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Andrew H Cragg, Rodney Brenneman: Percutaneous hemostatic suturing device and method. Sub Q, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 9, 1999: US05868762 (487 worldwide citation)

A device for suturing a vascular puncture site includes a shaft having a distal end terminating in a pair of resilient prongs, each of which releasably carries a suture anchor attached to one end of a suture. The shaft is installed within a hollow tube for longitudinal translation therein between fi ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Rodney Brenneman: Percutaneous hemostasis device. Sub Q, Klein & Szekeres, July 21, 1998: US05782861 (316 worldwide citation)

A vascular hemostasis device comprises a shaft coaxially received within a hollow tube, and having a distal end formed with an opposed pair of resilient grasping prongs. The tube has an open distal end that may be situated percutaneously adjacent a vascular puncture site. The shaft and the tube are ...


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George Wallace, Jay Lenker, Thomas J Berryman, Robert R Greene, Rodney Brenneman: Intracranial stent. Micro Therapeutics, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, July 3, 2001: US06254628 (297 worldwide citation)

A stent and stent catheter for intra-cranial use. The stent is a rolled sheet stent and is releasably mounted on the distal tip of the catheter by means of a non-sliding retention and release mechanism. The non-sliding release mechanism is operated remotely at the proximal end of the catheter by mea ...


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Rodney Brenneman, David Sauvageau, Barry Gellman: Boston Scientific Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 25, 2000: US06053935 (278 worldwide citation)

Bone anchor implantation devices and methods for their use are disclosed. The bone anchor implantation devices and methods find particular application in maintaining or improving urinary continence by suspending or stabilizing the bladder neck. The devices and methods simplify procedures for suspend ...


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Rodney Brenneman, Andrew H Cragg: Apparatus and method for percutaneous sealing of blood vessel punctures. Sub Q, Klein & Szekeres, July 8, 1997: US05645566 (267 worldwide citation)

A device for promoting hemostasis in a blood vessel puncture is employed with an introducer that accesses the puncture through an incision. The introducer has an open distal end positionable at the puncture, an external portion with an open proximal end, and an axial channel therebetween. The device ...


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Rodney Brenneman: Drug vial mixing and transfer device. Bioject, Lyon & Lyon, November 14, 1995: US05466220 (248 worldwide citation)

A drug vial mixing and transfer device having a piercing connector or a syringe attached to the end of one or more ports with interconnecting fluid passageways. Further, the piercing connector is used to support and penetrate standard glass drug vials filled with powder or lyophilized drugs or liqui ...


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Rodney Brenneman, Andrew H Cragg: Apparatus and method for percutaneous sealing of blood vessel punctures. Sub Q, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 6, 2000: US06071300 (206 worldwide citation)

A device for promoting hemostasis in a blood vessel puncture is employed with an introducer that accesses the puncture through an incision. The introducer has an open distal end positionable at the puncture, an external portion with an open proximal end, and an axial channel therebetween. The device ...


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Barry N Gellman, David Sauvageau, Rodney Brenneman, Armand A Morin, William Pintauro, Rodney Appell: Method and apparatus for minimally invasive pelvic surgery. SCIMED Life Systems, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, August 8, 2000: US06099547 (192 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a driver and methods for advancing needles, cannulas, and other medical devices through the pubic bone. The driver may be used in connection with a driver frame assembly for proper positioning and stabilization of the driver, and with other devices for creating a cavity in the ...


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Barry N Gellman, Rodney Brenneman, David Sauvageau, William Pintauro, Rodney Appell, Armand A Morin: Percutaneous and hiatal devices and methods for use in minimally invasive pelvic surgery. Scimed Life Systems, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 23, 2002: US06423080 (191 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods relating to percutaneous and hiatal approaches for treating urinary incontinence are provided herein. In particular, guide member placement devices, sling application catheters, tissue dissectors/dilators, sling application devices and a sling application system, tissue expanders ...


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Edward A McDonald, Robert Rosenbluth, Rodney Brenneman: Expandable microporous prosthesis. Cardiovascular Dynamics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 17, 1998: US05728150 (184 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a tubular prosthesis formed by rolling a perforated sheet around a longitudinal axis. Preferably, the prosthesis is self expandable under the radially outwardly directed spring bias of the rolled sheet. The perforations in the sheet are configured to provide throughholes in the wall of ...