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Lemole Gerald M: Suture apparatus and methods. March 16, 1971: US3570497 (263 worldwide citation)

The invention is a suture with needle end, cord of latch notches, and latch collar end. The latch collar has a latch passage therethrough. The needle followed by latch notches is pulled through the tissue and the needle followed by a selective number of latch notches is continued on through the coll ...


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Oz Mehmet C, Lemole Gerald M, Lotvin Alan, Umana Juan P, Levin Howard P, Allen William: Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair. Univ Columbia, July 28, 1999: EP0930845-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (16) for the repair of a cardiovascular valve having leaflets comprises a grasper (16) capable of grabbing, and co-apt the leaflets of the valve. Preferably the grasper (16) has jaws (30) that grasp, immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener (32) is inserted to co-apt the leaflets. T ...


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Lemole Gerald M: Protective gel composition.. Lemole Gerald M, October 31, 1990: EP0395215-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A protective gel composition is disclosed for coating skin surfaces, particularly the hands of the surgical attendants prior to covering the hands with standard surgical gloves. In one example, ihe composition comprises controlled proportions in mixture by weight of lanolin, a liquid silicone, polyp ...


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Lemole Gerald M: Irrigational hemostatic solution.. Lemole Gerald M, February 25, 1987: EP0211629-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A solution for enhancing coagulation. The solution comprises a pharmacologically active mixture of calcium chloride, epsilon-aminocaproic acid, protamine, thrombin and norepinephrine dissolved in a saline solution. The solution is applied topically.


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Oz Mehmet C, Lemole Gerald M, Lotvin Alan, Umana Juan P, Levin Howard P, Allen William: Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair. The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York, Oz Mehmet C, Lemole Gerald M, Lotvin Alan, Umana Juan P, Levin Howard P, Allen William, DIPPERT William H, January 7, 1999: WO/1999/000059 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (16) for the repair of a cardiovascular valve having leaflets comprises a grasper (16) capable of grabbing, and co-apt the leaflets of the valve. Preferably the grasper (16) has jaws (30) that grasp, immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener (32) is inserted to co-apt the leaflets. T ...


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OZ MEHMET C, LEMOLE GERALD M, LOTVIN ALAN, UMANA JUAN P, LEVIN HOWARD P, ALLEN WILLIAM: [fr] Appareil de réparation de valvules cardiaques, [de] Vorrichtung zum Reparieren von Kreislaufklappen, [en] Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair. UNIV COLUMBIA, December 16, 2009: EP2133030-A1

[en] An apparatus (16) for the repair of a cardiovascular valve having leaflets comprises a grasper (16) capable of grabbing, and co-apt the leaflets of the valve. Preferably the grasper (16) has jaws (30) that grasp, immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener (32) is inserted to co-apt the leafle ...


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Lemole Gerald M: Valvule prothetique munie dun element de suture a largeur radiale non uniforme, Prosthetic heart valve with suturing member having non-uniform radial width. Medtronic, Medtronic, SMART & BIGGAR, March 19, 1998: CA2265754

A prosthetic heart valve, either of the mechanical type, or the bioprosthetic type, comprises a circular frame element, a check valve element and a suturing member surrounding the circular frame element. The circular frame element defines a circular opening for the passage of blood therethrough. The ...


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OZ MEHMET C, LEMOLE GERALD M, LOTVIN ALAN, UMANA JUAN P, LEVIN HOWARD P, ALLEN WILLIAM: PROCEDE ET APPAREIL DE REPARATION DE VALVULES CARDIAQUES, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CIRCULATORY VALVE REPAIR. THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, OSLER HOSKIN & HARCOURT, April 9, 2013: CA2264561

An apparatus (16) for the repair of a cardiovascular valve having leaflets comprises a grasper (16) capable of grabbing, and co-apt the leaflets of the valve. Preferably the grasper (16) has jaws (30) that grasp, immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener (32) is inserted to co-apt the leaflets. T ...


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Lemole Gerald M: Prosthetic heart valve with suturing member having non-uniform radial width. Medtronic, FORREST Peter, March 19, 1998: WO/1998/010719

A prosthetic heart valve, either of the mechanical type, or the bioprosthetic type, comprises a circular frame element, a check valve element and a suturing member surrounding the circular frame element. The circular frame element defines a circular opening for the passage of blood therethrough. The ...


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Lemole Gerald M: Suture gripping apparatus. Lemole Gerald M, CHIRGOTT Paul S, August 4, 1994: WO/1994/016628

The invention provides an apparatus which captures and manipulates the movement of surgical needles as they pass through tissue. The apparatus has a removable gripping body (51) which is designed to rest against the tissue. This gripping body (51) has sufficient resistance to grip a needle. The appa ...