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Michi E Garrison: Rapidly exchangeable and expandable cage catheter for repairing damaged blood vessels. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 19, 1993: US05180368 (247 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter having an expandable cage mounted on the distal end of a tubular member which is radially expanded and contracted by means of a control wire. The control wire extends through a first inner lumen within the tubular member which extends along essentially the entire length the ...


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Wilfred J Samson, William S Tremulis: Steerable dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 12, 1991: US04998923 (235 worldwide citation)

A low-profile steerable dilatation catheter for angioplasty procedures which has an inflated balloon on the distal end with little or no tendency to wrap on itself when the catheter is advanced through a patient's vascular system. The catheter comprises an elongated tubular member which is longitudi ...


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William S Tremulis: Flexible hollow guiding member with means for fluid communication therethrough. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 23, 1990: US04964409 (231 worldwide citation)

A guiding member for use as an independent guidewire or as an integral part of a low-profile steerable dilatation catheter. The guiding member has an elongated main hollow tubular member, a tubular extension preferably made of polyimide secured to the distal end of the tubular member, a core member ...


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Wilfred J Samson: Steerable dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 15, 1986: US04582181 (218 worldwide citation)

Low profile dilation catheter and method of manufacturing the same for use in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. The catheter has an inflatable balloon for dilating stenotic lesions, and an integral guide wire by which the catheter can be steered into the artery system.


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Ronald W Songer, Peter R McInnes: Steerable perfusion dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 9, 1990: US04892519 (198 worldwide citation)

A steerable dilatation catheter with perfusion holes for use in coronary angioplasty. The catheter has inner and outer tubular members, with an inflatable balloon near the distal end of the outer tubular member. The guidewire extends through a lumen in the inner tubular member, and the distal end po ...


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John W Gaiser, Abdul Razaq A Balogun: High torque steerable dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 12, 1991: US04998917 (172 worldwide citation)

A steerable dilatation catheter which is particularly adapted for angioplasty procedures having a concentric construction of thin-walled inner and outer tubular members of high strength plastic, such as polyimide, which provide diametric rigidity but longitudinal flexibility. At least the distal por ...


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Jeffrey S Frisbie, Wilfred J Samson, John V Hoek: Steerable dilatation catheter with rotation limiting device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 12, 1987: US04664113 (110 worldwide citation)

Steerable dilatation catheter assembly having an adapter with at least one arm. A guide wire having proximal and distal ends is provided with the proximal end extending through the adapter. A flexible tubular member has one end secured to the adapter and extends over the guide wire and has a balloon ...


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William S Tremulis: Steerable dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, November 3, 1992: US05159937 (94 worldwide citation)

A guiding member for use as an independent guidewire or as an integral part of a low-profile steerable dilatation catheter. The guiding member has an elongated main hollow tubular member, a tubular extension preferably made of polyimide secured to the distal end of the tubular member, a core member ...


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William A Tremulis: Method for measuring pressure within a patients coronary artery. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 24, 1991: US05050606 (89 worldwide citation)

A guiding member for use as an independent guidewire or as an integral part of a low-profile steerable dilatation catheter. The guiding member has an elongated main hollow tubular member, a tubular extension preferably made of polyimide secured to the distal end of the tubular member, a core member ...


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Wilfred J Samson, William S Tremulis: Steerable dilatation catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, September 12, 1995: US05449343 (75 worldwide citation)

A low-profile steerable dilatation catheter for angioplasty procedures which has an inflated balloon on the distal end with little or no tendency to wrap on itself when the catheter is advanced through a patient's vascular system. The catheter comprises an elongated tubular member which is longitudi ...



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