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Wolvek Sidney: Surgical instrument. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, April 9, 1974: US3802438 (174 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for closing an incision in the body of a patient including forming a suture by passing a loop of wire through opposite sides of the incision and inserting the end portions of the wire into and through bores formed in a splice plate comprising a substantially rectangular member h ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Method of constructing a catheter. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, April 22, 1975: US3879516 (53 worldwide citation)

A catheter which is relatively rigid in compression and torsion while flexible in bending includes a unitary tubular member including inner and outer layers of a soluble polymer composition, such as polyurethane, whose adjoining surfaces are chemically bonded during manufacture. A filament core, pre ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Surgical cutting instrument. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, October 21, 1975: US3913585 (29 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool for cutting bones, casts and the like including a housing having a cutting knife extending from its forward end. The cutting knife is pivoted to a plunger which is movably disposed within one end of the housing while a piston is normally positioned at the other end. The piston is acc ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Method and apparatus for occluding fluid flow through vessels. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, January 22, 1974: US3786816 (14 worldwide citation)

A vascular conduit tourniquet including a sleeve having a bore defined by a wall formed of a resilient material and a spring clip fixed over the sleeve, preferably at the end of the sleeve opposite from the vessel which is to be occluded. Umbilical tape is passed under the vessel, the ends of the ta ...


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Hanson Bruce L, Wolvek Sidney: Balloon catheter with rotatable energy storing support member. Datascope, May 7, 1982: FR2493152-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

L'INVENTION CONCERNE UN BALLON INTRA-AORTIQUE POUVANT ETRE INSERE DE FACON PERCUTANEE DANS UN VAISSEAU SANGUIN, DONT LE BALLON 26 ET SON ORGANE DE SUPPORT 18 SONT ENROULES A MESURE QUE L'ENVELOPPE 28 DU BALLON EST ENROULEE AUTOUR DE SON ORGANE DE SUPPORT PENDANT L'INSERTION DANS LE VAISSEAU DE MANIE ...


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Hanson Bruce L, Wolvek Sidney: Catheter a ballonnet avec support rotatif, Balloon catheter with rotatable support. Datascope, OGILVY RENAULT, October 5, 1982: CA1132876 (1 worldwide citation)

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE An inflatable and deflatable balloon catheter isdisclosed. The inflatable chamber of the catheter is supportedabout an elongated support member of small diameter. One endof the support member is rotatable relative to the chamberwherein the chamber is adapted to being compa ...


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Wolvek Sidney, Ribeiro Helio M, Leschinsky Boris: Support member for reduced diameter balloon catheter or intra-aortic balloon catheter.. Datascope Investment, December 17, 1997: EP0812603-A2

A balloon catheter assembly in which the catheter tube terminates at the entrance to the balloon chamber and in which a thin support member connects the distal end of the catheter tube to the tip at the distal end of the balloon chamber. A connecting anchor is provided at the distal end of the cathe ...


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Hanson Bruce L, Wolvek Sidney: Sonde a ballonnet, Balloon catheter with rotatable energy storing support member. Datascope, SMART & BIGGAR, November 20, 1984: CA1178148

BALLOON CATHETER WITH ROTATABLE ENERGY STORING SUPPORT MEMBER Abstract of the Disclosure An intra-aortic balloon adapted to be percutaneouslyinserted into a blood vessel in which the balloon and its supportmember are twisted as the balloon envelope is wrapped around itssupport member before insertio ...