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George T Roberts, Kathleen L Hess, Sepideh H Nott, Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin: Controlled deployment of a medical device. Texas Petrodet, Bush Moseley Riddle & Jackson, August 13, 1996: US05545209 (446 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis delivery system having a balloon catheter with an inflatable balloon on its exterior. The balloon is inflatable by injection of fluid through a lumen in the catheter and the balloon is initially partially constrained against inflation by a constraint. A tubular prosthesis is disposed on ...


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Yem Chin, Jennifer J McCrory, Anthony R Tremaglio Jr, Lee R Guterman, Alyssa Dassa, Richard Hudson: Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck. SCIMED Life Systems, Westman Champlin & Kelly, July 27, 1999: US05928260 (399 worldwide citation)

A system for treating an aneurysm in a vessel includes a delivery device having a delivery portion suitable for delivery of embolic material. The delivery device is placed in a neck of the aneurysm and an expandable member is placed proximate the neck. The expandable member is expanded to overlie su ...


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John Griego, Yem Chin, Gary McAlister: Medical device having linear to rotation control. SciMed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 5, 2003: US06602262 (227 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument converts linear movement of a shaft at a proximal end of the instrument to a rotational movement of an end effector of the instrument. According to one embodiment, the medical instrument includes an end effector formed of a snare loop connected to a shaft that is located within ...


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George T Roberts, Kathleen L Hess, Sepideh H Nott, Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin: Controlled deployment of a medical device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, March 29, 2005: US06872223 (194 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis delivery system having a balloon catheter with an inflatable balloon on its exterior. The balloon is inflatable by injection of fluid through a lumen in the catheter and the balloon is initially partially constrained against inflation by a constraint. A tubular prosthesis is disposed on ...


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Michael S H Chu, Yem Chin, Demetrius H Bagley, William H Stahley, David K Young, Christopher G Fishbein, George G Brusard: Ultrasound imaging catheter with a cutting element. Boston Scientific Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, October 19, 1999: US05967984 (184 worldwide citation)

The invention features a catheter having a catheter body of extended length for insertion within a body of a living being. The catheter also includes an ultrasound imaging device disposed within a distal portion of the catheter body. The ultrasound imaging device generates electrical signals used by ...


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Yem Chin, Jennifer J McCrory, Anthony R Tremaglio Jr, Richard Hudson: Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck. SCIMED Life Systems, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, February 5, 2002: US06344048 (173 worldwide citation)

A system for treating an aneurysm in a vessel includes a delivery device having a delivery portion suitable for delivery of embolic material. The delivery device is placed in a neck of the aneurysm and an expandable member is placed proximate the neck. The expandable member is expanded to overlie su ...


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James C Wang, Yem Chin: Slip-layered catheter balloon. Boston Scientific Corporation, Frances P Craig, April 30, 1996: US05512051 (163 worldwide citation)

A slip-layered balloon catheter for insertion into a bodily conduit, especially an artery. The catheter comprises a shaft (21) having at least one lumen (26) for delivery of a fluid inflation media and a slip-layered balloon (12) made up of a plurality of layers with a low-friction substance between ...


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Ulf Harry Stanford, Yem Chin, Sheng Ping Zhong, John Griego: Low profile emboli capture device. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, January 11, 2005: US06840950 (137 worldwide citation)

A low profile emboli capture device is provided for use in angioplasty and other intravascular procedures. A standard guidewire is utilized having a reduced cross-sectional area formed near its distal end. A filter and self-expanding stent are packaged on the reduced cross-sectional area of the guid ...


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Yem Chin, Michael S H Chu: Biopsy needle instrument for storing multiple specimens. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, March 23, 1993: US05195533 (132 worldwide citation)

A biopsy needle instrument for capturing a plurality of sequentially biopsied, discrete specimens. The instrument includes a housing, an axially elongated stylet and a cannula coaxially disposed about the stylet. The stylet and cannula have distal and proximal ends and extend from the housing. The s ...


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Yem Chin, Louis J Barbato, Michael S Banik: Endoscopic imaging system including removable deflection device. SciMed Life Systems, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, May 31, 2005: US06899672 (121 worldwide citation)

A steerable endoscopic sheath has a proximal end, a distal end and a working channel lumen disposed therein. A plurality of solid state light emitting devices such as light emitting diodes are positioned near the distal end of the sheath and are selectively energized to illuminate internal body tiss ...



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