecting means. The catheter is guided in an artery to the stenosis and the distal ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Martha J Morell, Barbara Gibb: Method for determining stimulation parameters for the treatment of epileptic seizures. NeuroPace, December 12, 2000: US06161045 (203 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for determining the optimal electrical stimulation parameters for intracranial stimulation therapy before implantation of a device for electrical stimulation therapy for epilepsy. This method would be used during intracranial electrical stimulation and monitoring procedures whi ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Stent having a multiplicity of undulating longitudinals. Rosenberg Klein & Bilker, March 9, 1999: US05879370 (200 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for an expandable stent (10 or 20) for use in an artery or other vessel of a human body. The stent structure (10 or 20) maintains the patency of the vessel within which the stent (10 or 20) is expanded radially outward. One embodiment of the present invention is a sten ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell: Integrated system for EEG monitoring and electrical stimulation with a multiplicity of electrodes. Neuro Pace, May 8, 2001: US06230049 (198 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention is an integrated system for EEG monitoring and electrical stimulation from a multiplicity of scalp or intracranial implanted electrodes. The system integrates EEG monitoring and brain stimulation, supports remote electrode selection for stimulation and provides a wireless con ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Integrated dual-function catheter system and method for balloon angioplasty and stent delivery. Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, June 3, 1997: US05634928 (190 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter system utilizes a balloon angioplasty catheter placed through a central passageway of a stent delivery catheter to enable balloon angioplasty and stent delivery to be accomplished with a single device. The integrated catheter system is able to perform dilatation of an arterial ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Balloon expandable temporary radioisotope stent system. Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, Jun Y Lee, March 24, 1998: US05730698 (187 worldwide citation)

An expandable temporary stent system (10) is provided for creating a temporary stent within a vessel of a human body and includes an over-the-wire balloon angioplasty catheter (20) having a central lumen (26) and a distal section having an inflatable balloon (23). The balloon angioplasty catheter (2 ...


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Robert E Fischell, James J Thompson, David R Fischell, Richard L Harding, Tim A Fischell: Apparatus for atherectomy. Arrow International Investment, Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, April 25, 1995: US05409454 (186 worldwide citation)

A catheter is disclosed which is capable of cutting obstructive tissue from a vessel of a living body while shielding a portion of the wall of the vessel from being exposed to the cutting blade at the catheter's distal end. An essentially continuous outer surface at the catheter's distal end allows ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Use of a stent with the capability to inhibit malignant growth in a vessel such as a biliary duct. Medical Innovative Technologies R & D Partnership, January 5, 1993: US05176617 (186 worldwide citation)

It is well known that radiation therapy can reduce the proliferation of rapidly growing cancer cells is a malignant tumor. The present invention utilizes a radioisotope which is integral to a stent which can irradiate the tissue in close proximity to the implantation site of the stent in order to re ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Distally attachable and releasable sheath for a stent delivery system. Cathco, April 7, 1998: US05735859 (178 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device and method for securing and releasing the distal end of a thin-walled sheath to and from a distal section of a stent delivery catheter. The invention comprises a stent delivery catheter system which includes a sheath which is releasably attached to a distal section ...