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Randall Lashinski, David Taylor, Matthew Birdsall, Jan Lau: Methods and apparatus for remodeling an extravascular tissue structure. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, March 14, 2006: US07011682 (203 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinu ...


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Randall Lashinski, David Taylor, Matthew Birdsall, Jan Lau: Adjustable transluminal annuloplasty system. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, March 24, 2009: US07507252 (134 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinu ...


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Matthew Birdsall, Bradley Jendersee, Robert Lashinski, Michael D Boneau: Connected stent apparatus. Richard L Klein, October 6, 1998: US05817152 (123 worldwide citation)

An endoprosthetic device comprises at least two short stent segments welded together to form a connected stent. Each stent segment defines a single wire having straight sections integrally formed between axial turns. The welds are placed between stent segments at one or more aligned adjacent axial t ...


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Randall Lashinski, David Taylor, Matthew Birdsall, Jan Lau: Transluminal mitral annuloplasty with active anchoring. Edwards Lifescience, David L Hauser, November 20, 2007: US07296577 (84 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinu ...


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Robert Lashinski, Matthew Birdsall: Stent for improved transluminal deployment. Arterial Vascular Engineering, Richard L Klein, September 22, 1998: US05810868 (46 worldwide citation)

A stent and method for manufacturing a stent comprising an expandable, generally tubular body portion in which one or both ends of the stent are provided with a generally rounded, smooth radiused portion that forms a bulbous protrusion out of the plane of the circumference of the stent. The design o ...


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Micheal Krivoruchko, Jeffrey Allen, Matthew Birdsall: Bioresorbable stent. Medtronic Vascular, January 26, 2010: US07651527 (22 worldwide citation)

A bioresorbable endoluminal prosthesis for placement in a body lumen having a stent substrate of a first metallic material that has a lower electrical potential than a standard reference electrode. The stent substrate is coated with a biodegradable polymer having a second metallic material dispersed ...


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Michael Krivoruchko, Matthew Birdsall: Laminated implantable medical device having a metallic coating. Medtronics Vascular, June 7, 2011: US07955383 (18 worldwide citation)

A laminated stent encapsulated with a metal coating is provided. The metal coating may be a very thin metal coating. Portions of the metal coating may be removed such that the metal coating covers voids in the laminate, particularly in the area where the different layers of the laminated stent come ...


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Michael Krivoruchko, Joseph Lessar, Richard Francis, Matthew Birdsall, Darrel Untereker, Jeffrey Allen: Customized alloys for stents. Medtronic Vascular, January 15, 2008: US07318837 (6 worldwide citation)

A balloon-expandable stent formed from a customized alloy formulation. The stent alloy has a either a high, variable or no work hardening rate, very high modulus of elasticity (Young's modulus), and a low yield point. A stent constructed of a material with this combination of properties undergoes si ...


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Randall Lashinski, David Taylor, Matthew Birdsall, Jan Lau: Adjustable transluminal annuloplasty system. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 8, 2004: US20040133220-A1

A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinu ...


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Randall Lashinski, David Taylor, Matthew Birdsall, Jan Lau: Transluminal mitral annuloplasty with active anchoring. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 15, 2004: US20040138744-A1

A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinu ...