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Stephen Leeflang, Denise DeMarais, Michael Evans: Apparatus and methods for capturing particulate material within blood vessels. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 21, 2003: US06635070 (279 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a jet housing including an inlet and an outlet, and a nozzle within the jet housing for injecting fluid towards the outlet. A filter element is disposed on the inlet, the filter element including openings for preventing particulate larger than a predetermined size from entering ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarais, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang, Jody Maria Cimbalo, Stephen Leeflang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 16, 2005: US06929633 (64 worldwide citation)

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, agitate the clot and agent, and aspirate broken-up clot from the blood vessel. A flow resistor in the catheter provides for infusion and/or aspiration to be concentrated primarily at a cl ...


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Michael Evans, Denise Demarais, Gwendolyn Watanabe, Stephen Leeflang: Devices for percutaneous remote endarterectomy. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 14, 2009: US07517352 (57 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices, systems, methods and kits for the percutaneous removal of unwanted tissue or obstructive matter from body cavities or lumens, particularly from the vasculature. Blood vessels, including the coronary, peripheral and neurovascular circulation, which are narrowed ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarais, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang, Jody Maria Cimbalo, Stephen Leeflang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend And Townsend And Crew, July 24, 2003: US20030139751-A1

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, agitate the clot and agent, and aspirate broken-up clot from the blood vessel. A flow resistor in the catheter provides for infusion and/or aspiration to be concentrated primarily at a cl ...


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Stephen Leeflang, Denlse DeMarais, Michael Evans: Apparatus and methods for capturing particulate material within blood vessels. Bacchus Vascular, Lyon & Lyon, November 21, 2002: US20020173819-A1

An apparatus includes a jet housing including an inlet and an outlet, and a nozzle within the jet housing for injecting fluid towards the outlet. A filter element is disposed on the inlet, the filter element including openings for preventing particulate larger than a predetermined size from entering ...