US Patent No: 5,433,727

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Centering buttoned device for the occlusion of large defects for occluding

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This is an intravascular prosthesis deliverable transvenously for the occlusion of large heart defects. The defects are predominantly large atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects. The device has an occluder connected with a centering counter-occluder. The device is delivered to the heart by known methods. The occluder is released on the distal side of the defect and the proximal centering counter-occluder is stretched, pulling the device over the center of the defect. Subsequently, the centering counter-occluder is buttoned against the occluder and is opposing the right atrial side of the septum. The radiopaque button is placed upon a string to verify buttoning.

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Sideris, Eleftherios B Ste. 200 1600 Coulter, Amarillo, TX 79106 7 1264

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6,206,912 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 97 1999
6,508,252 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 23 1999
6,391,036 Medical graft connector or plug structures, and methods of making and installing same 67 2000
6,660,015 Medical graft connector or plug structures, and methods of making and installing same 59 2000
6,712,836 Apparatus and methods for closing septal defects and occluding blood flow 262 2000
6,699,256 Medical grafting apparatus and methods 161 2000
6,514,196 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 31 2000
6,511,491 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 66 2001
6,994,713 Medical graft connector or plug structures, and methods of making and installing same 28 2002
6,920,882 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 13 2002
6,960,219 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 15 2002
7,578,829 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 12 2003
7,575,586 Medical graft connector or plug structures, and methods of making and installing same 17 2003
* 2004/0078,053 Medical graft connector or plug structures, and methods of making and installing same 63 2003
8,114,102 Temporary hemostatic plug apparatus and method of use 0 2004
* 2005/0033,361 Temporary hemostatic plug apparatus and method of use 11 2004
7,422,602 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 0 2005
* 8,109,947 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 0 2005
* 7,850,705 Medical grafting connectors and fasteners 9 2007
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (10)
7,338,514 Closure devices, related delivery methods and tools, and related methods of use 26 2001
7,976,564 PFO closure devices and related methods of use 7 2002
* 8,372,112 Closure devices, related delivery methods, and related methods of use 2 2004
* 2006/0009,800 Closure devices, related delivery methods, and related methods of use 71 2004
7,717,937 Closure devices, related delivery methods and tools, and related methods of use 8 2005
7,691,128 PFO closure devices and related methods of use 0 2005
8,574,264 Method for retrieving a closure device 0 2006
8,382,796 Closure devices, related delivery methods and related methods of use 0 2009
9,078,630 Closure devices, related delivery methods and tools, and related methods of use 0 2010
8,777,985 Closure devices, related delivery methods and tools, and related methods of use 0 2013
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
* 8,915,958 Devices for transcatheter prosthetic heart valve implantation and access closure 0 2012
* 2013/0110,228 DEVICES FOR TRANSCATHETER PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE IMPLANTATION AND ACCESS CLOSURE 4 2012
 
CardioKlnetix, Inc. (1)
7,279,007 Method for improving cardiac function 33 2002
 
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION (1)
* 5,709,707 Self-centering umbrella-type septal closure device 275 1996
 
SCHNEIDER (USA) INC. (3)
6,251,135 Radiopaque marker system and method of use 179 1999
7,553,325 Bioabsorbable marker having radiopaque constituents 6 2003
7,108,716 Stent-graft with bioabsorbable structural support 43 2003
 
PAPPU, RAMESH, MD (1)
6,941,169 Cardiac stimulating apparatus having a blood clot filter and atrial pacer 19 2002
 
SEPTRX, INC. (2)
8,758,395 Embolic filtering method and apparatus 0 2005
7,648,532 Tissue distention device and related methods for therapeutic intervention 3 2006
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
* 6,342,064 Closure device for transcatheter operation and catheter assembly therefor 102 1999
 
PROMED, INC. (8)
8,070,826 Needle apparatus for closing septal defects and methods for using such apparatus 2 2003
7,740,640 Clip apparatus for closing septal defects and methods of use 2 2004
7,846,179 Suture-based systems and methods for treating septal defects 8 2005
7,686,828 Systems and methods for treating septal defects 0 2006
7,678,132 Systems and methods for treating septal defects 0 2006
8,579,936 Centering of delivery devices with respect to a septal defect 0 2010
8,758,401 Systems and methods for treating septal defects 0 2011
8,747,483 Needle apparatus for closing septal defects and methods for using such apparatus 0 2012
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (13)
6,340,367 Radiopaque markers and methods of using the same 108 1997
6,245,103 Bioabsorbable self-expanding stent 243 1997
6,174,330 Bioabsorbable marker having radiopaque constituents 326 1997
* 5,980,564 Bioabsorbable implantable endoprosthesis with reservoir 231 1997
6,626,939 Stent-graft with bioabsorbable structural support 218 1997
6,387,104 Method and apparatus for endoscopic repair of the lower esophageal sphincter 210 1999
6,343,605 Percutaneous transluminal myocardial implantation device and method 74 2000
6,596,013 Method and apparatus for treating septal defects 114 2001
7,758,631 Bioabsorbable endoprosthesis having elongate axial reservoir for by-product collection 1 2003
7,918,864 Apparatus for endoscopic repair of the lower esophageal sphincter 0 2004
8,162,974 Occlusion apparatus, system, and method 1 2006
7,699,887 Stent-graft with bioabsorbable structural support 4 2006
8,628,543 Method and apparatus for endoscopic repair of the lower esophageal sphincter 0 2011
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (1)
* 5,908,428 Stitching devices for heart valve replacement surgery 191 1997
 
USGI Medical, Inc. (40)
7,942,884 Methods for reduction of a gastric lumen 7 2003
7,942,898 Delivery systems and methods for gastric reduction 3 2003
7,618,426 Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations 38 2003
7,416,554 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 158 2003
8,574,243 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 0 2003
7,955,340 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 7 2003
7,744,613 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 38 2003
8,308,765 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 5 2004
8,057,511 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 9 2004
7,918,869 Methods and apparatus for performing endoluminal gastroplasty 54 2004
7,736,378 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 26 2004
8,206,417 Apparatus and methods for optimizing anchoring force 7 2004
7,695,493 System for optimizing anchoring force 59 2004
7,703,459 Apparatus and methods for mapping out endoluminal gastrointestinal surgery 26 2004
7,361,180 Apparatus for manipulating and securing tissue 41 2004
7,347,863 Apparatus and methods for manipulating and securing tissue 46 2004
7,621,925 Needle assembly for tissue manipulation 35 2004
7,601,159 Interlocking tissue anchor apparatus and methods 26 2004
7,918,845 Endoluminal tool deployment system 11 2004
7,704,264 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 40 2004
8,257,394 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 3 2005
7,390,329 Methods for grasping and cinching tissue anchors 137 2005
7,571,729 Apparatus and methods for performing mucosectomy 14 2005
8,216,252 Tissue manipulation and securement system 3 2005
7,736,374 Tissue manipulation and securement system 109 2005
8,444,657 Apparatus and methods for rapid deployment of tissue anchors 3 2005
7,736,379 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 61 2005
8,726,909 Methods and apparatus for revision of obesity procedures 0 2006
7,678,135 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 31 2006
8,298,291 Methods and apparatus for securing and deploying tissue anchors 4 2006
8,870,916 Low profile tissue anchors, tissue anchor systems, and methods for their delivery and use 0 2007
8,926,634 Apparatus and methods for manipulating and securing tissue 0 2007
8,216,253 Apparatus for manipulating and securing tissue 2 2008
8,216,260 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 3 2008
8,262,676 Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations 3 2009
8,236,009 Needle assembly for tissue manipulation 2 2009
8,382,800 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 4 2010
8,343,175 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 0 2010
8,828,027 Tissue manipulation and securement system 0 2010
8,740,940 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 0 2013
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