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James A Nelson, Ascher Shmulewitz: Apparatus for treatment of ischemic heart disease by providing transvenous myocardial perfusion. Circulation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, October 20, 1998: US05824071 (320 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for use in open surgical and transluminal methods for supplying long-term retrograde perfusion of the myocardium via a conduit disposed between the left ventricle and the coronary sinus. In a first method, an opening is formed between the left ventricle and the cor ...


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Ascher Shmulewitz, Arthur A Wallace: Apparatus and methods of bioelectrical impedance analysis of blood flow. Imagyn Medical Techonologies California, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, August 1, 2000: US06095987 (272 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for monitoring cardiac output using bioelectrical impedance techniques in which first and second electrodes are placed in the trachea and/or bronchus in the vicinity of the ascending aorta, while an excitation current is injected into the thorax via first and secon ...


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Philip E Eggers, Ascher Shmulewitz, Peter A Crosby: Methods and apparatus for therapeutic cauterization of predetermined volumes of biological tissue. Neothermia Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, August 22, 2000: US06106524 (258 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for cauterizing predetermined volumes of abnormal biological tissue using a user selectable or adjustable energy applicator including two or more electrodes having electrode parameters configured cause cauterization of predetermined volumes when operated in a bipol ...


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James A Nelson, Ascher Shmulewitz: Method for treatment of ischemic heart disease by providing transvenous myocardial perfusion. Circulation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, August 12, 1997: US05655548 (236 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for use in open surgical and transluminal methods for supplying long-term retrograde perfusion of the myocardium via a conduit disposed between the left ventricle and the coronary sinus. In a first method, an opening is formed between the left ventricle and the coronary sinus, a ...


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Philip E Eggers, Ascher Shmulewitz: Apparatus and method for characterization and treatment of tumors. NeoVision Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, May 20, 1997: US05630426 (228 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for performing an in situ characterization of a tissue mass which may be normal, malignant, or benign, and, based on the measured characteristics of the tissue mass, therapeutically treating the tissue mass to cause necrosis of the tissue. In an illustrative prefer ...


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Avraham Shekalim, Ascher Shmulewitz: Stent coating device. Labcoat, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 11, 2003: US06645547 (179 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and device, which is suitable for use in an operating theater just prior to implantation, for selectively applying a medical coating to an implantable medical device, for example a stent. Disclosed is a device for use with a stent deployed on a catheter balloon. The ...


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Ascher Shmulewitz: Bifurcated two-part graft and methods of implantation. Nicole A Pisano, Fish & Neave, October 5, 1999: US05961548 (172 worldwide citation)

A bifurcated graft comprising two sections is provided that is implanted in two consecutive steps in a bifurcated body lumen. A first section of the graft comprises a main portion having a joining region and a first leg extending from the main portion adjacent to the joining region. The main portion ...


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Philip E Eggers, Ascher Shmulewitz: Apparatus and method for characterization and treatment of tumors. NeoThermia Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, July 27, 1999: US05928159 (169 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for performing an in situ characterization of a tissue mass which may be normal, malignant, or benign, and, based on the measured characteristics of the tissue mass, therapeutically treating the tissue mass to cause necrosis of the tissue. In an illustrative prefer ...


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Gadi Keren, Ascher Shmulewitz: Apparatus and methods for treating congestive heart disease. Flowmedica, John P O&apos Banion, James C Peacock III, June 15, 2004: US06749598 (158 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for treating congestive heart failure using a catheter having an inlet end configured for placement in the source of arterial blood such as the aorta, left ventricle or a femoral artery, and an outlet end having at least one conduit configured to be placed in the r ...


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Gad Keren, Ascher Shmulewitz, Benjamin Spenser, Michael Arad, Randy J Kesten, Sophia Pesotchinsky, Michael H Rosenthal, Andrew W Kramer, Sam G Payne: Apparatus and methods for treating congestive heart disease. FlowMedica, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 26, 2008: US07335192 (149 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for treating congestive heart by actively or passively enhancing perfusion to the renal arteries. A first embodiment comprises a specially configured balloon catheter and extracorporeal pump, wherein the pump operates in a “once-through” fashion or alternating volu ...