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8500795 Retrievable devices for improving cardiac function  
Removable cardiac implants, applicators for inserting, repositioning and/or removing them, and methods of using them are described. In particular, removable or repositionable ventricular...
8500622 Ventricular function assisting device and a method and apparatus for implanting it  
The present invention provides a ventricular function assisting device configured to be implanted in a heart ventricle designed in a form of flower-like configuration comprising two or more petals...
8500620 Ventricular assist device  
A manifold for accessing blood from a human blood vessel is disclosed which comprises a first and a second pathway intersecting with each other at an angle, the first pathway being configured to...
8500790 Retrievable cardiac devices  
Removable cardiac implants, applicators for inserting, repositioning and/or removing them, and methods of using them are described. In particular, removable or repositionable ventricular...
8500621 Method for making a blood pump  
A method of making a blood pump comprises selecting a desired flow pattern in a pumping chamber defined by an extensible bladder wherein the flow pattern is based generally on blood flow in a...
8491455 Treating dysfunctional cardiac tissue  
Medical devices, systems, and methods reduce the distance between two points in tissue, often for treatment of congestive heart failure and often in a minimally invasive manner. An anchor is...
8491492 Monitoring a condition of a subject  
Apparatus and methods are described including a mechanical sensor configured to detect a physiological signal of a subject. A control unit receives the signal over a time duration of at least two...
8485961 Impeller housing for percutaneous heart pump  
Disclosed herein are heart pumps that include a catheter assembly and that can be applied percutaneously. Some embodiments include a locking device that prevents components of the catheter...
8475355 Heart help device, system, and method  
A medical device for assisting in the maintaining of an opening created in the thoracic diaphragm is provided. The medical device comprises a diaphragm contacting part adapted to be placed in...
8469874 Heart help device, system, and method  
An implantable device for improving the pump function of the heart of a human patient by applying an external force on the heart muscle is provided. The device comprises at least one pump device...
8469873 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...
8465410 Heart assist system  
A supplemental blood flow system for assisting with blood circulation in a patient. The system includes a supplemental blood flow device implantable in the patient and a controller for directing...
8460201 Visualization of stress level cardiac functional analysis results  
The invention relates to a system (100) for visualizing a cardiac parameter at a plurality of positions in a myocardium and at a plurality of stress levels, the system comprising a determination...
8460168 Transseptal cannula device, coaxial balloon delivery device, and methods of using the same  
A transseptal cannula having a flexible cannula body, a left atrial anchor coupled to the distal end of the flexible cannula body, and a right atrial anchor operable to be attached to the left...
8454549 Method and system for closed chest blood flow support  
A pumping system for assisting a patient's heart includes a blood pump disposed outside the patient's body and having an inlet and an outlet. An inlet cannula is configured for insertion...
8449443 Active or passive assistance in the circulatory system  
Apparatus and methods for assisting flow of a fluid in a conduit. In some embodiments, a viscous impeller rotating within a protective cage provides a boost and total pressure to blood within the...
8449444 Blood flow meter  
Materials and methods related to blood pump systems are described. These can be used in patients to, for example, monitor arterial pressure, measure blood flow, maintain left ventricular pressure...
8449442 Method and device for percutaneous left ventricular reconstruction  
A method for reducing left ventricular volume, which comprises identifying infarcted tissue during open chest surgery; reducing left ventricle volume while preserving the ventricular apex; and...
8444545 Dual-pulsation bi-ventricular assist device  
A ventricular assist device is disclosed which comprises a sac for wrapping around a portion of a heart, the sac having one or more inflatable chambers for compressing the heart when the chambers...
8439817 Chordae capturing methods for stress reduction  
The device and method for reducing heart wall stress. The device can be one which reduces wall stress throughout the cardiac cycle or only a portion of the cardiac cycle. The device can be...
8439859 Catheter device  
The catheter device comprises a drive shaft connected to a motor, and a rotor mounted on the drive shaft at the distal end section. The rotor has a frame structure which is formed by a screw-like...
8430899 Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation with concurrent hypothermia  
Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders characterized by low cardiac output. The devices, systems and methods use intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in combination with hypothermia...
8425397 Percutaneous gas-line  
A percutaneous gas-line (10) for a medical device (14). The gas-line including a first gas-line part (10a) and a second gas-line part (10b). The first gas-line part (10a) is adapted to be wholly...
8425396 Physiologic pulsatile pump  
A pulsatile blood circulating pump system for use in cardiopulmonary bypass, ventricular assist (LVAD, RVAD, BiVAD), ECMO, organ preservation, fetal cardiac bypass, cancer treatment, and areas of...
8425398 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Blood flow meter
 
Materials and methods related to blood pump systems are described. These can be used in patients to, for example, monitor arterial pressure, measure blood flow, maintain left ventricular pressure...
8419672 Peripheral access devices and systems  
A cannulation system for perfusing a patient's circulatory system, includes an inflow cannula having a first end adapted to be connected to said circulatory system and a second end adapted to be...
8419609 Impeller for a rotary ventricular assist device  
An impeller for a blood pump such as a magnetically driven, rotary ventricular assist device for pumping blood of a patient, the impeller being substantially entirely made of an alloy which...
8409276 Heart assist device  
A heart assist device comprising a rotary pump housing having a cylindrical bore, a pumping chamber and a motor stator including an electrically conductive coil located within the housing and...
8403823 Ventricular connector  
A ventricular apex connector for quick connection and disconnection of an inflow tube of a ventricular assist device, comprising a sewing ring, a cylindrical ring, gripping pins, a spring ring and...
8403824 Heart assist apparatus  
The apparatus is a ventricular assist device comprising: a pump with a housing having therein radial a impeller, and a rotor for driving the impeller, both the rotor and the impeller being...
8398537 Peripheral seal for a ventricular partitioning device  
A partitioning device for separating a patient's heart chamber into a productive portion and a non-productive portion which is suitable for treating patients with heart disease, particularly...
8398536 Implantable two-chamber system for supporting the left ventricle of the heart  
An implantable two-chamber system is for supporting the left ventricle of the heart. Each of the two pumping chambers (1, 1′) of the two-chamber system is ventricular shaped including an inlet...
8394010 Anchoring guide element  
A transseptal cannula assembly for directing blood from the heart of a patient and a minimally invasive method of implanting the same. The transseptal cannula assembly includes a flexible cannula...
8394009 Portable controller with integral power source for mechanical circulation support systems  
A portable external device for a mechanical circulation support system includes first and second power sources, e.g. batteries and control electronics for redundant uninterrupted operation of an...
8394008 Steerable lesion excluding heart implants for congestive heart failure  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating a heart of a patient may make use of one or more implant structures which limit a size of a chamber of the heart, such as by deploying a tensile member...
8396566 Devices, systems and methods for pacing, resynchronization and defibrillation therapy  
Devices, systems, and methods for leadlessly stimulating the heart. Through a magnetic signal generator positioned outside or inside the thoracic cavity, a magnetic signal is transmitted through...
8388643 Bioabsorbable polymeric implants and a method of using the same to create occlusions  
A embolic, bioabsorbable polymeric material (BPM) is incorporated into a coil to improve long-term anatomic results in the endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms. The material includes...
8388649 Staged implantation of ventricular assist devices  
The invention comprises an embolization device for insertably sealing a cannula. The embolization device comprises a sealing cap at a first end and a carrier surface at a second end. The carrier...
8388565 Apparatus comprising a drive cable for a medical device (II)  
An article comprising a drive cable suitable for high-speed operation in an anatomy having small-radii bends is disclosed. The drive cables disclosed herein include one or more physical...
8388511 Methods, devices and systems for counterpulsation of blood flow to and from the circulatory system  
Counterpulsation methods and systems for assisting the heart of a patient involve, for example, coordinating the operation of a pulsatile pump to suction blood from an artery through a blood flow...
8388672 System for improving cardiac function by sealing a partitioning membrane within a ventricle  
Partitioning devices that may be secured and sealed within a heart chamber for separating a patient's heart chamber into a productive portion and a non-productive portion are described herein. The...
8382695 Method and apparatus for treatment of congestive heart disease  
In one aspect, the present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for treating congestive heart failure that restores kidney renal functions by artificial perfusion of at least one...
8382651 Devices, systems, and methods to facilitate heart function  
Devices, systems, and methods for accessing tissue, including the internal and external tissues of the heart, are disclosed. At least some of the embodiments disclosed herein provide access to the...
8382653 Method and system for improving diastolic function of the heart  
The present invention provides a system for improving diastolic function of the heart comprising elastic elements and attachment elements, wherein said elastic elements and said attachment...
8382830 Implantable VAD with replaceable percutaneous cable  
There are disclosed apparatus and methods for replacing a percutaneous cable in connection with a vascular device. In an embodiment, the apparatus includes a distal disconnect coupler, a distal...
8376927 Fluid pumping ventricular assist device and components with static seal  
A ventricular assist device (VAD) having static seal structure for a pump housing which includes a support structure, a first sealing element, and a second sealing element. The support structure...
8376926 Rotary blood pump  
A blood pump consisting of an inflow cannula, a stator fixed to the pump housing, a flow straightener, an impeller, and a diffuser. The pump may include a flow straightener assembly consisting of...
8377114 Sealing and filling ventricular partitioning devices to improve cardiac function  
Described herein are partitioning devices for reducing ventricular volume that may be secured within a ventricle and separate it into a productive portion and a non-productive portion. The...
8371997 Article comprising an impeller II  
An impeller for use in conjunction with a percutaneously-insertable blood pump or other rotatable equipment includes a blade that is segmented into a plurality of overlapping or abutting...
8366599 Axial flow blood pump  
An axial flow rotary blood pump including an impeller adapted to be magnetically rotated within a housing by the interaction of magnets disposed on or in the impeller and stators disposed on or in...