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Thomas H Campbell, William L Sweet, David A Rahdert: Thermography catheter. Farallon MedSystems, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 12, 2001: US06245026 (284 worldwide citation)

A variety of improved thermal mapping catheters are disclosed which are capable of sensing and mapping thermal variations within body vessels. In embodiments directed at vascular applications, the catheters are capable of detecting temperature variations in atherosclerotic plaque, on the atheroscler ...


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John A Macoviak, Robert T Chang, David A Rahdert, Timothy R Machold, Rick A Soss: Devices, systems, and methods for supplementing, repairing, or replacing a native heart valve leaflet. Ample Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, June 3, 2008: US07381220 (119 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods supplement, repair, or replace a native heart valve. The devices, systems, and methods employ an implant that, in use, extends adjacent a valve annulus. The implant includes a mobile neoleaflet element that occupies the space of at least a portion of one native valve lea ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Todd Hall, Enrique Malaret, David Byrd, Gerald Hubbs, Gregory Furnish, Josh Barber, Indaka Gunasekara, Benjamin Morris, Valerie Futral, Sava A Chernomordik, William C Mers Kelly, William A Reuss Jr, Simon Furnish, Michael W Wilson, Hacene Bouadi, John C Muskivitch, Matthew L Pease, David A Rahdert, Travis Rowe, Gregory M Ruhf, Brandon G Walsh, Claude Vidal, Thomas Banks, Russ Redmond: Bifurcated stent. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, February 24, 2004: US06695877 (82 worldwide citation)

A bifurcated stent comprises a first stent section and a second stent section. Each stent section is expandable from a predeployed state to a deployed state independently from one another. The second stent section having an end engaged to a receiving region of the first stent section. In the deploye ...


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David A Rahdert, John A Macoviak, Timothy R Machold, Robert T Chang, Rick A Soss: Devices, systems, and methods for retaining a native heart valve leaflet. Ample Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 5, 2009: US07527646 (60 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods retain a native heart valve leaflet to prevent retrograde flow. The devices, systems, and methods employ an implant that, in use, rests adjacent a valve annulus and includes a retaining structure that is sized and shaped to overlay at least a portion of one or more nativ ...


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John A Macoviak, Robert T Chang, Timothy R Machold, David A Rahdert, Rick A Soss: Methods and devices for heart valve treatments. Ample Medical, Ryan Kromholz and Manion S C, November 6, 2007: US07291168 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a group of medical devices designed to improve heart valve function. The medical devices may be used individually, or in combination to supplement damaged valves, replace damaged valves, or improve damaged valves function. The medical devices include leaflet retainers, a neo ...


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John A Macoviak, Robert T Chang, David A Rahdert, Timothy R Machold, Rick A Soss: Devices, systems, and methods for supplementing, repairing, or replacing a native heart valve leaflet. MVRx, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, September 13, 2011: US08016882 (37 worldwide citation)

An implant for supplementing, repairing, or replacing a native heart valve leaflet or leaflets provides a scaffold, which defines a pseudo-annulus. The implant further has at least two struts in generally oppositely spaced apart positions on the scaffold. The scaffold can be placed in an elastically ...


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David A Rahdert, John A Macoviak, Timothy R Machold, Robert T Chang, Rick A Soss: Devices, systems, and methods for retaining a native heart valve leaflet. MVRx, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, March 27, 2012: US08142494 (37 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods retain a native heart valve leaflet to prevent retrograde flow. The devices, systems, and methods employ an implant that, in use, rests adjacent a valve annulus and includes a retaining structure that is sized and shaped to overlay at least a portion of one or more nativ ...


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Timothy R Machold, Robert T Chang, John A Macoviak, David A Rahdert: Devices, systems, and methods for reshaping a heart valve annulus, including the use of magnetic tools. MVRx, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 24, 2012: US08163013 (33 worldwide citation)

Implants or systems of implants and methods apply a selected force vector or a selected combination of force vectors within or across the left atrium, which allow mitral valve leaflets to better coapt. The implants or systems of implants and methods make possible rapid deployment, facile endovascula ...


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Robert T Chang, John A Macoviak, David A Rahdert, Timothy R Machold: Devices, systems, and methods for reshaping a heart valve annulus. MVRx, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 6, 2010: US07691144 (22 worldwide citation)

Implants or systems of implants and methods apply a selected force vector or a selected combination of force vectors within or across the left atrium, which allow mitral valve leaflets to better coapt. The implants or systems of implants and methods make possible rapid deployment, facile endovascula ...


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Timothy R Machold, Robert T Chang, David A Rahdert, David Scott, David R Tholfsen: Devices, systems, and methods for reshaping a heart valve annulus, including the use of magnetic tools. MVRx, Ryan Krumholz & Manion S C, April 8, 2014: US08690858 (20 worldwide citation)

Implants or systems of implants and methods apply a selected force vector or a selected combination of force vectors within or across the left atrium, which allow mitral valve leaflets to better coapt. The implants or systems of implants and methods make possible rapid deployment, facile endovascula ...