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David J Danitz, Adam Gold: Articulating mechanism for remote manipulation of a surgical or diagnostic tool. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, March 23, 2010: US07682307 (277 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an articulating mechanism useful, for example, for remote manipulation of various surgical instruments and diagnostic tools within, or to, regions of the body. Movement of segments at the proximal end of the mechanism results in a corresponding, relative movement of segments a ...


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Cameron Dale Hinman, David J Danitz: Link systems and articulation mechanisms for remote manipulation of surgical or diagnostic tools. Novare Surgical Systems, Shay Glenn, November 9, 2010: US07828808 (255 worldwide citation)

Articulating mechanisms, link systems, and components thereof, useful for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, the remote manipulation of instruments such as surgical or diagnostic instruments or tools are provided. The link systems include links wherein at least two adjacent links a ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jefferey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich: Tissue access guidewire system and method. Baxano, Shay Glenn, December 28, 2010: US07857813 (247 worldwide citation)

A method and system for guiding at least a portion of a surgical device to a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body involves coupling a guidewire to the device and pulling the distal end of the guidewire to guide at least a portion of the surgical device to a desired position betwe ...


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Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Amr Salahieh, Dwight P Morejohn: Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, February 12, 2008: US07329279 (231 worldwide citation)

Methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of endovascularly delivering a replacement valve and an anchor to a vicinity of the heart valve, the anchor having a braid, and expanding the braid to a deployed configuration against the ...


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Amr Salahieh, Brian D Brandt, Dwight P Morejohn, Ulrich R Haug, Jean Pierre Dueri, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Jeff Krolik: Low profile heart valve and delivery system. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, June 3, 2008: US07381219 (219 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a delivery catheter having a diameter of 21 french or less; an expandable anchor disposed within the delivery catheter; and a replacement valve disposed within the delivery catheter. The invention also includes a method for e ...


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Amr Salahieh, Brian D Brandt, Robert A Gleshlider, Dwight P Morejohn, Tom Saul: Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, July 6, 2010: US07748389 (204 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus for methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes an expandable anchor with leaflet engagement elements on the proximal end of the anchor and a replacement valve. The leaflet engagement elements can be used to prevent ...


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Jeffrey L Bleich, Gregory P Schmitz, Roy Leguidleguid, Jefferey Bleam: Guidewire exchange systems to treat spinal stenosis. Baxano, Shay Glenn, September 4, 2012: US08257356 (181 worldwide citation)

Guidewire exchange systems, devices and methods, for positioning and actuating surgical devices in a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body are described. A guidewire may be coupled to a surgical device for positioning and actuating (e.g., urging against a target tissue). The guide ...


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Amr Salahieh, Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Dwight P Morejohn: Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, November 4, 2008: US07445631 (174 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for replacing a native aortic valve, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor adapted to be endovascularly delivered and secured at a site within the native aortic valve. The expandable anchor has a delivery length in a delivery configuration substant ...


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Daniel H Kim, Mir A Imran: Methods for stimulating a nerve root ganglion. Spinal Modulations, Shay Glenn, February 26, 2008: US07337005 (174 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments of the present invention provide stimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more nerve root ganglia through implantation of an electrode on, in or around a nerve root ganglia. Some other embodiments of the present invention provide ...


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Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Amr Salahieh, Dwight P Morejohn, Kenneth J Michlitsch: Everting heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, August 24, 2010: US07780725 (138 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for endovascular delivery to a vicinity of the patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the replacement valve i ...