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Frederick G St Goar, James I Lin Fann, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Martin S Dieck, Brian B Martin, Sylvia Wen Chin Fan, Eric A Goldfarb, Kent D Dell, Ferolyn T Powell: Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair. Evalve, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 7, 2003: US06629534 (568 worldwide citation)

The methods, devices, and systems are provided for performing endovascular repair of atrioventricular and other cardiac valves in the heart. Regurgitation of an atrioventricular valve, particularly a mitral valve, can be repaired by modifying a tissue structure selected from the valve leaflets, the ...


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Hanson S Gifford, Ivan Sepetka, Mark E Deem, Martin S Dieck: Devices and methods for treating vascular malformations. Hoekendijk & Lynch, April 23, 2002: US06375668 (272 worldwide citation)

A system for treating a vascular malformation has an expandable device and a heating device for heating and shrinking the malformation. The expandable device may have deformable elements which plastically deform in the expanded position. The balloon may be self-expanding, balloon expanded or expande ...


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Martin S Dieck, Brian B Martin: Methods and devices for filtering fluid flow through a body structure. Concentric Medical, Hoekendijk & Lynch, July 30, 2002: US06425909 (172 worldwide citation)

An intravascular filter having a filament which expands a filter element. The filament is a coil which is stretched to reduce the diameter of the coil for introduction. The filter element is preferably biased toward the closed position and is opened by the coil when tension is released on the coil. ...


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Hanson S Gifford, Ivan Sepetka, Mark E Deem, Allan R Will, Martin S Dieck, Sunmi Chew: Methods and devices for protecting a passageway in a body when advancing devices through the passageway. Allan Will, Hoekendijk & Lynch, May 7, 2002: US06383171 (158 worldwide citation)

A liner is advanced through a narrowed region in a vessel such as the internal carotid artery. The liner is advanced through the narrowed region in a collapsed position. A stent is then advanced through the liner and expanded to open the narrowed region. The liner may also have an anchor which expan ...


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Ivan Sepetka, Martin S Dieck, Son Gia: Devices and methods for treating vascular malformations. Concentric Medical, Jens E Hoekendijk, Hoekendijk & Lynch, June 8, 2004: US06746468 (110 worldwide citation)

The invention is also directed to a device for treating an aneurysm which has a cover covering the neck of the aneurysm and a lateral portion extending into the aneurysm. The invention is also directed to a cover which is used to cover the neck of the aneurysm thereby isolating the aneurysm from the ...


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Hanson S Gifford III, Ivan Sepetka, Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Allan R Will, Martin S Dieck, Sunmi Chew: Methods and devices for lining a blood vessel and opening a narrowed region of a blood vessel. Allan Will, Jens E Hoekendijk, Hoekendijk & Lynch, March 30, 2004: US06712842 (106 worldwide citation)

A liner is advanced through a narrowed region in a vessel such as the internal carotid artery. The liner is advanced through the narrowed region in a collapsed position. A stent is then advanced through the liner and expanded to open the narrowed region. The liner may also have an anchor which expan ...


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Eric A Goldfarb, Mark E Deem, Kent D Dell, Martin S Dieck, Sylvia Wen Chin Fan, Hanson S Gifford III, Brain B Martin, Ferolyn T Powell, Frederick G St Goar: Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair. Evalve, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jonathan Feuchtwang Esq, October 27, 2009: US07608091 (96 worldwide citation)

The methods, devices, and systems are provided for performing endovascular repair of atrioventricular and other cardiac valves in the heart. Regurgitation of an atrioventricular valve, particularly a mitral valve, can be repaired by modifying a tissue structure selected from the valve leaflets, the ...


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Martin S Dieck, Ryan K Pierce, Richard A Helkowski, John Miller: Containers and methods for delivering vaso-occluding filaments and particles. Concentric Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, James M Heslin Esq, October 11, 2005: US06953465 (84 worldwide citation)

This is directed to containers and methods for holding and delivering vaso-occluding materials such as hydrogel particles and filaments. The vaso-occlusive materials may be held in the container in a hydrated or unhydrated state. The container includes a fluid ingress port and a fluid egress port th ...


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Martin S Dieck, Brian B Martin: Methods and devices for filtering fluid flow through a body structure. Concentric Medical, Jens E Hoekendjik, May 10, 2005: US06890341 (71 worldwide citation)

An intravascular filter having a filament which expands a filter element. The filament is a coil which is stretched to reduce the diameter of the coil for introduction. The filter element is preferably biased toward the closed position and is opened by the coil when tension is released on the coil. ...


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Frederick G St Goar, James I Lin Fann, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Martin S Dieck, Brian B Martin, Sylvia Wen Chin Fan, Eric A Goldfarb, Kent D Dell, Ferolyn T Powell: Leaflet suturing. Evalve, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jonathan Feuchtwang Esq, July 13, 2010: US07753923 (63 worldwide citation)

The methods, devices, and systems are provided for performing endovascular repair of atrioventricular and other cardiac valves in the heart. Regurgitation of an atrioventricular valve, particularly a mitral valve, can be repaired by modifying a tissue structure selected from the valve leaflets, the ...



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