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Syed Hossainy, Fuh Wei Tang, Brian P Cahill: Variable surface area stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, July 20, 2004: US06764505 (373 worldwide citation)

A stent of variable surface area as determined by stent struts. The stent can have a variable surface area per unit length which accommodates a therapeutic agent. A patterned distribution of therapeutic agent can be provided throughout the stent. The stent can have an increased level of therapeutic ...


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Steven Z Wu, Sameer Harish, Deborra Sanders Millare, Judy A Guruwaiya, Daryush Mirzaee, Syed Hossainy, Charlene Chen: Surface features of an implantable medical device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, October 19, 2004: US06805898 (224 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device, such as a stent or graft, having asperities on a designated region of its outer surface is disclosed. The asperities can serve to improve retention of one or more layers of a coating on the device and to increase the amount of coating that can be carried by the device. ...


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James Hong, Rahul Bhagat, Syed Hossainy, Santosh Prabhu, K T Venkateswara Rao, Ashok Shah, Srinivasan Sridharan: Hybrid intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 15, 2005: US06866805 (135 worldwide citation)

A hybrid stent is formed which exhibits both high flexibility and high radial strength. The expandable hybrid stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, consists of radially expandable cylindrical rings generally aligned on a common longitudinal axis and interconnected by one ...


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Evgenia Mandrusov, Deborah Kilpatrick, Murthy Simhambhatla, Syed Hossainy: Method and apparatus for treating vulnerable plaque. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 7, 2006: US07008411 (110 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method to treat vulnerable plaque. In one embodiment, the apparatus has an elongated catheter body adapted for insertion in a body lumen, with a drug delivery device attached near a distal portion of the elongated body. The drug delivery device is configured to deliver a biologicall ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Chandrashekhar P Pathak, Amarpreet Sawhney, Neil Desai, Syed Hossainy, Jennifer L Hill West: Treating medical conditions by polymerizing macromers to form polymeric materials. Board of Regents The University of Texas Systems, Holland & Knight, October 15, 2002: US06465001 (107 worldwide citation)

Water soluble macromers are modified by addition of free radical polymerizable groups, such as those containing a carbon-carbon double or triple bond, which can be polymerized under mild conditions to encapsulate tissues, cells, or biologically active materials. The polymeric materials are particula ...


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Philip S Yip, James Jacobs, Syed Hossainy, Jon Becker, Timothy A Limon: Drug-eluting stent cover and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, September 12, 2006: US07105018 (93 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent includes an eluting sheath fabricated from a mesh for controlled release of therapeutic drugs and for delivery of the therapeutic drugs in localized drug therapy in a blood vessel. The eluting sheath is attached to at least a portion of an outside surface area of the stent str ...


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Syed Hossainy, Daryush Mirzaee: System and method for improved stent retention. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 27, 2005: US06979346 (91 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device, such as a stent, having roughened areas on an inner surface of the device for enhancing frictional contact between the medical device and a delivery system, such as a balloon catheter to secure the medical device to the delivery system during delivery of the medical de ...


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Marvin J Slepian, Daniel Yachia, Syed Hossainy, Baruch Levy, Zeev Sohn: Transurethral volume reduction of the prostate (TUVOR). Harmonia Medical Technologies, Holland & Knight, December 10, 2002: US06491672 (66 worldwide citation)

A process has been developed to reduce or relieve prostatic obstruction. The steps involved in the TUVOR Process include: 1. Transurethral Incision; 2. De-bulking and Intra-Prostatic Volume Reduction; 3. Intra-prostatic void exclusion and space filling with adhesive and/or therapeutic polymeric mate ...


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Evgenia Mandrusov, Murthy V Simhambhatla, Syed Hossainy, Eugene T Michal, Charles Claude, Jessica G Chiu: Agents that stimulate therapeutic angiogenesis and techniques and devices that enable their delivery. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 9, 2004: US06702744 (66 worldwide citation)

A method including positioning a catheter at a location in a blood vessel; imaging a thickness of a portion of a wall of the blood vessel at the location; identifying a treatment site; advancing a needle a distance into the wall of the blood vessel to the treatment site; and introducing a treatment ...


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Philip S Yip, James Jacobs, Syed Hossainy, Jon Becker, Timothy A Limon: Drug-eluting stent cover and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, August 26, 2008: US07416558 (51 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent includes an eluting sheath fabricated from a mesh for controlled release of therapeutic drugs and for delivery of the therapeutic drugs in localized drug therapy in a blood vessel. The eluting sheath is attached to at least a portion of an outside surface area of the stent str ...