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Method and apparatus for utilizing the vascular system as a conduit to reach other vascular and extravascular locations within the body. Included are methods for revascularization wherein the extravascular passageways are formed to permit blood flow between vascular locations. Also included are methods for performing transvascular interstitial surgery (TVIS) wherein extravascular passageways are formed from a blood vessel to another vascular or non-vascular intracorporeal location. Also disclosed are devices usable for forming extravascular passageways in accordance with the invention, or for modifying, valving, maintaining or closing such passageways.

Title
Device, system and method for interstitial transvascular intervention
Application Number
730496
Publication Number
6068638
Application Date
October 27, 1998
Publication Date
May 30, 2000
Inventor
Joshua Makower
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Robert D Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins Buyan
Assignee
Transvascular
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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