Patents by Inventor Joseph S. Weinstein

Joseph S. Weinstein 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: 5213561
    Abstract: The incidence of restenosis after angioplasty is reduced by exposing the potentially stenotic site to radiation from a source within the same vascular structure in which the site is located. The radioactive source can be mounted at the distal end of a guidewire, or in a balloon catheter, or on a balloon expansible stent, and is inserted through the vascular structure to the site to be exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 1992
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1993
    Inventors: Joseph S. Weinstein, H. Frank Martin