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Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Kao Stephen, Karratt Joe, Landreville Steve, Lang Eric, Sanderson David, Welk Craig, Snow W David: Apparatus and methods for positioning prostheses for deployment from a catheter. Xtent, Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Kao Stephen, Karratt Joe, Landreville Steve, Lang Eric, Sanderson David, Welk Craig, Snow W David, HESLIN James M, February 9, 2006: WO/2006/014233 (80 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include a flexible catheter shaft, an expandable member, a tubular prosthesis selectively movable in an axial direction over the expandable member, and a stop member disposed on the catheter shaft near the distal end of the catheter shaft for stopping t ...


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Deem Mark, Gifford Hanson S Iii, Andreas Bernard, Chew Sunmi, French Ron, Sutton Doug: Methods and devices for treating aneurysms. The Foundry, THOMPSON Lynn M, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004603 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices provide delivery of one or more therapeutic agents to a treatment site at or near an aneurysm, such as an abdominal aortic aneurysm ('AAA'). Methods typically include placing a device at or near the AAA and releasing one or more therapeutic agents from the device. This may also i ...


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Andreas Bernard, Kao Stephen, Hammersmark Dan J, Welk Craig, Acosta Pablo, Karatt Joseph, Snow David: Apparatus and methods for deployment of multiple custom-length prostheses. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Kao Stephen, Hammersmark Dan J, Welk Craig, Acosta Pablo, Karatt Joseph, Snow David, HAN Johney, May 10, 2007: WO/2007/053187 (40 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include one or more tubular prostheses carried at the distal end of a catheter shaft, a sheath slidably disposed over the prostheses, and a guidewire tube extending from within the sheath to the exterior of the sheath through an exit port in a sidewall ...


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Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Landreville Steve, Chew Sunmi: Apparatus and methods for deployment of vascular prostheses. Xtent, Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Landreville Steve, Chew Sunmi, SMITH Scott M, February 17, 2005: WO/2005/013853 (36 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include one or more tubular prostheses carried at the distal end of a catheter shaft, a sheath slidably disposed over the prostheses, and a guidewire tube extending from within the sheath to the exterior of the sheath through an exit port in a sidewall ...


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Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Landreville Steve, Snow David W: Apparatus and methods for delivery of multiple distributed stents. Xtent, Acosta Pablo, Andreas Bernard, Landreville Steve, Snow David W, SMITH Scott M, October 28, 2004: WO/2004/091441 (36 worldwide citation)

Delivery catheters and systems are adapted for delivering multiple discreet prostheses in body lumens. An exemplary delivery catheter comprises a sheath, a pusher for moving the prostheses relative to the sheath, and a valve member for selectively retaining the prostheses in the sheath. For balloon ...


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Deem Mark, Gifford Iii Hanson S, Andreas Bernard, Chew Sunmi, French Ron, Sutton Doug: Methods and devices for luminal and sphincter augmentation. The Foundry, THOMPSON Lynn M, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004544 (33 worldwide citation)

Devices (16, 20) and methods for augmenting or otherwise enhancing closure of body lumens include magnetic or magnetizable components or particles (16, 20) which are implanted in the wall of the lumen. The magnetic fields exerted by the components or particles (16, 18) act to close the body lumen wi ...


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Andreas Bernard, Chew Sunmi, Dittmer Jeremy, Grainger Jeff, Kao Stephen, Lowe David, Mao Bryan, Olson Steve, Snow David, Welk Craig: Apparatus and methods for deployment of linked prosthetic segments. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Chew Sunmi, Dittmer Jeremy, Grainger Jeff, Kao Stephen, Lowe David, Mao Bryan, Olson Steve, Snow David, Welk Craig, PORTNOW Douglas, September 27, 2007: WO/2007/109621 (28 worldwide citation)

A luminal prosthesis comprises a plurality of radially expandable prosthetic stent segments arranged axially. Two or more of the prosthetic stent segments are separable upon expansion from the remaining prosthetic stent segments and a coupling structure connects at least some of the adjacent prosthe ...


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Andreas Bernard, Mcgarry Michael, Welk Craig, Sanderson David: In situ stent formation. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Mcgarry Michael, Welk Craig, Sanderson David, HAN Johney U, December 7, 2006: WO/2006/130326 (25 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for delivering stents and other prostheses to body lumens include a prosthesis forming and deploying mechanism carried at the distal end of a catheter shaft. The mechanism is adapted to form and deploy prostheses of a variable length, and to form and deploy multiple prostheses ...


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Andreas Bernard H, Mcdonald Matthew, Daulton Jay S, Leopold Andrew, Leopold Philip, Maulding Matt, Black Andrew: Delivery catheter having active engagement mechanism for prosthesis. Xtent, Andreas Bernard H, Mcdonald Matthew, Daulton Jay S, Leopold Andrew, Leopold Philip, Maulding Matt, Black Andrew, HAN Johney U, November 29, 2007: WO/2007/136946 (19 worldwide citation)

Delivery catheters and systems are adapted for delivering multiple discreet prostheses in body lumens. An exemplary delivery catheter comprises a sheath, a pusher for moving the prostheses relative to the sheath, and a valve member for selectively retaining the prostheses in the sheath. For balloon ...


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Deem Mark, Andreas Bernard H, Chew Sunmi, Fields Antony J, French Ronald, Gifford Hanson S Iii, Hundertmark Ronald R, Rapacki Alan R, Sutton Douglas S, Wilson Peter M: Methodes et dispositifs sutilisant lors dinterventions pulmonaires, Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Pulmonx Corporation, Smart & Biggar, July 27, 2010: CA2401331 (16 worldwide citation)

An implantable flow control element is provided which prevents air from entering an isolated portion of a patient's lung. The element may permit air to escape from the isolated portion so that the element acts like a valve. Systems for implanting pulmonary devices are also provided.