1
Joshua Makower, J Christopher Flaherty, Timothy R Machold, Jason Brian Whitt, Philip Christopher Evard, Patrick Edward Macaulay, John Thomas Garibotto, Claude A Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Thomas Banks: Methods and apparatus for bypassing arterial obstructions and/or performing other transvascular procedures. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, February 20, 2001: US06190353 (888 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices, and systems for a) revascularization and/or b) performing other medical procedures at vascular or non-vascular intracorporeal locations within a mammalian body. The methods generally comprise the formation of at least one extravascular passageway from a blood vessel to a vascular o ...


2
Joshua Makower: Device, system and method for intersititial transvascular intervention. Transvascular, Sereboff & Buyan, November 3, 1998: US05830222 (486 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for utilizing the vascular system as a conduit to reach other vascular and extravascular locations within the body. Included are methods for revascularization wherein the extravascular passageways are formed to permit blood flow between vascular locations. Also included are meth ...


3
Joshua Makower, Claude A Vidal, Steven R LeMott, Rodney E Wells, Thomas F Banks: Hemostatic implant introducer. Howmedica, Haugen and Nikolai, March 1, 1994: US05290310 (455 worldwide citation)

A puncture seal device for stemming the flow of blood from a punctured blood vessel has an elongated outer sheath affixed to a generally tubular housing where the housing contains a manually actuable slide which is affixed to a rigid tubular pusher member coaxially disposed within the outer sheath. ...


4
Joshua Makower, Lois A Fitton, Aaron D Sodickson, William A Gorman: Laparoscopic dissection tension retractor device and method. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, November 4, 1997: US05683349 (368 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive retractor and dissector for internal surgical use on a patent's body has a tubular support for passing into the patient's body. A proximal end on the tubular support located outside the patient's body is in position to provide assess for the surgeon. A distal end on the tubular ...


5
Joshua Makower, Lois Fitton, Aaron Sodickson, Bill Gorman: Laparoscopic dissection tension retractor device and method. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, December 12, 1995: US05474057 (366 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive retractor and dissector for internal surgical use on a patient's body has a tubular support for passing into the patient's body. A proximal end on the tubular support located outside the patient's body is in position to provide access for the surgeon. A distal end on the tubular ...


6
J Christopher Flaherty, Joshua Makower, Philip C Evard, Patrick E MacAulay, Jason B Whitt, Robert C Colloton, K Angela Macfarlane: Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body. Transvascular, William A English, Cohen and Sakaguchi, February 3, 2004: US06685648 (364 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for delivering a drug to a selected tissue region within a patient's body with a catheter having a deployable puncturing element, a drug delivery element and an orientation element on a distal portion thereof. The distal portion of the catheter is percutaneously introduced ...


7
Joshua Makower: Device, system and method for interstitial transvascular intervention. Transvascular, Robert D Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins Buyan, May 30, 2000: US06068638 (362 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for utilizing the vascular system as a conduit to reach other vascular and extravascular locations within the body. Included are methods for revascularization wherein the extravascular passageways are formed to permit blood flow between vascular locations. Also included are meth ...


8
J Christopher Flaherty, Joshua Makower, Philip C Evard, Patrick E MacAulay, Jason B Whitt, Robert C Colloton, K Angela Macfarlane: Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body. Transvascular, Lyon & Lyon, September 4, 2001: US06283951 (360 worldwide citation)

A transvascular system for delivering a drug to a tissue region from a blood vessel, such as a coronary vein, includes a catheter having a distal portion with puncturing, orientation, drug delivery, and imaging elements. The puncturing element is deployable for penetrating the vessel wall to access ...


9
Joshua Makower, Claude A Vidal, Steven R LeMott, Rodney E Wells, Thomas F Banks: Hemostatic implant introducer. Howmedica, Haugen and Nikolai, June 28, 1994: US05324306 (349 worldwide citation)

A puncture seal device for stemming the flow of blood from a punctured blood vessel includes an elongated outer sheath affixed to a generally tubular housing where the housing contains a manually actuable slide which is affixed to a rigid tubular pusher member coaxially disposed within the outer she ...


10
Joshua Makower, J Christopher Flaherty, Timothy R Machold, Jason Brian Whitt, Philip Christopher Evard, Patrick Edward Macaulay, John Thomas Garibotto, Margaret W Tumas, Alan Robert Selfridge: Catheters and related devices for forming passageways between blood vessels or other anatomical structures. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, October 16, 2001: US06302875 (332 worldwide citation)

The inventions described in this patent application include i) a torqueable introducer sheath which is useable in conjunction with a transvascular passageway forming catheter to effect precise rotational control of the catheter; ii) an anchorable guide catheter which is useable in conjunction with a ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.