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US20120290062 INTRA-ATRIAL IMPLANTS MADE OF NON-BRAIDED MATERIAL  
Several unique intra-cardiac pressure devices, placement catheters, methods of placement and methods of treating heart failure are presented. The intra-cardiac pressure devices presented allow...
US20150165558 METHOD FOR PRODUCING A BODY IMPLANT, ASSEMBLY CONSISTING OF A GUIDE WIRE AND A BODY IMPLANT, AND A MEDICAL INSTRUMENT  
The invention relates to a method for producing a body implant comprising the steps of: providing a wire; producing predetermined cuts of the cross section of the wire by means of an ultrashort...
US20140200655 INTRAVASCULAR CARDIAC RESTRAINING IMPLANTS AND METHODS FOR TREATING HEART FAILURE  
Intravascular cardiac restraining implants designed for treatment of heart disease and heart failure and methods for their use. The disclosed implants can be used to reshape or reinforce a...
US20110196467 BLOOD VESSEL WRAP  
A wrap (20) for securing about a blood vessel (36) by encasing a section of the vessel. The wrap (20) being of thin flexible construction having two ends (22, 24) and two sides (26, 28). The wrap...
US20140277328 COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND USES THEREOF  
A composite material for a medical implant includes a matrix of magnesium or magnesium alloy, and a catalyst which is dispersed within the matrix. The catalyst has the capacity to reduce an amount...
US20130103135 FENESTRATED INFLATABLE GRAFT  
The endovascular graft includes a tubular structure having a first end and a second end. The tubular structure has a wall which defines a lumen between the first and second ends. A fenestration is...
US20110112621 PERCUTANEOUSLY DEPLOYED VASCULAR VALVES  
Described are percutaneous vascular valves free of attached support structures and deployment systems and methods for providing attachment of the valves within a vascular vessel.
US20150182674 BIODEGRADABLE COMPOSITE WIRE FOR MEDICAL DEVICES  
A bioabsorbable wire material includes manganese (Mn) and iron (Fe). One or more additional constituent materials (X) are added to control corrosion in an in vivo environment and, in particular,...
US20130166019 METAL ALLOY FOR MEDICAL DEVICES AND IMPLANTS  
The present invention relates to a medical device or implant made at least in part of a high strength, low modulus metal alloy comprising Niobium, Tantalum, and at least one element selected from...
US20130304184 NICKEL-FREE STAINLESS STEEL STENT  
A nickel-free stainless steel stent using a stainless steel which does not substantially contain Ni in the stainless steel, has a metal allergy onset-preventing effect, and is excellent in terms...
US20120022634 MEDICAL DEVICES WITH AMORPHOUS METALS AND METHODS THEREFOR  
Medical devices made at least in part of amorphous metals or alloys are provided. Certain embodiments include filters, stents, guidewires, snares, and coils comprised of amorphous metal. Methods...
US20130053938 SURFACE PROTECTIVE AND RELEASE MATRICES  
A molecular plasma deposition (MPD) method in combination with an atomic layer deposition (ALD) procedure is used to produce amorphous, nonconformal thin metal film coatings on a variety of...
US20130310912 COVALENT MODIFICATION OF METAL SURFACES  
The present invention provides modified metal surfaces, methods of preparing the same, and intermediates thereto. These materials are useful in a variety of applications including biomaterials.
US20150080998 MAGNESIUM-ALUMINUM-ZINC ALLOY, METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF  
A magnesium alloy and to a method for the production thereof and implants made thereof. The magnesium alloy includes up to 6.0% by weight Zn, and preferably 2.0 to 4.0% by weight Zn, 2.0 to 10.0%...
US20110022148 THERMO-MECHANICALLY CONTROLLED IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF USE  
An implant comprises a structure that may be implanted into tissue and that has a first material property at normal body temperature. The first material property is variable at elevated...
US20130053939 METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CYLINDRICAL NITINOL OBJECTS FROM SHEET  
An article cut from a metallic sheet, has a first pattern of struts forming a plurality of inner apexes situated substantially within a plane that contains the plurality of the inner apexes. There...
US20130006342 EXPRESSION SIGNATURE IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD FOR DETECTION OF AORTIC ANEURYSM  
We hypothesized that gene expression patterns in peripheral blood cells may correlate with TAA disease status, and carried out a comprehensive gene expression survey on peripheral blood cells...
US20120259400 FLEXIBLE INTRALUMINAL SCAFFOLD  
Expandable intraluminal scaffold defining a longitudinal axis is provided, wherein the scaffold includes at least two filaments extending from a head portion disposed along the longitudinal axis...
US20130144377 Tubular Conduit  
A tubular conduit is disclosed. The tubular conduit comprises a tubular portion made from a flexible material and an axially extending external helical formation located around the outside of the...
US20100106233 BIONANOCOMPOSITE FOR TISSUE REGENERATION AND SOFT TISSUE REPAIR  
The present invention provides a bionanocomposite including a pre-selected decellularized tissue crosslinked with a pre-selected nanomaterial. Also provided is a process for fabricating the...
US20070255395 Mechanism for securing to a corporeal lumen and method of manufacturing  
An improved hook provides for the attaching of endoluminal prosthesis within corporeal lumens. The hook is integrally formed with framing structure and is preset into an outward bend, but is...
US20120046725 Method for Providing an Aid for Use in the Therapeutic Treatment of a Somatic Subject  
Blood flow turbulence or stationary blood can occur in vessels of the body, in particular following surgical interventions or minimally invasive interventional procedures, and this can lead to the...
US20110196468 INTRAVASCULAR DEVICES FOR TREATING BLOOD VESSELS AND A METHOD OF USING SUCH DEVICES  
A medical implant for occluding a blood vessel. The medical implant comprises a cup shaped elastic blood impermeable membrane sized and shaped for substantially occluding a lumen of a blood...
US20070027518 Percutaneously deployed vascular valves  
Described are percutaneous vascular valves (11) free of attached support structures and deployment systems (31) and methods for providing attachment of the valves within a vascular vessel.
US20080262589 Intravascular Implant  
The invention has for its object the provision of an intravascular implant that has mechanical characteristics and physiological characteristics and is very low in cell cytotoxicity and provides...
US20070010863 Rapid exchange pre-dilator  
A predilation device may comprise a shaft portion and a distal tip having helical threadings. The predilation device may further include a rapid exchange element rotatably coupled to the shaft...
US20110264184 SLEEVE AND TUBING DEVICE FOR RESTRICTING AND CONSTRICTING ANEURYSMS AND A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING SUCH A DEVICE  
A sleeve device, system and method are provided for restricting and/or constricting aneurysms. More particularly, a sleeve and/or a double-walled sleeve is located in or on a vessel in the...
US20060122683 Medical device that signals lumen loss  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to medical devices that provide signals to diagnostic equipment such that functionality of an implantable member can be determined. In particular,...
US20080076897 PENDANT END-CAPPED LOW MODULUS CATIONIC SILOXANYLS  
The present invention relates to hydrophilic dicationic siloxane prepolymers with at least one polymerizable vinyl moiety, resulting in contact lenses and/or biomedical devices with reduced...
US20110152992 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TACKING PLAQUE TO BLOOD VESSEL WALL USING WIRE MESH ANNULAR BAND  
A plaque tack device for treating atherosclerotic occlusive disease is formed as a thin, annular band made of thin, flexible wire formed in a mesh structure having a plurality of barbs on its...
US20080215117 Electrical Stimulation of Blood Vessels  
Apparatus (20) is provided, including a bifurcation stent (50) comprising one or more electrodes (32), the stent (50) configured to be placed in a primary passage (52) and a secondary passage (54)...
US20080140110 IMPLANT, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PHYSICALLY DIVERTING MATERIAL IN BLOOD FLOW AWAY FROM THE HEAD  
A device for preventing stroke due to embolic material in the bloodstream of a patient, the patient having an aorta with an ascending portion and a descending portion, and one or more arch vessels...
US20070112406 Platforms, particularly prostheses, having biologically active coverings  
The invention relates to the use of extracellular matrix regulators for producing a pharmacologically active covering on a platform or a prosthesis. This covering is of application to endoluminal...
US20100280595 Method and Device for Localized Administration of Calcium Chelating Agent  
A system for treating atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and cardiac valve dysfunction comprises delivering one or more calcium chelating agents locally to a treatment site. One aspect of the...
US20100210955 DEVICE FOR TREATMENT OF ANEURYSM  
In a method, system and device for treating aneurysm a member is placed around the aneurysm, the aneurysm can be treated and monitored. The member can comprise a sensor placed in relation to a...
US20100121247 Dialysis Graft with Thromboses Prevention Arrangement  
A dialysis graft includes an artery connection section having one end connected to an artery; and a vein connection section having both ends connected to two sections of a vein respectively....
US20150164631 DECELLULARIZED BIOLOGICALLY-ENGINEERED TUBULAR GRAFTS  
This disclosure describes decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts and methods of making and using such decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts.
US20140058496 DECELLULARIZED BIOLOGICALLY-ENGINEERED TUBULAR GRAFTS  
This disclosure describes decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts and methods of making and using such decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts.
US20090149948 MEDICAL DEVICES CONTAINING SILICATE AND CARBON PARTICLES  
According to one aspect of the present invention, implantable and insertable medical devices are provided which contain one or more particle-containing regions that comprise silicate particles and...
US20110112620 Single continuous piece prosthetic tubular aortic conduit and method for manufacturing the same  
A prosthetic aortic conduit for replacing a root portion of an aorta is provided. The conduit comprises a continuous tubular conduit along a substantially common axis. A portion of the tubular...
US20100042197 PREPARATION OF HOLLOW CELLULOSE VESSELS  
The present invention relates to an improved method for the preparation of hollow cellulose vessels produced by a microorganism, and hollow cellulose vessels prepared by this method. The method is...
US20140364960 NICKEL-FREE IRON ALLOY FOR STENTS  
The present invention is directed to a largely nickel-free iron alloy or a nickel-free stainless steel having the following composition: 14.0% by wt.-16.5% by wt.chromium10.0% by wt.-12.0% by...
US20080027562 Method for preparing biological scaffold materials  
A method for preparing a scaffold material for use in the prosthesis therapy is disclosed. The method comprises (a) lyophilizing a segment of native soft tissue of mammalian origin, heating the...
US20080200976 CARBON STENTS  
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to a stent having a supporting structure of a non-particulate inorganic carbon material.
US20140336747 BIORESORBABLE IMPLANTS FOR TRANSMYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION  
Implants for treating insufficient blood flow to a heart muscle with transmyocardial revascularization are disclosed. Methods of treating insufficient blood flow to a heart muscle with the implant...
US20130253629 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PERFUSING AN ORGAN  
The present invention provides devices and methods for use in the perfusion of organs and anatomical regions. In one aspect the present method provides a percutaneously deliverable device for...
US20130261727 VARIABLE ZONE HIGH METAL TO VESSEL RATIO STENT AND METHOD  
A variable zone high metal to vessel ratio stent includes a proximal high metal to vessel ratio zone, a central low metal to vessel ratio zone, and a distal high metal to vessel ratio zone. The...
US20100262215 Method and Device to Treat and Prevent Dialysis Graft Failure  
A treatment assembly is positioned along an AV-fistula and couples therapeutic energy to an adjacent area due to a material response to an applied energy field from a remotely located energy...
US20090171444 Two-Stage Scar Generation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation  
The present invention seeks to provide an implant configured to utilize at least two different scar-generating mechanisms that are generated in sequential or overlapping stages. For example, in...
US20070032849 Device for a ball-and-socket type joint connection of two members  
A device for a ball-and-socket-type connection of two members includes a first member having a head and a second member having a cavity that receives the head. The cross-sectional surface of the...

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