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Anant V Hegde, Steven L Olson, David K Swanson: Devices and methods for creating lesions in blood vessels without obstructing blood flow. SciMed Life Systems, Bingham McCutchen, December 2, 2003: US06656174 (60 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter that includes radially disposed inflatable chambers is provided. The ablation catheter includes an elongate catheter body and an electrode structure mounted on the distal end of the catheter body. The electrode structure includes a plurality of radially disposed inflatable chamb ...


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John G Christensen, Thomas R Hektner, Steven L Olson: Method and apparatus for sealed, sterile connection. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Garrettson Ellis, Paul C Flattery, January 25, 1977: US04004586 (56 worldwide citation)

First and second sealed, sterile containers, having respectively communicating first and second fluid transfer tubes, the tubes having diaphragms occluding the bores thereof, may be connected together in sterile manner for the sterile transfer of the contents of one container to the other. To accomp ...


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Steven L Olson, Sidney D Fleischman, David K Swanson, Russell B Thompson: Resilient radiopaque electrophysiology electrodes and probes including the same. Scimed Life Systems, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, June 12, 2001: US06245068 (29 worldwide citation)

A coil electrode for use in an electrophysiology probe includes a first material having a relatively high radiopacity and a second material having a relatively high resiliency. This combination provides the necessary levels of durability, resiliency and radiopacity. An electrophysiological probe inc ...


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Creg W Dance, Steven L Olson: Thrombolysis catheter system with fixed length infusion zone. Lake Region Manufacturing, Grady J Michael Best & Friedrich Frenchick, September 5, 2000: US06113576 (29 worldwide citation)

A thrombolysis catheter system having a fixed length infusion zone is disclosed. The invention contemplates apparatus, method and kit aspects. The apparatus, which has the capability to track a guidewire, uses a multilumen catheter to deliver radially thrombolytic agent to an infusion zone defined b ...


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James E Fritz, Steven L Olson, Jon E Rydberg: Flat-form separation devices. The Ensign Bickford Company, Libert & Associates, October 3, 2000: US06125762 (12 worldwide citation)

A flat-form separation device (12) is made of two half-section members (22, 22') which are fastened together by a series of fasteners (38) to define therebetween a receiving channel within which an expansion device (40) is received. Aside from the receiving channel and any apertures which are to rec ...


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Creg W Dance, Steven L Olson: Thrombolysis catheter system with fixed length infusion zone. Lake Region Manufacturing, Grady J Frenchich, Michael Best & Friedrich, December 3, 2002: US06488672 (11 worldwide citation)

A thrombolysis catheter system having a fixed length infusion zone is disclosed. The invention contemplates apparatus, method and kit aspects. The apparatus, which has the capability to track a guidewire, uses a multilumen catheter to deliver radially thrombolytic agent to an infusion zone defined b ...


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James E Fritz, John A Graham, Steven L Olson, Jon E Rydberg: Sealing device and a method for assembly thereof. The Ensign Bickford Company, Victor E Libert, Roger C Phillips, Law Office of Victor E Libert, April 27, 1999: US05898123 (10 worldwide citation)

A sealing device (30) is provided for sealing the interior of a pressure vessel such as the containment tube (20) of a separation device (8). The sealing device may comprises a detonation manifold (130, 230 or 330) having a body portion (31) having at least one initiation port (32) for receiving a s ...


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Creg W Dance, Steven L Olson: Thrombolysis catheter system with fixed length infusion zone. Lake Region Manufacturing, Michael Best & Friedrich, Grady J Frenchick, Jeffrey D Peterson, April 26, 2005: US06884233 (7 worldwide citation)

A thrombolysis catheter system having a fixed length infusion zone is disclosed. The invention contemplates apparatus, method and kit aspects. The apparatus, which has the capability to track a guidewire, uses a multilumen catheter to deliver radially thrombolytic agent to an infusion zone defined b ...


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Steven L Olson, Sidney D Fleischman, David K Swanson, Russell B Thompson: Resilient radiopaque electrophysiology electrodes and probes including the same. Scimed Life Systems, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, April 1, 2003: US06540743 (4 worldwide citation)

A coil electrode for use in an electrophysiology probe includes a first material having a relatively high radiopacity and a second material having a relatively high resiliency. This combination provides the necessary levels of durability, resiliency and radiopacity. An electrophysiological probe inc ...


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James E Fritz, John A Graham, Jon E Rydberg, Steven L Olson: Manifold for coupling with a tube and method thereof. The Ensign Bickford Company, Frederick A Spaeth, Libert & Associates, February 8, 2000: US06021715 (2 worldwide citation)

A manifold (130) is configured to have a body portion (131) having at least one initiation port (132) for receiving an initiation device and at least one tapered boss (138) mounted on the body portion (131). The boss (138) has an elliptical cross-sectional configuration and a boss bore (140) for rec ...