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Ali R Rezai: Electrical stimulation of the sympathetic nerve chain. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 26, 2005: US06885888 (523 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of affecting physiological disorders by stimulating a specific location along the sympathetic nerve chain. Preferably, the present invention provides a method of affecting a variety of physiological disorders or pathological conditions by placing an electrode ...


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Ivan Vesely: System for minimally invasive insertion of a bioprosthetic heart valve. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Mark Kusner, Michael A Jaffe, May 27, 2003: US06569196 (450 worldwide citation)

A system for minimally invasive insertion of a bioprosthetic heart valve. The system includes a collapsible tissue-based valve system, a catheter-based valve delivery system, a surgical platform and a device tracking and visualization system. The collapsible valve system includes: (i) a permanent ou ...


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Larry A Latson, John M Kapitan: Apparatus and method for occluding a defect or aperture within body surface. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, January 19, 1999: US05861003 (393 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for occluding an aperture within a body surface, including an occlusion bag having a proximal sac and a distal sac, a delivery catheter, a guide catheter, a super-elastic wire, a release mechanism and a delivery sheath. The method of the invention includes affixing the deli ...


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Jan Lewandowski, Paul S Malchesky, Yukihiko Nose: Pulse voltammetry. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 30, 1990: US04897162 (350 worldwide citation)

A glucose sensing apparatus and method includes an electrocatalytic sensor having a reference electrode and a sensing electrode. A periodic signal is comprised of a ramp voltage which is intermingled a series of square wave measurement pulses. This signal is applied to the sensor. Current levels are ...


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Ivan Vesely: Bioprosthetic cardiovascular valve system. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Michael A Jaffe, March 11, 2003: US06530952 (312 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular valve system including a permanent base unit that is affixed to the patient using conventional sutures or staples, and a collapsible valve having a collapsible frame that mates with the permanent base unit, and supports valve leaflets. An installed collapsible frame may be re-collap ...


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Ivan Vesely: Bioprosthetic cardiovascular valve system. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Kusner & Jaffe, March 14, 2006: US07011681 (280 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular valve system including a permanent base unit that is affixed to the patient using conventional sutures or staples, and a collapsible valve having a collapsible frame that mates with the permanent base unit, and supports valve leaflets. An installed collapsible frame may be re-collap ...


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John H Petre, Delos M Cosgrove: Infusion pump controller. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay & Sharpe, July 12, 1983: US04392849 (267 worldwide citation)

A closed loop medication introduction system controls the rate at which medication is introduced into a patient in response to a monitored physiological condition. The system includes a monitor for monitoring the level or magnitude of the physiological condition and an infusion pump for introducing ...


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Iain H Kalfas, Donald W Kormos, David W Piraino, Gene H Barnett: Stereotaxy wand and tool guide. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 21, 1996: US05517990 (262 worldwide citation)

A patient is secured to a subject support (10). A stereotaxic wand (40) is inserted into a tool guide (60). The wand has a tip portion (44), a portion extending along a pointing axis (46) of the wand, an offset portion (42) which is offset from the pointing axis of the wand, and at least two wand em ...


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Francis A Papay, Bryan P Byerman: Bone anchoring system. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, February 11, 2003: US06517542 (261 worldwide citation)

A new bone anchoring system comprises a bone screw and a mechanical insert received in a central bore of the bone screw. The bone screw defines a self-tapping, self-boring tip for easy bone insertion as well as through-holes or other openings for receipt of new bone growth. The insert can be replace ...


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Donald W Kormos, Gene H Barnett, Charles P Steiner: Frameless stereotaxy system. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 10, 1994: US05309913 (254 worldwide citation)

A patient's head is anchored (16) at one end of a patient support (10). An array of receivers (50) are mounted on a frame (12) which is fixed to the patient support. The frame carries at least one reference transmitter (52). A wand (42) has at least two emitters (44, 46) mounted thereto. By measurin ...