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Mark Ortiz, Robert Pearson, Wesley Chung Joe: Multi-electrode energy delivery device and method of using the same. AngioDynamics, Zachery F Madonna, May 17, 2016: US09339328 (1 worldwide citation)

An energy delivery device for treating a patient includes a probe body and a plurality of elongate electrode elements that extend radially away from the probe body when deployed into tissue of the patient. The electrode elements are adapted to receive electrical treatment energy such as irreversible ...


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Warren P Williamson, Paul A Spence, George T Chistakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Wood Herron & Evans, November 22, 2001: US20010044656-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Warren P Williamson, Paul A Spence, George T Christakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Medtronic, March 12, 2013: USRE044075

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Warren P Williamson IV, Paul A Spence, George T Christakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Cardiovascular Technologies, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, June 10, 2008: USRE040377

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Mark Ortiz, Jeffrey Swayze: Devices and methods for stricture dilation. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 13, 2012: US08133249

Various methods and devices for dilating strictures in a lumen are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a stricture dilation device is provided having an elongate shaft with at least one electrically expandable actuator coupled thereto and adapted to radially expand to dilate a stricture in a lumen ...


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Mark Ortiz, Don Levy: Paint brush with modified handle. Eric Brandon Lovell, Timothy Marc Shropshire, US IP Services P C, July 17, 2018: US10021966

A paint brush with a modified handle features a handle that is elongated in comparison to a conventional paint brush, and provides hooks for hanging the brush on the rim of a paint can. The lower end of the handle provides a threaded socket for affixing the brush on the end of a painting pole, enabl ...


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Paul A Spence, Warren P Williamson, Mark Ortiz: Device to permit offpump beating heart coronary bypass surgery. Alan W Cannon, Alan W Cannon, Bozicevic Field & Francis, November 15, 2001: US20010041827-A1

A system for manipulating a heart during cardiac surgery links lifting of the heart and regional immobilization which stops one part of the heart from moving to allow expeditious suturing while permitting other parts of the heart to continue to function whereby coronary surgery can be performed on a ...


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Mark Ortiz, Randy Whedon, Paul A Spence: Annuloplasty devices and related heart valve repair methods. Medtentia, Wood Herron & Evans, August 26, 2004: US20040167620-A1

Devices for repairing and replacing a heart valve in various embodiments, the devices include at least first and second support rings connected together in a coiled configuration to abut opposite sides of a valve annulus. A replacement valve may be secured to the coil-shaped device. Various alternat ...


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Paul A Spence, Warren P Williamson, Mark Ortiz: Device to permit offpump beating heart coronary bypass surgery. Law Office Of Alan W Cannon, May 13, 2004: US20040092798-A1

A system for manipulating a heart during cardiac surgery links lifting of the heart and regional immobilization which stops one part of the heart from moving to allow expeditious suturing while permitting other parts of the heart to continue to function whereby coronary surgery can be performed on a ...


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Paul A Spence, Mark Ortiz: Heart valve and apparatus for replacement thereof. Paul A Spence, Wood Herron & Evans, June 3, 2004: US20040106990-A1

Apparatus and methods for replacing a heart valve within a vessel. The apparatus includes a replacement heart valve and a plurality of commisure stabilizers connected to the commisures of the heart valve in a removable manner. The commisure stabilizers position and stabilize the commisures in the pr ...