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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 15, 1999: US05911734 (543 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, March 28, 2000: US06042598 (520 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment. EMBOL X, Lyon & Lyon, June 8, 1999: US05910154 (463 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, February 22, 2000: US06027520 (423 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, December 26, 2000: US06165200 (348 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a nested tubing cannula which comprises outer and inner elongate tubular members, both having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen therebetween. The inner tubular member is sealed at its distal end and is nested substantially coaxially within the lumen of the outer tubula ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Giovanni Pastrone, Tracy D Maahs, Ross S Tsugita: Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery. Edwards Lifesciences, O&apos Melveny & Myers, July 15, 2003: US06592546 (339 worldwide citation)

A balloon arterial cannula and methods for filtering blood. The devices generally include a mesh for filtering blood flowing within a blood vessel, particularly within an artery such as the aorta, a structure adapted to open and close the mesh within the blood vessel, a means to actuate the structur ...


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Jonathan D Root, Kevin Hahnen, Tracy D Maahs: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue. Scimed Life Systems, Compton Seager & Tufte, May 22, 2001: US06235044 (336 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for capturing and removing necrotic tissue and thrombi generated during an ablative procedure is disclosed. The catheter typically includes an elongate member, a filtration assembly disposed within the distal region, and an ablation instrument at the distal end. Alternati ...


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Tracy D Maahs: Cannula with a modular filter for filtering embolic material. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, December 8, 1998: US05846260 (281 worldwide citation)

A modular blood filter device and delivery system, comprising an arterial cannula with a modular filter device. The arterial cannula includes a distal end adapted to enter an artery, and a side port for receiving a modular filter cartridge. The modular filter cartridge includes a tubular cartridge, ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Methods of protecting a patient from embolization during surgery. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, August 7, 2001: US06270513 (279 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a nested tubing cannula which comprises outer and inner elongate tubular members, both having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen therebetween. The inner tubular member is sealed at its distal end and is nested substantially coaxially within the lumen of the outer tubula ...


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Denise Barbut, Tracy D Maahs: Cannula with associated filter and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, May 22, 2001: US06235045 (263 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for filtering blood. The devices generally comprise a mesh for filtering blood flowing within a blood vessel, particularly within an artery such as the aorta, a structure adapted to open and close the mesh within the blood vessel, and a means to actuate the structure. The methods ...