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Stephen A Sosnowski, Nadhir B Kosa, Steven W Kovalcheck, John H Parrish: Deflectable-end endoscope with detachable flexible shaft assembly. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, March 27, 1990: US04911148 (391 worldwide citation)

An endoscope having a deflectable tip configured so as to have a small outer diameter of approximately 0.15 inch or less. The endoscope includes a flexible shaft subassembly comprised of a conduit having a deflectable end segment at its distal end which can be controlled by a manually operable mecha ...


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Frank Louw, Stephen A Sosnowski, David Rosenthal: Side branch occlusion catheter device having integrated endoscope for performing endoscopically visualized occlusion of the side branches of an anatomical passageway. Baxter International, Raymond Sun, Robert Buyan, Bruce Canter, January 13, 1998: US05707389 (153 worldwide citation)

The device for blocking (e.g., embolizing) the side branches of an anatomical passageway under endoscopic guidance. The device comprises an elongate catheter body having a side branch blocking apparatus, such as an embolization catheter, disposed therein and further incorporating an endoscope (e.g., ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Thomas A Howell, Jan R Wicherski, Stephen A Sosnowski: Valvulotome and method of using. Intramed Laboratories, Raymond Sun, Limbach & Limbach, December 17, 1996: US05584842 (109 worldwide citation)

A valvulotome for disrupting vein valves in in-situ procedures, and for distrupting the vein valves in vein segments to be used in CABG procedures. The valvulotome includes an elongate blade mounting member and a thin, scythe-shaped cutting blade. The cutting blade is mounted relative to the blade m ...


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Stephen A Sosnowski, John H Parrish, Alan J Schempp: Percutaneous access catheter and method of use. Intramed Laboratories, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen, October 5, 1993: US05250025 (68 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous access catheter is employed for examining and treating internal body cavities and organs via an access tract. For example, the catheter can be employed for examining and treating the gallbladder via a transhepatic tract. The examination may employ endoscopic, fluoroscopic, ultrasonic, ...


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Jan Wicherski, Stephen A Sosnowski: Method and device for endoluminal disruption of venous valves. Baxter International, Robert Buyan, Raymond Sun, Guy Cumberbatch, February 9, 1999: US05868768 (64 worldwide citation)

A method and device for cutting venous valve located within the lumen of a vein. The device comprises an elongate shaft of rigid or flexible construction and a valvulotome blade positioned on the distal end of said elongate shaft. The valvulotome blade comprises an elongate shank portion which is di ...


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Frank Louw, Stephen A Sosnowski, David Rosenthal: Method of endoscopically visualized occlusion of the side branches of an anatomical passageway. Edwards Lifesciences, Peter Jon Gluck, Guy Cumberbatch, Bruce M Canter, January 30, 2001: US06178968 (33 worldwide citation)

Methods for utilizing a device for blocking (e.g., embolizing) the side branches of an anatomical passageway under endoscopic guidance. The device comprises an elongate catheter body having a side branch blocking apparatus, such as an embolization catheter, disposed therein and further incorporating ...


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Frank Louw, Stephen A Sosnowski, David Rosenthal: Endoscopically-assisted device for endoluminal occlusion of anatomical passageway side branches. Baxter International, Raymond Sun, Guy Cumberbatch, Bruce M Canter, September 7, 1999: US05947994 (32 worldwide citation)

The device for blocking (e.g., embolizing) the side branches of an anatomical passageway under endoscopic guidance. The device comprises an elongate catheter body having a side branch blocking apparatus, such as an embolization catheter, disposed therein and further incorporating an endoscope (e.g., ...


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Rodolfo C Quijana, Andrew H Cragg, Hosheng Tu, Stephen A Sosnowski, George Wallace: Intragastric balloon system and therapeutic processes and products. ReShape Medical, Perkins Coie, July 24, 2012: US08226602 (28 worldwide citation)

A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume features at least one inflatable space filler with drag delivery and stimulation features and includes therapeutic devices and anchoring apparatus enabling tracking, visualization and optimized management ...


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Jan Wicherski, Stephen A Sosnowski: Method and device for endoluminal disruption of venous valves. Baxter International, Raymond Sun, Stetine Brunda Buyan, August 19, 1997: US05658302 (24 worldwide citation)

A method and device for cutting venous valve located within the lumen of a vein. The device comprises an elongate shaft of rigid or flexible construction and a valvulotome blade positioned on the distal end of said elongate shaft. The valvulotome blade comprises an elongate shank portion which is di ...


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David Rosenthal, Stephen A Sosnowski: Radioactive medical suture and method of making the same. Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, April 27, 1999: US05897573 (16 worldwide citation)

A radioactive suture for inhibiting an intimal hyperplastic response comprises a needle and a suture material having a radioactive beta-emitting element. This radioactive element is preferably chemically bonded to an organic substrate of the suture material. It is preferred that the radioactive sutu ...