Patents by Inventor Daniel James Horn

Daniel James Horn has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11191930
    Abstract: Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a catheter. The catheter may include a catheter shaft and a balloon. The balloon may comprise a cone portion, a waist portion, and a body portion. A fiber braid may be disposed along the balloon. An inner surface of the waist portion may be thermally bonded to an outer surface of the catheter shaft and an inner surface of the fiber braid may be adhesively bonded to an outer surface of the waist portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Adam Joseph Royer, Robert N. Squire, Daniel Lee Krautkremer, Jeffrey S. Lindquist, Daniel James Horn, Katherine M. Prindle
  • Publication number: 20210252261
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods including balloon catheters are described. In one embodiments, a balloon catheter assembly may comprise a tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion with a lumen extending between the proximal portion and the distal portion and a balloon member having a proximal waist portion, a distal waist portion, and an expandable region therebetween, the balloon member disposed proximate the distal portion of the tubular member and bonded to tubular member. The assembly may further comprise a first sleeve member covering a first portion of the tubular member and a portion of the balloon member proximal waist portion and a second sleeve member covering a second portion of the tubular member and a portion of the first sleeve member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Katherine M. Prindle, Daniel James Horn, Joel Munsinger
  • Patent number: 11007352
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods including balloon catheters are described. In one embodiments, a balloon catheter assembly may comprise a tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion with a lumen extending between the proximal portion and the distal portion and a balloon member having a proximal waist portion, a distal waist portion, and an expandable region therebetween, the balloon member disposed proximate the distal portion of the tubular member and bonded to tubular member. The assembly may further comprise a first sleeve member covering a first portion of the tubular member and a portion of the balloon member proximal waist portion and a second sleeve member covering a second portion of the tubular member and a portion of the first sleeve member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc
    Inventors: Katherine M. Prindle, Daniel James Horn, Joel Munsinger
  • Patent number: 10987496
    Abstract: A composite expandable medical balloon comprising a base balloon, the base balloon comprising a coextrusion, the coextrusion comprising an inner layer formed from an elastomeric polymer and an outer layer formed from a thermoplastic polymer a fiber braid disposed along the base balloon, the fiber braid comprising at least one polymeric fiber disposed over the base balloon, wherein the base balloon is designed to exhibit minimal delamination between the inner layer the outer layer of the base balloon, and methods of making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle Allen McCleary, Daniel James Horn, Jeffrey S. Lindquist
  • Patent number: 10849629
    Abstract: Composite expandable medical balloons and methods for forming composite expandable medical balloons are disclosed. An example composite expandable medical balloon may include a base balloon. A fiber braid may be disposed along the base balloon. The base balloon may have a first length prior to heat sterilization of the composite expandable medical balloon, and a second length after heat sterilization of the composite expandable medical balloon. The second length may be at least 95% of the first length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Daryl Lee Martin, Jeffrey S. Lindquist, Daniel James Horn, Pieter Spitael
  • Patent number: 10786267
    Abstract: The present disclosure pertains to assemblies, devices and systems for shockwave generation and to methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Joel M. Wasdyke, Daniel James Horn, Aaron Lomicka
  • Patent number: 10675449
    Abstract: Composite fiber reinforced balloons for medical devices are prepared by applying a web of fibers to the exterior of a preformed underlayer balloon, encasing the web with a matrix material to form an assembly, and inserting the assembly into a preformed outer layer balloon to form the composite balloon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, John Jianhua Chen, Ying Xiong, Joe Khammoungkhoune, Daniel James Horn, John Blix
  • Patent number: 10363399
    Abstract: An expandable medical balloon, the expandable medical balloon comprising a first balloon wall, the first balloon wall comprising a first balloon layer of polyethylene terephthalate having a first intrinsic viscosity, the first layer is outer to a second layer of polyethylene terephthalate, the second balloon layer of polyethylene terephthalate having a second intrinsic viscosity, the second layer is an inner layer, wherein the intrinsic viscosity of the first balloon layer is higher than the intrinsic viscosity of the second balloon layer by about 0.05 dl/g or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: John Jianhua Chen, Daniel James Horn, Adam Joseph Royer
  • Publication number: 20190224382
    Abstract: An expandable medical balloon including an inner layer formed of a poly (ether-block-amide) copolymer and an outer layer formed of a polyamide, the expandable medical balloon having a burst strength of greater than 50,000 psi, and to methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: John Jianhua Chen, Daniel James Horn
  • Publication number: 20190029703
    Abstract: The present disclosure pertains to assemblies, devices and systems for shockwave generation and to methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Joel M. Wasdyke, Daniel James Horn, Aaron Lomicka
  • Publication number: 20190030301
    Abstract: Composite fiber reinforced balloons for medical devices are prepared by applying a web of fibers to the exterior of a preformed underlayer balloon, encasing the web with a matrix material to form an assembly, and inserting the assembly into a preformed outer layer balloon to form the composite balloon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, John Jianhua Chen, Ying Xiong, Joe Khammoungkhoune, Daniel James Horn, John Blix
  • Publication number: 20180304054
    Abstract: A composite expandable medical balloon comprising a base balloon, the base balloon comprising a coextrusion, the coextrusion comprising an inner layer formed from an elastomeric polymer and an outer layer formed from a thermoplastic polymer a fiber braid disposed along the base balloon, the fiber braid comprising at least one polymeric fiber disposed over the base balloon, wherein the base balloon is designed to exhibit minimal delamination between the inner layer the outer layer of the base balloon, and methods of making the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle Allen McCleary, Daniel James Horn, Jeffrey S. Lindquist
  • Patent number: 10099039
    Abstract: Composite fiber reinforced balloons for medical devices are prepared by applying a web of fibers to the exterior of a preformed underlayer balloon, encasing the web with a matrix material to form an assembly, and inserting the assembly into a preformed outer layer balloon to form the composite balloon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, John Jianhua Chen, Ying Xiong, Joe Khammoungkhoune, Daniel James Horn, John Blix
  • Publication number: 20180161040
    Abstract: Composite expandable medical balloons and methods for forming composite expandable medical balloons are disclosed. An example composite expandable medical balloon may include a base balloon. A fiber braid may be disposed along the base balloon. The base balloon may have a first length prior to heat sterilization of the composite expandable medical balloon, and a second length after heat sterilization of the composite expandable medical balloon. The second length may be at least 95% of the first length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Daryl Lee Martin, Jeffrey S. Lindquist, Daniel James Horn, Pieter Spitael
  • Publication number: 20170291014
    Abstract: Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a catheter. The catheter may include a catheter shaft and a balloon. The balloon may comprise a cone portion, a waist portion, and a body portion. A fiber braid may be disposed along the balloon. An inner surface of the waist portion may be thermally bonded to an outer surface of the catheter shaft and an inner surface of the fiber braid may be adhesively bonded to an outer surface of the waist portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Adam Joseph Royer, Robert N. Squire, Daniel Lee Krautkremer, Jeffrey S. Lindquist, Daniel James Horn, Katherine M. Prindle
  • Publication number: 20170143943
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods including balloon catheters are described. In one embodiments, a balloon catheter assembly may comprise a tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion with a lumen extending between the proximal portion and the distal portion and a balloon member having a proximal waist portion, a distal waist portion, and an expandable region therebetween, the balloon member disposed proximate the distal portion of the tubular member and bonded to tubular member. The assembly may further comprise a first sleeve member covering a first portion of the tubular member and a portion of the balloon member proximal waist portion and a second sleeve member covering a second portion of the tubular member and a portion of the first sleeve member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Corporation
    Inventors: Katherine M. Prindle, Daniel James Horn, Joel Munsinger
  • Publication number: 20170065795
    Abstract: Composite fiber reinforced balloons for medical devices are prepared by applying a web of fibers to the exterior of a preformed underlayer balloon, encasing the web with a matrix material to form an assembly, and inserting the assembly into a preformed outer layer balloon to form the composite balloon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, John Jianhua Chen, Ying Xiong, Joe Khammoungkhoune, Daniel James Horn, John Blix
  • Patent number: 9526873
    Abstract: Composite fiber reinforced balloons for medical devices are prepared by applying a web of fibers to the exterior of a preformed underlayer balloon, encasing the web with a matrix material to form an assembly, and inserting the assembly into a preformed outer layer balloon to form the composite balloon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, John Jianhua Chen, Ying Xiong, Joe Khammoungkhoune, Daniel James Horn, John Blix
  • Patent number: 9320525
    Abstract: A device for occluding a target body lumen, comprises a wire structure defining a wire structure lumen extending therethrough and movable between a reduced diameter insertion configuration and an expanded diameter deployed configuration and a basket structure extending across the wire structure lumen and including therein a cell growth promoting agent to promote cell growth across the wire structure lumen to occlude the target body lumen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Khieu, Daniel James Horn, Anthony C. Vrba, John Blix, Kent Harrison, Timothy J. Ley
  • Publication number: 20160089517
    Abstract: An expandable medical balloon, the expandable medical balloon comprising a first balloon wall, the first balloon wall comprising a first balloon layer of polyethylene terephthalate having a first intrinsic viscosity, the first layer is outer to a second layer of polyethylene terephthalate, the second balloon layer of polyethylene terephthalate having a second intrinsic viscosity, the second layer is an inner layer, wherein the intrinsic viscosity of the first balloon layer is higher than the intrinsic viscosity of the second balloon layer by about 0.05 dl/g or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: John Jianhua Chen, Daniel James Horn, Adam Joseph Royer