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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, William S Peters: Endovascular system for arresting the heart. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, Michael J Lynch, June 16, 1998: US05766151 (484 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for temporarily inducing cardioplegic arrest in the heart of a patient and for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass in order to facilitate surgical procedures on the heart and its related blood vessels. Specifically, a catheter based system is provided for isolating t ...


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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, Timothy C Corvi, Brian S Donlon, Stephen W Boyd, Sylvia W Fan, Alex T Roth, William S Peters, Richard J Mueller Jr, Hanson S Gifford III: Endovascular system for arresting the heart. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, September 29, 1998: US05814016 (343 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for temporarily inducing cardioplegic arrest in the heart of a patient and for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass in order to facilitate surgical procedures on the heart and its related blood vessels. Specifically, a catheter based system is provided for isolating t ...


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John M Boyle, Eric S Maiwald, David W Snow: Apparatus and method for providing multi-level security for communication among computers and terminals on a network. ITT Corporation, Patrick M Hogan, Plevy & Associates, November 19, 1996: US05577209 (304 worldwide citation)

A multi-level security apparatus and method for a network employs a secure network interface unit (SNIU) coupled between each host or user computer unit and a network, and a security management (SM) architecture, including a security manager (SM) coupled to the network, for controlling the operation ...


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John M Boyle, Eric S Maiwald, David W Snow: Apparatus and method for providing network security. ITT Corporation, Arthur L Plevy, Saul Elbaum, August 17, 1999: US05940591 (256 worldwide citation)

A multi-level security apparatus and method for a network employs a secure network interface unit (SNIU) coupled between each host or user computer unit and a network, and a security management (SM) architecture, including a security manager (SM) coupled to the network, for controlling the operation ...


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David W Snow, Craig L Adams, Brian S Donlon, Hanson S Gifford III: Device and method for minimizing heart displacements during a beating heart surgical procedure. Heartport, Jens E Hoekendijk, February 6, 2001: US06183486 (251 worldwide citation)

A device for minimizing displacements of the heart when performing a beating heart surgical procedure including two heart engaging members. The heart engaging members are slidably coupled to a retractor. The heart engaging members may be rotated and extended as necessary to reach the target site on ...


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Tim Corvi, Stephen Boyd, Brett Follmer, John G Stine, David W Snow, Darren G Doud: Apparatus and methods for material capture and removal. Fox Hollow Technologies, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 28, 2003: US06638233 (243 worldwide citation)

Catheters, kits, and methods are provided for removing material from a body lumen. The catheters and methods may be used in a variety of body lumens, including but not limited to coronary and other arteries. In general, the catheter has a cutting element that cuts material while the material is enga ...


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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, Sylvia W Fan, Richard L Mueller Jr: Methods and apparatus for anchoring an occluding member. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jans E Hoskendijk, Michael J Lynch, August 18, 1998: US05795325 (228 worldwide citation)

Pressure is measured on both sides of an occluding member for determining when pressure forces on the occluding member may cause migration of the occluding member. An alarm indicates when the pressure force on the balloon exceed a predetermined threshold. In another aspect of the invention, a pressu ...


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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, Timothy C Corvi, Brian S Donlon, Stephen W Boyd, Sylvia W Fan, Alex T Roth, William S Peters, Richard J Mueller Jr, Hanson S Gifford III: Endovascular system for arresting the heart. Heartport, Brian S Tomko, July 5, 2005: US06913600 (222 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for temporarily inducing cardioplegic arrest in the heart of a patient and for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass in order to facilitate surgical procedures on the heart and its related blood vessels. Specifically, a catheter based system is provided for isolating t ...


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Kirsten L Valley, David W Snow, Sylvia W Fan, Richard L Mueller Jr: Methods and apparatus for anchoring an occluding member. Heartport, Jens E Hoekendijk, June 26, 2001: US06251093 (202 worldwide citation)

Pressure is measured on both sides of an occluding member for determining when pressure forces the occluding member may cause migration of the occluding member. An alarm indicates when the pressure force on the balloon exceed a predetermined threshold. In another aspect of the invention, a pressure ...


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David W Snow, Craig L Adams, Brian S Donlon, Hanson S Gifford III: Coronary shunt and method of use. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, Michael J Lynch, August 25, 1998: US05797933 (189 worldwide citation)

A coronary shunt for occluding both sides of an anastomosis site and providing a blood flow path across the anastomosis site. The shunt includes two occluding members sized and configured to occlude the coronary artery. A tether is attached to the coronary shunt and is used to remove the coronary sh ...