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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, April 16, 1996: US05507744 (511 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Todd P Messal, May 16, 2000: US06063085 (298 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Hans Mische, Thomas Holman: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Steven P Shurtz, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 22, 1998: US05810810 (243 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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William F Kratoska, Sew Wah Tay, Scott P Thome, Peter T Keith: Expandable introducer sheath. SciMed Life Systems, Kinney & Lange P A, July 18, 2000: US06090072 (163 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a method and device for providing an expandable introducer sheath. The method of employing the inventive device comprises inserting an elongate flexible tubular sheath into a vessel (with a proximal end of the sheath extending proximally outward through the skin), to ...


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Lixiao Wang, Roger Hastings, Paul Buscemi, Sew Wah Tay: Temporary stent and method of use. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, February 10, 1998: US05716410 (147 worldwide citation)

A temporary stent comprises a coil of tubular thermoplastic material and a heating element inside the tubular material, or a film with a metal film resistive heating element coated thereon. A method of temporarily supporting the wall of a vessel comprises the steps of inserting a thermoplastic body ...


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William F Kratoska, Andrew G Richardson, Sew Wah Tay, Scott P Thome, Peter T Keith: Expandable introducer sheath. Scimed Life Systems, Kinney & Lange P A, February 6, 2001: US06183443 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a method and device for providing an expandable introducer sheath. The method of employing the inventive device comprises inserting an elongate flexible tubular sheath into a vessel (with a proximal end of the sheath extending proximally outward through the skin), to ...


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Sew Wah Tay: Medical electrode packaging technology. SurVivaLink Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, November 16, 1999: US05984102 (105 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a sealed package system for housing at least two medical electrode devices and for enabling the periodic testing thereof, comprising a thin, generally flat flexible envelope constructed and arranged to form an interior cavity for enclosing a conductive gel contact surface of e ...


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Lixiao Wang, Roger Hastings, Paul Buscemi, Sew Wah Tay: Method for delivering drugs to a vascular site. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, August 18, 1998: US05795318 (56 worldwide citation)

A temporary stent comprises a coil of tubular thermoplastic material and a heating element inside the tubular material, or a film with a metal film resistive heating element coated thereon. A method of temporarily supporting the wall of a vessel comprises the steps of inserting a thermoplastic body ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Thomas J Holman: Self-sticking needle assembly and method for insertion into an artery. Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 20, 1995: US05425718 (40 worldwide citation)

The needle assembly of the present invention includes a rigid cannula with a blunt distal end, a needle housed inside the cannula, a hub on the needle for controlling the position of the distal end of the needle with respect to the distal end of the cannula and a stop connected to the cannula for li ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, July 21, 2009: USRE040863

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...