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William P Sweezer, James Jimison, Ronald L Coleman: Catheter system and method for providing cardiopulmonary bypass pump support during heart surgery. William P Sweezer Jr, Frederick Gotha, December 26, 1995: US05478309 (410 worldwide citation)

A catheter system and method for achieving total cardiopulmonary bypass during heart surgery. A venous perfusion catheter is inserted peripherally into a preselected vein where it is advanced and positioned at the atrio-caval junction. The venous perfusion catheter has first and second balloons whic ...


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William P Sweezer Jr, Ronald Coleman, Walter W Larkins III: Catheter system and method for total isolation of the heart. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, September 22, 1998: US05810757 (132 worldwide citation)

A system for providing total isolation of the heart includes an extracorporeal support apparatus. An arterial circulation support catheter is provided having a blood lumen with a proximal end coupled to the extracorporeal support apparatus and a distal end positioned in the aortic root and a left si ...


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William P Sweezer Jr, Ronald Coleman, Walter W Larkins III: Method of occluding a patient's ascending aorta and delivery cardioplegic fluid. June 4, 2002: US06398752 (124 worldwide citation)

An extracorporeal support system including an extracorporeal support apparatus and an arterial circulation support catheter. The arterial circulation support catheter includes a blood lumen with a proximal end coupled to extracoporeal support apparatus and a distal end inserted into the blood circul ...


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William P Sweezer Jr, Ronald Coleman, Walter W Larkins III: Catheter system and method for venting the left ventricle. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, Michael J Lynch, June 16, 1998: US05765568 (115 worldwide citation)

An extracorporeal support system including an extracorporeal support apparatus and an arterial circulation support catheter. The arterial circulation support catheter includes a blood lumen with a proximal end coupled to extracorporeal support apparatus and a distal end inserted into the blood circu ...


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William P Sweezer: Arterial perfusion cannula and method for providing cardiopulmonary bypass. Audley A Ciamporcero Jr, Johnson & Johnson, November 15, 2001: US20010041863-A1

An arterial perfusion cannula and method for achieving cardiopulmonary bypass during heart surgery. The arterial perfusion cannula is inserted peripherally into a preselected arterial vessel and advanced within the vessel and positioned in the ascending aorta cephalid of the junction of the coronary ...


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William P Sweezer: Arterial perfusion cannula and method for providing cardiopulmonary bypass. Audley A Ciamporcero Jr, Johnson & Johnson, November 15, 2001: US20010041864-A1

An arterial perfusion cannula and method for achieving cardiopulmonary bypass during heart surgery. The arterial perfusion cannula is inserted peripherally into a preselected arterial vessel and advanced within the vessel and positioned in the ascending aorta cephalid of the junction of the coronary ...


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William P Sweezer: Arterial perfusion cannula and method for providing cardiopulmonary bypass. Audley A Ciamporcero Jr, Johnson & Johnson, March 14, 2002: US20020032405-A1

An arterial perfusion cannula and method for achieving cardiopulmonary bypass during heart surgery. The arterial perfusion cannula is inserted peripherally into a preselected arterial vessel and advanced within the vessel and positioned in the ascending aorta cephalid of the junction of the coronary ...


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William P Sweezer, Ronald Coleman, Walter W Larkins: Method of occluding a patients ascending aorta and delivering cardioplegic fluid. Audley A Ciamporcero Jr, Johnson & Johnson, October 31, 2002: US20020161321-A1

An extracorporeal support system including an extracorporeal support apparatus and an arterial circulation support catheter. The arterial circulation support catheter includes a blood lumen with a proximal end coupled to extracorporeal support apparatus and a distal end inserted into the blood circu ...