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Randall T Lashinski, Matthew J Birdsall, Michael D Lesh: Medical system and method for remodeling an extravascular tissue structure. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, January 24, 2006: US06989028 (425 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method suitable for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus. The apparatus comprises an elongate body having a proximal region and a distal region. Each of the proximal and distal regions is dimensioned to reside completely within the vascular system. ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Nonstented heart valves with formed in situ support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 19, 2009: US07534259 (163 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthetic valve having an in situ formable support structure and methods of deploying such a valve are disclosed. In one arrangement, the valve has a base and at least one flow occluder. A first flexible component which is incapable of retaining the valve at a functional site in the ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Philip J Haarstad, Matthew J Birdsall: Method and apparatus for treating stenoses at bifurcated regions. Medtronic AVE, October 10, 2000: US06129738 (153 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for treating stenoses at bifurcated regions of body lumens is disclosed. A balloon catheter system is disclosed comprising two balloon catheters, or a balloon catheter having a bifurcated distal end, with a linking guide wire lumen at the distal end of one balloon catheter, or ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Nonstented temporary valve for cardiovascular therapy. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 22, 2008: US07320704 (105 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a patient utilizes a temporary valve. In one embodiment, an inflatable structure of a temporary valve is inflated at a cardiovascular site in fluid communication with a native valve. At least a portion of the native valve is removed translumenally. A prosthetic valve is deployed ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Methods of cardiac valve replacement using nonstented prosthetic valve. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 14, 2008: US07435257 (102 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within a heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A portion of the inflatable structure that is distal to the native valve is inflated. A portion of th ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Method of in situ formation of translumenally deployable heart valve support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 4, 2008: US07445630 (93 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within the heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A first chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated and then, independently, a second chamber o ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Translumenally implantable heart valve with formed in place support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 7, 2009: US07556645 (51 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular prosthetic valve includes a cuff having a distal end and a proximal end. An inflatable structure is coupled to the cuff and has at least one inflatable channel that forms a toroidal structure. A valve is coupled to the cuff; the valve configured to permit flow in a first axial direc ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Translumenally implantable heart valve with multiple chamber formed in place support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 6, 2011: US08012201 (44 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular prosthetic valve comprises an inflatable body that has at least a first inflatable chamber and a second inflatable chamber that is not in fluid communication with the first inflatable chamber. The inflatable body is configured to form, at least in part, a generally annular ring. A v ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gerard von Hoffmann, Richard S Kusleika, Michael R Forman, David Mark Taylor: Remotely activated mitral annuloplasty system and methods. Edwards Lifesciences, David Hauser, Michael Crapenhoft, April 13, 2010: US07695512 (35 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are implants and methods for remote remodeling of a mitral valve annulus. The implant comprises a body transformable from a flexible configuration for navigation to a treatment site, to a remodeling configuration for, in one application, applying pressure to the posterior leaflet of the mi ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Gordon B Bishop: Method of in situ formation of translumenally deployable heart valve support. Direct Flow Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 13, 2012: US08308796 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within the heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A first chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated and then, independently, a second chamber o ...