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Marc Bessler, Timothy A M Chuter: Artificial heart valve and method and device for implanting the same. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, January 5, 1999: US05855601 (1074 worldwide citation)

An artificial heart valve comprises a relatively rigid stent member having a first cylindrical shape and a flexible valve disposed in the stent member, the stent member being self-expandable to a second cylindrical shape and collapsible to its first cylindrical shape. The valve comprises a circular ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: Modular bifurcated graft for endovascular aneurysm repair. William G Lane, September 13, 2005: US06942691 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a bifurcated modular graft for repairing body lumens. In one embodiment, the graft includes two elements, each element being fabricated from material which is flexible. The first element embodies a tubular docking section which bifurcates into left and right tubular limbs. T ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: Modular grafting system and method. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 9, 2004: US06814752 (89 worldwide citation)

A system and method for treating and repairing complex anatomy characterized by a plurality of vessel portions oriented at various angles relative to each other. The system including a graft device that is capable of being assembled in situ and has associated therewith a method that avoids the cessa ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: Bell-bottom modular stent-graft. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 29, 2000: US06030415 (79 worldwide citation)

A system for repairing body lumens including a modular graft and a method for deploying the graft within the body lumen. The modular graft includes a first component having first and second leg portions which mate with second and third graft components, respectively. The second leg portion has a bel ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: Corrugated stent. William G Lane P C, March 10, 1998: US05725547 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns an improved corrugated stent which is designed to maximize expansion ratio, source of expansion, and flexibility, while minimizing the shortening which generally takes place with prior art stents which effect is achieved by alternating between transversely and longitud ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: System and method for endovascular aneurysm repair in conjunction with vascular stabilization. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 11, 2003: US06517574 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device and method for installing a graft within a vascular lumen of a patient so as to substantially reduce fluid flow around the graft and axial migration of the graft.


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Timothy A M Chuter, David T Pollock, Tamara L Trayer: Modular, staged graft and attachment system for endovascular repair. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 25, 2003: US06652580 (47 worldwide citation)

A system for repairing body lumens including a modular graft and a method for deploying the graft within the body lumen. The modular graft includes a first component having first and second legs portions which mate with second and third graft components, respectively. The second leg portion has a be ...


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Timothy A M Chuter: Flat wire stent. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, April 13, 2004: US06719782 (47 worldwide citation)

An improved stent in which the limbs have been fabricated from a medium having a cross sectional profile in which at least one segment is flat and straight, whereby the stent is provided with improved expansion characteristics.


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Timothy A M Chuter, Matthew J Fitz, Robin W Eckert, Vivianne M Holt, Tina Ton, Octavian Iancea, Juan I Perez, Richard Newhauser, Shuji Uemura, David T Pollock, Reid Hayashi, George Caffell: Endovascular graft device and methods for attaching components thereof. Endovascular Technologies, Brooks Cameron & Huebsch PLLC, May 4, 2010: US07708771 (46 worldwide citation)

The present invention embodies an endovascular graft having various frame-to-main body component attachment mechanisms which provide a secure bond, reduced graft material wear, and reduced delivery profile.


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Timothy A M Chuter: High expansion ratio stent. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 24, 2002: US06454795 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns an improved stent in which the limbs have been fabricated from a medium having a cross sectional profile in which at least one segment is flat and straight, whereby the stent is provided with improved expansion characteristics.