US Patent No: 7,736,327

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Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel

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Disclosed is a conduit that provides a bypass around an occlusion or stenosis in a coronary artery. The conduit is a tube adapted to be positioned in the heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a heart chamber and a coronary artery, at a site distal to the occlusion or stenosis. The conduit has a section of blood vessel attached to its interior lumen which preferably includes at least one naturally occurring one-way valve positioned therein. The valve prevents the backflow of blood from the coronary artery into the heart chamber.

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JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY GMBHJENA, DE27

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Phelps, David Y Louisville, US 38 1268
Wilk, Peter J New York, US 309 17848
Wolf, Scott J Minneapolis, US 36 1275

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6,302,875 Catheters and related devices for forming passageways between blood vessels or other anatomical structures 242 1997
6,071,292 Transluminal methods and devices for closing, forming attachments to, and/or forming anastomotic junctions in, luminal anatomical structures 252 1997
6,447,539 Method and apparatus for treating ischemic heart disease by providing transvenous myocardial perfusion 89 1997
6,432,127 Devices for forming and/or maintaining connections between adjacent anatomical conduits 78 1997
6,283,951 Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body 252 1998
6,561,998 Transluminal devices, systems and methods for enlarging interstitial penetration tracts 82 1998
6,330,884 Deformable scaffolding multicellular stent 125 1998
6,283,983 Percutaneous in-situ coronary bypass method and apparatus 159 1998
6,068,638 Device, system and method for interstitial transvascular intervention 259 1998
6,159,225 Device for interstitial transvascular intervention and revascularization 188 1998
6,379,319 Systems and methods for directing and snaring guidewires 79 1998
6,746,464 Device, system and method for interstitial transvascular intervention 78 1998
6,186,972 Methods and apparatus for treating ischemic heart disease by providing transvenous myocardial perfusion 59 1998
6,231,587 Devices for connecting anatomical conduits such as vascular structures 237 1999
6,569,145 Pressure-controlled continuous coronary sinus occlusion device and methods of use 86 1999
6,375,615 Tissue penetrating catheters having integral imaging transducers and their methods of use 188 1999
6,544,230 Catheters, systems and methods for percutaneous in situ arterio-venous bypass 204 1999
6,126,649 Steerable catheter with external guidewire as catheter tip deflector 133 1999
6,726,677 Stabilized tissue penetrating catheters 98 2000
6,287,317 Transluminal methods and devices for closing, forming attachments to, and/or forming anastomotic junctions in, luminal anatomical structures 160 2000
6,655,386 Transluminal method for bypassing arterial obstructions 105 2000
6,685,648 Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body 235 2001
6,709,444 Methods for bypassing total or near-total obstructions in arteries or other anatomical conduits 66 2001
6,491,707 Transluminal methods and devices for closing, forming attachments to, and/or forming anastomotic junctions in, luminal anatomical structures 269 2001
2001/0047,165 Catheters and related devices for forming passageways between blood vessels or other anatomical structures 68 2001
2002/0029,079 Devices for forming and/or maintaining connections between adjacent anatomical conduits 35 2001
6,613,081 Deformable scaffolding multicellular stent 84 2001
6,669,709 Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a pre-chosen anatomic site in-vivo 97 2001
2002/0062,146 Methods and apparatus for transmyocardial direct coronary revascularization 59 2001
6,660,024 Tissue penetrating catheters having integral imaging transducers and their methods of use 82 2001
* 6,929,009 Method and apparatus for transmyocardial direct coronary revascularization 47 2002
2003/0181,938 Transluminal devices, systems and methods for enlarging interstitial penetration tracts 29 2003
2003/0229,366 Implantable lumen occluding devices and methods 44 2003
2004/0073,238 Device, system and method for interstitial transvascular intervention 184 2003
6,863,684 Deformable scaffolding multicellular stent 55 2003
 
INVENSENSE, INC. (1)
2005/0170,656 Vertical integration of a MEMS structure with electronics in a hermetically sealed cavity 24 2004
 
VASCONNECT, INC. (1)
2002/0138,087 Device for interconnecting vessels in a patient 20 2002
 
KENSEY NASH CORPORATION (10)
5,980,548 Transmyocardial revascularization system 133 1997
5,922,022 Bifurcated connector system for coronary bypass grafts and methods of use 63 1997
6,080,170 System and method of use for revascularizing stenotic bypass grafts and other occluded blood vessels 210 1999
6,203,556 Transmyocardial revascularization system and method of use 110 1999
6,524,323 System and method of use for revascularizing stenotic bypass grafts and other occluded blood vessels 51 2000
6,569,147 Systems and methods of use for delivering beneficial agents for revascularizing stenotic bypass grafts and other occluded blood vessels and for other purposes 127 2000
6,514,271 Transmyocardial revascularization system and method of use 32 2001
6,955,681 Transmyocardial revascularization system and method of use 7 2002
2003/0191,449 Systems for delivering agents into targeted tissue of a living being 40 2003
2005/0159,726 Transmyocardial revascularization system and method of use 6 2005
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
4,953,553 Pressure monitoring guidewire with a flexible distal portion 188 1989
5,344,426 Method and system for stent delivery 394 1993
5,593,434 Stent capable of attachment within a body lumen 298 1995
5,618,299 Ratcheting stent 288 1995
5,976,155 System for removably securing a stent on a catheter assembly and method of use 186 1999
6,165,188 Apparatus for percutaneously performing myocardial revascularization having controlled cutting depth and methods of use 99 1999
 
Vascular Concepts Holdings Limited (1)
6,162,245 Stent valve and stent graft 304 1999
 
CLARIAN HEALTH PARTNERS, INC. (1)
6,126,686 Artificial vascular valves 230 1999
 
MEDTRONIC COREVALVE LLC (6)
6,830,584 Device for replacing a cardiac valve by percutaneous route 242 2002
7,329,278 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 123 2006
2006/0265,056 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 185 2006
2007/0043,435 Non-cylindrical prosthetic valve system for transluminal delivery 198 2006
2007/0239,271 Systems and methods for loading a prosthesis onto a minimally invasive delivery system 81 2006
2008/0133,003 PROSTHETIC VALVE FOR TRANSLUMINAL DELIVERY 101 2008
 
TDK CORPORATION (1)
7,050,276 GMR magnetic sensing element having an antiferromagnetic layer extending beyond the track width and method for making the same 34 2003
 
TRANSVASCULAR, INC. (4)
6,579,311 Method for interstitial transvascular intervention 160 1999
2004/0088,042 Devices for forming and/or maintaining connections between adjacent anatomical conduits 27 2003
2004/0122,318 Tissue penetrating catheters having integral imaging transducers and their methods of use 20 2003
2004/0158,143 Stabilized tissue penetrating catheters 66 2004
 
ADVANCED BYPASS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,989,276 Percutaneous bypass graft and securing system 125 1997
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (18)
4,350,492 Method for preparing tissue heart valve 55 1981
5,279,612 Dynamic fixation of porcine aortic valves 60 1991
5,509,930 Stentless heart valve 67 1993
5,997,563 Implantable stent having variable diameter 63 1998
6,651,670 Delivering a conduit into a heart wall to place a coronary vessel in communication with a heart chamber and removing tissue from the vessel or heart wall to facilitate such communication 56 1998
6,808,498 Placing a guide member into a heart chamber through a coronary vessel and delivering devices for placing the coronary vessel in communication with the heart chamber 29 1998
2002/0144,696 CONDUITS FOR USE IN PLACING A TARGET VESSEL IN FLUID COMMUNICATION WITH A SOURCE OF BLOOD 39 1999
6,652,540 Methods for forming magnetic vascular anastomoses 88 2000
6,517,558 Methods and devices for forming vascular anastomoses 157 2001
2002/0123,786 Methods and devices for bypassing an obstructed target vessel by placing the vessel in communication with a heart chamber containing blood 45 2001
6,509,145 Process for reducing mineralization of tissue used in transplantation 48 2001
2001/0025,643 Methods and devices providing transmyocardial blood flow to the arterial vascular system of the heart 40 2001
7,078,163 Process for reducing mineralization of tissue used in transplantation 42 2002
2004/0168,691 Conduits for use in placing a target vessel in fluid communication with source of blood 19 2004
2004/0167,444 Placing a guide member into a heart chamber through a coronary vessel and delivering devices for placing the coronary vessel in communication with the heart chamber 53 2004
2005/0119,736 Bioprosthetic tissue preparation with synthetic hydrogels 38 2004
7,238,200 Apparatus and methods for making leaflets and valve prostheses including such leaflets 63 2005
2007/0203,576 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MAKING LEAFLETS AND VALVE PROSTHESES INCLUDING SUCH LEAFLETS 63 2007
 
LEMAITRE ACQUISITION LLC (1)
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 102 1999
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (5)
5,683,451 Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses 501 1995
5,824,041 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 447 1996
6,004,261 Formed-in-place endovascular stent and delivery system 38 1997
6,126,685 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 280 1998
6,350,278 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 215 1999
 
YAMAZAKI, KENJI (1)
5,275,580 Auxiliary artificial heart of the embedded-in-body type 43 1992
 
YAMAZAKI, KENJI, A CITIZEN OF JAPAN (1)
5,147,388 Auxiliary artificial heart of the embedded-in-body type 83 1991
 
BIOSENSORS INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LTD. (3)
2003/0139,796 Endoprosthesis deployment system for treating vascular bifurcations 126 2002
2003/0139,803 Method of stenting a vessel with stent lumenal diameter increasing distally 81 2002
2005/0096,726 Noncylindrical stent deployment system for treating vascular bifurcations 131 2004
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (19)
6,200,336 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 346 1999
6,508,833 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 342 2001
6,974,474 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 161 2002
7,081,132 Flexible barb for anchoring a prosthesis 76 2003
2004/0117,004 Stent and method of forming a stent with integral barbs 236 2003
2007/0260,327 Artificial Valve Prosthesis with Improved Flow Dynamics 58 2004
2004/0260,389 Artificial valve prosthesis with improved flow dynamics 229 2004
2005/0171,598 Aorta and branch vessel stent grafts and method 87 2004
2005/0222,668 Flareable branch vessel prosthesis and method 88 2004
2006/0058,864 Balloon flareable branch vessel prosthesis and method 62 2004
2006/0111,770 Implantable vascular device comprising a bioabsorbable frame 31 2005
2007/0021,826 Intralumenally implantable frames 32 2006
2007/0038,291 Intralumenally-implantable frames 39 2006
2007/0093,887 Artificial valve with center leaflet attachment 49 2006
2007/0100,435 Artificial prostheses with preferred geometries 80 2006
2007/0162,103 Implantable device with remodelable material and covering material 104 2006
2008/0033,534 Flexible Barb for Anchoring a Prosthesis 35 2007
2008/0097,586 IMPLANTABLE VASCULAR DEVICE 27 2007
2008/0200,977 Artificial Valve Prostheses with a Free Leaflet Portion 28 2008
 
MURES CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,214,055 Method and kit for rapid preparation of autologous tissue medical devices 61 1998
 
MALLINCKRODT LLC (1)
7,901,667 Bridgehead labelled compounds and methods of using the same 1 2006
 
St. Jude Medical ATG, Inc. (1)
5,976,178 Medical grafting methods 254 1996
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (1)
5,824,080 Photochemistry for the preparation of biologic grafts--allografts and xenografts 42 1996
 
CARDIOGENESIS CORPORATION (1)
6,830,568 Guiding catheter system for ablating heart tissue 50 2000
 
SciMed (1)
5,554,119 Drug delivery catheter with manifold 204 1994
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (3)
6,254,636 Single suture biological tissue aortic stentless valve 84 1998
6,471,723 Biocompatible prosthetic tissue 56 2000
6,558,417 Single suture biological tissue aortic stentless valve 34 2001
 
ORIGIN MEDSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,797,946 Method for arterial harvest and anastomosis for coronary bypass grafting 47 1996
 
C. R. BARD, INC. (18)
6,004,347 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 205 1996
5,935,161 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 153 1997
6,251,418 Systems and methods for local delivery of an agent 109 1997
6,077,297 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 270 1998
6,197,324 System and methods for local delivery of an agent 80 1998
6,248,112 Implant delivery system 89 1998
6,251,079 Transthoracic drug delivery device 36 1998
6,432,126 Flexible vascular inducing implants 48 1998
6,458,092 Vascular inducing implants 57 1998
6,986,784 Implant anchor systems 37 2000
6,709,425 Vascular inducing implants 69 2001
6,802,858 Vascular inducing implants 34 2001
6,447,522 Implant delivery system 125 2001
6,517,527 Transthoracic drug delivery device 24 2001
6,786,929 Flexible vascular inducing implants and methods 30 2001
2004/0006,380 Stent delivery system 63 2002
2004/0186,587 Devices and methods for treating tissue 11 2004
2004/0219,180 Imbedded intramuscular implants 13 2004
 
Biomedical Design, Inc. (1)
6,521,179 Sterilization 30 2000
 
SCIMED SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,402,740 Expandable PMR device and method 70 2000
 
ZOLL CIRCULATION, INC. (1)
6,231,551 Partial aortic occlusion devices and methods for cerebral perfusion augmentation 98 1999
 
COLIBRI HEART VALVE LLC (1)
2005/0113,910 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 205 2004
 
THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA (3)
6,391,538 Stabilization of implantable bioprosthetic tissue 46 2000
6,861,211 Stabilization of implantable bioprosthetic devices 31 2001
6,824,970 Stabilization of implantable bioprosthetic tissue 28 2002
 
COREVALVE S.A. (5)
7,252,682 Kit enabling a prosthetic valve to be placed in a body enabling a prosthetic valve to be put into place in a duct in the body 169 2002
7,018,406 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 304 2003
2004/0210,304 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 338 2004
2005/0033,398 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 237 2004
2006/0259,136 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 177 2005
 
BIOCONNECT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
2003/0100,920 Devices and methods for interconnecting conduits and closing openings in tissue 115 2002
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (4)
5,456,712 Graft and stent assembly 379 1993
5,571,167 Bypass grafting method 182 1995
5,979,455 Method for directing blood flow in the body of a patient with a graft and stent assembly 45 1998
2005/0143,804 Method and system for fixation of endoluminal devices 27 2005
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (60)
5,755,682 Method and apparatus for performing coronary artery bypass surgery 196 1996
5,908,029 Coronary artery bypass with reverse flow 112 1997
5,984,956 Transmyocardial implant 81 1997
6,214,041 Transmyocardial implant with septal perfusion 37 1998
6,250,305 Method for using a flexible transmyocardial implant 36 1998
6,093,166 Coronary bypass implant 65 1998
6,123,682 Closed chest coronary bypass 62 1998
6,029,672 Transmyocardial implant procedure and tools 47 1998
6,076,529 Transmyocardial implant with inserted vessel 49 1998
6,113,823 Pyrolytic carbon transmyocardial implant 32 1998
6,053,942 Transmyocardial implant with coronary stent 50 1998
6,406,488 Healing transmyocardial implant 28 1998
6,139,541 Guide for transmyocardial implant 43 1998
6,196,230 Stent delivery system and method of use 118 1998
6,197,050 Transmyocardial implant with compliance collar 39 1998
6,223,752 Transmyocardial implant procedure 31 1998
6,193,726 Insertion tool for transmyocardial implant 36 1999
6,102,941 Transmyocardial implant with coronary ingrowth 40 1999
6,406,491 Compliant transmyocardial implant 26 1999
6,409,697 Transmyocardial implant with forward flow bias 28 1999
6,182,668 Transmyocardial implant with induced tissue flap 33 1999
6,253,768 Vascular graft bypass 40 1999
6,261,304 Delivery methods for left ventricular conduit 34 1999
* 6,290,728 Designs for left ventricular conduit 93 1999
6,302,892 Blood flow conduit delivery system and method of use 33 1999
6,641,610 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 63 1999
6,113,630 Transmyocardial implant with minimized coronary insertion 30 1999
6,237,607 Transmyocardial implant procedure 35 1999
6,638,237 Left ventricular conduits and methods for delivery 26 2000
6,605,053 Conduit designs and related methods for optimal flow control 29 2000
6,409,751 Stent delivery system and method of use 40 2000
6,976,990 Intravascular ventriculocoronary bypass via a septal passageway 12 2001
6,632,470 Methods for surface modification 25 2001
6,454,760 Insertion tool for transmyocardial implant 26 2001
6,582,444 Blood flow conduit delivery system and method of use 18 2001
6,605,113 Vascular graft bypass 22 2001
6,610,100 Designs for left ventricular conduit 48 2001
6,854,467 Methods and devices for delivering a ventricular stent 20 2001
6,808,504 Multi-lumen implant 8 2001
6,949,118 Encased implant and methods 6 2002
7,008,397 Cardiac implant and methods 13 2002
6,694,983 Delivery methods for left ventricular conduit 51 2002
2003/0220,661 Transmyocardial implant delivery system 8 2002
6,916,304 Transmyocardial implant with flow reduction 7 2002
6,945,949 Left ventricular conduits to coronary arteries and methods for coronary bypass 11 2002
6,949,080 Left ventricular conduits to coronary arteries and methods for coronary bypass 20 2002
2003/0216,678 Methods for inducing vascular remodeling and related methods for treating diseased vascular structures 12 2003
2003/0212,413 Blood flow conduit delivery system and method of use 31 2003
2004/0006,298 Vascular graft bypass 18 2003
2003/0204,160 Conduit designs and related methods for optimal flow control 25 2003
7,011,095 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 30 2003
6,964,652 Left ventricular conduits and methods for delivery 14 2003
2004/0077,988 Healing transmyocardial implant 24 2003
2004/0037,946 Methods for surface modification 10 2003
2004/0147,869 Left ventricular conduits to coronary arteries and methods for coronary bypass 22 2003
2004/0118,415 Delivery methods for left ventricular conduit 28 2003
6,953,481 Designs for left ventricular conduit 8 2004
2005/0004,648 Methods and devices for delivering a ventricular stent 7 2004
2005/0214,342 Cardiac implant and methods 5 2005
2005/0288,685 Left ventricular conduits and methods for delivery 5 2005
 
DIRECT FLOW MEDICAL, INC. (1)
5,554,185 Inflatable prosthetic cardiovascular valve for percutaneous transluminal implantation of same 429 1994
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EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
8,585,755 Prosthetic apparatus for implantation at mitral valve 8 2012
8,986,373 Method for implanting a prosthetic mitral valve 0 2013
8,926,691 Apparatus for treating a mitral valve 0 2013
9,084,676 Apparatus for treating a mitral valve 0 2014
 
JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY GMBH (3)
RE45130 Device for fastening and anchoring cardiac valve prostheses 0 2008
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JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
8,764,818 Heart valve replacement 0 2012
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR GALWAY LIMITED (5)
8,303,653 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 3 2008
8,216,301 Implant implantation unit 4 2008
8,206,437 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 10 2009
8,585,756 Methods of treating valves 0 2011
8,579,965 Methods of implanting an implantation device 0 2011
 
HARBOR MEDTECH, INC. (1)
8,901,078 Crosslinked human or animal tissue products and their methods of manufacture and use 0 2012
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