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1. WO2000016700 - EXTERNAL STRESS REDUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD

Publication Number WO/2000/016700
Publication Date 30.03.2000
International Application No. PCT/US1999/021310
International Filing Date 17.09.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 21.04.2000
IPC
A61B 17/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
A61B 17/04 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A61B 17/122 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
12for ligaturing or otherwise compressing tubular parts of the body, e.g. blood vessels or umbilical cord
122Clamps or clips
A61B 19/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
19Instruments, implements or accessories for surgery or diagnosis not covered by any of the groups A61B1/-A61B18/149
CPC
A61B 17/00234
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
00234for minimally invasive surgery
A61B 17/1227
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
12for ligaturing or otherwise compressing tubular parts of the body, e.g. blood vessels, umbilical cord
122Clamps or clips ; , e.g. for the umbilical cord
1227Spring clips
A61B 2017/00243
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
00234for minimally invasive surgery
00238Type of minimally invasive operation
00243cardiac
A61B 2017/0404
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0401Suture anchors, buttons or pledgets, i.e. means for attaching sutures to bone, cartilage or soft tissue; Instruments for applying or removing suture anchors
0404Buttons
A61B 2017/048
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0469Suturing instruments for use in minimally invasive surgery, e.g. endoscopic surgery
048for reducing heart wall tension, e.g. sutures with a pad on each extremity
A61B 2017/0496
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0496for tensioning sutures
Applicants
  • MYOCOR, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • MORTIER, Todd, J. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • SCHWEICH, Cyril, J., Jr. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • VIDLUND, Robert, M. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • KEITH, Peter, T. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • PAULSON, Thomas, M. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • KUSZ, David, A. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • MORTIER, Todd, J.
  • SCHWEICH, Cyril, J., Jr.
  • VIDLUND, Robert, M.
  • KEITH, Peter, T.
  • PAULSON, Thomas, M.
  • KUSZ, David, A.
Agents
  • GARRETT, Arthur, S.
Priority Data
09/157,48621.09.1998US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) EXTERNAL STRESS REDUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD
(FR) DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE EXTERIEURS DE REDUCTION DE TENSION
Abstract
(EN)
An external heart wall stress reduction apparatus is provided to create a heart wall shape change. The device is generally disposed to the exterior of a heart chamber to reshape the chamber into a lower stress configuration.
(FR)
Dispositif extérieur de réduction de la tension de la paroi cardiaque permettant de créer un changement de la forme de ladite paroi. Le dispositif est généralement placé à l'extérieur de la cavité de façon à reformer ladite cavité en une configuration de tension inférieure.
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