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Gary L Rayburn, Rob G Riffle, Frederick J Walburn, Benjamin G Williams: Endoscopic device and method for reinforcing surgical staples. Gore Enterprise Holdings, David J Johns, September 22, 1998: US05810855 (800 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple line reinforcement device for use with a variety of surgical staplers having a pivoted connection between stapler arms or jaws, such as endoscopic stapler devices. The device comprises a pair of tubes of bio-implantable material connected together at a hinge. The device can be quic ...


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Gary L Rayburn, Rob G Riffle, Frederick J Walburn, Benjamin G Williams: Device and method for reinforcing surgical staples. W L Gore & Associates, David J Johns, December 30, 1997: US05702409 (595 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple line reinforcement device for use with a variety of surgical staplers to protect against tissue damage from surgical staples. The device comprises a tube of bio-implantable material that can be quickly and readily applied by a surgical team to provide tissue reinforcement. The devi ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Barry J Smith, Robert J Chappolini: Bariatric device and method. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, September 10, 2013: US08529431 (11 worldwide citation)

A bariatric device and method of causing weight loss in a recipient includes providing a bariatric device having an esophageal member, a cardiac member and a connector connected with the esophageal member and the cardiac member. The esophageal member has an esophageal surface that is configured to g ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Bryan J Roodvoets: Medical device fixation tool and method of fixation of a medical device. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, February 12, 2013: US08372087 (8 worldwide citation)

A device fixation tool and method of fixation of a medical device within a hollow organ or cavity through a natural orifice includes providing a needle driver and a shaft. The needle driver is adapted for use with at least one needle. At least a portion of the needle driver is positioned with the sh ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn: Mucosal capture fixation of medical device. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, November 25, 2014: US08894670 (7 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device and method of implanting a medical device in a hollow organ or cavity lined with the mucosa includes providing a medical device having a wall configured to the size and shape of a portion of a cavity or hollow organ lined with the mucosa. At least one opening is provide ...


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Randal S Baker, Frederick J Walburn, James A Foote: Intraluminal device and method with enhanced anti-migration. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, June 28, 2016: US09375338 (3 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal device and method includes positioning the intraluminal device, such as a bariatric device, in a lumen that is subject to peristaltic waves, such as the GI tract. The intraluminal device includes a surface defined by a wall having opposite end portions. The surface is configured to g ...


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Randal S Baker, Frederick J Walburn: Intraluminal device delivery technique. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, January 17, 2017: US09545326 (1 worldwide citation)

A technique for deploying an intraluminal device, such as a bariatric device, in a mammalian lumen, such as the gastrointestinal tract, includes positioning a visualization device through an orifice, such as a natural orifice, into the mammalian lumen. A deployment device having the intraluminal dev ...


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Randal S Baker, Frederick J Walburn, James A Foote: Intraluminal device and method of fixation. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Ondersma, January 22, 2019: US10182901

An intraluminal device and method of fixation of an intraluminal device at a recipient having an esophagus, a stomach with a cardiac portion and a GE junction between the esophagus and the cardiac portion of the stomach includes deploying the intraluminal device to the recipient. The intraluminal de ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Barry J Smith, Robert J Chappolini: Bariatric device and method. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, January 23, 2018: US09872787

A bariatric device includes an esophageal member having an esophageal surface that is configured to generally conform to the shape and size of a portion of the esophagus and an anchoring technique anchoring the esophageal member to the portion of the esophagus. The bariatric device includes a cardia ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Barry J Smith, Robert J Chappolini: Bariatric device and method. Bkfw, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, February 4, 2010: US20100030017-A1

A bariatric device and method of causing weight loss in a recipient includes providing a bariatric device having an esophageal member, a cardiac member and a connector connected with the esophageal member and the cardiac member. The esophageal member has an esophageal surface that is configured to g ...