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8986376 Device and a method for augmenting heart function  
A device, a kit and a method are presented for permanently augmenting the pump function of the left heart. The basis for the presented innovation is an augmentation of the physiologically up and...
8968174 Motor fault monitor for implantable blood pump  
A implantable pump system comprises an implantable pump motor and an external unit. An inverter comprises respective phases couple to the motor via a cable with redundant conductors for each...
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...
8920176 Training system for cardiac computed tomography angiography  
A training system comprising a phantom heart, the phantom heart comprising an exterior surface upon which a tubing is topologically arranged in a manner which mimics the placement of the distal...
8888728 Guidable intravascular blood pump and related methods  
An improved intravascular blood pump and related methods involving the broad inventive concept of equipping the intravascular blood pump with guiding features such that the intravascular blood...
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)...
8869395 Fluid pumping device and components with static seal  
A static seal structure for a pump housing includes a support structure, a first sealing element, and a second sealing element. The support structure circumscribes a pump chamber and includes a...
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...
8858489 Conduit device and system for implanting a conduit device in a tissue wall  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit device including an attaching device configured for defining a helical pathway through a tissue wall and complementary ring in...
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...
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...
8814543 Conveying device for a fluid using an oscillating body arrangement  
The invention relates to a conveying device for conveying a fluid in a conveying direction having one or more drive bodies which can be driven in an oscillating manner by means of a drive system...
8790399 Total artificial heart system for auto-regulating flow and pressure balance  
The present invention provides a total artificial heart system for auto-regulating flow and pressure balance. In one embodiment the system comprises an atrial reservoir comprising inlets and...
8747464 Device and system for assisting and/or taking over the pumping function of the heart  
A device for assisting and/or taking over the pumping function of the heart, with a multilayer sheathing part configured for compressing the heart at least in certain sections, wherein the...
8734508 Systems and methods for making and using percutaneously-delivered pumping systems for providing hemodynamic support  
A percutaneous pumping system for providing hemodynamic support to a patient includes a pumping sleeve that defines a lumen extending along the length of the pumping sleeve. The pumping sleeve is...
8721719 Controlling implanted blood pumps  
A blood pump controller includes a microcontroller and a communication interface. The microcontroller is configured to communicate with various types of blood pump communication modules. The...
8721515 Rigid body aortic blood pump implant  
An implantable aortic blood pump includes a rigid body having wall extending along a long axis and defining an inflation port portion with an inflation aperture therethrough. The aperture is fluid...
8715344 Wholly implantable non-natural heart for humans  
A wholly implantable non-natural heart for humans includes a pumping unit, a power generating unit, and a controller. An I beam type chassis with matching holes is provided for supporting valve...
8702793 Implantable one-piece heart prosthesis  
Disclosed is an implantable one-piece heart prosthesis having a driving artificial ventricle and a driven artificial ventricle. A main actuator is configured to transmit to the driving artificial...
8696745 Heart help device, system, and method  
The present invention relates to an implantable device for improving the pump function of the heart of a human patient by applying an external force on the heart muscle, said device comprising at...
8684906 Cardiovascular device  
A cardiovascular device (11), adapted to be fitted into a cardiac ventricular cavity (2) having a volume with blood flowing therethrough, which is bounded by walls (8) and has a larger...
8679177 Method of implanting a blood pump system  
A method of implanting a blood pump system in a patient requiring treatment includes creating an opening in an epicardium of a heart to access an interior chamber of the heart and implanting a...
8663673 Devices, articles, coatings, and methods for controlled active agent release or hemocompatibility  
The present invention relates to devices, articles, coatings, and methods for controlled active agent release and/or for providing a hemocompatible surface. More specifically, the present...
8657873 System for improving cardiac function  
A system for improving cardiac function is provided. A foldable and expandable frame having at least one anchoring formation is attached to an elongate manipulator and placed in a catheter tube...
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...
8657874 Method for physiologic control of a continuous flow total artificial heart  
A method is provided of controlling a pump including a electrical motor coupled to a rotor which carries first and second impellers at opposite ends thereof. The method includes: (a) driving the...
8649853 Cardiac function monitor using information indicative of lead motion  
Systems and methods to monitor cardiac function using information indicative of lead motion are described. In an example, a system including an implantable medical device can include a receiver...
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,...
8617239 Catheter pump  
The invention refers to a catheter pump to be positioned in the ascending aorta (11) near the aortic valve (10) of a human being, comprising an elongated sleeve 6 with a drive cable (5) extending...
8608798 Total artificial heart  
A total artificial heart having a rotor with an impeller, wherein the rotor is mounted within a pump housing on a hollow shaft. The rotor is magnetically driven to produce rotary motion of the...
8597350 Controller and power source for implantable blood pump  
Methods and apparatus for controlling the operation of, and providing power for and to, implantable ventricular assist devices which includes a pump employing a brushless DC motor-driven blood...
8551163 Cardiac support systems and methods for chronic use  
A high efficiency cardiac support system is suitable for chronic use in treating heart failure, wherein the system includes an implantable rotary blood pump, an implantable power module, a...
8545380 Intravascular blood pump and catheter  
An intravascular system for pumping blood from a chamber of a heart and through an associated blood vessel coupled in fluid communication therewith. The system includes a pump device configured to...
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...
8506470 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...
8475398 Extracorporeal blood treatment and system having reversible blood pumps  
An extracorporeal blood processing method using a blood circuit comprising a pair of blood passages attached to opposite flow ends of a blood treatment device and said blood circuit is mounted on...
8419789 Artificial heart  
Disclosed herein is a fully implantable artificial heart. The use of flat helical springs to align and reciprocate a bellows structure allows the bellows to pump blood, the multiple solenoids with...
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...
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...
8343212 Polymer coatings on medical devices  
A medical device, for example a stent, has a surface which in use contacts body tissue, wherein said surface has on it a biocompatible coating layer comprising a polymer having covalently bound...
8329314 Hermetically bonding ceramic and titanium with a palladium braze  
A component assembly for use in living tissue comprises: a ceramic part; a metal part, e.g., a titanium metal; and a palladium (Pd) interlayer for bonding said ceramic part to the metal part. By...
8303482 Method and system for physiologic control of a blood pump  
A physiologic control system and method for controlling a blood pump system such as a VAD system. The pump system includes, for example, a blood pump and a controller for controlling the pump. The...
8157721 Artificial heart pump system and its control apparatus  
An artificial heart pump system is provided independently with a controlling processor for controlling an operation status of a blood pump so as to perform in a preset condition and with an...
8152845 Blood pump system with mounting cuff  
An implantable blood pump system includes a blood pump housing and a mounting cuff. The blood pump housing at least partially contains a pump drive system adapted to transfer blood from an...
8152786 Collection catheter and kit  
A catheter for collecting fluid such as blood from a vessel such as a coronary sinus of a patient has an elongated, flexible tubular portion and an annular sealing member spaced from a distal end...
8133277 Medical device for fluid flow and method of forming such device  
A medical device which defines a lumen for flowing a bodily fluid from an upstream end of the device to a downstream end thereof is disclosed. The device has a luminal wall (14) that extends...
8092365 Resonant multilayered impedance pump  
A multilayered impedance pump is formed by an inner tube and an outer tube which have different mechanical characteristics. The outer tube is relatively stiff, and can be used for a structural...
8075617 Device for connection between a heart prosthesis and the natural auricles  
A device for connection between a heart prosthesis and a person's natural auricles includes a structure for joining to the natural auricles with individual suture attachments mounted so as to be...
8070668 Controlled inflation of a pneumatic L-VAD  
A drive unit to control the peak pressure of air for the inflation of a left ventricular assist system is disclosed. The control of the peak pressure can address the problem of the “kick”...

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