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Stanton J Rowe, Larry Wood, Henry Bourang, George Bakis, Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichou, Yaron Keidar, Assaf Bash: Methods for rapid deployment of prosthetic heart valves. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Rajiv Yadav Esq, Guy Cumberbatch Esq, May 4, 2010: US07708775 (186 worldwide citation)

A two-stage or component-based valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve comprises a support structure that is deployed at a treatment site. The prosthetic valve further comprises a valve member configured to be quickly co ...


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Yaron Keidar: Rendering of diagnostic imaging data on a three-dimensional map. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, November 18, 2003: US06650927 (177 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for mapping a structure in a body of a subject includes capturing a three-dimensional (3D) image of the structure comprising diagnostic information, and generating a 3D geometrical map of the structure using a probe inserted into the structure. The image is registered with the ...


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Stanton J Rowe, Larry Wood, Henry Bourang, George Bakis, Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichou, Yaron Keidar, Assaf Bash: Rapid deployment prosthetic heart valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, August 6, 2013: US08500798 (104 worldwide citation)

A two-stage or component-based valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve comprises a support structure that is deployed at a treatment site. The prosthetic valve further comprises a valve member configured to be quickly co ...


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Yaron Keidar, Mark Konno: Transformable annuloplasty ring configured to receive a percutaneous prosthetic heart valve implantation. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Richard B Cates, October 16, 2012: US08287591 (93 worldwide citation)

The invention is an annuloplasty ring, and associated methods therefore, configured to reshape a native heart valve annulus to correct heart valve function, and also configured to be reshaped into a generally circular form in order to receive and/or support a prosthetic heart valve. The annuloplasty ...


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Yaron Keidar, Assaf Govari, Yitzhack Schwartz: Prediction and assessment of ablation of cardiac tissue. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, December 11, 2007: US07306593 (86 worldwide citation)

A method for ablating tissue in an organ inside a body of a subject includes bringing a probe inside the body into a position in contact with the tissue to be ablated, and measuring one or more local parameters at the position using the probe prior to ablating the tissue. A map of the organ is displ ...


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Yaron Keidar: Ultrasound ablation catheter and method for its use. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, March 16, 2010: US07678104 (84 worldwide citation)

Catheters and methods for epicardial ablation are provided. A suitable catheter comprises an elongated catheter body and an ultrasound transducer mounted at or near the distal end of the catheter body. The transducer has a front surface and an opposing back surface, wherein the transducer is positio ...


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Yaron Keidar: Real-time monitoring and mapping of ablation lesion formation in the heart. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, February 21, 2006: US07001383 (82 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for ablating tissue in a heart of a subject during an ablation procedure. The method includes applying a local treatment to the heart at a plurality of sites designated for ablation. At each respective site, a parameter is sensed that is indicative of a level of ablation at the ...


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Yaron Keidar: Ablation device with spiral array ultrasound transducer. Biosense Webster, March 2, 2010: US07670335 (73 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a device assembly and tissue ablation transducer having a plurality of helical elements that can be operated out of phase to orient the acoustical energy beam forward or backward in the longitudinal direction. The transducers includes a cylindrical inner electrode, a ...


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Yaron Keidar, Vaso Adzich, Dan Rottenberg, Boaz Manash, Alon Nahshon: Active holder for annuloplasty ring delivery. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, February 19, 2013: US08377117 (34 worldwide citation)

An active annuloplasty ring holder having a template that can be folded or pivoted to the side allowing the template to align longitudinally with the handle and enter the patient's chest through a small incision. The holder may include a mechanism to remotely detach sutures fastening the ring to the ...


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Yaacov Nitzan, Benjamin Spenser, Yaron Keidar, Tamir S Levi, Melissa Denton Young: Recoil inhibitor for prosthetic valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David L Hauser, August 19, 2014: US08808370 (16 worldwide citation)

A valve loading apparatus is provided for loading a crimped prosthetic valve into a lumen of a delivery system. The valve recoil adapter can counteract recoil of a compressed prosthetic valve, and maintain the valve at its desired crimp diameter. An integrated bioprosthesis/delivery system is provid ...