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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, Gary Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Tissue graft composition. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, February 20, 1990: US04902508 (601 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for preparation of a tissue graft composition from a segment of small intestine. A tissue graft composition is described which comprises the tunica submucosa of a segment of small intestine of a warm-blooded vertebrate wherein the tunica submucosa is delaminated fr ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Tarek Elabbady, William E Schoenlein, Matthew Waninger, Joe D Bourland: Method and apparatus using vagal stimulation for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. Purdue Research Foundation, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 29, 1999: US05916239 (540 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop, variable-frequency, vagal-stimulation apparatus for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. In one embodiment the apparatus includes a stimulator applied to the left vagus nerve and a controller programmed to automatically and continuously adjust the vagal stimulation ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, K Donald Shelbourne, Gary C Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Graft for promoting autogenous tissue growth. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 25, 1994: US05281422 (480 worldwide citation)

Surgical repair of diseased or damaged endogenous connective tissue can be accomplished using a tissue graft formed from a delaminated segment of intestinal tissue. The tissue graft comprises the intestinal tunica submucosa, muscularis mucosa and stratum compactum delaminated from the tunica muscula ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Marvin H Hinds, Joe D Bourland, William D Voorhees: Method and apparatus for thermally destroying a layer of an organ. Purdue Research Foundation, Med Institute, Richard J Godlewski, December 25, 1990: US04979948 (401 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for thermally destroying a layer of an organ such as the mucosal layer of the gallbladder. The apparatus includes a catheter having an elongated member having a plurality of lumens therein. At the distal end of the elongated member is an electrode for emitting radi ...


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Joe D Bourland, Leslie A Geddes, Charles F Babbs, Willis A Tacker Jr: Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure. Purdue Research Foundation, O Rourke & Harris, January 17, 1984: US04425920 (374 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure are disclosed. Blood pressure is indirectly continually monitored without use of a pressure transducer by sensing the pulse transit time to different sites in an artery, which transit time is inversely related to blood pressure, and ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Tarek Elabbady, William E Schoenlein, Matthew Waninger, Joe D Bourland: Method and apparatus using vagal stimulation for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. Purdue Research Foundation, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 25, 1997: US05690681 (353 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop variable frequency vagal stimulation apparatus for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. In one embodiment the apparatus includes a stimulator applied to the left vagus nerve and a proportional controller programmed to automatically and continuously adjust the vagal s ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, Gary Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Tissue graft composition. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 11, 1990: US04956178 (339 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for preparation of a tissue graft composition from a segment of small intestine. A tissue graft composition is described which comprises the tunica submucosa of a segment of small intestine of a warm-blooded vertebrate wherein the tunica submucosa is deliminated fr ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, K Donald Shelbourne, Gary C Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Graft for promoting autogenous tissue growth. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, December 13, 1994: US05372821 (287 worldwide citation)

Surgical repair of diseased or damaged endogenous connective tissue can be accomplished using a tissue graft formed from a delaminated segment of intestinal tissue. The tissue graft comprises the intestinal tunica submucosa and basilar mucosa tissue delaminated from the tunica muscularis and the lum ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Arthur C Coffey, Leslie A Geddes, Michael C Hiles, James Hong, Rebecca Roeder: Artificial vascular valves. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, October 3, 2000: US06126686 (275 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing vascular valves from submucosal tissue is described. Both bicuspid and tricuspid valve constructs are described. The bicuspid constructs can be formed with or without a supporting stent. The tricuspid constructs are formed by fixing submucosal tissue to a supporting stent, fol ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Charles F Babbs, William D Vorhees III, Joe D Bourland: Demand electroventilator. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, May 9, 1989: US04827935 (242 worldwide citation)

A demand electroventilator for monitoring and stimulating the respiration of a patient operates in a manner analogous to the operation of a demand cardiac pacemaker for monitoring and stimultating the heart when needed. The demand electroventilator has a pair of stimulating electrodes for placement ...