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Peter J Wilk, David Y Phelps, Scott J Wolf: Left ventricular conduit with blood vessel graft. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 3, 2001: US06254564 (147 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a conduit that provides a bypass around an occlusion or stenosis in a coronary artery. The conduit is a tube adapted to be positioned in the heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a heart chamber and a coronary artery, at a site distal to the occlusion or stenosis. Th ...


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Todd A Hall, Greg R Furnish, Simon M Furnish, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, David Y Phelps, Vincent Pompili: Stent delivery system and method of use. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 6, 2001: US06196230 (144 worldwide citation)

Described herein are various methods and apparatuses for delivering stents and other devices into the myocardium of a patient. One preferred stent delivery system provides access to the insertion site in the myocardium by advancing a delivery catheter through a blockage in a coronary artery, or arou ...


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David Y Phelps, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, Mark Griffin, Scott J Wolf, Peter J Wilk, Jay Schmelter, Simon Furnish: Designs for left ventricular conduit. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 18, 2001: US06290728 (124 worldwide citation)

A conduit is provided to provide a bypass around a blockage in the coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium or heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a chamber of the heart such as the left ventricle and the coronary artery, distal to the blockage ...


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David Y Phelps, Gregory Furnish: Light treatment of vulnerable atherosclerosis plaque. MedVenture Technology, Don Halgren, November 5, 2002: US06475210 (120 worldwide citation)

A vulnerable plaque treatment catheter arrangement for the analysis and treatment of the lipid pool of a vulnerable plaque in a coronary artery is disclosed. The arrangement comprises a flexible, elongated, hollow sheath having a proximal end and a distal end, the sheath being arranged for insertion ...


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William C Mers Kelly, David Y Phelps: Embolectomy catheter. Louisville Laboratories, Don Halgren, June 23, 1998: US05769871 (109 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises an embolectomy catheter for the removal of an embolus within a vessel of a patient, including a catheter shaft having a distal end with a diametrically adjustable hinged compartment thereat. The catheter shaft has a proximal end with a handle attached thereon. A longi ...


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Peter J Wilk, David Y Phelps, Scott J Wolf: Left ventricular conduit with blood vessel graft. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 19, 2005: US06881199 (101 worldwide citation)

A method of flowing blood from a heart chamber to a coronary vessel includes providing a conduit with a first end and second end, providing the conduit within a heart wall such that the first end of the conduit is open towards the heart chamber and the second end is open towards the blood vessel, an ...


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David Y Phelps: Needle device. May 4, 1993: US05207647 (98 worldwide citation)

A needle device for delivering medicaments to the body of a patient, the device including an elongated housing having a catheter on one end, with a trocar arranged through the end of the housing and the catheter. The trocar is reciprocably advancable and retractable with respect to the catheter. A s ...


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David Y Phelps: Needle device. December 27, 1994: US05376082 (89 worldwide citation)

A needle device for the delivery of medicaments, insuflation or other medical devices, having a reciprocable needle sensitive to lack of resistance, whereupon such needle retracts, permitting a cannula therewith to provide access to the penetrated body.


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Scott J Wolf, Greg R Furnish, Todd A Hall, David Y Phelps, Peter J Wilk, Nancy C Briefs, William Santamore, Daniel Burkhoff: Valve designs for left ventricular conduits. Percardia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 4, 2003: US06641610 (80 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a conduit that provides a bypass around a stenosis or occlusion in a coronary artery. The conduit is adapted to be positioned in the myocardium to provide a passage for blood to flow from a heart chamber to a coronary artery, at a site distal to the blockage or stenosis in the coronary ...


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William C Mers Kelly, David Y Phelps: Embolectomy catheter. Louisville Laboratories, Don Halgren, March 14, 2000: US06036717 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises an embolectomy catheter for the removal of an embolus within a vessel of a patient, including a catheter shaft having a distal end with a diametrically adjustable hinged compartment thereat. The catheter shaft has a proximal end with a handle attached thereon. A longi ...