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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 15, 1999: US05911734 (561 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, March 28, 2000: US06042598 (537 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment. EMBOL X, Lyon & Lyon, June 8, 1999: US05910154 (475 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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John A Macoviak, James J Leary, Wilfred J Samson: Perfusion filter catheter. Cardeon Corporation, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, March 26, 2002: US06361545 (442 worldwide citation)

A perfusion filter catheter is used to capture potential emboli within the aorta during heart surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass. An expandable embolic filter assembly having fine filter mesh for capturing macroemboli and microemboli is mounted on a catheter shaft having a perfusion lumen with perfu ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, February 22, 2000: US06027520 (433 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Alex Roustaei: Optical scanning head. Brown Martin Haller & McClain, October 11, 1994: US05354977 (379 worldwide citation)

The optical scanning head for scanning one- and two-dimensional bar codes includes at least one combination of light emitting diodes arranged so the LEDs emit light at different angles to create a fan of light. The combination and arrangement of the LEDs depends on whether one- or two-dimensional ba ...


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Dennis L Brooks, Robert D Lashinski: Distal protection device. Medtronic Ave, Catherine C Makesh, February 12, 2002: US06346116 (320 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a distal protection device for use with a delivery member. A filter assembly is located on the distal end of the delivery member. The filter is deployed distally of the region to be treated to capture emboli released during and immediately after the procedure. The filter is ...


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David W Baarman, Roy W Kuennen, Dennis J Denen, Terry L Lautzenheiser, Ronald C Markham, Scott A Mollema: Water treatment system with an inductively coupled ballast. Amway Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 20, 2002: US06436299 (314 worldwide citation)

A fluid treatment system is disclosed that includes a control unit that controls the overall operation of the fluid treatment system. A ballast circuit is coupled with an electromagnetic radiation emitting assembly. In the preferred fluid treatment system, the ballast circuit is inductively coupled ...


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Alex Roustaei: Optical scanning head. Brown Martin Haller & McClain, July 2, 1996: US05532467 (271 worldwide citation)

The optical scanning head includes at least one trio of light emitting diodes arranged so the LEDs emit light at different angles to create a fan of light. An optical module includes a light shield or "dark room" and a lens/filter assembly which provides control of the depth of focus of the scanner. ...


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Jason Artof, Tuoc Tan Nguyen, Keith E Myers: Minimally invasive valve replacement system. 3F Therapeutics, Jones Day, September 5, 2006: US07101396 (266 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for minimally invasive replacement of a valve. The system includes a collapsible valve and anchoring structure, devices and methods for expanding the valve anchoring structure, adhesive means to seal the valve to the surrounding tissue, a catheter-based valve sizing and delivery ...