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Richard T Briganti, James F McGuckin Jr, Walter H Peters, James S Tarmin, Stephan A DeFonzo: Vascular hole closure device. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, February 16, 2010: US07662161 (247 worldwide citation)

A device for closing an aperture in a vessel wall comprising an elongated member having a longitudinal axis and positionable inside the vessel against the internal opening of the aperture. The elongated member has a dimension to prevent egress of fluid through the aperture. A material forms two curv ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Christopher W Maurer, Walter H Peters: Vascular closure. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, June 15, 2004: US06749622 (238 worldwide citation)

Clip apparatus for closing a vessel aperture resulting from insertion of a surgical implement comprising an elongated strand comprising a central portion and extremity portions extending from said central portion. The tips of said extremity portions remote from said central portion are shaped to ret ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Peter W J Hinchliffe, Richard T Briganti, Walter H Peters: Injection method for locating vessel lumen. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, September 27, 2005: US06949107 (97 worldwide citation)

A method of locating a vessel lumen to enable placement of a vascular hole closure device comprising the steps of providing a syringe containing a fluid therein, connecting the syringe to an elongated instrument, exerting a force on the syringe plunger as it is inserted through the tissue towards th ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Peter W H Hinchliffe, Walter H Peters: Rotational thrombectomy device. Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 2, 2006: US07037316 (63 worldwide citation)

A thrombectomy apparatus for breaking up thrombus or other obstructive material in a lumen of a vascular graft or vessel comprising a flexible sheath, and a wire positioned within the flexible sheath wherein the wire and flexible sheath are relatively movable. The wire is substantially sinuous in co ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Peter W J Hinchliffe, Walter H Peters: Atherectomy device. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, June 17, 2003: US06579299 (36 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for removing deposits from an interior of a vessel comprising a rotatable shaft and a rotatable tip mounted to the rotatable shaft which is rotatable about its longitudinal axis upon rotation of the shaft to remove deposits from the interior of the vessel. The tip has a distal p ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Walter H Peters, Peter W J Hinchliffe, Paul Tashjian: Distal protection device. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, October 20, 2009: US07604649 (35 worldwide citation)

A distal protection device comprising a catheter, a flexible member movable from a first position to a second looped position extending laterally with respect to the catheter, such that a first loop opening extends substantially in a direction of blood flow as the first loop opening extends in a pla ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Peter W J Hinchliffe, Walter H Peters: Atherectomy device. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, June 3, 2003: US06572630 (33 worldwide citation)

Atherectomy device for removing plaque from the interior of a lumen comprising a rotatable head having a nose, central portion and tail portion. The nose position is bulbously outwardly curved, the tail portion defines a rear extremity of the head and is rectangular in transverse cross-section and t ...


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James F McGuckin Jr, Christopher W Maurer, Walter H Peters: Vascular closure. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, February 16, 2010: US07662168 (30 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing an aperture comprising a horizontally extending member and elongated strand portions having extremity portions curving inwardly. The extremity portions have shape memory characteristics seeking to cause the extremity portions to curl to retain tissue engaged thereby when del ...


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James F McGuckin, Peter Hinchliffe, Walter H Peters: Rotational thrombectomy device. Rex Medical, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 24, 2009: US07507246 (27 worldwide citation)

A thrombectomy apparatus for breaking up thrombus or other obstructive material in a lumen of a vascular graft or vessel includes a flexible sheath and a wire positioned within the flexible sheath, wherein the wire and flexible sheath are relatively movable. The wire is substantially sinuous in conf ...


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Peter W J Hinchliffe, James F McGuckin Jr, Richard T Briganti, Walter H Peters: Vascular hole closure device. Rex Medical, Neil D Gershon, March 11, 2008: US07341595 (19 worldwide citation)

A device for closing an aperture in a vessel wall comprising an elongated member positionable inside the vessel against an internal opening of the aperture and having a dimension exceeding a dimension of the internal opening of the aperture to prevent egress of fluid through the aperture, and at lea ...