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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2001: US06217527 (281 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions. Lumend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 24, 2001: US06221049 (232 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald French, Douglas Sutton: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, January 20, 2004: US06679264 (200 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and devices for performing pulmonary procedures, and in particular treating lung disease. A flow control element includes a valve that prevents airflow in the inhalation direction but permits airflow in the exhalation direction. The flow control element is guided to and positioned a ...


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Mark E Deem, Bernard H Andreas, Sunmi Chew, Antony J Fields, Ronald French, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald R Hundertmark, Alan R Rapacki, Douglas S Sutton, Peter M Wilson: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, February 24, 2004: US06694979 (159 worldwide citation)

An implantable flow control element is provided which prevents air from entering an isolated portion of a patient's lung. The element may permit air to escape from the isolated portion so that the element acts like a valve. Systems for implanting pulmonary devices are also provided.


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Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo, Fred Co, Mark Campello, Ronald French, Amiel Aguilar: Methods and apparatus for treating vascular occlusions. LuMend, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, February 4, 2003: US06514217 (146 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for crossing totally to substantially occluded blood vessels by passing a redirectable wire such as a guidewire from a relatively proximal point past the occlusion within a subintimal space formed between the intimal layer and the adventitial layer of a blood vessel wall. The w ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald French, Douglas Sutton: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, Fred C Hernandez, Stephanie L Seidman, January 11, 2005: US06840243 (143 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and devices for performing pulmonary procedures, and in particular treating lung disease. A flow control element includes a valve that prevents airflow in the inhalation direction but permits airflow in the exhalation direction. The flow control element is guided to and positioned a ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald French, Douglas Sutton: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, June 7, 2005: US06901927 (115 worldwide citation)

An implantable flow control element is provided which prevents air from entering an isolated portion of a patient's lung. The element may permit air to escape from the isolated portion so that the element acts like a valve. Systems for implanting pulmonary devices are also provided.


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald French, Douglas Sutton: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, Fred C Hernandez, January 23, 2007: US07165548 (60 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and devices for performing pulmonary procedures, and in particular treating lung disease. A flow control element includes a valve that prevents airflow in the inhalation direction but permits airflow in the exhalation direction. The flow control element is guided to and positioned a ...


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Ronald French: Emergency apparatus for evacuating air from the body cavity. Garvey Smith Nehrbass & Doody, December 18, 2001: US06330882 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for evacuating air from the body cavity of the patient during a collapsed lung condition which includes, an air delivery tube portion which is inserted through the skin and into the wall of the body cavity, the air delivery tube portion of the apparatus include a body portion, a first u ...


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Ronald French, Bernard H Andreas, Hanson S Gifford III: Methods, systems and devices relating to implantable fluid pumps. The Foundry, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 20, 2004: US06723039 (25 worldwide citation)

An implantable pump system including an external driver. The implantable pump is driven by the external driver during normal operation but may also operate on a battery. The external driver is used to drive the pump with the mechanical energy of the impeller also being used to charge the battery. Th ...