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Ronald B Luther: Angioplasty device. Angiobrade Partners, Willie Krawitz, March 17, 1987: US04650466 (693 worldwide citation)

An angioplasty device is disclosed comprising a woven tube of metal or plastic fibers and a retraction stylet that are attached at one end to a catheter tube for insertion into a vein, artery and the like for the removal of plaque and similar material. One or more guide wires or a stylet may be atta ...


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Harold D Kletschka: Angioplasty device and method of using the same. Dorsey & Whitney, January 3, 1989: US04794928 (433 worldwide citation)

An angioplasty device is disclosed for treatment of, or for compression and/or removal of an obstruction from, a vessel or vessel-like structure in medical, non-medical and industrial applications. The device incorporates a trap/barrier for trapping and removing particles that break away from the tr ...


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Pflueger Russell, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating improved transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter International, SonicStar International, Stetina & Brunda, April 19, 1994: US05304115 (358 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Yue Teh Jang, Stephen M Salmon, David A White, Rizza A Garcia: Catheter system having imaging, balloon angioplasty, and stent deployment capabilities, and method of use for guided stent deployment. Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, Lyon & Lyon, May 12, 1998: US05749848 (217 worldwide citation)

A catheter system has a balloon angioplasty device disposed about a common lumen near its distal end. The balloon catheter is pre-fitted with a stent which is deployed when the balloon is inflated. The common lumen is in communication with multiple lumens within a proximal region of the catheter bod ...


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Russell Pflueger, Henry Nita: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating all ultrasound transmission member made at least partially from a superlastic metal alloy. Baxter International, SonicStar International, Stetina & Brunda, July 5, 1994: US05326342 (212 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Daniel O Adams, Scott P Thome: Intravascular device for coronary heart treatment. SciMed Life Systems, Kinney & Lange, June 18, 1996: US05527292 (180 worldwide citation)

An intravascular device having an elongated flexible tube sized for insertion into a coronary vessel beyond a distal end of a guide catheter. In use, the flexible tube has its proximal end within a guide catheter and has its distal end extending to a treatment site in a coronary artery. The device a ...


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Nadim M Zacca, Martin R Jasso: Atherectomy and angioplasty method and apparatus. William E Shull, May 3, 1994: US05308354 (164 worldwide citation)

A device for treating obstructions in vessels or small openings in the body, comprising a rotatable ablator tip which is guided to the obstruction in a reduced diameter configuration, expanded and rotated to remove the obstruction, and contracted to remove the device from the body. The variably expa ...


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Russell Pflueger, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating an ultrasound transmission member made at least partially from a superelastic metal alloy. Baxter International, Stetina Brunda Buyan, Raymond Sun, March 14, 1995: US05397301 (145 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Russell Pflueger, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device having surface disruptions. Baxter International, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 30, 1996: US05540656 (144 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Harold D Kletschka: Embolic protection device having expandable trap. Dorsey & Whitney, September 3, 2002: US06443926 (132 worldwide citation)

An angioplasty device and particle trap for use in medical, veterinary, non-medical or industrial applications where removal of an obstruction from a small diameter vessel or vessel-like structure could produce particles, which, if allowed to remain in the vessel, could cause undesirable complicatio ...