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Ernst P Strecker: Dilatation catheter. May 8, 1990: US04922905 (758 worldwide citation)

Mounted on the catheter is an endoprosthesis which can be inserted into a vessel, for example, in a predetermined position, radially expandable, implantable at the expansion site, where it is subsequently retained in place. The endoprosthesis can encompass a section of the catheter by its own radial ...


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Michael J Horzewski, Paul G Yock: Reinforced balloon dilatation catheter with slitted exchange sleeve and method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, June 7, 1988: US04748982 (643 worldwide citation)

Balloon dilatation catheter adapted to be utilized in connection with a guiding catheter and a guide wire. The catheter comprises a flexible elongate tubular member having proximal and distal extremities and having a lumen extending therethrough. An inflatable balloon is mounted on the distal extrem ...


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Tassilo Bonzel: Dilatation catheter. Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, August 9, 1988: US04762129 (600 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter, in particular for expanding constrictions in coronary vessels, includes a balloon (2) capable of being enlarged by injecting a fluid through a tube (3). The tube (3) is arranged laterally offset from a segment of flexible tubing (7) by which a passage (8) for a guide wire (1) ...


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Rick L Shockey, Robert A Van Tassel: Intravascular drug delivery dilatation catheter. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, February 19, 1991: US04994033 (444 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter designed to apply a liquid medicament or other substance to a stenotic lesion as the blood vessel is undergoing dilatation to facilitate the restoration and long-term maintenance of patency to the blood vessel. It comprises three concentrically arranged flexible plastic tub ...


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Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Thermal dilatation catheter and method. Advanced Angioplasty Products, Townsend and Townsend, January 12, 1993: US05178620 (409 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and an apparatus for selectively heating a resistive mass which partially or fully occludes a particular tubal passage, such as a blood vessel or the urethra. As a result, the tubal passage is effectively softened or weakened, allowing the tubal passage to be more re ...


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James J Leary: Steerable guide wire for balloon dilatation procedure. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 8, 1985: US04545390 (378 worldwide citation)

A guide wire is provided to guide a very small diameter catheter, such as a coronary dilatation catheter used in coronary angioplasty techniques. The guide wire itself is of very small diameter, (under 0.020") yet is steerable and may be visualized fluoroscopically. The major portion of the guide wi ...


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Michael J Horzewski, Paul G Yock: Reinforced balloon dilatation catheter with slitted exchange sleeve and method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, March 5, 1996: US05496346 (377 worldwide citation)

Balloon dilatation catheter adapted to be utilized in connection with a guiding catheter and a guide wire. The catheter comprises a flexible elongate tubular member having proximal and distal extremities and having a lumen extending therethrough. An inflatable balloon is mounted on the distal extrem ...


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John E Abele, Charles D Lennox: Physiologic low stress angioplasty. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, March 5, 1996: US05496311 (364 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for dilation of a body lumen, using an expandable dilatation catheter to simultaneously heat and apply pressure to tissue of the lumen and to expand and dilate the lumen including means constructed to produce and/or detect physiological response of the heated tissue to applied pr ...


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Michael J Horzewski, Richard L Mueller Jr: Perfusion type balloon dilatation catheter, apparatus and method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, September 20, 1988: US04771777 (352 worldwide citation)

Perfusion-type balloon dilatation apparatus having a guiding catheter with proximal and distal extremities and with a flow passage extending therethrough. A balloon dilatation catheter is disposed in the guiding catheter. The balloon dilatation catheter is comprised of a flexible elongate tubular me ...


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Gronauer Volker: Antenna device with feed.. Gore W L & Ass, January 7, 1993: EP0521264-A2 (340 worldwide citation)

An antenna arrangement with a feed in the form of a coaxial cable arrangement which is suitable for radio frequencies, especially for medical heat application in body cavities, an extrusion method for its production, a dilatation catheter with the antenna arrangement, and a method for carrying out a ...