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Hosheng Tu, Olav G Bergheim, Morteza Gharib: Glaucoma treatment device. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 18, 2004: US06736791 (181 worldwide citation)

A glaucoma treatment device for directing the flow of aqueous humor and bypassing trabecular meshwork is disclosed. The device comprises an inlet section, an outlet section, a middle section, and at least one lumen for transmitting aqueous humor within the glaucoma device. The lumen extends through ...


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Morteza Gharib, Hosheng Tu, Olav Bergheim: Bifurcatable trabecular shunt for glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 23, 2003: US06666841 (171 worldwide citation)

A trabecular shunt and methods for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises placing a trabecular shunt through diseased trabecular meshwork, between the anterior chamber and Schlemm's canal. The trabecular shunt includes a hollow, elongated tubular element having an inlet section a ...


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Hosheng Tu, David S Haffner, Gregory T Smedley, Barbara A Niksch, Morteza Gharib: Glaucoma stent for treating glaucoma and methods of use. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 19, 2008: US07331984 (129 worldwide citation)

Surgical methods and related medical devices for treating glaucoma are disclosed. The method comprises trabecular bypass surgery, which involves bypassing diseased trabecular meshwork with the use of a stent implant. The stent implant is inserted into an opening created in the trabecular meshwork by ...


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Morteza Gharib, Hosheng Tu, Olav Bergheim: Implant with pressure sensor for glaucoma treatment. Glaukos Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 3, 2006: US06981958 (126 worldwide citation)

A trabecular shunt and methods for treating glaucoma are disclosed. One of the methods comprises transporting fluid from the anterior chamber of an eye to Schlemm's canal through an implant, the implant extending between the anterior chamber and Schlemm's canal; sensing an intraocular pressure using ...


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Steven F Bolling, Morteza Gharib, Gabriel Aldea, Mary Lynn Gaddis, Anthony J Viole: Implantable heart assist system and method of applying same. Orqis Medical Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 14, 2002: US06387037 (124 worldwide citation)

An extracardiac pumping system and method for using it supplement the circulation of blood, including the cardiac output, in a patient without any component thereof being connected to the patient's heart. A battery powered pump may be implanted subcutaneously and attached to an inflow conduit f ...


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Steven F Bolling, Morteza Gharib, Gabriel Aldea, Mary Lynn Gaddis, Anthony Viole: Implantable heart assist system and method of applying same. Orqis Medical Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 21, 2002: US06390969 (77 worldwide citation)

An extracardiac pumping for supplementing the circulation of blood, including the cardiac output, in a patient without any component thereof being connected to the patient's heart, and method of using same. One embodiment of the extracardiac system comprises an implantable or portable subcardia ...


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Morteza Gharib: Bladeless pump. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, January 14, 2003: US06506025 (42 worldwide citation)

A bladeless pump is described which uses a rotating impeller which is substantially smooth. The rotating impeller pumps fluid in a direction perpendicular to its direction of rotation. The moving part of the pump includes a substantially smooth or bumped outer surface, which rotates within a substan ...


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Arash Kheradvar, Guruswami Ravichandran, Morteza Gharib: Implantable small percutaneous valve and methods of delivery. California Institute of Technology, Scott C Harris Esq, February 19, 2008: US07331991 (39 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthetic valve that is transformable from a first helical pre-implantation configuration to a second valvular functional configuration, and methods of delivery.


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Morteza Gharib, Dana Dabiri, Darius Modares: Aperture coded camera for three dimensional imaging. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, August 21, 2001: US06278847 (37 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional imaging system uses apertures through which images are projected. The image through each aperture is obtained by a different camera element. The camera elements can be totally physically separate, multiple receiving parts of a single camera, or a single camera which is effectivel ...