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Mark H Wholey, Mark L Nagurka, Robert S Katz: Method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels. Richard V Westerhoff, Arnold B Silverman, February 9, 1988: US04723549 (787 worldwide citation)

A catheter for dilating occluded or stenotic blood vessels includes a collapsible filter device disposed between a dilating balloon and the distal end of the catheter. The collapsible filter device comprises a plurality of resilient ribs secured to the catheter at or adjacent the distal end thereof ...


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Ralph de la Torre, Kenton W Gregory: Apparatus and method for vasodilation. The General Hospital Corporation, Fish & Richardson, December 5, 1995: US05472406 (132 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency wave, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication, including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscepti ...


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Ralph de la Torre, Kenton W Gregory: Apparatus and method for vasodilation. The General Hospital Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, September 2, 1997: US05662590 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency wave, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication, including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscepti ...


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Ralph De La Torre, Kenton W Gregory: Apparatus and method for vasodilation. The General Hospital Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, March 7, 2000: US06033371 (35 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency wave, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication, including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscepti ...


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Ralph De La Torre, Kenton W Gregory: Apparatus and method for vasodilation. The General Hospital Corporation, K Alison de Runtz, Skjerven Morrill, June 18, 2002: US06406486 (34 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency wave, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication, including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscepti ...


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De La Torre Ralph, Gregory Kenton W: Apparatus and method for vasodilation.. Gen Hospital, July 20, 1994: EP0606390-A1

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency waves, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication; including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscept ...


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De La, Torre Ralph, Gregory Kenton W: Apparatus and method for vasodilation. The General Hospital Corporation, CLARK Paul T, April 15, 1993: WO/1993/006780

A method and apparatus for dilating blood vessels in vasospasm through the use of high frequency waves, e.g., hydraulic or acoustic waves. The invention is suitable to treat any vasospasm, including any vasospasm intractable to medication; including cerebral vasospasm, which currently is not suscept ...