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Edward E Shaw, Nitin V Salunke, Gregory T Mace: Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using. Gore Enterprise Holdings, David J Johns, June 27, 2000: US06080182 (461 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a self-expanding device for sealing a defect in a wall, such as a septal defect. The device of the present invention has a fluoropolymer membrane that is supported by an embedded wire structure having elastic properties which is capable of being compressed and insert ...


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Edward E Shaw, Nitin V Salunke, Gregory T Mace: Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using. W L Gore & Associates, David J Johns, March 9, 1999: US05879366 (460 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a self-expanding device for sealing a defect in a wall, such as a septal defect. The device of the present invention has a fluoropolymer membrane that is supported by an embedded wire structure having elastic properties which is capable of being compressed and insert ...


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Edward E Shaw, Robert C Farnan: Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using. Gore Enterprise Holdings, David J Johns, January 9, 2001: US06171329 (332 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a self-expanding device for sealing a defect in a wall, such as a septal defect. The device of the present invention has a helical shaped periphery formed from an elastic wire and at least one eyelet. The eyelet has a non-circular (“asymmetric”) shape which allows th ...


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Edward E Shaw, Robert C Farnan: Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using. Gore Enterprise Holdings, David J Johns, September 23, 2003: US06623508 (153 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a self-expanding device for sealing a defect in a wall, such as a septal defect. The device of the present invention has a helical shaped periphery formed from an elastic wire and at least one eyelet. The eyelet has a non-circular (“asymmetric”) shape which allows th ...


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Joseph P Armstrong, Edward H Cully, Edward E Shaw, Mark J Ulm, Michael J Vonesh: Deployment system for intraluminal devices. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Wayne D House, May 31, 2005: US06899727 (87 worldwide citation)

A constraining sheath for use around an endoprosthesis (e.g., a stent device, with or without a graft covering), which may be a balloon expandable endoprosthesis but more preferably is a self-expanding prosthesis. The endoprosthesis is coaxially enclosed within the constraining sheath, which is an o ...


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Michael L Campbell, John R Daugherty, Edward E Shaw, Pete L Villalpando: Method of maintaining a left ventricular assist device. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, June 2, 1998: US05758664 (24 worldwide citation)

A method of making a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) using muscle wrapped around a mandrel to form a muscle pouch, the open end of which is sewn to a circular sheet of patch material having connections to one end of each of a pair of vascular grafts, or alternatively to one end of a single vas ...


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Edward E Shaw: Medical device fixation anchors. W L Gore & Associates, Fish & Richardson P C, October 28, 2014: US08870947 (17 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device includes a frame that includes at least one elongate member. The implantable medical device also includes a fixation member that has a first cuff, a second cuff, a tissue engagement member configured to anchor to tissue at an implant site to thereby hold the implantable ...


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Edward E Shaw: Stent-graft having facing side branch portals. W L Gore & Associates, Gilbert R Gabo, June 17, 2014: US08753386 (3 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a device for treating disease of a vessel includes a stent graft having an outer surface; and at least two side branch portals each having a proximal end and a distal end. Each distal end is substantially contiguous with the outer surface of the stent graft. In various other ...


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Benjamin D Campbell, Edward H Cully, Jeffrey B Duncan, Nichlas L Helder, Coby C Larsen, Steven J Masters, Scot K Mathena, Thomas R McDaniel, Edward E Shaw: Left atrial appendage occlusive devices. W L Gore & Associates, Katherine L Carleton, December 15, 2015: US09211124 (3 worldwide citation)

An occlusive device for left atrial appendage occlusion that has a membrane component configured to inhibit passage of blood and an expandable frame formed from a plurality of wires having a cupped occlusive component at least partially covered with the membrane component, one or more anchors with l ...


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Zahid Amin, Edward H Cully, Warren Cutright, Coby C Larsen, Steven J Masters, Edward E Shaw: Heart occlusion devices. W L Gore & Associates, October 25, 2016: US09474517 (1 worldwide citation)

This disclosure is directed to an aperture occlusion device and a method for occluding an aperture, including a perimembranous ventricular septal defect. The aperture occlusion device includes a wire frame element. The wire frame forms geometric shapes that include an occluder region and a securing ...