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Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven R Bacich: Attachment device and methods of using the same. Arbor Surgical Technologies, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, July 7, 2009: US07556647 (268 worldwide citation)

Devices for attaching a first mass and a second mass and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. The devices can be made from an resilient, elastic or deformable materials. The devices can be used to attach a heart valve ring to a biological annulus. The devices can also be used for woun ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 16, 2004: US06705323 (94 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend & Townsend&CrewLLP, October 21, 2003: US06634361 (91 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend Townsend & Crew, March 4, 2003: US06526979 (82 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, February 3, 2004: US06684884 (63 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven R Bacich: Heart valve assembly with slidable coupling connections. Arbor Surgical Technologies, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, October 6, 2009: US07597711 (56 worldwide citation)

A heart valve assembly includes a base including a multi-lobular annular shape within a plane, a valve member or other annular body including a multi-lobular shape complementary to the shape of the base, and cooperating connectors on the base and the annular body for connecting the annular body to t ...


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Ernest Lane, Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis, Oleg Svanidze: Two piece heart valves including multiple lobe valves and methods for implanting them. Medtronic, December 27, 2011: US08083793 (46 worldwide citation)

A heart valve assembly including an annular prosthesis implantable within a biological annulus, a prosthetic valve including a multiple lobular shape for implantation above the biological annulus, and one or more connectors for securing the prosthetic valve to the annular prosthesis. A flexible sewi ...


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Ernest Lane, Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis: Conformable prosthesis for implanting two-piece heart valves and methods for using them. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, May 18, 2010: US07717955 (46 worldwide citation)

A heart valve assembly includes an annular prosthesis and a valve prosthesis. The annular prosthesis includes an annular ring for dilating tissue within a biological annulus and a conformable sewing cuff extending radially from the annular member. The valve prosthesis includes a frame and a valve co ...


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Ernest Lane, Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis: Gasket with collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for using them. Medtronic, July 3, 2012: US08211169 (34 worldwide citation)

A heart valve assembly includes a prosthesis for receiving a prosthetic valve to replace a preexisting natural or prosthetic heart valve within a biological annulus adjacent a sinus cavity. The prosthesis includes an annular member implantable within the biological annulus for contacting tissue surr ...


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Ernest Lane, Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis: Conformable prostheses for implanting two-piece heart valves and methods for using them. Medtronic, April 24, 2012: US08163014 (33 worldwide citation)

A heart valve assembly includes an annular prosthesis and a valve prosthesis. The annular prosthesis includes an annular ring for dilating tissue within a biological annulus and a conformable sewing cuff extending radially from the annular member. The valve prosthesis includes a frame and a valve co ...