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Peter A Altman: Implantable device for the effective elimination of cardiac arrhythmogenic sites. Frederick W Niebuhr Esq, September 3, 1996: US05551427 (268 worldwide citation)

An implantable devices for the effective elimination of an arrhythmogenic site from the myocardium is presented. By inserting small biocompatible conductors and/or insulators into the heart tissue at the arrhythmogenic site, it is possible to effectively eliminate a portion of the tissue from the el ...


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Peter A Altman: Catheter drug delivery system and method for use. Biocardia, K David Crockett & Crockett Crockett Esq, August 15, 2000: US06102887 (263 worldwide citation)

A catheter system for injecting therapeutic agents including large molecules into the body. The catheter includes a distensible penetrating element with a distally locating expansion coil and a distally located chamber for holding a therapeutic agent which is to be injected into the body.


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Peter A Altman, John D Altman: Cardiac drug delivery system. Frederick W Niebuhr, July 11, 2000: US06086582 (242 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed, for administering a therapeutic agent locally and to a depth within cardiac tissue. An elongate, flexible catheter contains a flexible electric conductor and supports at its distal end an implantable electrode incorporating a penetrating element, typically a fixation helix or ...


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Peter A Altman, John D Altman, Simon Stertzer: Drug delivery catheters that attach to tissue and methods for their use. Biocardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, July 9, 2002: US06416510 (202 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery catheter suited for cardiac procedures. The catheter includes a distal helical coil or other fixation and penetrating element which can be operated from the proximal end of the catheter to engage and penetrate the myocardium. Once delivered to the inside of the heart, the catheter ca ...


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Peter A Altman, John D Altman: Cardiac drug delivery system. Frederick W Niebuhr Esq, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, March 19, 2002: US06358247 (162 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed, for administering a therapeutic agent locally and to a depth within cardiac tissue. An elongate, flexible catheter contains a flexible electric conductor and supports at its distal end an implantable electrode incorporating a penetrating element, typically a fixation helix or ...


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Weiqun Yang, Peter A Altman: Lead with inter-electrode spacing adjustment. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, October 20, 1998: US05824030 (152 worldwide citation)

A single-pass transvenous lead for atrial sensing and pacing, ventricular sensing and pacing, as well as for ventricular and atrial defibrillation. The lead optimizes the positioning of the electrodes in various patients regardless of variations in these patients' hearts, by enabling independent adj ...


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Peter A Altman, John D Altman: Device and method to slow or stop the heart temporarily. BioCardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, October 2, 2001: US06296630 (137 worldwide citation)

Implantable cardiac drug delivery systems. The systems are installed endocardially into a chamber in the heart, and are variously capable of delivering anti-arrhythmia agents into the heart wall, and into the epicardial space outside the heart, and into other chambers in the heart through the septa ...


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Daniel Rosenman, Daniel Kayser, Michael Keleher, Nick Fravala, Richard Cook, Mark Tale, Frank Arko, Simon Stertzer, Peter A Altman: Steerable guide catheters and methods for their use. BioCardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, July 22, 2008: US07402151 (137 worldwide citation)

Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide optimal navigability, torque transfer, and push ability for a variety of typical percutaneous access routes ...


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Daniel C Rosenman, Peter A Altman, Mark A Lovich, Micheal A Schwartz, Aaron J Miller: Implant delivery catheter system and methods for its use. BioCardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, November 12, 2002: US06478776 (128 worldwide citation)

Catheter systems and methods for implanting helical or dart-like implants into the myocardium or other body tissue. The catheter system includes a helix for fixing the distal end of the catheter to the myocardium, an implant held by the helix, mechanisms for driving the fixation helix into the myoca ...


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Peter A Altman: Catheter drug delivery system and method for use. Biocardia, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, February 12, 2002: US06346099 (115 worldwide citation)

A catheter system for injecting therapeutic agents including large molecules into the body. The catheter includes a distensible penetrating element with a distally locating expansion coil and a distally located chamber for holding a therapeutic agent which is to be injected into the body.