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Lawrence A Weinstein: Hemostatis valve comprising an elastomeric partition having opposed intersecting slits. Cordis Corporation, George H Gerstman, December 2, 1986: US04626245 (297 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve for a catheter or the like may be a self-sealing, penetrable barrier which comprises an elastomeric partition made of an integral piece. A first slit is cut on the first side of the partition, while a second slit is cut in a second, opposite side of the partition. The first and se ...


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Robert L Guest, Alexander S Withers: Hemostatis valve. Edward Weck Incorporated, Gene Warzecha, Robert E Lee, March 19, 1991: US05000745 (247 worldwide citation)

An introducer sheath assembly having an improved valve assembly including at least three elastic disc shaped membranes. A first membrane has a circular hole through the center to sealingly receive a catheter while a second membrane has a center hole smaller than the hole in the first membrane to sea ...


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Kathryn M Albert, Ronald L West, Theodore C Lamson: Axially activated hemostasis valve with lumen size selection. Scimed Life Systems, Steven A McAuley, October 1, 2002: US06458103 (44 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve which has a varying diameter. The hemostasis valve is actuated by a mechanism which provides mechanical advantage. Actuation of the hemostatis valve provides selective incremental sizing such that the valve will fit a variety of different intravascular devices.


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Cameron Paul Purcell, Daniel Wayne Fifer: Vascular filters, deflectors, and methods. Claret Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 14, 2017: US09566144 (3 worldwide citation)

Vascular filters and deflectors and methods for filtering bodily fluids. A blood filtering assembly can capture embolic material dislodged or generated during an endovascular procedure to inhibit or prevent the material from entering the cerebral vasculature. A blood deflecting assembly can deflect ...


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Menashe Yacoby, Boaz Harari, Yaacov Nitzan: Apparatus and methods for delivering devices for reducing left atrial pressure. V Wave, Foley & Lardner, Christopher C Bolten, Nicola A Pisano, July 25, 2017: US09713696

A device for regulating blood pressure between a patient's left atrium and right atrium, and apparatus for delivery the device, are provided. The delivery apparatus may include one or more latching legs, a release ring, a pull chord, and a catheter wherein the latching legs are configured to engage ...


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Gregg S Sutton, Jeffrey Welch, Dean A Peterson, John B Bridgeman, Bruce R Youngberg: Atrial appendage blood filtration systems. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, February 6, 2018: US09883936

Instrumentation for percutaneous delivery of blood filtration devices to atrial appendages includes a curved access sheath and a delivery tube. A compressed filter device attached to a tether wire is loaded in the delivery tube. The access sheath and the delivery tube can be mechanically locked and ...


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Laveille Kao Voss, Kelly J McCrystle, Arkady Kokish: Expandable introducer sheath to preserve guidewire access. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, Randy Shen, February 13, 2018: US09889275

An introducer sheath is described. The introducer sheath may include a tubular body. The tubular body may extend from a distal end toward a proximal end. The tubular body may include a lumen. The lumen may at least partially be defined by a wall. A channel may be disposed within the wall. The channe ...


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Kurt Amplatz, Xiaoping Gu, John C Oslund: Percutaneous catheter directed intravascular occlusion device. St Jude Medical Cardiology Division, Armstrong Teasdale, August 29, 2017: US09743918

Embodiments of the present invention provide medical devices and methods for occluding a target site are provided. For example, the medical device may include a tubular member having proximal and distal ends and at least one plane of occlusion. The at least one plane of occlusion may be configured t ...


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Albert Kathryn M, West Ronald L, Lamson Theodore C: Axially activated hemostasis valve with lumen size selection. Boston Scient, October 11, 2000: EP1042031-A2

A hemostasis valve which has a varying diameter. The hemostasis valve is actuated by a mechanism which provides mechanical advantage. Actuation of the hemostatis valve provides selective incremental sizing such that the valve will fit a variety of different intravascular devices.


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Lampropoulos Fred P, Stevens Brian W: Inline hemostatis valve. Merit Medical Systems, NYDEGGER Rick D, October 26, 2000: WO/2000/062844

A hemostasis valve apparatus (10) includes (i) a valve body (12) having a lumen (18) therethrough; (ii) a first resiliently deformable seal (14) disposed within the valve body (12); and (iii) a plunger (16) having a lumen (20) extending therethrough. A passageway (26) extends through the lumens (20, ...