Method of implanting a transmyocardial stent

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8156942
APP PUB NO 20100094397A1
SERIAL NO

12636914

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According to an aspect of the invention there is provided a method and apparatus for delivering a medical stent to a treatment site for forming a conduit between a blood vessel and a heart chamber. The apparatus comprises a hollow cylindrical body having a proximal end and a distal end, the stent being positioned within the body; and an actuator for expelling the stent from the body to form the conduit.

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MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.SANTA ROSA, CA546

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Coyle, Noel Galway, IE 15 262
Cunniffe, Brendan Galway, IE 6 46
Duffy, Niall Galway, IE 69 878
Francis, Richard William Alan Minneapolis, US 4 139

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