06234772 is referenced by 236 patents and cites 82 patents.

An implantable rotary sealless blood pump is provided. The pump can include hydrodynamic, magnetic and hybrid, hydrodynamic/magnetic bearings and combinations thereof. The rotor can include a shaft or the pump can be made shaftless. Close clearances may be maintained between the housing and the rotor by offsetting magnets or offsetting magnets and motor stators.

Title
Rotary blood pump
Application Number
9/301138
Publication Number
6234772 (B1)
Application Date
April 28, 1999
Publication Date
May 22, 2001
Inventor
David M Lancisi
Folsom
CA, US
Richard K Wampler
Granite Bay
CA, US
Agent
Seyfarth Shaw
US
George H Gerstman
US
Assignee
Kriton Medical
CA, US
IPC
F04B 17/00
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