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9039755 Helical hybrid stent  
An expandable helical stent with a securement is provided. The stent is formed from flat or tubular metal in a helical coiled structure which has an undulating pattern. The main stent component...
9022024 System and method for airway manipulation  
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the airway, such as to treat obstructive sleep apnea. An implant is positioned within the body with respect to the airway. The spatial...
8961596 Method and apparatus for tricuspid valve repair using tension  
Apparatus is provided, including a radially-expandable percutaneous implant, a tissue anchor, and a connecting element shaped so as to provide an annular loop surrounding a proximal portion of the...
8956401 Stent with anchors to prevent vulnerable plaque rupture during deployment  
A stent for implantation in a body lumen for protecting from rupture a fibrous cap in order to treat vulnerable plaque. One embodiment of the stent achieves staged expansion through stronger and...
8945170 Occluding device  
An occluding device is provided for occluding fluid flow through a lumen of a body vessel. The occluding device includes an expandable tubular body having a tubular wall defining a lumen formed...
8940040 Device for endovascular aortic repair and method of using the same  
A device and method for endovascular repair of a patient's aorta is disclosed. The device includes a frame component that has a balloon-expandable frame and a self-expanding frame secured to the...
8926686 Assembly of stent grafts with diameter reducing ties  
A temporary diameter reduction constraint arrangement for a stent graft is disclosed. The arrangement comprises: primary and secondary release wires extending along the graft; a plurality of loops...
8906084 System and methods for endovascular aneurysm treatment  
Embodiments provide methods and systems for treating aneurysms using filling structures filled with a curable medium. An embodiment of a method comprises positioning at least one double-walled...
8894702 Replacement heart valve and method  
A method of treating a native heart valve includes delivering a replacement valve to the native heart valve. The native heart valve can be any one of aortic, pulmonary, mitral and tricuspid...
8876883 Self-flaring active fixation element for a stent graft  
A stent graft includes a stent graft material of tubular shape and annular shaped stent elements coupled to the stent graft material. The stent graft further includes hooked fixation elements,...
8870947 Medical device fixation anchors  
An implantable medical device includes a frame that includes at least one elongate member. The implantable medical device also includes a fixation member that has a first cuff, a second cuff, a...
8864814 Method of delivering advanced endovascular graft and system  
A flexible low profile delivery system for delivery of an expandable intracorporeal device, specifically, an endovascular graft, which has at least one belt circumferentially disposed about the...
8858617 Barbed anchors for wire stent  
An endoluminal prosthesis that includes a support structure comprising a curvilinear portion having a first strut and a second strut that meet at an apex. Disposed on the support structure is an...
8845715 Total aortic arch reconstruction graft  
A total aortic arch reconstruction graft, including a first, hollow cylindrical segment in the shape of an aortic arch, a second, hollow cylindrical segment having a first end joined to the second...
8840659 Stent and stent-graft designs  
The present embodiments provide stents and stent-grafts for use in medical procedures. In one embodiment, a stent comprises a series of proximal apices, a series of distal apices, and at least one...
8834551 Vascular device with valve for approximating vessel wall  
A vascular device comprising a body movable from a collapsed insertion position to an expanded position having a larger cross-sectional dimension. The body includes a plurality of struts. At least...
8834557 Bioabsorbable polymeric medical device  
In embodiments there is described a cardiovascular tube-shaped lockable and expandable bioabsorbable scaffold having a low immunogenicity manufactured from a crystallizable bioabsorbable polymer...
8828078 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements  
A method for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve including the following steps: endovascularly delivering an anchor and a replacement valve supported within the anchor to a vicinity...
8808360 Apparatus and methods for conduits and materials  
The present invention provides apparatus and methods for a conduit, such as an implantable conduit for a vessel. The conduit may comprise a main member and a side-branch member. The conduit may be...
8808363 Vascular prosthesis  
A vascular prosthesis comprising a tubular shaped expandable ECM member and at least one anchoring mechanism. In one embodiment, the anchoring mechanism comprises proximal and distal single or...
8808362 System and method for providing a graft in a vascular environment  
An apparatus is provided that includes a graft for coupling two vascular conduits within a patient. The graft includes: 1) an anchor system that forms an arc at one end of the conduits; and 2) a...
8801769 Endovascular graft  
An endovascular graft, which is configured to conform to the morphology of a vessel to be treated, includes a tubular ePTFE structure; an inflatable ePTFE structure disposed over at least a...
8790390 Endoscope treatment tool  
A stent system 1 has a stent 2 having a hole and at least an anchor 3 having an arm 33. The stent 2 has a cylindrical shape, in which a sheet is rolled, and a plurality of holes 13 are provided...
8778012 ECM constructs for tissue regeneration  
An extracellular matrix (ECM) construct having a biodegradable support scaffold that includes a plurality of biodegradable microneedles that are capable of piercing tissue and anchoring therein,...
8771340 Methods and devices for the endoluminal deployment and securement of prostheses  
Provided are methods, devices, and systems that can be used to deploy prosthetic devices within a bodily lumen of a patient. These methods and devices can include the securement of a prosthetic...
8757163 Airway implants and methods and devices for insertion and retrieval  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and devices for the treatment of airway obstruction, such as obstructive sleep apnea, and devices and methods that facilitate insertion and...
8747457 Medical device and method of manufacturing same  
A stent (10) has wrapped therearound a barb element (12) formed of a length of wire provided with first and second ends (14, 16) forming barb prongs. In intermediate zone (22), the barb element...
8740972 Medical device with anchor members  
An implantable medical support frame (104) having a central longitudinally extending axis is expandable from a collapsed configuration having a first diameter to an expanded configuration having a...
8740970 System and method for attaching a vessel in a vascular environment  
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a body section having an upper surface, a lower surface, and an inner edge circumferentially arranged around at least a portion of...
8721710 Anastomosis system and method  
The present invention provides docking heads to be mounted on a graft so as to establish a vascular device that is coupled to a blood vessel with aneurysm, and dedicated delivery devices as well...
8715334 Anti-migration stent with quill filaments  
A stent that includes a plurality of quill filaments. Each quill filament includes filament material, a surface, and a plurality of quills. Each quill has a tip, a body, and a base where the body...
8709069 Flanged graft with trim lines  
A vascular graft with trim lines is described, the trim lines providing a guide for precision shaping of the cuff. The trim lines may be printed or otherwise disposed on a surface of the cuff or...
8709065 Advanced endovascular graft  
An endovascular graft includes a tubular graft body section; a radially expandable stent extending from and affixed to the graft body section. The stent includes a proximal end, a distal end and a...
8709093 Tracheal stent with longitudinal ribs to minimize stent movement, coughing and halitosis  
A tracheal stent is an expandable tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, and an outer surface. Circumferentially adjacent surface protrusions extend outwardly from...
8696739 Barbed anchor  
An endoluminal prosthesis includes a support structure including a curvilinear portion having a first strut and a second strut that meet at an apex. Disposed on the support structure is an anchor...
8685055 Filter apparatus for ostium of left atrial appendage  
Apparatus for permanent placement across an ostium of a left atrial appendage in a patient, which includes a filtering membrane configured to extend across the ostium of the left atrial appendage....
8652195 Artificial blood vessel and artificial blood vessel system  
An artificial blood vessel includes a flexible tube and a structure provided at one end portion of the tube and capable of being deformed to a first outside diameter and a second outside diameter...
8632606 Medical stent  
A medical stent comprising a coil formed by winding a wire around an axis, an outer layer formed substantially tubular made from a first resin material, provided on an outer peripheral side of...
8623079 Stents for prosthetic heart valves  
A stented valve including a stent structure having a generally tubular body portion, an interior area, a longitudinal axis, an first end, an second end, and an outer surface; at least one outflow...
8623072 Tubular prosthesis and associated kit  
A tubular prosthesis is radially deformable and includes a lattice that is deformable between a retracted state of small diameter and an expanded state of larger diameter. The prosthesis includes...
8597345 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
System and method for attaching a vessel in a vascular environment
 
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a body section having an upper surface, a lower surface, and an inner edge circumferentially arranged around at least a portion of...
8591569 Stent for prostatic urethra expansion  
Disclosed herein is a stent for prostatic urethra expansion which does not generate bladder stones, is removable without causing injury on a urethra, and does not generate atrophy of a prostatic...
8574284 Low profile non-symmetrical bare alignment stents with graft  
A stent graft for use in a medical procedure to treat a dissection of a patient's ascending thoracic aorta. The stent graft includes bare alignment stents at least at a proximal end, and often...
8556956 Removable stent-graft  
A removable device such as a stent-graft, intended for applications where it may be desirable to remove the device at some time following implantation. The stent-graft of the present invention...
8526699 Method and system for automatic detection and classification of coronary stenoses in cardiac CT volumes  
A method and system for providing detecting and classifying coronary stenoses in 3D CT image data is disclosed. Centerlines of coronary vessels are extracted from the CT image data. Non-vessel...
RE44463 Implant with attached element and method of making such an implant  
A tubular implant having an axial end to which is attached a ring of spoons of a material different from that of the implant. In another aspect, the invention provides a method of attaching...
8500796 Removable covering for implantable frame projections  
Medical devices for implantation in a body vessel, and methods of using and making the same, are provided. A medical device can include a frame with one or more projections, each of which can be...
8491612 Anastomosis sheath and method of use  
The invention relates a sheath that is affixed to a body lumen, proximal to an anastomosis site. The sheath includes a sleeve defining a passage. A grasping structure is positioned distally of the...
8475516 Low profile support frame and related intraluminal medical devices  
A low profile support frame for use as an or in an expandable intraluminal medical device includes first and second wire members that define arcuate paths having opposing curves. Connectors join...
8475518 Stent with anchors to prevent vulnerable plaque rupture during deployment  
A stent for implantation in a body lumen for protecting from rupture a fibrous cap in order to treat vulnerable plaque. One embodiment of the stent achieves staged expansion through stronger and...

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