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Theodore C Lamson, Joshua Makower, J Christopher Flaherty: Devices and methods for transluminal or transthoracic interstitial electrode placement. Medtronic Vascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, March 13, 2007: US07191015 (211 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for implanting pacing electrodes or other apparatus, or for delivering substances, to the heart of other tissues within the body. A guided tissue penetrating catheter is inserted into a body lumen (e.g., blood vessel) or into a body cavity or space (e.g., the pericardial space) a ...


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Joseph Catanese III, Matt McLean, Theodore C Lamson, Amik Nagpurkar, Daniel Merrick, Joshua Makower, Claude Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Michael Collinson, Mitchell C Barham, Scott West: Integrated handle assembly for anchor delivery system. Neotract, Steptoe & Johnson, March 15, 2011: US07905889 (200 worldwide citation)

Intergrated systems and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical application for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other purposes. In one aspect, the system includes a delivery device configured to deploy and implant anchor device for su ...


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Joshua Makower, Theodore C Lamson, J Christopher Flaherty, John A Reggie, John Y Chang, Joseph Catanese III, David R Tholfsen: Methods and apparatus for acute or chronic delivery of substances or apparatus to extravascular treatment sites. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, August 5, 2003: US06602241 (179 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for delivery of substances or apparatus to target sites located outside blood vessels within the body of a human or animal patient. A vessel wall penetrating catheter is inserted into the vasculature, positioned and oriented within a blood vessel near the target extravascular s ...


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John Y Chang, Joshua Makower, Julia D Vrany, Theodore C Lamson, Amrish Jayprakash Walke: Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Acclarent, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, December 9, 2008: US07462175 (155 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, Eustachian tubes, Lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases ...


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John Y Chang, Joshua Makower, Julia D Vrany, Theodore C Lamson, Amrish Jayprakash Walke: Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, March 10, 2009: US07500971 (154 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, Eustachian tubes, Lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases ...


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John Y Chang, Joshua Makower, Julia D Vrany, Theodore C Lamson, Amrish Jayprakash Walke: Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, January 12, 2010: US07645272 (138 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, Eustachian tubes, Lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases ...


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Steven Kim, J Christopher Flaherty, Jason Brian Whitt, Theodore C Lamson, Joshua Makower: Devices for forming and/or maintaining connections between adjacent anatomical conduits. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, August 13, 2002: US06432127 (118 worldwide citation)

Implantable connector devices which are useable to maintain fluidic connection between, or approximation of, openings formed in adjacent natural or prosthetic anatomical conduits (or adjacent openings formed in a single anatomical conduits). These connector devices generally comprise a plurality of ...


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Joshua Makower, J Christopher Flaherty, Timothy R Machold, Jason Brian Whitt, Margaret W Tumas, Theodore C Lamson, Marc Jensen: Method and apparatus for transmyocardial direct coronary revascularization. Medtronic Vascular, August 16, 2005: US06929009 (113 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for direct coronary revascularization wherein a transmyocardial passageway is formed between a chamber of the heart and a coronary blood vessel to permit blood to flow therebetween. In some embodiments, the transmyocardial passageway is formed between a chamber of the heart and ...


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J Christopher Flaherty, Theodore C Lamson, John T Garibotto: Catheter-based methods for enlarging blood vessels to facilitate the formation of penetration tracts, fistulas and/or blood flow channels. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, January 21, 2003: US06508824 (111 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices and systems wherein a penetrating catheter or other penetrating device is used to penetrate into a target blood vessel, and wherein the target vessel is dilated prior to the penetration so as to improve the imaging, aiming at and/or penetration into the target vessel. In one embodim ...


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Joshua Makower, Theodore C Lamson, J Christopher Flaherty, John A Reggie, John Y Chang, Joseph Catanese III, David R Tholfsen: Methods and apparatus for acute or chronic delivery of substances or apparatus to extravascular treatment sites. Medtronic Vascular, October 20, 2009: US07606615 (94 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for delivery of substances or apparatus to target sites located outside blood vessels within the body of a human or animal patient. A vessel wall penetrating catheter is inserted into the vasculature, positioned and oriented within a blood vessel near the target extravascular s ...