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Erik J van der Burg, Dino De Cicco, Andrew G C Frazier, Alex K Khairkahan, Marc S Kriedler, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue: Method and device for left atrial appendage occlusion. ev3 Endovascular, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 31, 2006: US07128073 (189 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an occlusion device for use in a body lumen such as the left atrial appendage. The occlusion device includes an occlusion member and may also include a stabilizing member. The stabilizing member inhibits compression of the left atrial appendage, facilitating tissue in-growth onto the oc ...


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Erik J van der Burg, Dino De Cicco, Andrew G C Frazier, Alexander K Khairkhahan, Marc S Kreidler, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue: Device for containing embolic material in the LAA having a plurality of tissue retention structures. ev3 Sunnyvale, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 7, 2006: US06994092 (131 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an occlusion device for use in a body lumen such as the left atrial appendage. The occlusion device includes an occlusion member and a plurality of tissue retention structures. The tissue retention structures inhibits movement of the device from the left atrial appendage. Methods are al ...


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Michael A Evans, Edward V Kinney, Craig J Coombs, Dino De Cicco, Deborah Tolomeo: Endoluminal prosthetic bifurcation shunt. Medtronic, Richard L Klein, Susan M Schmitt, August 15, 2000: US06102938 (100 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and devices seal off the branch port of a bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis to transform the bifurcated prosthesis to a single-lumen prosthesis. These methods and devices are available for fallback procedures when the deployment of a bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis is found to be ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarais, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang, Jody Maria Cimbalo, Stephen Leeflang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 16, 2005: US06929633 (72 worldwide citation)

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, agitate the clot and agent, and aspirate broken-up clot from the blood vessel. A flow resistor in the catheter provides for infusion and/or aspiration to be concentrated primarily at a cl ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarais, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 27, 2010: US07763010 (20 worldwide citation)

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, aspirate clot and fluid, and allow passage of a guidewire. Optionally, the catheter may also include a mechanical agitator for further disrupt clot in the presence of the thrombolytic age ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarias, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark J Kertz Esq, August 14, 2012: US08241241 (11 worldwide citation)

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, aspirate clot and fluid, and allow passage of a guidewire. Optionally, the catheter may also include a mechanical agitator for further disrupt clot in the presence of the thrombolytic age ...


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Erik J van der Burg, Dino De Cicco, Andrew G C Frazier, Alexander K Khairkhahan, Marc S Kreidler, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue: Method and device for left atrial appendage occlusion. Atritech, Seager Tufte & Wickham, December 20, 2011: US08080032 (7 worldwide citation)

A device and method for obliterating or occluding a body cavity or passageway, in particular, the left atrial appendage of a patient's heart. The procedure can be carried out intraoperatively, but is preferably carried out percutaneously by use of a delivery catheter to position an occluding device ...


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Erik J van der Burg, Dino De Cicco, Andrew G C Frazier, Alex K Khairkahan, Marc S Kriedler, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue: Device for left atrial appendage occlusion. Atritech, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, September 3, 2013: US08523897 (5 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for containing emboli within an atrial appendage may include an expandable frame having a plurality of supports projecting distally from a proximal hub, a mesh barrier provided on proximal sections of the supports, and a plurality of tissue anchors provided on the supports for ...


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Michael A Evans, Denise Demarais, Dino De Cicco, Kelvin Ning, Alexander Khairkhahan, Tyler Jon Strang: Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution. Covidien, Thomas M Johnston Esq, September 17, 2013: US08535290 (4 worldwide citation)

Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, aspirate clot and fluid, and allow passage of a guidewire. Optionally, the catheter may also include a mechanical agitator for further disrupt clot in the presence of the thrombolytic age ...


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Erik J van der Burg, Dino De Cicco, Andrew G C Frazier, Alex K Khairkahan, Marc S Kriedler, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue: Method for left atrial appendage occlusion. Atritech, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, September 17, 2013: US08535343 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an occlusion device for use in a body lumen such as the left atrial appendage. The occlusion device includes a pumpable injectable material and a retention member having a tissue penetrating shaft which extends from a proximal end of the device to a distal end of the device.