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Marian Creaven, Alfonso D Alessandro, Niall Duffy, John Gallagher, Devin Gosal, Scott Janis, Karan Punga, Glenn Stante, Dick Yokota, Misha Young: Prosthetic valve crimping. Medtronic, December 1, 2015: US09199348

A crimping tool includes a housing portion defining a funnel segment and a suture locking mechanism positioned to lock sutures therein. One or more sutures can be coupled with a prosthesis and secured to the suture locking mechanism. The suture locking mechanism can be operated to draw the prosthesi ...


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Marc Anderson, Declan Costello, Marian Creaven, Paul Devereux, Niall Duffy, John Gallagher, John Milroy: Modular implantable ventricular assist device. Medtronic Vascular Galway, January 22, 2019: US10183104

The invention features modular implantable ventricular assist devices configured to be, at least in part, assembled within a patient. The devices generally include a pump assembly and an expandable frame. The frame is configured to engage tissue of a patient when implanted. The pump assembly is conf ...


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Niall Duffy, Marian Creaven, Philip Haarstad, Frank Harewood, Igor Kovalsky, Jason Quill, Daniel Gelfman, Ana Menk, Darren Janzig, Shyam Gokaldas, Kenneth Warnock: Devices and methods for crimping a medical device. MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills PLLC, January 29, 2019: US10188515

Devices, systems, and methods for crimping a medical device are disclosed. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for reducing the diameter of a collapsible heart valve prosthesis to be loaded onto a delivery device. The devices, systems, and methods using ...


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Marc Anderson, Declan Costello, Marian Creaven, Paul Devereux, Niall Duffy, John Gallagher, John Milroy: Modular implantable ventricular assist device. Medtronic Vascular Galway, April 11, 2017: US09616159

The invention features modular implantable ventricular assist devices configured to be, at least in part, assembled within a patient. The devices generally include a pump assembly and an expandable frame. The frame is configured to engage tissue of a patient when implanted. The pump assembly is conf ...


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Marian Creaven, Niall Duffy: Clocking valve retainer. Medtronic Vascular Galway, April 11, 2017: US09615923

Valve retainers and delivery systems with valve retainers are disclosed. In certain embodiments, a portion of the valve retainer can rotate about a central axis of the delivery system relative to a different portion of the valve retainer. In certain embodiments, a first portion of the valve retainer ...