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Enrique J Klein, Mark E Plaia, James R Kermode, Donald S Baim, Richard P Mueller: Atherectomy catheter having axially-disposed cutting edge. Devices for Vascular Intervention, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, September 7, 1993: US05242460 (228 worldwide citation)

Atherectomy catheters are described having a cylindrical cutting head rotatably mounted at the distal end of a catheter body. The head has an axially elongated aperture and an open interior. A severing means is disposed adjacent the elongated aperture such that atheromatous material invaginated by t ...


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Rick L Shockey, Donald S Baim, Kevin L Cronk, Rocky R J Campbell: Telescoping guide catheter system. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, June 9, 1992: US05120323 (145 worldwide citation)

The guide catheter system for use in the treatment of coronary artery disease includes a first single-lumen catheter of a relatively large internal diameter to pass a second guide catheter therethrough. The first guide catheter comprises an elongated flexible tube having a stainless steel braid embe ...


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Richard E Kuntz, Donald S Baim: Internal mammary artery (IMA) catheter. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, March 20, 1990: US04909258 (86 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for performing subselective arteriography or angioplasty on an internal mammary artery or graft which avoids dissection or stenosis of the internal mammary artery or graft. A catheter having a balloon and a proximal port delivers an angiographic dye or a device for treating vascular obstru ...


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Aaron M Call, Steven D Cahalane, Mark Maguire, Richard J Morrill: Devices and methods for introducing elements into tissue. Mitralign, Leason Ellis, October 21, 2014: US08864822 (48 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and perform an annuloplasty.


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Joseph P Lane, Christopher C Lee, Jason H Robinson, Aaron M Call, Richard J Morrill: Systems and methods for introducing elements into tissue. Mitralign, Leason Ellis, September 30, 2014: US08845723 (47 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and perform an annuloplasty.


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Richard E Kuntz, Donald S Baim: Laser atherectomy catheter. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, October 30, 1990: US04966596 (34 worldwide citation)

Method to remove an eccentric vascular obstruction by excision with laser energy, preferably excimer laser energy, delivered through a mobile fiber optic shelf, and collecting the excised section within a housing.


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Joseph P Lane, Jason H Robinson, Aaron M Call, Steven D Cahalane, Mark Maguire, Kate E Cutuli: Tissue anchors, systems and methods, and devices. MITRALIGN, Leason Ellis, June 7, 2016: US09358111 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and perform an annuloplasty. One of the methods includes positioning at least two discrete, flat first anchor ...


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Joseph P Lane, Christopher Lee, Jason H Robinson, Aaron M Call, Richard J Morrill: Systems and methods for introducing elements into tissue. MITRALIGN, Leason Ellis, September 5, 2017: US09750608

A system is provided for delivering respective anchors into spaced apart locations along an annulus of a mitral valve. The system includes a first catheter member having a first lumen formed therein for receiving a first guide wire and also includes a second catheter member that is configured to mov ...


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Joseph P Lane, Jason H Robinson, Aaron M Call, Steven D Cahalane, Mark Maguire, Kate E Traynor: Tissue anchors, systems and methods, and devices. Mitralign, Wood Herron & Evans, September 18, 2008: US20080228265-A1

Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and perform an annuloplasty.


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Paul A Spence, Donald S Baim, Edward I McNamara, Hiroatsu Sugimoto, Aaron M Call, Steven D Cahalane, Mark Maguire, Richard J Morrill: Devices and methods for introducing elements into tissue. Mitralign, Wood Herron & Evans, September 18, 2008: US20080228267-A1

Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and perform an annuloplasty.