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9039595 Control systems for rotary blood pumps  
The present invention generally relates to a control system for a rotary blood pump adapted to move blood in a patient. The control system comprises a means for measuring and varying the speed of...
9039594 Signal transmitting and lesion excluding heart implants for pacing, defibrillating, and/or sensing of heart beat  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating a heart of a patient may make use of structures which limit a size of a chamber of the heart, such as by deploying a tensile member to bring a wall of...
9022916 Transseptal cannula, tip, delivery system, and method  
A cannula assembly, further comprising a cannula body for directing blood from the heart of a patient, having distal and proximal ends and a lumen therebetween. A tip coupled to the distal end of...
9005105 Hard-wired implanted controller system  
A circulatory assist system is disclosed, the system including an implantable electrical device having an electric motor, an implantable controller connected to the implantable electrical device,...
8992407 Blood pump  
A blood pump (26) includes a stator assembly (122) that includes a motor stator, a fluid inlet (24), and a fluid outlet (26). A rotor assembly (120) includes a motor rotor (54) and an impeller...
8992408 Percutaneous right ventricular assist apparatus and method  
A system for assisting the right heart of a patient includes a PA cannula adapted for insertion into a PA of a patient through the right internal jugular vein of the patient. The system includes a...
8961387 Transcutaneous magnetic energy transfer device  
Transcutaneous magnetic energy transfer to drive a VAD or other implanted medical device can be supplied through two spinning (or otherwise moving) permanent magnets, or a moving permanent magnet...
8961389 Endovascular ventricular assist device, using the mathematical objective and principal of superposition  
This embodiment suggests new approach for Endovascular Ventricular Assist Device, using the mathematical objective & principle of superposition allow design and calculation of the body response to...
8961390 Sensorless flow estimation for implanted ventricle assist device  
A method of estimating the blood flow rate of a heart ventricle assist device which is positioned externally of, or implanted in, a patient. The assist device comprises a blood pump having a...
8944987 Cardiac assistance device and method for the control thereof  
A cardiac assistance, device has a supporting component, which surrounds the heart and on the inside of which a plurality of adjacent inflatable and deflatable chambers are provided, via which an...
8900115 Implantable heart assist system and method of applying same  
An extracardiac pumping for supplementing the circulation of blood, including the cardiac output, in a patient without any component thereof being connected to the patient's heart, and methods of...
8876686 Control of blood flow assist systems  
In one aspect, an implantable pump system for assisting blood flow in a patient includes a blood flow path comprising a flexible conduit, at least one valve in fluid connection with the flexible...
8870855 Release mechanism for releasing a medical implant from a catheter, and catheter having a release mechanism  
A release mechanism (100, 100a) for releasing a medical implant (105) from an insertion device (110), comprising a body (10) having a proximal end (12) and a distal end (14), wherein between the...
8870738 Cardiac function change evaluating device  
A cardiac function variation evaluation apparatus includes: a continuous flow type auxiliary artificial heart 20 connected to a ventricle (10A); a pressure sensor 30 for detecting ventricle (10A)...
8864644 Physiologically responsive VAD  
A ventricular assist device incorporating a rotary pump such as a rotary impeller pump implantable in fluid communication with a ventricle and an artery to assist blood flow from the ventricle to...
8852072 Ventricular assist device for intraventricular placement  
A ventricular assist device includes a pump such as an axial flow pump, an outflow cannula connected to the outlet of the pump, and an anchor element. The anchor element is physically connected to...
8845509 Ventricular assist device and related methods  
A method and system are provided for percutaneously gaining access to oxygenated blood with one or more anastomosis devices and pumping such oxygenated blood directly to the aorta adjacent to the...
8840539 Endovascular ventricular assist device, using the mathematical objective and principle of superposition  
This embodiment suggests new approach for Endovascular Ventricular Assist Device, using the mathematical objective & principle of superposition allow design and calculation of the body response to...
8834345 Backflow detection for centrifugal blood pump  
A centrifugal pump system for a cardiac assist device employs a disc-shaped impeller having an outer circumference adapted to be rotatably driven in a pumping direction. A pump housing has a...
8834343 Heart support device  
A heart support device for pulsatile delivery of blood comprising a first and a second ventricle and a pump. Both ventricles comprises a fluid chamber and a blood-conveying chamber, wherein each...
8834344 Left and right side heart support  
A cannulation system for cardiac support uses an inner cannula disposed within an outer cannula. The outer cannula includes a fluid inlet for placement within the right atrium of a heart. The...
8821366 Transseptal cannula, tip, delivery system, and method  
A cannula assembly, further comprising a cannula body for directing blood from the heart of a patient, having distal and proximal ends and a lumen therebetween. A tip coupled to the distal end of...
8818489 Medical device sensing and detection during MRI  
A medical device includes a sensor for sensing for an MRI gradient magnetic field and a microprocessor configured to operate in a signal processing mode in which electrical signals induced by the...
8790265 Method and device for the intermittent occlusion of the coronary sinus  
In a method for intermittently occluding the coronary sinus, in which the coronary sinus is occluded using an occlusion device, the fluid pressure in the occluded coronary sinus is continuously...
8784291 Transseptal cannula, tip, delivery system, and method  
A cannula assembly, further comprising a cannula body for directing blood from the heart of a patient, having distal and proximal ends and a lumen therebetween. A tip coupled to the distal end of...
8771165 Ventricular assist device cannula and ventricular assist device including the same  
Provided is a ventricular assist device cannula, and more particularly, a ventricular assist device cannula with electrodes. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a ventricular...
8747293 Rotational pump and methods for controlling rotational pumps  
A rotational pump capable of running at a rotational speed (n) having a system for direct or indirect measurement of pressure difference or flow rate across the pump, wherein a control system is...
8721558 Device for determining the flow rate of a blood flow, and cardiovascular assist device  
A device for the in vivo determination of the blood flow rate in a patient's blood vessel includes a microelectrode arrangement provided for placement in the blood vessel, an electrical power...
8715151 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...
8684905 Intra-aortic balloon pump assembly for ventricular assist device  
Devices and methods are disclosed for implanting, positioning, removing, replacing and operating intra-aortic balloon pumps.
8672868 Method and apparatus for monitoring and optimizing blood circulation generated by a pump  
In a method for the automatic control of blood pumps, an optimization of the blood flow is achieved by periodic speed interventions and flow changes thereby occurring, using a formed differential...
8657875 Method and apparatus for pumping blood  
At least one aspect is directed to a totally artificial heart, and at least another aspect is directed to a method of controlling blood flow in a patient. The totally artificial heart may include...
8657733 Control systems for rotary blood pumps  
The present invention generally relates to a control system for a rotary blood pump adapted to move blood in a patient. The control system comprises a means for measuring and varying the speed of...
8641594 Intravascular ventricular assist device  
One aspect of an intravascular ventricular assist device is an implantable blood pump where the pump includes a housing defining a bore having an axis, one or more rotors disposed within the bore,...
8636639 Signal transmitting and lesion excluding heart implants for pacing, defibrillating, and/or sensing of heart beat  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating a heart of a patient may make use of structures which limit a size of a chamber of the heart, such as by deploying a tensile member to bring a wall of...
8632449 Heart pump controller  
A heart pump including first and second cavities, each cavity including a respective inlet and outlet, a connecting tube extending between the first and second cavities, an impeller including: a...
8628460 Hard-wired implanted controller system  
A circulatory assist system is disclosed, the system including an implantable electrical device having an electric motor, an implantable controller connected to the implantable electrical device,...
8628461 Method and device for the intermittent occlusion of a blood vessel  
A device for the intermittent occlusion of a blood vessel, in particular a vein draining the organ system, comprising an occlusion device which is activatable for intermittent occlusion and...
8608637 Internal drive line for ventricular assist device  
Devices and methods are disclosed for implanting, positioning, removing, replacing and operating intra-aortic balloon pumps.
8608635 TET system for implanted medical device  
A TET system is operable to vary an amount of power transmitted from an external power supply to an implantable power unit in accordance with a monitored condition of the implantable power unit....
8608636 Ventricular assist device cannula and ventricular assist device including the same  
Provided is a ventricular assist device cannula, and more particularly, a ventricular assist device cannula with electrodes. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a ventricular...
8579792 Suprapatellar external counterpulsation apparatus  
An external counterpulsation apparatus has an efficient cuff and bladder system. Embodiments of this system generally allow effective treatment at lower pressures and a reduced total body surface...
8579789 Endovascular ventricular assist device, using the mathematical objective and principle of superposition  
This embodiment suggests new approach for Endovascular Ventricular Assist Device, using the mathematical objective & principle of superposition allow design and calculation of the body response to...
8562532 Method and apparatus for quantification of cardiac wall motion asynchrony  
A phase analysis technique provides for quantification of regional wall motion asynchrony from endocardial border contours generated from two-dimensional echocardiographic ventricular images. The...
8562508 Mobility-enhancing blood pump system  
A blood pump system includes a first implantable housing, an implantable blood pump independent from the first implantable housing, and a percutaneous extension. The first implantable housing...
8552608 Modular magneto mechanical device  
An electromechanical device has a rotor, a stator, and a module that at least partially houses the rotor. During normal operation of the electromechanical device, the stator is positioned external...
8550973 Percutaneous right ventricular assist apparatus and method  
A system for assisting the right heart of a patient includes a PA cannula adapted for insertion into a PA of a patient through the right internal jugular vein of the patient. The system includes a...
8540615 Left and right side heart support  
A cannulation system for cardiac support uses an inner cannula disposed within an outer cannula. The outer cannula includes a fluid inlet for placement within the right atrium of a heart. The...
8517963 Electro active compression bandage  
The proposed device includes two segments adapted to enclose a body part in a form-fitting manner. Each segment contains an electroactive-material-based actuator, which is adapted to receive an...
8512220 Rate smoothing control  
A rate smoothing function used in implantable pulse generators uses detected triggering events, which cause the rate smoothing function to be activated or deactivated, and detected parameter...

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