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John R Liddicoat, Gregory H Lambrecht, Richard B Streeter, Steven B Woolfson: Automated annular plication for mitral valve repair. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, July 5, 2005: US06913608 (410 worldwide citation)

A novel system for performing a heart valve annuloplasty. The system involves the use of a plication band. In one embodiment, the annulus of the valve is reduced by constriction of the plication band itself. More particularly, each plication band enters the tissue at two or more points which are spa ...


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John R Liddicoat, Gregory H Lambrecht, Todd F Davenport, William E Cohn, Steven B Woolfson, Daniel C Taylor: Method and apparatus for performing a procedure on a cardiac valve. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio P C, August 3, 2004: US06769434 (378 worldwide citation)

A method for deploying an aortic valve prosthesis includes the steps of: making a first opening leading to the left atrium; passing the valve prosthesis through the opening and into a cardiac chamber of the left side of the heart using a first manipulation instrument; making a second opening in the ...


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John R Liddicoat, Gregory H Lambrecht, Richard B Streeter, Steven B Woolfson: Automated annular plication for mitral valve repair. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, March 9, 2004: US06702826 (368 worldwide citation)

A novel system for performing a heart valve annuloplasty. The system involves the use of a plication band. In one embodiment, the annulus of the valve is reduced by constriction of the plication band itself. More particularly, each plication band enters the tissue at two or more points which are spa ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, John Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore: Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices. VIACOR, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 24, 2005: US06896690 (323 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures with out cardiac bypass. The devices include various embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary valves, and prosthetic valves. The temporary filter devices have one or more cannulae which provide acce ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Orthopedics, Gerard Von Hoffmann, Sean Kavanaugh, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 19, 2002: US06482235 (306 worldwide citation)

Devices for implantation into an intervertebral disc can include a membrane support member to augment a disc having a defect. A defect in the annulus of a disc can be repaired using a prosthesis such as a barrier. The barrier can include a sealant and an enlarger. The barrier can be implanted into t ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht: Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Orthopedics, Sean Kavanaugh, Gerard Von Hoffmann, Intrinsic Orthopedics, July 30, 2002: US06425919 (279 worldwide citation)

A disk herniation constraining device for implantation into a vertebral disk can include a support member for support of a herniated portion of a disk. The support member can be connected to an anchor. The constraining device can include the insertion of augmentation material within the disk. A defe ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Orthopedics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 21, 2003: US06508839 (239 worldwide citation)

Devices for implantation into an intervertebral disc can include a membrane support member to augment a disc having a defect. A defect in the annulus of a disc can be repaired using a prosthesis such as a barrier. The barrier can include a sealant and an enlarger. The barrier can be implanted into t ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Joshua Makower, Sangeeta N Bhatia, David McDonald, Ashish Khera, J Christopher Flaherty, Alan K Plyley, Russell J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Implantable access device. Strato Infusaid, Needle & Rosenberg P C, April 21, 1998: US05741228 (204 worldwide citation)

An implantable access device for allowing repeat access to a site, space, device, or other object, fluid, tissue or region within the body of a patient. The implantable device, in one embodiment, includes a housing having an elongated open guidance channel that leads to an entrance orifice, a valve ...


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Richard B Streeter, Gregory H Lambrecht, John R Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore, Todd F Davenport: Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 17, 2004: US06692513 (193 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for filtering and entrapping debris in the vascular system of a patient, the apparatus including a filter to allow blood to flow therethrough and to restrict passage of debris, wherein the filter captures debris carried in a first direction of blood flow. The apparatus further includes an ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Methods and apparatus for dynamically stable spinal implant. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh Esq, April 26, 2005: US06883520 (179 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are directed at stabilizing somatic implants. A site within a body is selected that has a first region having a tight and/or changing curvature bordered by a second region or regions having minimal or constant curvature. An apparatus that has a flexible portion and one or more ...