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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Nonstented heart valves with formed in situ support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 19, 2009: US07534259 (150 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthetic valve having an in situ formable support structure and methods of deploying such a valve are disclosed. In one arrangement, the valve has a base and at least one flow occluder. A first flexible component which is incapable of retaining the valve at a functional site in the ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Methods of cardiac valve replacement using nonstented prosthetic valve. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 14, 2008: US07435257 (98 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within a heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A portion of the inflatable structure that is distal to the native valve is inflated. A portion of th ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Nonstented temporary valve for cardiovascular therapy. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 22, 2008: US07320704 (90 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a patient utilizes a temporary valve. In one embodiment, an inflatable structure of a temporary valve is inflated at a cardiovascular site in fluid communication with a native valve. At least a portion of the native valve is removed translumenally. A prosthetic valve is deployed ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Method of in situ formation of translumenally deployable heart valve support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 4, 2008: US07445630 (88 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within the heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A first chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated and then, independently, a second chamber o ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Translumenally implantable heart valve with formed in place support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 7, 2009: US07556645 (46 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular prosthetic valve includes a cuff having a distal end and a proximal end. An inflatable structure is coupled to the cuff and has at least one inflatable channel that forms a toroidal structure. A valve is coupled to the cuff; the valve configured to permit flow in a first axial direc ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Translumenally implantable heart valve with multiple chamber formed in place support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 6, 2011: US08012201 (36 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular prosthetic valve comprises an inflatable body that has at least a first inflatable chamber and a second inflatable chamber that is not in fluid communication with the first inflatable chamber. The inflatable body is configured to form, at least in part, a generally annular ring. A v ...


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Lashinski Randall T, Bishop Gordon B, Uong Do: Translumenally implantable heart valve with formed in place support. Direct Flow Medical, Lashinski Randall T, Bishop Gordon B, Uong Do, ALTMAN Daniel E, February 26, 2009: WO/2009/026563 (31 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular prosthetic valve, the valve comprising an inflatable cuff comprising at least one inflatable channel that forms, at least in part, an inflatable structure, and a valve coupled to the inflatable cuff, the valve configured to permit flow in a first axial direction and to inhibit flow ...


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Lashinski Randall T, Bishop Gordon B: Unstented heart valve with formed in place support structure. Direct Flow Medical, Lashinski Randall T, Bishop Gordon B, ALTMAN Daniel E, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/107650 (30 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthetic valve (100) has an in situ formable support structure. The valve comprises a prosthetic valve (104), having a base and at least one flow occluder. A first flexible component is incapable of retaining the valve at a functional site in the arterial vasculature. The first comp ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Method of in situ formation of translumenally deployable heart valve support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 13, 2012: US08308796 (29 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within the heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A first chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated and then, independently, a second chamber o ...


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Kevin Robin, Do D Uong: Profile reduction of valve implant. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 3, 2011: US07935144 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing an axial profile of a valve implant includes providing a valve implant having a longitudinal axis and a delivery catheter having a central axis and a distal receiving section. The method further includes helically rolling the valve implant around a rolling axis that is offset a ...