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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, February 14, 2006: US06997951 (206 worldwide citation)

A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second ...


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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Apparatus for applying a compressive load on body tissue. Edwards Lifesciences, Melinda R Michalerya, December 13, 2011: US08075616 (32 worldwide citation)

A device for reshaping a cardiac valve (26), which is elongate and has such dimensions as to be insertable into a cardiac vessel (24). The device has two states, in a first state (K) of which the device has a shape that is adaptable to the shape of the vessel (24), and to the second state (k′) of wh ...


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Andrew Jeffrey, Louise Balfe, Lorcan Coffey, Arik Zucker, Kay Unzicker, Zdravkica Dzakula, Ib Joergensen, Randolf von Oepen: Catheter having a soft distal tip. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Workman Nydegger, January 4, 2011: US07862541 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a catheter having a soft distal tip that can be manufactured at lower cost than catheters in the prior art. In one embodiment, the catheter is produced by coupling a soft sleeve to the distal end of a catheter tube. The sleeve may affixed to the catheter tube under t ...


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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency. Edwards Lifesciences, AnneMarie Kaiser, April 29, 2014: US08709074 (17 worldwide citation)

A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second ...


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Randolf Von Oepen, Axel Grandt, Lorcan Coffey, Louise Balfe, Andrew Jeffrey, Ib Joergensen, Bodo Quint: Catheter having plurality of stiffening members. Abbott Laboratories, Baker Botts L, October 19, 2010: US07815627 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a catheter having an elongate main body having a proximal section and a distal section. The elongate main body further includes a plurality of stiffening members disposed along the length of the elongate main body. At least one stiffening member includes a plurality of cluster ...


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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency. Edwards Lifesciences, Melinda R Michalerya, February 7, 2012: US08109984

A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second ...


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Ib Joergensen, Andrew Jeffrey, Suk Woo Ha: Balloon catheter. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Workman Nydegger, January 24, 2012: US08100856

The invention discloses a balloon catheter comprising a catheter shaft, at the distal end of which an inflatable balloon is arranged and at the proximal end of which a connecting piece is arranged, comprising a guiding wire which can be passed through a guiding wire lumen of the catheter shaft from ...


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Randolf Von Oepen, Axel Grandt, Lorcan Coffey, Louise Balfe, Andrew Jeffrey, Ib Joergensen, Bodo Quint: Catheter having plurality of stiffening members. Baker Botts, January 18, 2007: US20070016132-A1

The invention includes a catheter having an elongate main body having a proximal section and a distal section. The elongate main body further includes a plurality of stiffening members disposed along the length of the elongate main body. At least one stiffening member includes a plurality of cluster ...


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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency. Chris James, Edwards Lifesciences, February 26, 2004: US20040039443-A1

A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second ...


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Andrew Jeffrey, Louise Balfe, Lorcan Coffey, Arik Zucker, Kay Unzicker, Zdravkica Dzakula, Ib Joergensen, Randolf von Oepen: Catheter having a soft distal tip. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, January 3, 2008: US20080004568-A1

The present invention relates to a catheter having a soft distal tip that can be manufactured at lower cost than catheters in the prior art. In one embodiment, the catheter is produced by coupling a soft sleeve to the distal end of a catheter tube. The sleeve may affixed to the catheter tube under t ...