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Jing Tang, Guillermo J Tearney, Brett E Bouma, S Eric Ryan, Simon Furnish, Andres Zuluaga: Multi-path optical catheter. InfraReDx, Fish & Richardson P C, March 2, 2004: US06701181 (155 worldwide citation)

First and second optical-redirectors mounted on a catheter couple radiation to a target along separate first and second paths. Either the first or second optical-redirectors, or both, can include a steering mechanism for selecting the first and/or second path.


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Simon Furnish, Jay Caplan, Andres Zuluaga, Daniel E McNulty: Devices for vulnerable plaque detection. InfraReDx, Fish & Richardson P C, September 27, 2005: US06949072 (127 worldwide citation)

An intravascular probe includes a sheath with a distal portion and a proximal portion. The intravascular probe includes a first optical waveguide extending along the sheath, the first optical waveguide being configured to carry optical radiation between the distal and proximal portions, and a first ...


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David Y Phelps, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, Mark Griffin, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, Jay Schmelter, Simon Furnish: Designs for left ventricular conduit. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 18, 2001: US06290728 (124 worldwide citation)

A conduit is provided to provide a bypass around a blockage in the coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium or heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a chamber of the heart such as the left ventricle and the coronary artery, distal to the blockage ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Todd Hall, Enrique Malaret, David Byrd, Gerald Hubbs, Gregory Furnish, Josh Barber, Indaka Gunasekara, Benjamin Morris, Valerie Futral, Sava A Chernomordik, William C Mers Kelly, William A Reuss Jr, Simon Furnish, Michael W Wilson, Hacene Bouadi, John C Muskivitch, Matthew L Pease, David A Rahdert, Travis Rowe, Gregory M Ruhf, Brandon G Walsh, Claude Vidal, Thomas Banks, Russ Redmond: Bifurcated stent. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, February 24, 2004: US06695877 (82 worldwide citation)

A bifurcated stent comprises a first stent section and a second stent section. Each stent section is expandable from a predeployed state to a deployed state independently from one another. The second stent section having an end engaged to a receiving region of the first stent section. In the deploye ...


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Guillermo J Tearney, Brett E Bouma, S Eric Ryan, Simon Furnish, Jing Tang, Andres Zuluaga: Balloon catheter. Infraredx, Fish & Richardson P C, March 16, 2004: US06706004 (50 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a feedback loop for controlling an extent of a gap between a wall of a balloon mounted on a catheter and a wall of a lumen into which the catheter is inserted. The apparatus includes a radiation detector mounted within the balloon for generating a feedback signal having informa ...


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S Eric Ryan, Brett Bouma, Guillermo J Tearney, Simon Furnish, Jing Tang, Andres Zuluaga: Referencing optical catheters. Infraredx, Fish & Richardson P C, September 2, 2003: US06615062 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods and apparatus to reference or normalize optical measurements, by removing or accounting for background factors and artifacts, such as motion artifacts, that arise during use of optical catheters.


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Scott J Wolf, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, David Y Phelps, Peter J Wilk, Nancy Briefs, William Santamore, Daniel Burkhoff, Simon Furnish, Stephen Evans, Roger D Kamm, Richard Renati, Gerald Melsky, Eun Bo Shim: Left ventricular conduits to coronary arteries and methods for coronary bypass. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, September 27, 2005: US06949080 (29 worldwide citation)

A stent suitable for implantation in myocardial tissue to enhance perfusion therein may include a tubular member having first and second ends and a lumen. The first end of the stent may be configured to pierce myocardial tissue and the lumen may be configured to be placed in flow communication with ...


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Simon Furnish: Display of diagnostic data. InfraReDx, Fish & Richardson P C, November 6, 2007: US07292715 (25 worldwide citation)

A system for displaying diagnostic data includes a display on which is displayed an image having an anatomic map and a diagnostic map. The diagnostic map, which is disposed at a location indicative of the spatial distribution of the diagnostic data, shows a spatial distribution of that data.


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Simon Furnish, Andres F Zuluaga: Optical catheter with dual-stage beam redirector. InfraReDx, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, June 22, 2010: US07742805 (18 worldwide citation)

A catheter includes separate first and second optical channels extending between proximal and distal portion thereof. First and second beam redirectors in optical communication with the respective first and second optical channels each have on-axis stage and an off-axis stage.


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David Y Phelps, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, Mark Griffin, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, Jay Schmelter, Simon Furnish: Designs for left ventricular conduit. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, October 11, 2005: US06953481 (9 worldwide citation)

A conduit is provided to provide a bypass around a blockage in the coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium or heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a chamber of the heart such as the left ventricle and the coronary artery, distal to the blockage ...