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Sunmi Chew, Bernard Andreas, Hanson S Gifford III, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivery of variable length stents. XTENT, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, J Grainger Esq, November 13, 2007: US07294146 (124 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are stented using multiple, discreet stent structures, or continuous coiled or mesh stent structures. Stent structures may be balloon expandable or self-expanding and are delivered by a delivery catheter which is repositioned to spaced-apart delivery sights. By co ...


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Bernard Andreas, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III: Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 12, 2006: US07147656 (93 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are expanded using an evertible braided prosthesis. The braided prosthesis is delivered to the blood vessel in a radially collapsed configuration. A leading edge of the braided prosthesis is then everted so that it expands as it is advanced through the blood vesse ...


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Bernard Andreas, Ron French, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivering coiled prostheses. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry J Grainger Esq, September 18, 2007: US07270668 (68 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for delivering prostheses to body lumens, such as stents and grafts to blood vessels, utilize a delivery device which carries one or more linearized elements. The linearized elements assume non-linear configurations, particularly helical configurations, when advanced and releas ...


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Sunmi Chew, Bernard Andreas, Hanson S Gifford III, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivery of variable length stents. Xtent, Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, September 13, 2011: US08016870 (51 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are stented using multiple, discrete stent structures, or continuous coiled or mesh stent structures. Stent structures may be a balloon expandable or self-expanding and are delivered by a delivery catheter which is repositioned to spaced-apart delivery sites. By c ...


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Sunmi Chew, Bernard Andreas, Hanson S Gifford III, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivery of multiple distributed stents. Xtent, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 15, 2011: US07905913 (31 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are stented using multiple, discreet stent structures. Stent structures may be balloon expandable or self-expanding and are delivered by a delivery catheter which is repositioned to spaced-apart delivery sights. By coating the stents with particular biologically a ...


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Bernard Andreas, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Alan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, J Grainger Esq, April 15, 2008: US07357812 (29 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are expanded using an evertible braided prosthesis. The braided prosthesis is delivered to the blood vessel in a radially collapsed configuration. A leading edge of the braided prosthesis is then everted so that it expands as it is advanced through the blood vesse ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard Andreas, Sunmi Chew, Ron French, Doug Sutton: Methods and devices for luminal and sphincter augmentation. The Foundry, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 13, 2007: US07175589 (18 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for augmenting or otherwise enhancing closure of body lumens comprise magnetic or magnetizable components or particles which are implanted in the wall of the lumen. The magnet fields exerted by the components or particles act to close the body lumen with a desired force.


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Mark Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard Andreas, Sunmi Chew, Ron French, Doug Sutton: Methods and devices for treating aneurysms. The Foundry, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 1, 2008: US07314484 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices provide delivery of one or more therapeutic agents to a treatment site at or near an aneurysm, such as an abdominal aortic aneurysm (“AAA”). Methods typically include placing a device at or near the AAA and releasing one or more therapeutic agents from the device. This may also i ...


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Ron French, Scott Wilson, Neil Barman, Emily Vu, John Miller: Systems, methods and devices for removing obstructions from a blood vessel. Concentric Medical, Jens E Hoekendijk, November 12, 2013: US08579915 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an obstruction removing device and a method for making the obstruction removing device. The method includes two mandrels with an elongate element being wound around the first mandrel and then wrapped around the second mandrel. The mandrels are movable relative to one a ...


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Bernard Andreas, Ron French, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses. Xtent, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 10, 2011: US07938852 (8 worldwide citation)

Blood vessels and other body lumens are expanded using an evertible braided prosthesis. The braided prosthesis is delivered to the blood vessel in a radially collapsed configuration. A leading edge of the braided prosthesis is then everted so that it expands as it is advanced through the blood vesse ...