US Patent No: 6,716,241

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Venous valve and graft combination

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20030171802

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Abstract

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A synthetic venous valve and graft combination that exerts no radial force at the valve site is disclosed. The trilobed valve (11) is passively actuated by venous blood pressure changes. When open, the aperture for blood flow is approximately that of the original vein. The prosthesis is useful for replacing nonfunctioning venous valves in the human vasculature.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Tesar, Aleta 712 S. Gabriel Dr., Leander, TX 78641 4 97
Wilder, John G 712 S. Gabriel Dr., Leander, TX 78641 1 81

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
5,358,518 Artificial venous valve 119 1993
5,607,465 Percutaneous implantable valve for the use in blood vessels 97 1994
* 5,545,215 External sigmoid valve complex frame and valved conduit supported by the same 61 1994
6,319,281 Artificial venous valve and sizing catheter 111 1999
6,241,763 In situ venous valve device and method of formation 26 1999
6,299,637 Transluminally implantable venous valve 317 1999
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (1)
6,168,614 Valve prosthesis for implantation in the body 497 1998
 
CLARIAN HEALTH PARTNERS, INC. (1)
6,126,686 Artificial vascular valves 231 1999
 
VALVE SPECIAL PURPOSE CO., LLC (1)
6,315,793 Prosthetic venous valves 18 1999
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (1)
5,957,949 Percutaneous placement valve stent 587 1997
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
5,509,930 Stentless heart valve 67 1993
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
7,156,872 Implantable valve system 15 2003
 
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY (2)
7,520,894 Implantable vascular device 11 2005
8,444,687 Implantable vascular device 0 2009
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (2)
D730520 Stent with commissure attachments 0 2013
D730521 Stent with commissure attachments 0 2013
 
MEDTRONIC 3F THERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
* 7,044,966 Minimally invasive valve replacement system 158 2003
* 2005/0075,726 Minimally invasive valve replacement system 63 2003
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (12)
D684692 Forked ends 2 2010
D660967 Surgical stent 3 2010
D660432 Commissure point 3 2010
D660433 Surgical stent assembly 6 2010
D654169 Forked ends 5 2010
D654170 Stent connections 7 2010
D653341 Surgical stent 5 2010
D653342 Stent connections 7 2010
D653343 Surgical cuff 13 2010
D652926 Forked end 8 2010
D652927 Surgical stent 5 2010
D648854 Commissure points 7 2010
 
COOK BIOTECH INCORPORATED (6)
8,906,083 Stent valves and uses of same 0 2003
7,795,027 Extracellular matrix composite materials, and manufacture and use thereof 12 2006
8,454,678 Prosthetic implants including ECM composite material 0 2006
8,470,022 Implantable valve 0 2006
7,959,554 Medical graft products with differing regions and methods and systems for producing the same 5 2006
7,815,923 Implantable graft material 11 2006
 
SORIN GROUP ITALIA S.R.L. (2)
8,512,397 Prosthetic vascular conduit 1 2009
* 8,685,084 Prosthetic vascular conduit and assembly method 0 2012
 
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
8,133,270 In-situ formation of a valve 3 2008
8,348,999 In-situ formation of a valve 5 2012
 
COOK INCORPORATED (2)
* 2005/0096,736 Percutaneous heart valve devices 164 2004
7,905,826 Methods for modifying vascular vessel walls 8 2005
 
MVRx, INC. (1)
* 2011/0319,990 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR SUPPLEMENTING, REPAIRING OR REPLACING A NATIVE HEART VALVE LEAFLET 3 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (33)
6,945,957 Valve treatment catheter and methods 57 2002
7,416,557 Venous valve apparatus and method 11 2003
8,128,681 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 1 2003
7,854,761 Methods for venous valve replacement with a catheter 0 2003
* 2005/0137,676 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 40 2003
7,566,343 Cardiac valve, system, and method 8 2004
7,267,686 Implantable prosthetic valve 73 2004
7,854,755 Vascular catheter, system, and method 1 2005
7,878,966 Ventricular assist and support device 0 2005
7,780,722 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 2 2005
7,670,368 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 5 2005
7,867,274 Valve apparatus, system and method 1 2005
7,244,242 Valve treatment catheter and methods 14 2005
7,722,666 Valve apparatus, system and method 38 2005
8,012,198 Venous valve, system, and method 1 2005
7,569,071 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 23 2005
7,799,038 Translumenal apparatus, system, and method 5 2006
7,776,053 Implantable valve system 0 2006
7,780,627 Valve treatment catheter and methods 1 2007
8,828,079 Circulatory valve, system and method 0 2007
7,892,276 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2007
7,967,853 Percutaneous valve, system and method 11 2008
8,002,824 Cardiac valve, system, and method 0 2009
7,951,189 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 1 2009
8,512,399 Valve apparatus, system and method 2 2009
8,137,394 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2011
8,460,365 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 0 2011
8,470,023 Percutaneous valve, system, and method 11 2011
8,932,349 Cardiac valve, system, and method 0 2011
9,028,542 Venous valve, system, and method 0 2011
8,721,717 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 0 2012
8,414,641 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2012
8,672,997 Valve with sinus 0 2012
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (17)
7,524,332 Vascular valve with removable support component 1 2004
7,871,434 Percutaneously deployed vascular valves 4 2004
8,216,299 Method to retract a body vessel wall with remodelable material 1 2005
7,637,937 Implantable medical device with optimized shape 3 2005
* 2005/0228,472 Implantable medical device with optimized shape 45 2005
7,458,987 Vascular valves having implanted and target configurations and methods of preparing the same 2 2005
7,442,206 Methods and systems for modifying vascular valves 5 2005
7,387,604 Methods for treating valve-associated regions of vascular vessels 13 2005
8,303,647 Medical valve leaflet structures with peripheral region receptive to tissue ingrowth 0 2006
8,475,512 Prosthetic valve devices and methods of making and using such devices 0 2006
8,771,340 Methods and devices for the endoluminal deployment and securement of prostheses 0 2006
8,038,708 Implantable device with remodelable material and covering material 1 2006
7,833,267 Methods and systems for modifying vascular valves 0 2008
7,846,199 Remodelable prosthetic valve 2 2008
8,177,837 Percutaneously deployed vascular valves 0 2011
8,834,351 Methods for modifying vascular vessel walls 0 2011
8,641,776 Methods for modifying vascular vessel walls 0 2011
 
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. (1)
* 2011/0208,299 IMPLANTABLE VALVE PROSTHESIS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A VALVE 1 2009
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (1)
8,348,997 One-way replacement valve 2 2009
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (3)
7,007,698 Body lumen closure 18 2002
7,081,131 Artificial valve 52 2004
7,682,385 Artificial valve 0 2006
* Cited By Examiner

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