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Richard H Miller, Brian L Bates, Todd A Hall, Thomas A Osborne: Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, June 22, 1993: US05221269 (244 worldwide citation)

A medical device for localizing a nonpalpable breast lesion. The device includes a tubular introducer needle and a wire guide positioned therein for inserting into a breast to the site of the lesion. The wire guide includes a distal portion having a preformed, resilient helical coil configuration fo ...


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Todd A Hall, Fred T Parker: Intravascular treatment system and percutaneous release mechanism therefor. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, May 23, 1995: US05417708 (196 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous release mechanism (57) for use with an intravascular treatment device (11) in an intravascular treatment system (10). The release mechanism includes an inner member (17) having a connection mechanism (18) positioned about the distal end (14) thereof for interconnection with another co ...


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Todd A Hall, Greg R Furnish, Simon M Furnish, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, David Y Phelps, Vincent Pompili: Stent delivery system and method of use. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 6, 2001: US06196230 (138 worldwide citation)

Described herein are various methods and apparatuses for delivering stents and other devices into the myocardium of a patient. One preferred stent delivery system provides access to the insertion site in the myocardium by advancing a delivery catheter through a blockage in a coronary artery, or arou ...


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Todd A Hall: Joint, a laminate, and a method of preparing a nickel-titanium alloy member surface for bonding to another layer of metal. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, September 7, 1993: US05242759 (133 worldwide citation)

A joint and a laminate including a nickel-titanium alloy such as nitinol and a method for preparing the surface of a nickel-titanium alloy member for bonding solder material and, electively, another similar or dissimilar member thereto. The method includes applying an aluminum paste flux to the tita ...


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David Y Phelps, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, Mark Griffin, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, Jay Schmelter, Simon Furnish: Designs for left ventricular conduit. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 18, 2001: US06290728 (116 worldwide citation)

A conduit is provided to provide a bypass around a blockage in the coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium or heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a chamber of the heart such as the left ventricle and the coronary artery, distal to the blockage ...


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Victor R Blackledge, Charles H Whatley Jr, Benjamin E Morris, Todd A Hall, William A Reuss Jr: Emboli filter. IntraTherapeutics, Merchant & Gould P C, February 18, 2003: US06520978 (110 worldwide citation)

An emboli filter for deployment in a body lumen to capture emboli entrained in a fluid flowing through the lumen includes a flexible elongated member sized to be passed through the lumen. A filter media is carried on and substantially surrounding the elongated member. The filter media has a first en ...


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Todd A Hall: Joint, a laminate, and a method of preparing a nickel-titanium alloy member surface for bonding to another layer of metal. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, October 11, 1994: US05354623 (94 worldwide citation)

A joint and a laminate including a nickel-titanium alloy such as Nitinol and a method for preparing the surface of a nickel-titanium alloy member for bonding solder material and, electively, another similar or dissimilar member thereto. The method includes applying a halogen containing flux to the t ...


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Scott J Wolf, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, David Y Phelps, Peter J Wilk, Nancy C Briefs, William Santamore, Daniel Burkhoff: Valve designs for left ventricular conduits. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 4, 2003: US06641610 (79 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a conduit that provides a bypass around a stenosis or occlusion in a coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium to provide a passage for blood to flow from a heart chamber to a coronary artery, at a site distal to the blockage or stenosis in the coronary ...


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David Y Phelps, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall: Designs for left ventricular conduit. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 26, 2003: US06610100 (55 worldwide citation)

A conduit is provided to provide a bypass around a blockage in the coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium or heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a chamber of the heart such as the left ventricle and the coronary artery, distal to the blockage ...


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Lawrence H Welter, Scott D Downey, Todd A Hall: Helical surgical snare. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, August 30, 1994: US05342371 (41 worldwide citation)

A helical surgical snare (10) for engaging and capturing a foreign body for example in the vascular system of a human or animal body. The helical surgical snare includes an elongated tubular member (11) with the distal portion (34) of a filament wire (17) wrapped around the exterior surface (15) of ...