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Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and method for creating a vascular bypass in-vivo. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Davd Prashker, October 14, 1997: US05676670 (260 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catheter apparatus, an introducer system, and a methodology for creating a vascular bypass on-demand between an unobstructed blood vessel such as the aorta and an obstructed blood vessel such as an obstructed coronary artery in-vivo using a previously excised vascula ...


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Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and method using a shape-memory alloy cuff for creating a bypass graft in-vivo. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, David Prashker, August 25, 1998: US05797920 (249 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catheter apparatus, an introducer system, and a methodology for creating a bypass on-demand between an unobstructed blood vessel such as the aorta and an obstructed blood vessel such as an obstructed coronary artery in-vivo using a shaped memory alloy cuff and a graf ...


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Ducksoo Kim: Apparatus and method for closing a vascular perforation after percutaneous puncture of a blood vessel in a living subject. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, David Prashker, September 22, 1998: US05810884 (229 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides unique apparatus, systems and methods for an aligned closing and stabilized sealing of a vascular perforation in a chosen blood vessel after percutaneous puncture and completion of a catheterization procedure. The invention is an adaptation of the conventionally known ...


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William E Cohn, Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a pre-chosen anatomic site in-vivo. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, David Prashker, November 3, 1998: US05830224 (215 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides catheter apparatus and catheterization methodology for generating an arteriovenous fistula or a veno-venous fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels and at a chosen anatomic site in-vivo. The catheter apparatus is preferably employed in pairs, each ca ...


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William E Cohn, Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a prechosen anatomic site in-vivo. Beth Israel Hospital Association, David Prashker, August 8, 2000: US06099542 (189 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides catheter apparatus and catheterization methodology for generating an arteriovenous fistula or a veno-venous fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels and at a chosen anatomic site in-vivo. The catheter apparatus is preferably employed in pairs, each ca ...


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Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus having an improved shape-memory alloy cuff and inflatable on-demand balloon for creating a bypass graft in-vivo. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, David Prashker, December 28, 1999: US06007544 (186 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catheter apparatus, an improved introducer system, and a methodology for creating a bypass on-demand between an unobstructed blood vessel such as the aorta and an obstructed blood vessel such as an obstructed coronary artery in-vivo using a prepared shape-memory allo ...


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William E Cohn, Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a pre-chosen anatomic site in-vivo. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, December 30, 2003: US06669709 (141 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides catheter apparatus and catheterization methodology for generating an arteriovenous fistula or a veno-venous fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels and at a chosen anatomic site in-vivo. The catheter apparatus is preferably employed in pairs, each ca ...


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Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus having an improved shape-memory alloy cuff and inflatable on-demand balloon for creating a bypass graft in-vivo. Aptus Medical, David Prashker, April 13, 2004: US06719781 (94 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a catheter apparatus, an improved introducer system, and a methodology for creating a bypass on-demand between an unobstructed blood vessel such as the aorta and an obstructed blood vessel such as an obstructed coronary artery in-vivo using a prepared shape-memory allo ...


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Michael Nissenbaum, Ducksoo Kim, Andy H Levine: Devices, systems and methods for creating sutureless on-demand vascular anastomoses and hollow organ communication channels. David Prashker, December 30, 2003: US06669708 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices, systems, assemblies, and methods intended for the introduction and sutureless juncture of a prepared communication channel to the interior spatial volume of a blood vessel or a hollow organ within a living subject. The introducer assembly and system is functio ...


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William E Cohn, Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a pre-chosen anatomic site in-vivo. Medtronic Vascular, June 17, 2008: US07387636 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides catheter apparatus and catheterization methodology for generating an arteriovenous fistula or a veno-venous fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels and at a chosen anatomic site in-vivo. The catheter apparatus is preferably employed in pairs, each ca ...