US Patent No: 5,928,260

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Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck

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A system for treating an aneurysm in a vessel includes a delivery device having a delivery portion suitable for delivery of embolic material. The delivery device is placed in a neck of the aneurysm and an expandable member is placed proximate the neck. The expandable member is expanded to overlie substantially the entire neck. Embolic material is delivered to the aneurysm with a delivery device. The expandable member is held over the neck to inhibit movement of the embolic material out of the aneurysm. Blood is allowed to flow out of the aneurysm, past the neck of the aneurysm, and through the vessel while the expandable member is held over the neck of the aneurysm.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
STRYKER CORPORATIONKALAMAZOO, MI890
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLCKALAMAZOO, MI689

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chin, Yem Burlington, MA 119 4548
Dassa, Alyssa Wayne, NJ 7 499
Guterman, Lee R Amherst, NY 10 470
Hudson, Richard Revere, MA 15 690
McCrory, Jennifer J Boston, MA 15 1803
Tremaglio, Jr Anthony R Brookline, MA 5 609

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8,419,748 Helical thrombus removal device 0 2007
8,252,018 Helical embolic protection device 0 2007
8,246,648 Removable vena cava filter with improved leg 5 2008
8,246,672 Endovascular graft with separately positionable and removable frame units 0 2008
8,388,644 Embolic protection device and method of use 0 2008
7,867,247 Methods for embolic protection during treatment of a stenotic lesion in a body vessel 0 2010
8,246,650 Removable vena cava filter 4 2010
8,246,651 Removable vena cava filter for reduced trauma in collapsed configuration 4 2010
8,845,677 Retrievable device having a reticulation portion with staggered struts 0 2011
* 9,005,234 Occlusion device 0 2011
* 2012/0172,914 OCCLUSION DEVICE 0 2011
9,101,449 Filter removal device 0 2012
8,657,849 Embolic protection device and method of use 0 2013
 
CardioKinetix, Inc. (42)
7,303,526 Device for improving cardiac function 32 2002
* 2003/0050,682 Device for improving cardiac function 15 2002
7,887,477 Method of improving cardiac function using a porous membrane 6 2002
* 2003/0109,770 Device with a porous membrane for improving cardiac function 58 2002
* 2003/0105,384 Method of improving cardiac function using a porous membrane 52 2002
6,852,076 Method for improving cardiac function 87 2003
8,257,428 System for improving cardiac function 10 2003
* 2006/0264,980 System for improving cardiac function 45 2003
7,399,271 Ventricular partitioning device 27 2004
* 2005/0154,252 Ventricular partitioning device 40 2004
7,762,943 Inflatable ventricular partitioning device 12 2004
* 2005/0197,716 Inflatable ventricular partitioning device 41 2004
* 2006/0030,881 Ventricular partitioning device 58 2004
7,862,500 Multiple partitioning devices for heart treatment 18 2005
7,582,051 Peripheral seal for a ventricular partitioning device 19 2005
* 2006/0281,965 Peripheral seal for a ventricular partitioning device 38 2005
* 2006/0014,998 Multiple partitioning devices for heart treatment 45 2005
7,674,222 Cardiac device and methods of use thereof 15 2006
* 2007/0161,846 Cardiac device and methods of use thereof 62 2006
8,747,454 System for improving cardiac function 0 2007
8,657,873 System for improving cardiac function 1 2007
7,897,086 Method of making a laminar ventricular partitioning device 9 2007
* 2008/0228,205 VENTRICULAR PARTITIONING DEVICE 16 2008
8,529,430 Therapeutic methods and devices following myocardial infarction 3 2008
7,976,455 Inflatable ventricular partitioning device 7 2008
* 2009/0187,063 INFLATABLE VENTRICULAR PARTITIONING DEVICE 5 2008
8,500,795 Retrievable devices for improving cardiac function 3 2008
8,246,671 Retrievable cardiac devices 8 2008
8,192,478 System for improving cardiac function 16 2008
8,388,672 System for improving cardiac function by sealing a partitioning membrane within a ventricle 5 2009
8,377,114 Sealing and filling ventricular partitioning devices to improve cardiac function 5 2009
* 2010/0262,168 SEALING AND FILLING VENTRICULAR PARTITIONING DEVICES TO IMPROVE CARDIAC FUNCTION 6 2009
8,398,537 Peripheral seal for a ventricular partitioning device 5 2009
8,672,827 Cardiac device and methods of use thereof 1 2010
9,078,660 Devices and methods for delivering an endocardial device 0 2010
8,790,242 Ventricular volume reduction 1 2010
8,500,790 Retrievable cardiac devices 4 2012
9,332,992 Method for making a laminar ventricular partitioning device 0 2013
9,332,993 Devices and methods for delivering an endocardial device 0 2013
9,017,394 Retrievable cardiac devices 0 2013
8,827,892 Therapeutic methods and devices following myocardial infarction 1 2013
9,039,597 Ventricular volume reduction 0 2014
 
Arizona Medical Systems, LLC (2)
7,914,492 Catheter introducer system 0 2007
8,545,418 Systems and methods for ablation of occlusions within blood vessels 1 2009
 
Aneaclose LLC (1)
8,425,548 Occluding member expansion and then stent expansion for aneurysm treatment 0 2011
 
AngioDynamics, Inc. (1)
* 2009/0038,752 REINFORCED BALLOON FOR A CATHETER 5 2006
 
Teramed, Inc. (1)
6,575,994 Method and apparatus concerning bypass grafts 73 2000
 
CORDIS NEUROVASCULAR CORPORATION (2)
* 8,357,180 Thin film metallic device for plugging aneurysms or vessels 1 2005
* 2008/0097,495 Thin Film Metallic Device for Plugging Aneurysms or Vessels 34 2005
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (4)
9,089,674 Apparatus and methods for positioning a vascular sheath 0 2006
9,050,087 Integrated vascular device with puncture site closure component and sealant and methods of use 0 2008
9,320,522 Closure device and methods for making and using them 0 2011
9,271,707 Clip applier and methods of use 0 2013
 
LUCE, FORWARD, HAMILTON & SCRIPPS LLP (1)
* 2010/0022,951 DETACHABLE HUB/LUER DEVICE AND PROCESSES 23 2009
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (9)
8,398,670 Multi-layer braided structures for occluding vascular defects and for occluding fluid flow through portions of the vasculature of the body 53 2006
* 2006/0241,690 Multi-layer braided structures for occluding vascular defects and for occluding fluid flow through portions of the vasculature of the body 27 2006
8,777,974 Multi-layer braided structures for occluding vascular defects 6 2007
* 2007/0265,656 Multi-layer braided structures for occluding vascular defects 101 2007
8,747,453 Stent/stent graft for reinforcement of vascular abnormalities and associated method 0 2008
* 2009/0210,048 STENT/STENT GRAFT FOR REINFORCEMENT OF VASCULAR ABNORMALITIES AND ASSOCIATED METHOD 23 2008
8,313,505 Device for occluding vascular defects 11 2008
* 9,039,724 Device for occluding vascular defects 0 2008
* 2009/0062,841 DEVICE FOR OCCLUDING VASCULAR DEFECTS 79 2008
 
CardioKlnetix, Inc. (1)
7,279,007 Method for improving cardiac function 39 2002
 
C. R. Bard, Inc. (7)
* 6,461,370 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 138 1999
* 2002/0045,916 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 85 2001
7,862,577 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 12 2002
* 2003/0074,019 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 47 2002
* 2005/0177,187 Temporary vascular filter, guide wire 50 2005
7,996,993 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 8 2007
7,931,664 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 4 2007
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, AS AGENT (1)
* 2004/0010,206 Intraoperative tissue treatment methods 2 2003
 
PAPPU, RAMESH, MD (1)
6,941,169 Cardiac stimulating apparatus having a blood clot filter and atrial pacer 21 2002
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (37)
* 7,153,323 Aneurysm liner with multi-segment extender 25 2000
7,455,666 Methods and apparatuses for navigating the subarachnoid space 12 2001
* 2003/0014,016 Methods and apparatuses for navigating the subaracnhnoid space 11 2001
7,695,488 Expandable body cavity liner device 18 2002
* 2003/0187,473 Expandable body cavity liner device 25 2002
* 2003/0195,553 System and method for retaining vaso-occlusive devices within an aneurysm 41 2002
* 7,410,482 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 37 2002
* 2003/0171,739 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 36 2002
7,150,737 Methods and apparatuses for navigating the subarachnoid space 40 2002
7,011,647 Introducer sheath 43 2002
* 2003/0130,577 Introducer sheath 25 2002
* 2003/0093,105 Guide catheter for introduction into the subarachnoid space and methods of use thereof 16 2002
* 7,744,583 Systems and methods of de-endothelialization 10 2003
* 2004/0153,120 Systems and methods of de-endothelialization 23 2003
7,569,066 Methods and devices for the treatment of aneurysms 27 2003
* 2003/0181,927 Aneurysm neck obstruction device 124 2003
7,309,345 Method and system for delivering an implant utilizing a lumen reducing member 20 2003
* 2005/0021,072 Method and system for delivering an implant utilizing a lumen reducing member 0 2003
* 8,968,352 Expandable body cavity liner device 0 2003
* 2004/0098,027 Expandable body cavity liner device 35 2003
7,229,461 Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck 39 2004
* 2005/0021,077 Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck 13 2004
* 7,892,248 Occlusive cinching devices and methods of use 0 2007
* 2007/0213,764 Occlusive Cinching Devices and Methods of Use 1 2007
7,713,264 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 6 2008
* 2008/0281,302 DETACHABLE ANEURYSM NECK BRIDGE 17 2008
9,034,054 Methods and devices for the treatment of aneurysms 0 2009
* 2010/0004,671 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANEURYSMS 4 2009
8,267,923 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 0 2010
* 2010/0222,803 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF DE-ENDOTHELIALIZATION 0 2010
* 2011/0118,768 OCCLUSIVE CINCHING DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE 0 2011
9,314,326 System and method for retaining vaso-occlusive devices within an aneurysm 0 2011
* 2011/0196,413 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RETAINING VASO-OCCLUSIVE DEVICES WITHIN AN ANEURYSM 0 2011
8,449,532 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 0 2011
8,372,062 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 0 2012
8,529,556 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge 0 2013
9,307,998 Methods and devices for the treatment of aneurysms 0 2015
 
CVDEVICES, LLC (1)
* 6,340,356 Intraluminal catheter with expandable tubular open-walled element 12 1997
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (26)
* 6,527,790 Intravascular balloon catheter for embolic coil delivery 12 2000
7,727,229 Method and apparatus for altering conduction properties in the heart and in adjacent vessels 5 2002
7,255,695 Systems and methods for three-dimensional mapping of electrical activity 11 2002
* 2004/0193,208 Radiopaque embolic protection filter membrane 60 2003
7,854,756 Medical devices 1 2004
* 2005/0163,954 Medical devices 74 2004
7,722,604 Braided mesh catheter 6 2004
* 2007/0129,717 Braided mesh catheter 29 2004
* 2005/0119,647 Method and apparatus for altering conduction properties in the heart and in adjacent vessels 11 2004
7,717,924 Medical retrieval device 1 2004
7,306,594 Apparatus and methods for mapping and ablation in electrophysiology procedures 21 2004
* 2005/0065,420 Apparatus and methods for mapping and ablation in electrophysiology procedures 17 2004
8,249,685 Method and apparatus for mapping and/or ablation of cardiac tissue 4 2005
* 2008/0262,337 Method and Apparatus for Mapping and/or Ablation of Cardiac Tissue 18 2005
* 7,780,696 Distal protection device and method 52 2005
* 2006/0100,662 Distal protection device and method 47 2005
* 2007/0135,833 RADIOPAQUE EMBOLIC PROTECTION FILTER MEMBRANE 44 2007
8,157,796 Apparatus and methods for mapping and ablation in electrophysiology procedures 10 2007
* 2008/0058,800 Apparatus and methods for mapping and ablation in electrophysiology procedures 2 2007
* 2008/0195,141 BACKSTOP PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME 0 2008
8,048,143 Medical devices 0 2008
8,951,247 Methods and apparatus for forming cardiac lesions and assessing lesion quality 0 2010
* 2011/0071,562 MEDICAL DEVICES 0 2010
9,028,486 Methods of using a catheter having a braided conductive member 0 2012
8,527,027 Method and apparatus for mapping and/or ablation of cardiac tissue 0 2012
* 2013/0072,904 MICROMACHINED MEDICAL DEVICES 0 2012
 
Aneuclose LLC (6)
8,974,487 Aneurysm occlusion device 0 2009
* 2011/0046,658 ANEURYSM OCCLUSION DEVICE 12 2009
* 2010/0131,002 Stent with a net layer to embolize and aneurysm 9 2009
8,906,057 Aneurysm embolization by rotational accumulation of mass 2 2011
* 2011/0166,588 Aneurysm embolization by rotational accumulation of mass 1 2011
9,138,232 Aneurysm occlusion by rotational dispensation of mass 0 2011
 
Scion Cardiovascular, Inc. (2)
* 7,150,756 Radiopaque locking frame, filter and flexible end 17 2003
* 2003/0139,764 Radiopaque locking frame, filter and flexible end 27 2003
 
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (1)
* 6,491,671 Microcatheter with hemodynamic guide structure 60 2001
 
USGI Medical, Inc. (18)
7,942,884 Methods for reduction of a gastric lumen 12 2003
7,942,898 Delivery systems and methods for gastric reduction 5 2003
* 2004/0122,473 Delivery systems and methods for gastric reduction 196 2003
7,955,340 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 11 2003
7,744,613 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 45 2003
7,736,378 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 37 2004
8,206,417 Apparatus and methods for optimizing anchoring force 9 2004
7,918,845 Endoluminal tool deployment system 14 2004
8,257,394 Apparatus and methods for positioning and securing anchors 4 2005
8,444,657 Apparatus and methods for rapid deployment of tissue anchors 5 2005
7,736,379 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 70 2005
7,678,135 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 42 2006
8,298,291 Methods and apparatus for securing and deploying tissue anchors 9 2006
8,926,634 Apparatus and methods for manipulating and securing tissue 1 2007
8,216,260 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds 8 2008
8,262,676 Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations 3 2009
8,382,800 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 5 2010
8,740,940 Compressible tissue anchor assemblies 0 2013
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