US Patent No: 5,693,085

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Stent with collagen

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Collagen applied to a vascular stem for increasing the biocompatability of the stent on implantation find method of treatment.

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LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLCPLANO, TX279

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buirge, Andrew W Minneapolis, MN 11 1438
Burmeister, Paul H White Bear Lake, MN 27 1959
Buscemi, Paul J Long Lake, MN 70 5769

Cited Art Landscape

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (5)
4,950,227 Stent delivery system 648 1988
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5,304,121 Drug delivery system making use of a hydrogel polymer coating 516 1991
5,197,977 Drug delivery collagen-impregnated synthetic vascular graft 370 1992
5,234,456 Hydrophilic stent 512 1992
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (4)
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5,195,984 Expandable intraluminal graft 641 1991
5,316,023 Method for bilateral intra-aortic bypass 412 1992
5,336,518 Treatment of metallic surfaces using radiofrequency plasma deposition and chemical attachment of bioactive agents 140 1992
 
Organogenesis, Inc. (4)
4,835,102 Tissue equivalent test systems 70 1987
4,837,379 Fibrin-collagen tissue equivalents and methods for preparation thereof 104 1988
5,106,949 Collagen compositions and methods for preparation thereof 49 1989
5,256,418 Collagen constructs 114 1990
 
AMS MEDINVENT S.A. (3)
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4,732,152 Device for implantation and a method of implantation in a vessel using such device 684 1986
5,061,275 Self-expanding prosthesis 645 1989
 
COLLAGEN AESTHETICS, INC. (3)
5,024,841 Collagen wound healing matrices and process for their production 116 1988
4,950,483 Collagen wound healing matrices and process for their production 184 1988
5,110,604 Processes for producing collagen matrixes and methods of using same 70 1990
 
METHODIST HOSPITAL OF INDIANA, INC. (3)
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4,956,178 Tissue graft composition 263 1989
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ANGEION CORPORATION (2)
4,986,831 Medical implant 148 1988
5,192,311 Medical implant and method of making 196 1990
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
5,037,377 Means for improving biocompatibility of implants, particularly of vascular grafts 203 1986
5,282,823 Intravascular radially expandable stent 481 1992
 
ALEXANDER BALKO (1)
4,512,338 Process for restoring patency to body vessels 811 1983
 
B. BRAUN-SSC AG (1)
4,902,290 Process for the preparation of a vessel prosthesis impregnated with crosslinked gelatin 81 1988
 
BIOETICA (1)
4,591,456 Process for obtaining homogeneous layers of native collagen, its application in covering or encapsulating various supports and the supports thus covered 10 1985
 
COLLA-TEC, INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
5,026,381 Multi-layered, semi-permeable conduit for nerve regeneration comprised of type 1 collagen, its method of manufacture and a method of nerve regeneration using said conduit 58 1990
 
COLLAGENESIS, INC. (1)
5,201,764 Biologically compatible collagenous reaction product and articles useful as medical implants produced therefrom 62 1992
 
CORVITA CORPORATION (1)
5,019,090 Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like 740 1988
 
DARDIK, SHEILA (1)
5,131,908 Tubular prosthesis for vascular reconstructive surgery and process for preparing same 80 1990
 
DOTTER, PAMELA, B. (1)
4,503,569 Transluminally placed expandable graft prosthesis 893 1983
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (1)
5,061,276 Multi-layered poly(tetrafluoroethylene)/elastomer materials useful for in vivo implantation 136 1988
 
EMORY UNIVERSITY (1)
5,383,928 Stent sheath for local drug delivery 388 1993
 
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIP, 8000 I.H. 10 WEST, STE. 1265, SAN ANTONIO, TX A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP OF TX. (1)
4,733,665 Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft 2257 1985
 
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIP, A TX. GENERAL PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,776,337 Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft 1180 1986
 
HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM (1)
5,258,042 Intravascular hydrogel implant 261 1991
 
Kureha Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,378,017 Composite material of de-N-acetylated chitin and fibrous collagen 52 1981
 
LATHAM, DANIEL W. (1)
5,464,650 Intravascular stent and method 791 1993
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
5,108,424 Collagen-impregnated dacron graft 197 1991
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
4,252,759 Cross flow filtration molding method 33 1979
 
MEADOX MEDICALS, INC. (1)
4,842,575 Method for forming impregnated synthetic vascular grafts 131 1988
 
MEDINVENT S.A., A COMPANY OF SWITZERLAND (1)
4,848,343 Device for transluminal implantation 370 1987
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (1)
5,100,429 Endovascular stent and delivery system 475 1989
 
NUMED, INC. (1)
5,389,106 Impermeable expandable intravascular stent 491 1993
 
OLYMPUS TERUMO BIOMATERIALS CORP. (1)
5,263,983 Medical material and prosthetic skin in which cells can invade 28 1990
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
5,275,826 Fluidized intestinal submucosa and its use as an injectable tissue graft 241 1992
 
SANDERLING MANAGEMENT CO LLC (1)
5,376,376 Resorbable vascular wound dressings 135 1993
 
Shepherd Patents S.A. (1)
4,954,126 Prosthesis comprising an expansible or contractile tubular body 722 1989
 
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (1)
4,950,178 AC power interconnect for stacked electronic devices 25 1989
 
THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY (1)
5,131,907 Method of treating a synthetic naturally occurring surface with a collagen laminate to support microvascular endothelial cell growth, and the surface itself 91 1991
 
UNITD STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,342,387 Artificial support for a blood vessel 341 1992
 
University Patents, Inc. (1)
4,801,299 Body implants of extracellular matrix and means and methods of making and using such implants 304 1984
 
WILKRACHT PTY. LTD (1)
4,319,363 Vascular prostheses 104 1979
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
4,190,909 Apparatus and method for surgical repair of dissecting thoracic aneurysms and the like 79 1978
5,360,443 Aortic graft for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 489 1990
5,147,370 Nitinol stent for hollow body conduits 505 1991
5,151,105 Collapsible vessel sleeve implant 436 1991

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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (84)
5,897,911 Polymer-coated stent structure 199 1997
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6,334,868 Stent cover 29 1999
6,800,089 Mechanical attachment method of cover materials on stents 20 2000
6,663,664 Self-expanding stent with time variable radial force 97 2000
6,641,607 Double tube stent 82 2000
6,635,082 Radiopaque stent 83 2000
6,764,505 Variable surface area stent 294 2001
7,862,495 Radiation or drug delivery source with activity gradient to minimize edge effects 1 2001
7,169,178 Stent with drug coating 69 2002
7,470,283 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 8 2003
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7,186,789 Bioabsorbable, biobeneficial polyester polymers for use in drug eluting stent coatings 13 2003
7,285,304 Fluid treatment of a polymeric coating on an implantable medical device 23 2003
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7,198,675 Stent mandrel fixture and method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 62 2003
7,563,324 System and method for coating an implantable medical device 36 2003
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7,674,493 Method of making a variable surface area stent 1 2004
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7,329,366 Method of polishing implantable medical devices to lower thrombogenecity and increase mechanical stability 9 2004
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8,568,469 Stent locking element and a method of securing a stent on a delivery system 0 2004
8,172,897 Polymer and metal composite implantable medical devices 0 2004
7,297,159 Selective coating of medical devices 9 2004
7,229,471 Compositions containing fast-leaching plasticizers for improved performance of medical devices 74 2004
8,778,256 Deformation of a polymer tube in the fabrication of a medical article 0 2004
8,173,062 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube in fabricating a medical article 2 2004
8,043,553 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube with a restraining surface in fabricating a medical article 6 2004
7,632,307 Abluminal, multilayer coating constructs for drug-delivery stents 9 2004
7,758,881 Anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory agent combination for treatment of vascular disorders with an implantable medical device 2 2005
7,381,048 Stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter and molds for fabricating stents 2 2005
7,291,166 Polymeric stent patterns 20 2005
7,875,283 Biodegradable polymers for use with implantable medical devices 7 2005
7,622,070 Method of manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device 41 2005
7,875,233 Method of fabricating a biaxially oriented implantable medical device 8 2005
7,658,880 Polymeric stent polishing method and apparatus 3 2005
7,297,758 Method for extending shelf-life of constructs of semi-crystallizable polymers 3 2005
7,476,245 Polymeric stent patterns 8 2005
7,867,547 Selectively coating luminal surfaces of stents 0 2005
7,951,185 Delivery of a stent at an elevated temperature 6 2006
7,989,018 Fluid treatment of a polymeric coating on an implantable medical device 2 2006
8,747,878 Method of fabricating an implantable medical device by controlling crystalline structure 0 2006
8,003,156 Rotatable support elements for stents 7 2006
7,761,968 Method of crimping a polymeric stent 10 2006
7,959,940 Polymer-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 3 2006
8,747,879 Method of fabricating an implantable medical device to reduce chance of late inflammatory response 0 2006
7,731,890 Methods of fabricating stents with enhanced fracture toughness 1 2006
7,794,776 Modification of polymer stents with radiation 6 2006
7,740,791 Method of fabricating a stent with features by blow molding 0 2006
7,998,404 Reduced temperature sterilization of stents 6 2006
7,757,543 Radio frequency identification monitoring of stents 1 2006
7,794,495 Controlled degradation of stents 7 2006
7,886,419 Stent crimping apparatus and method 2 2006
7,923,022 Degradable polymeric implantable medical devices with continuous phase and discrete phase 4 2006
7,842,737 Polymer blend-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 6 2006
7,824,440 Stent with drug coating 3 2006
7,824,441 Stent with drug coating 3 2006
7,820,229 Method of coating a stent 3 2006
7,666,223 Stent with drug coating 4 2006
7,312,299 Bioabsorbabl, biobeneficial polyester polymers for stent coatings 1 2006
7,301,001 Bioabsorbable, biobeneficial polyester polymers for stent coatings 2 2006
8,197,879 Method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 0 2007
7,604,700 Stent mandrel fixture and method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 1 2007
7,662,326 Compositions containing fast-leaching plasticizers for improved performance of medical devices 1 2007
7,955,381 Polymer-bioceramic composite implantable medical device with different types of bioceramic particles 1 2007
8,470,014 Stent-catheter assembly with a releasable connection for stent retention 0 2007
8,109,994 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 3 2008
7,967,998 Method of polishing implantable medical devices to lower thrombogenecity and increase mechanical stability 0 2008
7,749,554 Method for coating stents 0 2008
7,708,548 Molds for fabricating stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter 1 2008
8,846,070 Biologically degradable compositions for medical applications 0 2008
8,007,529 Medicated porous metal prosthesis 5 2008
8,414,642 Biodegradable stent of a polyorthoester polymer or a polyanhydride polymer 0 2008
8,066,762 Assembly for manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device 2 2009
8,062,353 Abluminal, multilayer coating constructs for drug-delivery stents 0 2009
8,119,184 Method of making a variable surface area stent 1 2010
8,293,367 Nanoshells on polymers 1 2011
8,741,379 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,637,110 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,596,215 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,465,789 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,728,149 Assembly for making a polymeric medical device 0 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (61)
5,824,046 Covered stent 160 1996
6,652,581 Medical device with porous surface for controlled drug release and method of making the same 78 1998
6,478,814 Stent securement sleeves and optional coatings and methods of use 48 1999
6,770,086 Stent covering formed of porous polytetraflouroethylene 49 2000
6,805,702 Hybrid sleeve material and structure 32 2000
6,893,431 Medical device for delivering patches 72 2001
7,291,165 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 24 2002
7,226,475 Stent with variable properties 27 2002
8,449,601 Medical devices 0 2002
7,318,836 Covered stent 3 2003
7,713,297 Drug-releasing stent with ceramic-containing layer 43 2003
7,326,245 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 25 2004
8,435,285 Composite stent with inner and outer stent elements and method of using the same 0 2004
7,481,788 Medical device for delivering patches 3 2005
8,043,366 Overlapping stent 2 2005
8,840,660 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2006
8,089,029 Bioabsorbable metal medical device and method of manufacture 1 2006
8,187,620 Medical devices comprising a porous metal oxide or metal material and a polymer coating for delivering therapeutic agents 1 2006
8,048,150 Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon 2 2006
8,815,275 Coatings for medical devices comprising a therapeutic agent and a metallic material 0 2006
8,685,075 Catheter with stent and method for the production of a catheter with stent 0 2006
8,067,054 Stents with ceramic drug reservoir layer and methods of making and using the same 2 2007
7,976,915 Endoprosthesis with select ceramic morphology 1 2007
8,771,343 Medical devices with selective titanium oxide coatings 0 2007
8,002,823 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
7,942,926 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
8,815,273 Drug eluting medical devices having porous layers 0 2007
7,931,683 Articles having ceramic coated surfaces 15 2007
8,052,743 Endoprosthesis with three-dimensional disintegration control 1 2007
7,758,909 Medical device with porous surface for controlled drug release and method of making the same 0 2007
8,353,949 Medical devices with drug-eluting coating 1 2007
8,052,744 Medical devices and methods of making the same 2 2007
8,052,745 Endoprosthesis 0 2007
8,002,821 Bioerodible metallic ENDOPROSTHESES 3 2007
8,808,726 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,128,689 Bioerodible endoprosthesis with biostable inorganic layers 1 2007
8,057,534 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 6 2007
7,981,150 Endoprosthesis with coatings 7 2007
8,216,632 Endoprosthesis coating 0 2007
8,029,554 Stent with embedded material 3 2007
7,938,855 Deformable underlayer for stent 2 2007
8,157,751 Coil member for a medical device 1 2007
8,080,055 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,147,538 Covered stent 0 2008
8,431,149 Coated medical devices for abluminal drug delivery 1 2008
8,070,797 Medical device with a porous surface for delivery of a therapeutic agent 3 2008
7,998,192 Endoprostheses 3 2008
8,236,046 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 0 2008
8,221,822 Medical device coating by laser cladding 0 2008
7,985,252 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 4 2008
8,382,824 Medical implant having NANO-crystal grains with barrier layers of metal nitrides or fluorides 0 2008
8,071,156 Endoprostheses 1 2009
8,287,937 Endoprosthese 1 2009
8,449,603 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2009
8,231,980 Medical implants including iridium oxide 0 2009
8,267,992 Self-buffering medical implants 0 2010
8,066,763 Drug-releasing stent with ceramic-containing layer 1 2010
8,574,615 Medical devices having nanoporous coatings for controlled therapeutic agent delivery 0 2010
8,668,732 Surface treated bioerodible metal endoprostheses 0 2011
8,808,364 Local delivery of therapeutic agent to heart valves 0 2011
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7,867,250 Septal occluder and associated methods 0 2002
7,220,265 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure method and device 36 2003
7,658,747 Medical device for manipulation of a medical implant 9 2003
7,431,729 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with radial and circumferential support 40 2003
7,318,833 PFO closure device with flexible thrombogenic joint and improved dislodgement resistance 11 2003
7,766,820 Expandable sheath tubing 6 2003
7,678,123 Tubular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with catch system 47 2004
7,963,952 Expandable sheath tubing 0 2004
8,262,694 Devices, systems, and methods for closure of cardiac openings 0 2005
7,871,419 Delivery/recovery system for septal occluder 9 2005
7,842,053 Double coil occluder 4 2005
8,308,760 Delivery systems and methods for PFO closure device with two anchors 0 2005
8,361,110 Heart-shaped PFO closure device 0 2005
7,704,268 Closure device with hinges 7 2005
8,257,389 Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder 3 2005
8,361,111 Devices, systems and methods for closure of cardiac openings 0 2005
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8,277,480 Catch member for PFO occluder 1 2006
8,480,706 Tubular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with catch system 0 2006
8,870,913 Catch system with locking cap for patent foramen ovale (PFO) occluder 0 2007
8,551,135 Screw catch mechanism for PFO occluder and method of use 0 2007
8,814,947 Deformable flap catch mechanism for occluder device 0 2007
7,967,840 PFO closure device with flexible thrombogenic joint and improved dislodgement resistance 1 2007
8,784,448 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with radial and circumferential support 0 2008
8,828,049 Split ends closure device and methods of use 0 2010
8,568,431 Delivery/recovery system for septal occluder 0 2011
8,758,403 PFO closure device with flexible thrombogenic joint and improved dislodgement resistance 0 2011
8,480,709 Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder 1 2012
8,430,907 Catch member for PFO occluder 0 2012
8,568,447 Delivery systems and methods for PFO closure device with two anchors 0 2012
8,636,765 Catch member for PFO occluder 0 2013
8,753,362 Double spiral patent foramen ovale closure clamp 0 2013
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (32)
6,656,216 Composite stent with regioselective material 190 2001
7,964,210 Degradable polymeric implantable medical devices with a continuous phase and discrete phase 0 2006
8,603,530 Nanoshell therapy 0 2006
8,048,448 Nanoshells for drug delivery 1 2006
8,333,000 Methods for improving stent retention on a balloon catheter 0 2006
8,017,237 Nanoshells on polymers 3 2006
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8,025,916 Methods for forming a composite stent with regioselective material 1 2006
8,343,530 Polymer-and polymer blend-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 0 2006
8,486,135 Implantable medical devices fabricated from branched polymers 0 2007
8,262,723 Implantable medical devices fabricated from polymer blends with star-block copolymers 0 2007
8,034,287 Radiation sterilization of medical devices 12 2007
7,951,194 Bioabsorbable stent with radiopaque coating 2 2007
7,829,008 Fabricating a stent from a blow molded tube 5 2007
7,959,857 Radiation sterilization of medical devices 6 2007
8,293,260 Elastomeric copolymer coatings containing poly (tetramethyl carbonate) for implantable medical devices 0 2007
8,202,528 Implantable medical devices with elastomeric block copolymer coatings 4 2007
8,425,591 Methods of forming polymer-bioceramic composite medical devices with bioceramic particles 0 2007
8,535,372 Bioabsorbable stent with prohealing layer 0 2007
8,128,688 Carbon coating on an implantable device 0 2007
8,048,441 Nanobead releasing medical devices 1 2007
8,016,879 Drug delivery after biodegradation of the stent scaffolding 4 2007
7,901,452 Method to fabricate a stent having selected morphology to reduce restenosis 15 2007
7,823,263 Method of removing stent islands from a stent 1 2007
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8,435,550 Anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory agent combination for treatment of vascular disorders with an implantable medical device 0 2008
8,733,408 Cover sleeve and apparatus for loading material into a stent strut 0 2011
8,585,754 Stent formed of a Biodegradable material 0 2012
8,592,036 Nanoshells on polymers 0 2012
8,808,342 Nanoshell therapy 0 2013
8,752,267 Method of making stents with radiopaque markers 0 2013
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7,815,763 Porous membranes for medical implants and methods of manufacture 6 2005
7,887,578 Stent having an expandable web structure 3 2006
7,927,365 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 1 2007
8,088,157 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 0 2007
7,811,314 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 4 2007
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8,128,679 Flexible stent with torque-absorbing connectors 0 2007
8,337,544 Endoprosthesis having flexible connectors 0 2007
7,850,726 Endoprosthesis having struts linked by foot extensions 4 2007
8,303,645 Methods and apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure 0 2010
8,343,208 Stent having an expandable web structure 0 2010
8,246,674 Endoprosthesis having struts linked by foot extensions 0 2010
8,814,926 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 0 2011
 
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6,478,773 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 107 2000
6,638,312 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa (SIS) 70 2001
8,366,787 Hybrid biologic-synthetic bioabsorbable scaffolds 1 2002
8,337,537 Device from naturally occurring biologically derived materials 2 2002
8,092,529 Meniscus regeneration device 6 2002
8,025,896 Porous extracellular matrix scaffold and method 2 2002
8,012,205 Cartilage repair and regeneration device 2 2002
7,914,808 Hybrid biologic/synthetic porous extracellular matrix scaffolds 8 2002
7,201,917 Porous delivery scaffold and method 30 2002
7,163,563 Unitary surgical device and method 54 2002
7,160,333 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa 50 2003
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7,513,866 Intestine processing device and associated method 0 2004
7,569,233 Hybrid biologic-synthetic bioabsorbable scaffolds 3 2005
7,595,062 Joint resurfacing orthopaedic implant and associated method 4 2005
7,799,089 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa 3 2006
7,871,440 Unitary surgical device and method 3 2006
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6,241,691 Coated superelastic stent 122 1999
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6,500,149 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 47 2001
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7,578,826 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 21 2007
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6,478,813 Method for joining grafts in a common body passageway 16 1999
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6,626,938 Stent graft having a pleated graft member 28 2000
6,482,227 Stent graft having improved attachment within a body vessel 65 2000
6,585,764 Stent with therapeutically active dosage of rapamycin coated thereon 171 2001
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6,736,838 Method and apparatus for covering a stent 32 2000
6,709,453 Longitudinally flexible stent 22 2001
7,828,835 Longitudinally flexible stent 2 2001
6,723,119 Longitudinally flexible stent 43 2001
7,621,947 Longitudinally flexible stent 2 2002
7,722,658 Longitudinally flexible stent 2 2003
7,384,428 Method and apparatus for covering a stent 0 2003
7,758,627 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2004
7,763,064 Stent having struts with reverse direction curvature 0 2004
7,959,664 Flat process of drug coating for stents 1 2006
8,317,851 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2006
8,202,312 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2008
8,382,821 Helical hybrid stent 0 2009
8,496,699 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2010
8,828,077 Flat process of preparing drug eluting stents 0 2011
 
J.W. MEDICAL SYSTEMS LTD. (12)
8,083,788 Apparatus and methods for positioning prostheses for deployment from a catheter 0 2006
8,652,198 Apparatus and methods for deployment of linked prosthetic segments 0 2007
8,486,132 Devices and methods for controlling expandable prostheses during deployment 1 2007
8,317,859 Devices and methods for controlling expandable prostheses during deployment 2 2007
8,460,358 Rapid exchange interventional devices and methods 1 2007
8,585,747 Devices and methods for controlling and indicating the length of an interventional element 0 2007
8,177,831 Stent delivery apparatus and method 0 2008
8,257,427 Expandable stent 7 2009
8,282,680 Multiple independent nested stent structures and methods for their preparation and deployment 1 2009
8,702,781 Apparatus and methods for delivery of multiple distributed stents 0 2011
8,574,282 Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses 0 2011
8,740,968 Multiple independent nested stent structures and methods for their preparation and deployment 0 2012
 
BRONCUS MEDICAL INC. (11)
7,175,644 Devices and methods for maintaining collateral channels in tissue 87 2001
7,422,563 Multifunctional tip catheter for applying energy to tissue and detecting the presence of blood flow 18 2002
7,815,590 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 33 2004
7,708,712 Methods and devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in a body organ 11 2004
7,462,162 Antiproliferative devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in a body organ 18 2004
8,308,682 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 2 2006
8,002,740 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 14 2006
8,409,167 Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway 3 2006
8,608,724 Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway 0 2010
8,709,034 Methods and devices for diagnosing, monitoring, or treating medical conditions through an opening through an airway wall 0 2011
8,784,400 Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway 0 2012
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (11)
6,200,336 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 314 1999
6,974,474 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 137 2002
7,056,337 Natural tissue stent 4 2003
8,216,299 Method to retract a body vessel wall with remodelable material 1 2005
7,918,882 Implantable vascular device comprising a bioabsorbable frame 1 2005
7,387,604 Methods for treating valve-associated regions of vascular vessels 12 2005
8,663,308 Graft with bioabsorbable support frame 0 2006
8,038,708 Implantable device with remodelable material and covering material 0 2006
8,211,168 Graft material, stent graft and method 0 2007
8,057,528 Balloon-stent combination 1 2007
7,846,199 Remodelable prosthetic valve 1 2008
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (11)
6,355,056 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 99 1998
6,312,457 Intraluminal lining 87 1999
6,827,737 EPTFE covering for endovascular prostheses and method of manufacture 64 2001
7,399,312 Stent design with sheath attachment members 1 2001
7,550,003 Conformal laminate stent device 1 2002
7,510,571 Pleated composite ePTFE/textile hybrid covering 18 2003
7,560,006 Pressure lamination method for forming composite ePTFE/textile and ePTFE/stent/textile prostheses 39 2003
7,530,994 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 1 2003
7,682,382 Intraluminal lining 0 2006
8,209,843 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 1 2007
8,641,750 Stent design with sheath attachment members 0 2007
 
WYETH (10)
8,029,561 Drug combination useful for prevention of restenosis 0 2000
6,776,796 Antiinflammatory drug and delivery device 122 2001
7,261,735 Local drug delivery devices and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 57 2001
8,303,609 Coated medical devices 0 2001
7,195,640 Coated medical devices for the treatment of vulnerable plaque 69 2002
7,108,701 Drug releasing anastomosis devices and methods for treating anastomotic sites 120 2002
7,056,550 Medical devices, drug coatings and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 25 2003
7,300,662 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 13 2004
8,236,048 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 0 2004
8,182,527 Heparin barrier coating for controlled drug release 0 2004
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (9)
6,317,615 Method and system for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 31 1999
6,648,881 Method for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 60 2001
6,519,488 Method and system for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 38 2001
7,236,821 Chronically-implanted device for sensing and therapy 136 2002
7,493,162 Pulmonary vein stent for treating atrial fibrillation 6 2002
6,939,345 Method for reducing restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 67 2003
7,567,841 Method and apparatus for delivering combined electrical and drug therapies 7 2004
8,805,492 Method and apparatus for delivering combined electrical and drug therapies 0 2009
8,660,648 Implantable and rechargeable neural stimulator 0 2012
 
INNOVATIONAL HOLDINGS LLC (9)
7,819,912 Expandable medical device with beneficial agent delivery mechanism 0 2003
7,896,912 Expandable medical device with S-shaped bridging elements 0 2004
8,187,321 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 0 2005
7,850,727 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 3 2005
7,842,083 Expandable medical device with improved spatial distribution 0 2006
7,850,728 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 1 2006
8,052,734 Expandable medical device with beneficial agent delivery mechanism 1 2008
8,052,735 Expandable medical device with ductile hinges 0 2008
8,439,968 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 1 2011
 
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. (8)
6,398,803 Partial encapsulation of stents 111 1999
6,558,414 Partial encapsulation of stents using strips and bands 44 1999
6,770,087 Partial encapsulation of stents 24 2001
7,914,639 Partial encapsulation of stents 3 2009
8,617,337 Partial encapsulation of stents 0 2011
8,617,441 Methods for making an encapsulated stent 0 2012
8,337,650 Methods for making a supported graft 3 2012
8,647,458 Methods for making a supported graft 0 2012
 
COOK BIOTECH INCORPORATED (6)
7,485,138 Tubular graft construct 10 2002
7,699,895 Multi-formed collagenous biomaterial medical device 10 2003
8,882,850 Multi-formed collagenous biomaterial medical device 0 2007
8,007,542 Freeze-dried collagenous biomaterial medical sponge device 3 2007
8,652,191 Tubular graft construct 0 2008
8,128,708 Multi-formed collagenous biomaterial medical device for use in wound care 4 2010
 
MED INSTITUTE, INC. (5)
7,652,077 Graft prosthesis, materials and methods 10 2004
7,550,004 Endoluminal device with extracellular matrix material and methods 18 2005
8,808,392 Graft prosthesis, materials and methods 0 2007
8,716,227 Graft prosthesis, materials and methods 0 2007
7,887,576 Endoluminal device with extracellular matrix material and methods 6 2009
 
Organogenesis, Inc. (5)
7,060,103 Tissue repair fabric 20 2003
7,214,242 Bioengineered tubular graft prostheses 10 2003
7,121,999 Method of preparing layered graft prostheses 13 2003
6,986,735 Method of making a bioremodelable vascular graft prosthesis 14 2003
7,041,131 Bioengineered vascular graft support prostheses 9 2003
 
SUROS SURGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (5)
8,280,486 Site marker visable under multiple modalities 1 2005
8,060,183 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 0 2006
8,442,623 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 5 2008
8,433,391 Site marker 0 2008
8,352,014 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 0 2011
 
THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION (5)
6,579,307 Endovascular prosthesis having a layer of biological tissue 12 2001
7,137,947 Endovascular prosthesis having a layer of biological tissue 0 2003
7,547,322 Prosthetic valve and method for making same 40 2004
7,377,938 Prosthetic cardiac value and method for making same 50 2004
7,559,953 Method for fixing tissue 2 2005
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (4)
6,579,314 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 91 1999
6,740,115 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 38 2003
7,083,640 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 20 2004
8,196,279 Stent-graft covering process 4 2009
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (4)
6,979,348 Reflowed drug-polymer coated stent and method thereof 70 2003
7,524,331 Catheter delivered valve having a barrier to provide an enhanced seal 14 2006
7,575,632 Reflowed drug-polymer coated stent and method thereof 12 2007
7,575,590 Branch vessel graft design and deployment method 1 2007
 
MICRUS ENDOVASCULAR CORPORATION (4)
7,326,225 Vasoocclusive device for treatment of aneurysms 10 2003
7,255,707 Intravascular device deployment mechanism incorporating mechanical detachment 8 2004
7,198,613 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 30 2004
8,298,256 Apparatus and method for deployment of a therapeutic device using a catheter 0 2010
 
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (4)
6,592,623 Engineered muscle 63 1999
7,615,373 Electroprocessed collagen and tissue engineering 25 2003
7,374,774 Electroprocessed material made by simultaneously electroprocessing a natural protein polymer and two synthetic polymers 28 2003
7,759,082 Electroprocessed fibrin-based matrices and tissues 2 2004
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (3)
6,656,214 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 60 1998
6,488,701 Stent-graft assembly with thin-walled graft component and method of manufacture 117 1998
6,143,022 Stent-graft assembly with dual configuration graft component and method of manufacture 79 1998
 
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY (3)
7,686,842 Endovascular stent graft 1 2001
8,444,666 Retrievable filter 0 2003
8,613,763 Implantable vascular device 0 2008
 
PROVIDENCE HEALTH SYSTEM - OREGON (3)
7,166,124 Method for manufacturing sutureless bioprosthetic stent 3 2002
7,163,556 Bioprosthesis and method for suturelessly making same 28 2002
7,322,932 Method for suturelessly attaching a biomaterial to an implantable bioprosthesis frame 43 2004
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
6,379,379 Stent with smooth ends 166 1999
6,652,575 Stent with smooth ends 112 2001
7,445,629 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 6 2004
 
BIOINSPIRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
8,563,510 Free-standing biodegradable patch 0 2010
8,529,941 Free-standing biodegradable patch 0 2010
 
CLARIAN HEALTH PARTNERS, INC. (2)
6,187,039 Tubular submucosal graft constructs 114 1999
6,475,232 Stent with reduced thrombogenicity 90 1999
 
DESIGN & PERFORMANCE - CYPRUS LIMITED (2)
7,108,717 Stent covered with heterologous tissue 4 2002
8,882,822 Non-thrombogenic stent jacket 0 2005
 
Diseno y Desarrollo Medico, S.A. de C.V. (2)
6,468,300 Stent covered heterologous tissue 16 1997
6,254,627 Non-thrombogenic stent jacket 38 1998
 
ENDOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,290,722 Tacky attachment method of covered materials on stents 52 2000
6,786,919 Self-expanding intravascular device with protector members 13 2001
 
FLEXIBLE STENTING SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
7,803,180 Flexible stent 3 2006
8,500,794 Flexible stent 1 2011
 
MEMORY MEDICAL SYSTEMS (2)
8,052,670 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2006
8,377,037 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2011
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
6,193,749 Calcification-resistant biomaterials 18 1997
7,604,663 Medical devices with polymer/inorganic substrate composites 3 1999
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
5,815,904 Method for making a stent 43 1997
6,022,343 Bridged coil catheter support structure 74 1998
 
THORATEC CORPORATION (2)
7,288,111 Flexible stent and method of making the same 17 2002
7,758,629 Flexible stent and method of making the same 3 2006
 
ABIOMED, INC. (1)
6,210,318 Stented balloon pump system and method for using same 41 1999
 
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,990,379 Prosthetic devices including elastin or elastin-based materials 31 1996
 
DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
7,354,627 Method for organizing the assembly of collagen fibers and compositions formed therefrom 9 2004
 
DEVICOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
8,306,602 Biopsy cavity marking device 7 2005
 
EBARA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,971,333 Manufacturing process for polymetric stents 40 2006
 
EMORY UNIVERSITY (1)
6,355,055 Endovascular support device and method of use 49 1997
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (1)
6,843,802 Delivery apparatus for a self expanding retractable stent 94 2000
 
ETHICON, INC. (1)
7,615,065 Areal implant 3 2002
 
GP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
7,351,421 Drug-eluting stent having collagen drug carrier chemically treated with genipin 16 2004
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (1)
6,406,488 Healing transmyocardial implant 28 1998
 
Inst. of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Acdmy of Med. Science (1)
6,004,943 Protein-coated medical substrates for local delivery of genes and method of forming coatings on the substrates 17 1996
 
INTERMEDICS, INC. (1)
6,024,764 Apparatus for imparting physician-determined shapes to implantable tubular devices 48 1997
 
KELLER, MICHAEL J. (1)
6,805,706 Stent-graft with rails 40 2003
 
LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC. (1)
6,974,473 Function-enhanced thrombolytic AV fistula and method 18 2002
 
LIFECELL CORPORATION (1)
8,333,803 Reinforced biologic material 0 2009
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
6,913,762 Stent having non-woven framework containing cells 15 2001
 
METHODIST HOSPITAL OF INDIANA, INC. (1)
5,955,110 Multilayered submucosal graft constructs and method for making the same 164 1996
 
NOVOSTE CORPORATION (1)
7,108,684 Drug delivery balloon catheter 19 2003
 
Providence Health System, Inc. (1)
6,372,228 Method of producing elastin, elastin-based biomaterials and tropoelastin materials 28 1997
 
REMON MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (1)
8,303,643 Method and device for electrochemical formation of therapeutic species in vivo 0 2010
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
8,529,615 Element that can be fixed in a blood vessel and is provided with biomarkers 0 2011
 
SORIN BIOMEDICA S.P.A. (1)
6,491,720 Angioplasty stent adapted to counter restenosis respective kit and components 50 2000
 
SURMODICS, INC. (1)
7,220,276 Endovascular graft coatings 4 2000
 
SYNECOR LLC (1)
6,932,930 Intraluminal prostheses having polymeric material with selectively modified crystallinity and methods of making same 78 2003
 
Teramed, Inc. (1)
6,575,994 Method and apparatus concerning bypass grafts 49 2000
 
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (1)
7,790,010 Spatially selective deposition of polysaccharide layer onto patterned template 1 2005
 
VENITI, INC. (1)
8,864,811 Bi-directional stent delivery system 0 2010
 
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES (1)
6,248,128 Expandable intraluminal stents 10 1997
 
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6,695,876 Endovascular prosthesis 28 2000
6,613,082 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 36 2000
6,379,382 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 114 2000
6,613,084 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 73 2001
7,938,798 Medical device for delivering patches 0 2009