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Hugh L Narciso Jr: Anastomosis method. Corvascular, Morrison & Foerster, August 29, 2000: US06110188 (483 worldwide citation)

A method for sealingly joining a graft vessel to a target vessel at an anastomosis site, the target vessel having an opening formed therein. The method includes positioning a fastener made from a deformable material radially adjacent to a free end portion of the graft vessel. The material is transfo ...


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Andrew G C Frazier, Michael D Lesh, Chad C Roue, Erik J van der Burg: Transluminal anastomosis method and apparatus. Appriva Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 11, 2001: US06328727 (404 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an anastomosis catheter, for achieving a tissue to tissue or synthetic graft to tissue attachment. The catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may be used to achieve end to end or end to side anasto ...


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Chester Y Sakura Jr: Anastomosis device and method. Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, July 29, 1980: US04214587 (392 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of the anastomosis device comprises a cylindrical, radially resilient spring upon which is attached a number of outwardly extending barbs. The radial spring action significantly simplifies the anastomosis procedure and in addition allows the mended portion of the blood vessel ...


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Jaime Vargas, Michael Hendricksen, Stephen A Yencho, Jamey Nielsen, Bernard A Hausen, Brendan Donohoe: Anastomosis method. Cardica, Brian A Schar, June 20, 2006: US07063712 (319 worldwide citation)

An anastomosis system and method uses an anvil to control and support a tissue site during an anastomosis procedure. The anvil is particularly useful for supporting a wall of a coronary artery during attachment of a graft vessel to the coronary artery because the wall of the coronary artery is very ...


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Hugh R Sharkey, Benad Goldwasser, Nachum Erlich: Passive fixation anastomosis method and device. Hugh Sharkey, Benad Goldwasser, Nachum Erlich, Haynes & Davis, July 30, 1996: US05540701 (226 worldwide citation)

A passive fixation device, defined by a generally elongated body with proximal and distal ends, and a connecting member to connect the two, is used for the anastomosis of body lumens without sutures. The proximal and distal ends are non-deployed in a non-deployed position, and are deployed in a depl ...


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Peter J Wilk: Anastomosis method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 19, 1993: US05254113 (193 worldwide citation)

A method for use in performing an anastomosis includes the steps of juxtaposing free ends of two sections of a ressected tubular organ of a patient so as to form a continuous lumen through the sections, placing a strip of a biocompatible material over the sections along a seam therebetween, and bond ...


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David L Bombard, Philipe R Manoux, Joshua M O Newth, James T Nielsen, Nathan H White, Bryan D Knodel: Anastomosis method utilizing tool with fluid-driven actuator. Cardica, Cardica, July 2, 2013: US08475474 (166 worldwide citation)

A method of performing anastomosis between a graft vessel and a target vessel, each having a circumferential wall and a lumen therethrough, may include providing an anastomosis tool including a tissue effector and a fluid-driven actuator operationally connected to that tissue effector; connecting th ...


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Randall K Wolf, Bryan D Knodel: Surgical anastomosis method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, May 23, 2000: US06066144 (93 worldwide citation)

A method for using a surgical device for joining two blood vessels and creating a passageway therebetween is provided. The surgical device has an implement on the distal end which includes a first member and a second member. The first member is inserted into a first opening of a first blood vessel, ...


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InBae Yoon: Anastomosis apparatus and method for anastomosing an anatomical tubular structure. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, March 14, 2000: US06036704 (40 worldwide citation)

A method for anastomosing an anatomical tubular structure that has an unhealthy section interposed between two healthy sections includes the steps of moving a tubular wall of the unhealthy section radially outwardly relative to a central axis and connecting the tubular walls of the two healthy secti ...


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Yukitoshi Kato: End-to-side blood vessel anastomosis method and instruments therefor. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 8, 2004: US06746459 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of end-to-side anastomosis of blood vessels for connecting a side portion of a first blood vessel to an end portion of a second blood vessel involves holding a first site on the side portion of the first blood vessel using a holder, and partially elevating the side portion of the first bloo ...