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Brian S Donlon, William S Peters, Michi E Garrison, Daniel C Rosenman, John H Stevens: Less-invasive devices and methods for cardiac valve surgery. Heartport, Jens E Hoekendijk, Jeffry J Grainger, January 4, 2000: US06010531 (392 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for performing less-invasive surgical procedures within the heart. A method for less-invasive repair or replacement of a cardiac valve comprises placing an instrument through an intercostal access port and through a penetration in a wall of a vessel in communication ...


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Daniel C Rosenman, Donald G Hill: One-way suture retaining device for braided sutures. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, September 23, 1997: US05669935 (309 worldwide citation)

A one-way adjustable suture retaining device suitable for use in arthroscopic surgery to secure one end of a braided suture comprising a frustum having an end and a base wherein a passage extends from the end to the base and the end has a plurality of slits extending from the end towards the base de ...


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Sean Christopher Daniel, Brian S Donlon, Michi E Garrison, Hanson S Gifford III, Daniel C Rosenman, William S Peters, Robert L Lathrop II, George Crothall, James B Mullin, Gerald R Anderson, Wiley A Kittrell: Endoscopic suturing devices and methods. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, January 19, 1999: US05860992 (282 worldwide citation)

The invention provides devices and methods for suture placement while performing less invasive surgical procedures within a body cavity. In an exemplary embodiment, the invention provides for the placement of sutures within the heart or a great vessel that is accessed from outside the closed chest. ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Shawn T Huxel, Daniel C Rosenman: Suture clip suitable for use on monofilament sutures. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, October 28, 1997: US05681351 (248 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a suture clip for attachment to at least one suture comprising a suture clip body having a central longitudinal axis, a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, an outer surface and a proximal surface, wherein the inner surface forms a passage that is substantiall ...


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Daniel C Rosenman: Spiral surgical tack. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, March 17, 1998: US05728116 (218 worldwide citation)

A surgical tack for use in surgical procedures. The surgical tack has a base member and a distally extending spiral member having a distal piercing point. The spiral member forms a spiral. The tack may be used to fasten tissue, sutures, or medical devices to tissue.


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John H Stevens, Lee R Bolduc, Stephen W Boyd, Brian S Donlon, Hanson S Gifford III, Philip R Houle, Daniel C Rosenman: Minimally-invasive devices and methods for treatment of congestive heart failure. Heartport, Jeffrey J Grainer, Jens E Hoekendijk, October 3, 2000: US06125852 (202 worldwide citation)

A method of treatment of congestive heart failure comprises the steps of introducing an aortic occlusion catheter through a patient's peripheral artery, the aortic occlusion catheter having an occluding member movable from a collapsed position to an expanded position; positioning the occluding membe ...


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Donald W Regula, Kevin Cooper, Michael F Bregen, Shawn T Huxel, Daniel C Rosenman: Utilization of biocompatible adhesive/sealant materials for securing surgical devices. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, August 27, 1996: US05550172 (188 worldwide citation)

A process for enhancing the security of implantable surgical devices secured to bone tissue comprising implanting in bone tissue a surgical device with a biocompatible adhesive and/or sealant selected from the group consisting of: p1 (a) a material made from monomers of the formula:


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Daniel C Rosenman: Spiral surgical tack. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, May 18, 1999: US05904696 (173 worldwide citation)

A surgical tack for use in surgical procedures. The surgical tack has a base member and a distally extending spiral member having a distal piercing point. The spiral member forms a spiral. The tack may be used to fasten tissue, sutures, or medical devices to tissue.


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Daniel C Rosenman, Shawn T Huxel, Brian H Luscombe: Three piece surgical staple. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, June 13, 1995: US05423857 (166 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple for use in surgical procedures. The surgical staple has a crown having a hollow frame. The frame has a top slot in communication with the interior of the crown frame. At least two legs are pivotally mounted in the frame such that when the staple is inserted into tissue and the legs ...


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Daniel C Rosenman: Spiral surgical tack. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, March 14, 2000: US06036701 (163 worldwide citation)

A surgical tack for use in surgical procedures. The surgical tack has a base member and a distally extending spiral member having a distal piercing point. The spiral member forms a spiral. The tack may be used to fasten tissue, sutures, or medical devices to tissue.