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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett, Chad J Kugler: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, July 30, 1996: US05540707 (265 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a single drive shaft is operatively connected to the distal end of the expandable mat ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, March 26, 1996: US05501694 (246 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a drive shaft is operatively connected to the distal end of the expandable removal el ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett, Chad J Kugler, Hans A Mische: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, April 27, 1999: US05897567 (245 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element (16) for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element (16) is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a single drive shaft (92) is operatively connected to the distal end of the ...


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Hans A Mische, Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, February 13, 1996: US05490859 (215 worldwide citation)

An intravascular occlusion material removal device for removing vascular occlusion material in a vascular lumen comprises an expandable material removal element movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. The material removal element has a distal end and a proximal end. A drive s ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Steven S Hackett, Peter T Keith: Intravascualr catheter with distal tip guide wire lumen. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, March 7, 1995: US05395332 (193 worldwide citation)

A catheter for use in angioplasty includes a shaft formed from an elongated metallic tube and has an inflatable balloon at its distal end. A plastic tube connects a distal end of the metallic tube to a proximal end of the balloon. The metallic and plastic tubes thus define a lumen for providing infl ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Anthony C Vrba, Steven S Hackett, Chad J Kugler, Hans A Mische: Expandable intravascular occlusion material removal devices and methods of use. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, November 17, 1998: US05836868 (175 worldwide citation)

An improved expandable removal element (16) for an atherectomy device wherein the expandable removal element (16) is movable between an expanded position and a contracted position. In one embodiment of the present invention, a single drive shaft (92) is operatively connected to the distal end of the ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Steven S Hackett, Andrew J Dusbabek, Scott A Olson, Peter T Keith, Dennis W Wahr: Emboli protection devices and related methods of use. St Jude Medical Cardiology Division, O Melveny & Myers, May 20, 2008: US07374560 (140 worldwide citation)

An evacuation sheath assembly and method of treating occluded vessels which reduces the risk of distal embolization during vascular interventions is provided. The evacuation sheath assembly includes an elongated tube defining an evacuation lumen having proximal and distal ends. A proximal sealing su ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Steven S Hackett, Peter T Keith: Intravascular catheter with distal tip guide wire lumen. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, November 5, 1996: US05571087 (96 worldwide citation)

A catheter for use in angioplasty includes a shaft formed from an elongated metallic tube and has an inflatable balloon at its distal end. A plastic tube connects a distal end of the metallic tube to a proximal end of the balloon. The metallic and plastic tubes thus define a lumen for providing infl ...


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Paul H Burmeister, Richard E Cappetta, Steven S Hackett, Paul Slaikeu: Intravascular guide wire and method for manufacture thereof. SciMed Life Systems, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson, September 26, 1995: US05452726 (87 worldwide citation)

A guide wire, and a method for the manufacture thereof, having a core and a plastic jacket enclosing the core. The plastic jacket comprises a proximal portion formed of a first plastic material and a distal jacket portion formed of a second plastic material. The distal end of the proximal jacket por ...


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Thomas V Ressemann, Steven S Hackett, Peter T Keith: Intravascular catheter with distal tip guide wire lumen. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, July 13, 1999: US05921958 (81 worldwide citation)

A catheter for use in angioplasty includes a shaft formed from an elongated metallic tube and has an inflatable balloon at its distal end. A plastic tube connects a distal end of the metallic tube to a proximal end of the balloon. The metallic and plastic tubes thus define a lumen for providing infl ...