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John Faul, Toshihiko Nishimura, Peter Kao, Ronald Pearl: Implantable arterio-venous shunt devices and methods for their use. Rox Medical, Adam Bell, James Heslin, Matthew Kaser, June 28, 2011: US07967769 (20 worldwide citation)

A long-term implantable arterio-venous shunt device or creation of a fistula is provided that can be used as a therapeutic method for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The shunt device is implanted between an artery and a vein, preferably between a peripheral artery and the infe ...


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John L Faul, Toshihiko Nishimura, Peter N Kao, Ronald G Pearl: Arterio-venous shunt devices. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Adam Bell, James Heslin, Matthew Kaser, November 1, 2011: US08048016 (10 worldwide citation)

A long-term implantable arterio-venous shunt device is provided that can be used as a therapeutic method. The shunt device is implanted between an artery and a vein, preferably between the aorta and the inferior vena cava. The shunt device decreases the systemic vascular resistance and allows a bloo ...


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John Faul, Toshihiko Nishimura, Peter Kao, Ronald Pearl: Therapeutic method for treatment of hypertension. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Adam Warwick Bell, D Phil, James Heslin, October 8, 2013: US08551032 (8 worldwide citation)

A long-term implantable arterio-venous shunt device or creation of a fistula is provided that can be used as a therapeutic method for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The shunt device is implanted between an artery and a vein, preferably between a peripheral artery and the infe ...