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James Hong, Rahul Bhagat, Syed Hossainy, Santosh Prabhu, K T Venkateswara Rao, Ashok Shah, Srinivasan Sridharan: Hybrid intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 15, 2005: US06866805 (135 worldwide citation)

A hybrid stent is formed which exhibits both high flexibility and high radial strength. The expandable hybrid stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, consists of radially expandable cylindrical rings generally aligned on a common longitudinal axis and interconnected by one ...


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Jessica Chiu, Gregory Waimong Chan, Hongzhi Bai, Nianjiong J Bei, Mark J Bly, Srinivasan Sridharan, Tom Hatten: Retrograde pressure regulated infusion. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 31, 2007: US07250041 (91 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter that includes a flexible shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, the distal end having an outer diameter less than about 13 mm; a delivery lumen having a proximal end and a distal end, the delivery lumen within the flexible shaft, the delivery lumen having at least an outle ...


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Srinivasan Sridharan, Murthy V Simhambhatla: Process of making polymer articles. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 1, 2004: US06743388 (62 worldwide citation)

A method including forming a semi-crystalline polymer material into a lamella; and stretching the lamella into a polymer including a node of folded lamella and a fibril orientation. A method including extruding a pseudo-gel including an ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene material into a lamella ...


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Srinivasan Sridharan: Catheter balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton, March 27, 2007: US07195638 (51 worldwide citation)

An expandable medical device or component thereof including a tubular body formed of a wrapped sheet of porous polymeric material fused together, the tubular body having a fused seam at an angle relative to the longitudinal axis of the tubular body which changes along the length of the tubular body ...


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Florencia Lim, Chi Le Long, Charles D Claude, Jeong S Lee, Srinivasan Sridharan, Fernando Gonzalez, Edwin Wang: Catheter balloon formed of ePTFE and a diene polymer. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 20, 2005: US06946173 (44 worldwide citation)

A catheter balloon formed of a polymeric material such as expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) bonded to a second layer formed of a low tensile set polymer and/or impregnated with a low tensile set polymer. In a presently preferred embodiment, the low tensile set polymer is a silicone-polyuretha ...


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Srinivasan Sridharan, Tack J Whang, Gordon J Roberts: High temperature sealing glass. Ferro Corporation, Rankin Hill Porter & Clark, September 26, 2000: US06124224 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides high temperature sealing glass compositions for use in producing mechanically and chemically durable electrically insulating hermetic glass seals between materials such as zirconia, alumina, fosterite, steatite, carbon steels, stainless steels, and superalloys. High te ...


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Florencia Lim, Timothy Owens, Srinivasan Sridharan, Chi Le Long: Method of making a low profile balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton, December 12, 2006: US07147817 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of making a catheter balloon or other expandable tubular medical device or component thereof, in which an assembly of heat shrink material on an outer surface of coaxially disposed first and second tubes is heated to radially shrink the heat shrink material and reduce the outer diameter of ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Gordon Stewart, Srinivasan Sridharan, Arkady Kokish, Klaus Kleine, Benjamyn Serna, Bjorn G Svensson: Apparatus and method for selectively coating a medical article. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, December 29, 2009: US07638156 (31 worldwide citation)

Masking apparatus and methods of masking a medical article, such as stent, for selective application of a coating composition on the article are disclosed.


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Fernando Gonzalez, Srinivasan Sridharan, Delma M Blankenship: Method of making an expandable medical device formed of a compacted porous polymeric material. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 8, 2005: US06863757 (29 worldwide citation)

A method of making a catheter balloon or other expandable tubular medical device or component thereof formed of a compacted porous polymeric material, in which a tube of porous polymeric material is axially compacted, preferably without increasing the outer diameter of the tube, by positioning heat ...


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Srinivasan Sridharan, Timoteo Tomas: Medical device formed of polyester copolymer. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 27, 2005: US06949112 (22 worldwide citation)

A medical device or component thereof, and particularly intracorporeal devices for therapeutic or diagnostic uses, formed at least in part of a copolymer having a hard block and a polylactone soft block. In a presently preferred embodiment, the hard block of the copolymer is a polyester, and more sp ...