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Methods, devices, and systems for a) revascularization and/or b) performing other medical procedures at vascular or non-vascular intracorporeal locations within a mammalian body. The methods generally comprise the formation of at least one extravascular passageway from a blood vessel to a vascular or non-vascular target location. In the revascularization methods the extravascular passageway is utilized for blood flow. In the medical procedure methods the extravascular passageway is utilized as a conduit for accessing or performing procedures at the vascular or non-vascular target location. Also disclosed are catheter devices and systems which are useable to form the extravascular passageways of the invention, as well as apparatus for modifying, maintaining and/or closing such extravascular passageways.

Title
Methods and apparatus for bypassing arterial obstructions and/or performing other transvascular procedures
Application Number
8/730327
Publication Number
6190353 (B1)
Application Date
October 11, 1996
Publication Date
February 20, 2001
Inventor
Thomas Banks
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Russell J Redmond
Goleta
CA, US
Claude A Vidal
Santa Barbara
CA, US
John Thomas Garibotto
Newark
CA, US
Patrick Edward Macaulay
San Jose
CA, US
Philip Christopher Evard
Palo Alto
CA, US
Jason Brian Whitt
San Francisco
CA, US
Timothy R Machold
Moss Beach
CA, US
J Christopher Flaherty
Los Altos
CA, US
Joshua Makower
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins
US
Agent
Robert D Buyan
US
Assignee
TransVascular
CA, US
IPC
A61M 37/00
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