US Patent No: 5,653,743

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Hypogastric artery bifurcation graft and method of implantation

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A small bifurcated graft is described which may be placed in each hypogastric artery to maintain patency both to it and to the external iliac artery and the leg below. The purpose is to maintain flow to the hypogastric artery while stenting the whole of the aorta-iliac system with endovascular overlapping straight tube grafts. Without this bifurcated device, aorto-iliac stenting would result in colonic ischemic.

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Martin, Eric C 134 Old Post Road North, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520 9 758

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* 2007/0219,571 Endoscopic plication devices and methods 191 2006
7,537,609 Extendible stent apparatus 29 2006
8,821,561 Marker arrangement for bifurcation catheter 0 2007
* 7,758,634 Bifurcated stent and delivery system 0 2007
8,486,134 Bifurcation treatment system and methods 0 2007
8,109,895 Intestinal sleeves and associated deployment systems and methods 10 2007
9,314,361 System and method for anchoring stomach implant 0 2007
8,702,779 Catheter balloon systems and methods 0 2008
8,020,741 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 15 2008
7,922,062 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 11 2008
7,913,892 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 12 2008
7,909,219 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 11 2008
7,909,222 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 11 2008
7,909,223 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 13 2008
7,721,932 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 25 2008
7,708,181 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 125 2008
7,833,280 Satiation devices and methods 22 2008
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8,377,108 Staggered two balloon bifurcation catheter assembly and methods 0 2008
7,934,631 Multi-fire stapling systems and methods for delivering arrays of staples 157 2008
8,747,456 Bifurcation stent delivery system and methods 0 2008
8,029,455 Satiation pouches and methods of use 33 2009
8,961,539 Endoscopic implant system and method 0 2009
7,892,279 Extendible stent apparatus 4 2009
8,936,567 Balloon bifurcated lumen treatment 0 2009
8,827,954 Deflatable bifurcated device 0 2009
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8,771,342 Methods for deploying stents in bifurcations 1 2009
8,568,488 Satiation devices and methods 6 2009
8,337,566 Method and apparatus for modifying the exit orifice of a satiation pouch 3 2009
8,771,334 Catheter balloon systems and methods 0 2009
8,241,202 Restrictive and/or obstructive implant for inducing weight loss 3 2010
8,469,977 Endoscopic plication device and method 8 2010
9,180,035 Devices and methods for retaining a gastro-esophageal implant 0 2010
8,241,349 Extendible stent apparatus 1 2011
8,784,354 Positioning tools and methods for implanting medical devices 1 2011
8,864,008 Endoscopic stapling devices and methods 0 2011
8,747,421 Multi-fire stapling systems and methods for delivering arrays of staples 0 2011
8,992,457 Gastrointestinal implants 1 2011
8,945,167 Gastric space occupier systems and methods of use 0 2011
9,445,791 Systems and methods related to gastro-esophageal implants 0 2012
9,254,214 Satiation devices and methods 0 2013
8,845,753 Satiation devices and methods 2 2013
9,248,038 Methods for retaining a gastro-esophageal implant 0 2014
9,180,036 Methods for implanting medical devices 0 2014
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7,122,051 Universal length sizing and dock for modular bifurcated endovascular graft 13 2002
7,235,083 Methods and devices for aiding in situ assembly of repair devices 4 2003
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