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Jan Otto Solem, Per Ola Kimblad, Randolf von Oepen, Bodo Quint, Gerd Seibold, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Suk Woo Ha, Karl Ludwig Eckert, Ib Joergensen, Stevan Nielsen: Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, February 14, 2006: US06997951 (206 worldwide citation)

A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second ...


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Ib Erling Joergensen, Gerd Seibold, Bodo Stefan Josef Quint, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Martina Bremser, Randolf von Oepen: Methods and apparatus for distal protection during a medical procedure. Jomed, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, September 9, 2003: US06616682 (202 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for providing distal protection during a medical procedure comprising a vascular filter having a self-expanding, porous foam body that conformably seals against a vessel wall and captures emboli within one or more recesses. The filter is coupled to a distal region of an elongat ...


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Randolf Von Oepen: Balloon catheter and multi-guidewire stent for implanting in the region of branched vessels. Jomed Implantate, Michael J Striker, April 11, 2000: US06048361 (178 worldwide citation)

A device for implanting into a body vessel in the region of a vessel branching has a radially expandable stent formed as a hollow cylindrical element and provided with an increased radial opening, and a balloon catheter on which the stent is pre-mounted for implanting in the vessel, the balloon cath ...


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Randolf Von Oepen: Coronary stent. Jomed Implantate, Shinjyu Global IP Counselors, January 25, 2000: US06017365 (163 worldwide citation)

A coronary stent having a tubular body is disclosed. The tubular body has a wall which has a web structure and a flexible tip at at least one of its front ends. The web structure has a plurality of neighboring cells that are defined by webs.


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Joost J Fierens, Silvio R Schaffner, Marc Gianotti, Gerd Seibold, Randolf von Oepen: Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection, coupled with improved protection against restenosis and thrombus formation. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Nicola A Pisano Esq, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, June 29, 2004: US06755856 (125 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for stenting are provided comprising a stent attached to a porous biocompatible material that is permeable to endothelial cell ingrowth, but impermeable to release of emboli of predetermined size. Preferred stent designs are provided, as well as preferred manufacturing techniqu ...


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Randolf Von Oepen: Coronary stent. Jomed Implantate, Shinjyu Global IP Counselors, May 30, 2000: US06068656 (115 worldwide citation)

A coronary stent having a tubular, flexible body is disclosed. The body has a wall which has a web structure. The web structure has a plurality of neighboring cells which are defined by webs and which are each connected via joint webs to neighboring cells. The stent has in axial direction first and ...


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Randolf Von Oepen, Anton G Clifford, Travis R Yribarren: Visible endoprosthesis. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, November 23, 2010: US07837726 (88 worldwide citation)

A crack-resistant endoprosthesis for delivery in a body lumen can be comprised of a multilayered material. The multilayered material can include at least two layers having a boundary layer therebetween. The boundary layer is configured to inhibit cracks from propagating from a first layer-to a secon ...


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Randolf Von Oepen, Nikolaus Reifart: Stent graft. Jomed Implantate, Michael J Striker, June 29, 1999: US05916264 (77 worldwide citation)

A stent graft has two coaxially arranged, radially expandable stents, and a flexible, stretchable material layer arranged between the stents. Both stents are directly connected with one another in their end regions and the material layer is formed as a fabric band wound around an inner stent.


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Randolf Von Oepen, Gerd Seibold: Methods and apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure. Jomed, Nicola A Pisano, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, January 27, 2004: US06682554 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a stent comprising a tubular flexible body having a wall with a web structure that is expandable from a contracted delivery configuration to deployed configuration. The web structure comprises a plurality of neighboring web patterns, where each web patterns is composed ...