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Fred H Burbank, Thomas J Fogarty, Wayne E Manska, Mark A Ritchart, Timothy J Ryan, Elias A Zerhouni: Method and apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, Dennis H Epperson, June 18, 1996: US05526822 (622 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Thomas B Kinney, James C Finn III: Catheter with corkscrew-like balloon. Thomas J Fogarty, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, August 9, 1988: US04762130 (374 worldwide citation)

A helical balloon is attached to the distal end of a catheter to serve when inflated as a therapeutic tool for the removal of blood clots and as a diagnostic tool for physical measurements and the application of treatment and other materials.


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Fred H Burbank, Thomas J Fogarty, Wayne E Manska, Mark A Ritchart, Timothy J Ryan, Elias A Zerhouni: Apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Donald E Stout, July 7, 1998: US05775333 (367 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven Weinberg, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker: Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824037 (337 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides modular intraluminal tubular prostheses, particularly stents and stent-grafts, for the treatment of disease conditions, particularly aneurysms. Modular sections of the prostheses, or "prosthetic modules," may be selectively combined to form a composite prosthesis havin ...


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Charles S Taylor, William N Aldrich, Thomas L Baughman, Federico J Benetti, Brian J Bennett, Michael J Billig, Thomas J Fogarty, John J Frantzen, Richard S Ginn, Robert C Glines, Harry L Green, Dwight P Morejohn, Brent Regan, Eugene E Reis, Amr Salahieh, Ivan Sepetka, Benjamin Sherman, Christian Skieller, Valavanur A Subramanian, Gary B Weller, William F Witt: Surgical instrument for stabilizing the beating heart during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiothoracic Systems, Alan W Cannon, Bozicevic Field & Francis, February 12, 2002: US06346077 (336 worldwide citation)

The invention is methods and devices which a surgeon may use to stabilize the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart ...


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Fred H Burbank, Thomas J Fogarty, Wayne E Manska, Mark A Ritchart, Timothy J Ryan, Elias A Zerhouni: Apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 27, 1999: US05928164 (301 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Timothy J Ryan, Thomas J Fogarty, Kenneth H Mollenauer: Internal graft prosthesis and delivery system. Thomas J Fogarty, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, November 7, 1995: US05464449 (287 worldwide citation)

A resilient tubular graft is delivered into place within a body passage by elongating the graft to reduce its diameter and then directing the graft to the desired position while in the elongated condition. The graft is carried into position by a pair of elongate members mounted for longitudinal move ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Jay A Lenker, Brian J Cox, Allan R Will, Kirsten Freislinger: Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 23, 1998: US05769882 (280 worldwide citation)

A tubular prosthesis is implanted at a target location within a body lumen by transluminally placing and embedding an expansible prosthesis body within a sealing layer. The sealing layer occludes at least a circumferential band within an interface region between the prosthesis body and the inner wal ...


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Fred H Burbank, Thomas J Fogarty, Wayne E Manska, Mark A Ritchart, Timothy J Ryan, Elias A Zerhouni: Method and apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Donald E Stout, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, November 9, 1999: US05980469 (269 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, George D Hermann, Joshua S Whittemore, Thomas A Howell: Vascular clamps and surgical retractors with directional filaments for tissue engagement. Novare Surgical Systems, Morrison & Foerster, October 8, 2002: US06461368 (258 worldwide citation)

Surgical clamps, tissue retractors and surgical stabilizers are disclosed having gripping surfaces from which extend resilient filaments. The distal ends of some of the resilient filaments abut against engaged vessels, tissues or organs to restrict movement of the vessels, tissue or organs relative ...