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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Huey Quoc Chan: Elongate medical device with continuous reinforcement member. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufts & Wickhem, December 14, 2010: US07850623 (28 worldwide citation)

An elongate medical device including an inner elongate member, a reinforcing member, and an outer tubular member is described. The reinforcing member may be a helically wound continuous wire including a first portion having a first cross-sectional profile, a second portion having a second cross-sect ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, November 1, 2011: US08048060 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing m ...


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Eric B Stenzel, Ronald A Sahatjian, Sheng ping Zhong, Kinh Luan D Dao, Peter L Dayton, Daniel J Kalashian, Stephen Griffin, Thomas Yung hui Chien: Method and device for providing full protection to a stent. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, April 6, 2010: US07691138 (22 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprises a catheter shaft, at least a portion of which defines a medical device receiving region, and at least one sleeve. The at least one sleeve comprises a tubular member constructed and arranged to transition between an extended state and a retracted state. The tubular member has a f ...


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Stephen Griffin: Optical fiber with numerical aperture compression. Innova Quartz, The Halvorson Law Firm, June 12, 2001: US06246817 (16 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic probe of the type typically used in medical instruments includes an illumination optical fiber having a relatively high Numerical Aperture (NA) for coupling as much light as possible into the fiber at its input end. At the output end, an outwardly flared uniform taper is provided to in ...


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Amiel Aguilar, Stephen Griffin: Stent delivery catheter. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, July 19, 2011: US07981148 (15 worldwide citation)

Stent delivery catheters comprising a hypotube, which may be a micromachined member, disposed on an outer portion of an inner member that may be an extruded multi-lumen member. The hypotube may be secured to the inner member. The devices may be adapted for delivering a self expanding stent by provid ...


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Stephen Griffin: Optical fiber with numerical aperture compression. The Halvorson Law Firm, February 3, 2004: US06687436 (15 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic probe of the type typically used in medical instruments includes an illumination optical fiber having a relatively high Numerical Aperture (NA) for coupling as much light as possible into the fiber at its input end. At the output end, an outwardly flared uniform taper is proved to incr ...


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Laila Al Marashi, David Grewe, Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, David Majercak, Roger Stevens: Rapid-exchange balloon catheter shaft and method. Cordis Corporation, Kristin L Menon, October 19, 2010: US07815600 (10 worldwide citation)

A rapid-exchange balloon catheter or stent delivery system, for medically treating a patient, has a proximal hub, a balloon, and an improved shaft design. The catheter shaft has a tubular outer body that includes a hypotube extending from the catheter proximal end to a position at or near the proxim ...


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Stephen Griffin, Huey Quoc Chan, Elaine Lim, Nhan Hue To: Catheter including a compliant balloon. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, September 24, 2013: US08540668 (8 worldwide citation)

A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a subset of the plurality of apertures provides fluid communication from an inflation lumen to the inflatab ...


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Stephen Griffin, Huey Quoc Chan, Elaine Lim, Lex P Jansen, Anthony F Tassoni Jr: Catheter having an ultra soft tip and methods for making the same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, October 19, 2010: US07815599 (8 worldwide citation)

An intravascular balloon catheter having an ultra soft tip. The catheter includes a braided reinforcement member extending substantially the length of the elongate shaft. A balloon is disposed at the distal end of the elongate shaft. An ultra soft tip is formed from a distal portion of balloon mater ...


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Stephen Griffin, Elaine Lim, Gregory E Mirigian: Medical device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 22, 2012: US08182465 (7 worldwide citation)

A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing m ...