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Leonard A Trudell, Anthony D Whittemore: Diameter expansion cannula. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, October 27, 1992: US05158545 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a diameter expansion cannula apparatus which is used to establish fluid flow to a healthy blood vessel or to a diseased blood vessel. The cannula apparatus has a cannula which is coated with silicone and is formed of a braided construction which provides the cannula with an ...


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Leonard A Trudell: Circulatory support system. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, December 3, 1991: US05069661 (62 worldwide citation)

A low-pressure, low blood trauma hemodynamic support system is disclosed. The system may operate as a relatively static-volume, gravity-fed, extracorporeal blood circulation and oxygenation system that consists essentially of (1) a membrane-type blood oxygenator, (2) a non-occlusive roller pump, and ...


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Leonard A Trudell, Anthony D Whittemore: Prosthesis of foam polyurethane and collagen and uses thereof. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, May 4, 1993: US05207705 (46 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical prosthesis is provided having a uniform mixture of foam polyurethane and collagen. The prosthesis can be shaped into an elongated hollow body tube useful for implantation in an animal. Alternatively, the prosthesis can be shaped into biocompatible units useful as soft-tissue r ...


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Leonard A Trudell, Clarence J Gdowski: Peritoneal catheter. Sil Med Corporation, Barlow & Barlow, March 24, 1992: US05098413 (32 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal catheter for introducing and withdrawing fluid from an abdominal cavity which catheter has a plurality of ingress and egress ports spaced about the circumference and along the length of the intra-abdominal portion, which ports are arranged to decrease in size from the proximal to the di ...


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Leonard A Trudell, Anthony D Whittemore: Biphasic foam blood mass transfer device. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, September 14, 1993: US05244930 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus for transferring constituents into and out of a fluid such as blood. The apparatus includes a biphasic foam body which functions as a blood oxygenator, blood dialyzer, or other blood mass transfer device.


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Leonard A Trudell, Anthony D Whittemore: Biphasic foam blood mass transfer device. Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, December 12, 1995: US05474740 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus for transferring constituents into and out of a fluid such as blood. The apparatus includes a biphasic foam body which functions as a blood oxygenator, blood dialyzer, or other blood mass transfer device.


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Leonard A Trudell: Catheter for cardiac injection and method for delivery of therapeutic agents to specified tissues. Genzyme Corporation, Legal Department, March 4, 2004: US20040044329-A1

Featured is a system for delivering a fluid or therapeutic agent to target tissue of an organ, such as a heart. Such a delivery system includes a catheter having a distal end portion, a proximal end portion and a lumen extending therebetween and a delivery device movably disposed within the catheter ...