US Patent No: 6,929,653

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Apparatus and method for replacing aortic valve

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Apparatus and methods are disclosed for performing beating heart surgery. Apparatus is disclosed comprising a cannula having a proximal end and a distal end; an aortic filter in connection with the cannula, the aortic filter having a proximal side and a distal side; a check valve in connection with the cannula, the check valve disposed on the distal side of the aortic filter; and a coronary artery filter in connection with the cannula, the coronary artery filter having a proximal end and a distal end, and the distal end of the coronary artery filter extending distally away from the distal end of the cannula. A method is disclosed comprising providing apparatus for performing beating heart surgery; deploying the apparatus in an aorta; performing a procedure on the aortic valve; and removing the apparatus from the aorta.

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MEDTRONIC, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN4980

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Strecter, Richard B Winchester, MA 2 172

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THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION (1)
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MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (58)
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8,951,280 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices 0 2010
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8,105,377 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 4 2010
8,500,802 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 0 2011
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8,747,463 Methods of using a prosthesis fixturing device 0 2011
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MEDTRONIC CV LUXEMBOURG S.A.R.L. (4)
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ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (24)
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7,775,215 System and method for determining implanted device positioning and obtaining pressure data 56 2006
7,775,966 Non-invasive pressure measurement in a fluid adjustable restrictive device 57 2006
8,016,745 Monitoring of a food intake restriction device 4 2006
7,927,270 External mechanical pressure sensor for gastric band pressure measurements 11 2007
8,066,629 Apparatus for adjustment and sensing of gastric band pressure 12 2007
7,658,196 System and method for determining implanted device orientation 74 2007
8,187,163 Methods for implanting a gastric restriction device 0 2007
8,100,870 Adjustable height gastric restriction devices and methods 3 2007
8,377,079 Constant force mechanisms for regulating restriction devices 0 2007
8,142,452 Controlling pressure in adjustable restriction devices 0 2007
8,591,395 Gastric restriction device data handling devices and methods 0 2008
8,337,389 Methods and devices for diagnosing performance of a gastric restriction system 0 2008
8,192,350 Methods and devices for measuring impedance in a gastric restriction system 2 2008
8,221,439 Powering implantable restriction systems using kinetic motion 2 2008
7,844,342 Powering implantable restriction systems using light 47 2008
8,114,345 System and method of sterilizing an implantable medical device 1 2008
8,591,532 Automatically adjusting band system 0 2008
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MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (12)
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8,348,996 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 8 2007
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8,313,525 Valve suturing and implantation procedures 2 2008
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8,771,345 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 3 2011
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Boston Scientific Corporation (1)
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