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Jibin Yang, Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh: Rolled minimally-invasive heart valves and methods of use. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, Guy L Cumberbatch, May 11, 2004: US06733525 (554 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. The valves are rolled into a first, contracted configuration for minimally invasive delivery and then unrolled or unfurled at the implantation site. One- and two-piece stents may be used in conjunction with a p ...


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Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh, Jibin Yang: Rolled minimally-invasive heart valves and methods of manufacture. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Guy Cumberbatch, David L Hauser, May 20, 2008: US07374571 (272 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. The valves are rolled into a first, contracted configuration for minimally invasive delivery using a catheter, and then unrolled or unfurled at the implantation site. One- and two-piece stents may be used in co ...


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Jibin Yang, Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh: Rolled minimally invasive heart valves. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, David L Hauser, October 2, 2007: US07276084 (147 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. The valves are rolled into a first, contracted configuration for minimally invasive delivery and then unrolled or unfurled at the implantation site. One- and two-piece stents may be used in conjunction with a p ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Todd Hall, Enrique Malaret, David Byrd, Gerald Hubbs, Gregory Furnish, Josh Barber, Indaka Gunasekara, Benjamin Morris, Valerie Futral, Sava A Chernomordik, William C Mers Kelly, William A Reuss Jr, Simon Furnish, Michael W Wilson, Hacene Bouadi, John C Muskivitch, Matthew L Pease, David A Rahdert, Travis Rowe, Gregory M Ruhf, Brandon G Walsh, Claude Vidal, Thomas Banks, Russ Redmond: Bifurcated stent. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, February 24, 2004: US06695877 (82 worldwide citation)

A bifurcated stent comprises a first stent section and a second stent section. Each stent section is expandable from a predeployed state to a deployed state independently from one another. The second stent section having an end engaged to a receiving region of the first stent section. In the deploye ...


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Jibin Yang, Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh: Two-part expandable heart valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, David L Hauser, Guy Cumberbatch, May 24, 2011: US07947072 (30 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. The valves are rolled into a first, contracted configuration for minimally invasive delivery and then unrolled or unfurled at the implantation site. One- and two-piece stents may be used in conjunction with a p ...


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Robert T Stone, Gregory S Mast, Kevin A Sawyer, Matthew L Pease: Implantable pump system. Allergan, Stephen Donovan, Debra Condino, October 23, 2012: US08292800 (6 worldwide citation)

A remotely adjustable gastric band system is provided. The system includes a gastric band, an implantable fluid reservoir, and a fluid handling device including a piezoelectric pump, and a drive or controller assembly. The piezoelectric pump includes a diaphragm having a compressible spring position ...


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Miles D Alexander, Matthew L Pease, Barry L Templin, Serjan D Nikolic: Systems and methods for improving cardiac function. CardioKinetix, Shay Glenn, July 4, 2017: US09694121 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for improving cardiac function is provided. A foldable and expandable frame having at least one anchoring formation is attached to an elongate manipulator and placed in a catheter tube while folded. The tube is inserted into a left ventricle of a heart where the frame is ejected from the tu ...


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Jibin Yang, Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh: Prosthetic heart valve having flared outflow section. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David L Hauser, June 26, 2012: US08206438 (5 worldwide citation)

Expandable, percutaneously deployable, prosthetic heart valves and systems for minimally invasive replacement of damaged or diseased native aortic valves comprise an expandable, tubular stent body and a unidirectional valve assembly. Embodiments of the stent body comprise an annulus anchoring sectio ...


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Jibin Yang, Scott H Heneveld Sr, Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh: Methods for deploying self-expanding heart valves. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, David L Hauser, Guy Cumberbatch, October 27, 2015: US09168136 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for delivering and implanting a prosthetic heart valve in a native aortic valve is provided. The method comprises advancing the prosthetic heart valve through a patient's vasculature while the prosthetic heart valve is coupled to a mechanical deployment mechanism along a distal end portion ...