Venous valve apparatus, system, and method

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8128681
APP PUB NO 20050137681A1
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10741992

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A venous valve with a tubular frame that includes an outer surface and an inner surface opposite the outer surface and defining a lumen, and a cover over at least the outer surface of the tubular frame, where the cover includes surfaces defining a reversibly sealable opening for unidirectional flow of a liquid through the lumen. A system with the venous valve and a catheter including a proximal end and a distal end, the venous valve located between the proximal end and distal end of the catheter. A method including forming the venous valve and reversibly joining the venous valve and a catheter. A method including positioning at least part of the catheter including the venous valve at a predetermined location and deploying the venous valve from the catheter at the predetermined location.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN5430

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chouinard, Paul F Maple Grove, US 45 2567
Hill, Jason P Cottage Grove, US 63 840
Richardson, Leonard B Minneapolis, US 38 871
Shoemaker, Susan M Elk River, US 32 1175

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