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US20110160850 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...
US20140128967 Support Stent for Transvalvular Conduit  
Miniature axial flow pumps are implanted inside the heart or major arteries to provide hemodynamic support. These pumps commonly utilize tubular blood conduit tubes to transport blood across the...
US20130331934 ARTIFICIAL HEART SYSTEM  
An artificial heart with a centrifugal pump is disclosed. In one embodiment, the artificial heart includes an impeller disposed in a housing. The impeller is configured to rotate to circulate...
US20120165931 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...
US20110196484 HEART HELP METHOD  
An implantable heart help method for implantation in a human patient is provided. The device comprising a fixating member adapted to fixate said device to a part of the human body comprising bone....
US20110313517 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING PRESSURE-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF A PUMP  
A method for modifying a pump of a ventricular assist device includes the step of modifying pressure-flow characteristics of a pump of a ventricular assist device to simulate different...
US20150182679 TISSUE-ENGINEERED PUMPS AND VALVES AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention provides tissue-engineered pumps and valves, methods of fabricating such pumps and valves, and methods of use of such pumps and valves.
US20110245916 POLYMER VALVE AND PULSATILE CONDUIT-TYPE VAD USING THE SAME  
A prosthetic blood valve comprises a base body having a hollow, opposing props extending from the body to partition opposing inclined ridges of the body to allow the inclined ridges and each top...
US20100298932 IMPLANTABLE ARTIFICIAL VENTRICLE HAVING LOW ENERGY REQUIREMENT  
A pulsatile, positive-displacement mechanical circulatory support pump which can be used for assistance or replacement of one or both ventricles. The pump includes a plurality of contractile...
US20110196483 HEART HELP DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD  
An implantable heart help device adapted for implantation in a human patient is provided. The device comprising a fixating member adapted to fixate said device to a part of the human body...
US20130345804 AUXILIARY ARTIFICIAL HEART PUMP DRIVE DEVICE AND AUXILIARY ARTIFICIAL HEART SYSTEM  
An auxiliary artificial heart pump drive device for driving an auxiliary artificial heart pump includes first and second pump control parts which are arranged in duplexed configuration. Each pump...
US20110015732 AUXILIARY ARTIFICIAL HEART PUMP DRIVE DEVICE AND AUXILIARY ARTIFICAL HEART SYSTEM  
An auxiliary artificial heart pump drive device for driving an auxiliary artificial heart pump includes first and second pump control parts which are arranged in duplexed configuration. Each pump...
US20130144379 IMPLANTABLE WIRELESS SENSOR SYSTEMS  
In some embodiments, a cardiac monitoring system includes multiple sensors configured for implantation in a cardiovascular system of a user. Each sensor includes a sensing unit configured to be...
US20150032207 INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS FOR THE IMPLANTATION OF CELL-SEEDED SUBSTRATES  
Disclosed herein are instruments and methods for delivery of substrates, including cell-seeded substrates, to target tissues requiring treatment for various diseases that induce cell death, damage...
US20080294252 CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS DEVICES AND METHODS  
A cardiopulmonary bypass device may include a first tube configured for connection to a vein and a second tube configured for connection to an artery. The device may further include a pump...
US20110118833 Attachment device and method  
A ventricular assist system and a method of implanting the system are disclosed. The system can have a pump, an inflow conduit, an outflow conduit, and attachment ring and a valvular structure....
US20110118829 Attachment device and method  
A ventricular assist system and a method of implanting the system are disclosed. The system can have a pump, an inflow conduit, an outflow conduit, and attachment ring and a valvular structure....
US20050234289 Therapeutic agent delivery apparatus with direct mechanical ventricular assistance capability  
A therapeutic apparatus for delivering at least one therapeutic agent directly and preferentially to a desired tissue to be treated, comprising at least one membrane adapted to deliver the...
US20070129796 Actuator for a heart assist device  
An actuator (10) for a heart assist device. The actuator (10) includes an inflatable balloon (12) and a shroud or wrap (14). The inflatable balloon (12) has a first body portion (22), a second...
US20080208333 Implantable elastomeric artificial heart with rechargeable battery  
A new type of artificial heart with rechargeable battery to power solenoid means surrounding the body of the device, said solenoids effecting repulsion or attraction of small permanent magnets on...
US20070265703 Pulsatile control system for a rotary blood pump  
A system for controlling the speed of a rotary blood pump. The system oscillates the speed of the pump to produce pulsed pressure at the outlet of the pump. The speed is oscillated synchronously...
US20100305692 MONITORING OF REDUNDANT CONDUCTORS  
This document relates to continuity monitoring of electrical conductors. For example, materials and methods for continuity monitoring of conductors for use providing power to a blood pump (e.g.,...
US20100145442 VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE CAPABLE OF IMPLANTATION OF STEM CELLS  
A biologic ventricular assist device that also has the capability to capture, grow, and administer stem cells to regenerate and restore damaged myocardium in the heart. The device works in...
US20110098806 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...
US20060253193 Mechanical means for controlling blood pressure  
Making the volume of the arterial system increase elastically with blood pressure reduces high systolic blood pressure peaks and can also assist the pumping function of the heart by reducing load...
US20070293848 Medical Instrument  
The present invention provides a medical instrument with use of a composite material, which has antithrombotic characteristics and biocompatibility, has a favorable strength per se and is...
US20070021830 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...
US20100292787 SCOTCH-YOKE MECHANISM FOR REDUNDANT ACTUATION APPLICATIONS  
A primary scotch yoke and a secondary scotch yoke are coupled in opposing arrangement and rigidly attached to a linearly reciprocating element. Each scotch yoke includes a rotary actuator with a...
US20080183287 Physiological demand responsive control system  
A demand responsive physiological control system for use with a rotary blood pump; said system including a pump controller which is capable of controlling pump speed of said pump; said system...
US20140194984 System and Method for Assisted Partitioning of Body Conduits  
A treatment strategy for treatment of elevated pressure in a body conduit, such as a pulmonary vein, with a prosthetic partitioning device for placement in and/or about pulmonary veins is...
US20090312835 DIELECTRIC FLUID FILLED ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Active implantable medical devices (AIMDs) are backfilled with a dielectric fluid to increase the volts per mil dielectric breakdown strength between internal circuit elements. In a method for...
US20090276041 DEVICE FOR CONNECTION BETWEEN A HEART PROSTHESIS AND THE NATURAL AURICLES  
Device for connection between a heart prosthesis and the natural auricles. According to the invention, the means of joining to the natural auricles are formed by individual suture attachments (11)...
US20100292786 Actuating mechanism for pneumatically-driven artificial heart  
A pneumatic pump comprises two coaxial cylindrical pumping chambers, each enclosing a piston connected to the other through a partition by a tube, thereby forming a monolithic piston assembly that...
US20100030313 MEDICAL ARTICLES COMPRISING BIODEGRADABLE BLOCK COPOLYMERS  
The present invention is directed to medial articles having bioerodible polymeric regions that contain biodegradable block copolymers. The biodegradable block copolymers include at least one first...
US20080294251 LOCATION, TIME, AND/OR PRESSURE DETERMINING DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR DEPLOYMENT OF LESION-EXCLUDING HEART IMPLANTS FOR TREATMENT OF CARDIAC HEART FAILURE AND OTHER DISEASE STATES  
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 one or more tensile member to bring a...
US20100241213 Impedance Pump Used in Bypass Grafts  
A pump installed inside a graft in a body such as the human body to force fluid such as blood through that graft. The pump can be one which operates totally from the outside of the graft, forcing...
US20130041460 BLOOD FLOW ASSIST DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH ACTIVE VALVE CONTROL  
An implantable pump system for assisting blood flow includes a conduit adapted to be placed in fluid connection with a blood vessel and at least one movable valve in fluid connection with the...
US20170007552 MATERIALS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR ALTERING CELL REACTIVITY  
Methods, compositions, and devices to limit, modulate, insulate, and/or otherwise alter the effects of exogenous physical stimuli on cells are described herein. The cells may be removed from the...
US20160022868 Tissue Prostheses for Repairing, Reconstructing and Replacing Damaged or Diseased Biological Structures and Associated Tissue  
Non-antigenic, resilient, bioremodelable, biocompatible tissue prostheses that can be engineered into a variety of shapes and used to repair, augment, reconstruct or replace damaged or diseased...

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