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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Dave Melanson, John Meade: Bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 11, 2006: US07025791 (327 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar: Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, March 25, 2008: US07347875 (141 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Dave Melanson, John C Meade: Bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 11, 2007: US07267694 (109 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar: Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, May 3, 2011: US07935073 (43 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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J Donald Hill, Geoffrey Briggs, John Cvinar, Andy H Levine, Eric May, John Meade, Michael Sims: Methods, systems, and apparatus for performing minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Donald Hill, Baker Botts L, April 19, 2011: US07927343 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for performing vascular surgery includes a first retractor blade and a second retractor blade and a fulcrum device. The first retractor blade includes a first grasping bar, and the second retractor blade comprises a second grasping bar. The first retractor blade and the second retractor bla ...


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J Donald Hill, Geoffrey Briggs, Michael Sims, John Cvinar, Andy H Levine, Eric May, John Meade: Methods, systems, and apparatus for performing minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Donald Hill, Baker Botts L, September 9, 2014: US08828033

A system for performing vascular surgery includes a first retractor blade and a second retractor blade and a fulcrum device. The first retractor blade includes a first grasping bar, and the second retractor blade comprises a second grasping bar. The first retractor blade and the second retractor bla ...


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Edward S Ahn, John Cvinar: Fusion device, systems and methods thereof. PIONEER SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 28, 2015: US09089437

The invention provides a fusion device for use in spinal fusion procedures. The invention also provides systems and methods that include filling the fusion device with a cement composition.


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J Donald Hill, Geoffrey Briggs, Michael Sims, John Cvinar, Andy H Levine, Eric May, John Meade: Methods, systems, and apparatus for performing minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Baker Botts, C O Intellectual Property Department, December 2, 2004: US20040242968-A1

A system for performing vascular surgery includes a first retractor blade and a second retractor blade and a fulcrum device. The first retractor blade includes a first grasping bar, and the second retractor blade comprises a second grasping bar. The first retractor blade and the second retractor bla ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Dave Melanson, John Meade: Bariatric sleeve. Seedling Enterprises, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds PC, June 3, 2004: US20040107004-A1

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Marc Joshua Tolkoff, Scott Naisbitt: Electrosurgical cutting, coagulating and suction instrument. Audley A Ciamporcero Jr, Johnson & Johnson, September 25, 2003: US20030181904-A1

An electrosurgical instrument that combines cutting, coagulating and suctioning functionality in a single hand-held instrument. The instrument provides a combination suction-coagulation device that can selectively deliver electrical energy through either a blunt suction coagulation end or a “sharp” ...