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Leonid Shturman: Abrasive drive shaft device for rotational atherectomy. Shturman Cardiology Systems, Gregory P Kaihoi, May 24, 1994: US05314438 (213 worldwide citation)

An abrasive drive shaft atherectomy device for removing stenotic tissue from an artery. The device includes a flexible, elongated drive shaft having a central lumen for receipt of a guide wire therein and around which the drive shaft may be rotated. The drive shaft is made from one or more helically ...


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Joseph Peter Higgins: Devices, systems and methods for an oscillating crown drive for rotational atherectomy. Cardiovascular Systems, Barnes & Thornburg, Jeffrey R Stone, September 5, 2017: US09750525

The present invention is directed in various methods, devices and systems relating to rotational atherectomy. More specifically, an oscillating driver is connected to a drive shaft, or torque transfer tube, with abrasive element mounted thereon. The result provides a rotational working diameter for ...


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Joseph Peter Higgins: Devices, systems and methods for an oscillating crown drive for rotational atherectomy. Cardiovascular Systems, Barnes & Thornburg, Jeffrey R Stone, April 10, 2018: US09936970

The present invention is directed in various methods, devices and systems relating to rotational atherectomy. More specifically, an oscillating driver is connected to a drive shaft, or torque transfer tube, with abrasive element mounted thereon. The result provides a rotational working diameter for ...


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Shturman Leonid: Abrasive drive shaft device for rotational atherectomy. Shturman Cardiology Systems, KAIHOI Gregory P, August 18, 1994: WO/1994/017739

An abrasive drive shaft atherectomy device for removing stenotic tissue from an artery. The device includes a flexible, elongated drive shaft (50) having a central lumen for receipt of a guide wire (90) therein and around which the drive shaft (50) may be rotated. The drive shaft (50) is made from o ...


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Shturman Leonid: Abrasive drive shaft device for rotational atherectomy. Shturman Cardiology Syst, December 11, 1996: EP0746244-A1

An abrasive drive shaft atherectomy device for removing stenotic tissue from an artery. The device includes a flexible, elongated drive shaft (50) having a central lumen for receipt of a guide wire (90) therein and around which the drive shaft (50) may be rotated. The drive shaft (50) is made from o ...


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POWERLINE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES. August 31, 2017: US20170245879-A1

The Powerline Communication (“PLC”) systems and methods described allow for bi-directional communication along an AC or DC conductor between a first device and at least a second device comprising a medical device system. Generally, two devices within a sterile field may communicate with each other b ...


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DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A PILOTING TIP BUSHING FOR ROTATIONAL ATHERECTOMY. April 26, 2018: US20180110539-A1

A high-speed rotational atherectomy device for opening a stenosis in an artery having a given diameter, comprising: a guide wire; a flexible elongated, rotatable drive shaft advanceable over the guide wire, the drive shaft having a proximal end and a distal end; and a piloting member fixedly attache ...


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ROTATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICE WITH AIRFOIL. May 10, 2018: US20180125527-A1

A rotational medical device comprising an airfoil on a rotational drive shaft to generate lift forces generally directed radially away from a rotational axis of the drive shaft, thereby enabling the drive shaft and/or a working element thereon to achieve a working diameter during rotation that is gr ...


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SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR REMOVAL OF THROMBUS AND/OR SOFT PLAQUE. August 23, 2018: US20180235653-A1

A thrombectomy system is provided that, in various embodiments, a rotating impeller that may be translated within limits along a guidewire and within a catheter. The rotating impeller is, during operation, either located entirely outside of the distal end of the catheter's lumen or at least partiall ...


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GEARLESS CANNULATED MOTOR ASSEMBLY AND SYSTEM FOR ROTATIONAL ATHERECTOMY. August 30, 2018: US20180242998-A1

A gearless rotational motor comprising a motor drive shaft adapted to be rotated by the gearless rotational motor, the motor drive shaft having a lumen, a proximal end extending proximally from the motor and a distal end extending distally away from the motor. The distal end adapted to connect with ...