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John F. SHANLEY patents

Recent bibliographic sampling of John F. SHANLEY patents listed/published in the public domain by the USPTO (USPTO Patent Application #,Title):



03/26/15 - 20150088194 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

01/08/15 - 20150011935 - Safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a safety syringe system, comprising a syringe body; a plunger tip positioned within the syringe body; a needle assembly removably coupleable to the distal end of the syringe body such that a medicinal fluid may be transferred through a retractable needle coupled to a needle...
Inventors: Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Jeff Tillack, Dan Thayer (Credence Medsystems Inc.)

01/08/15 - 20150011934 - Safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a safety syringe system, comprising: an off-the-shelf syringe assembly comprising a syringe body and a plunger tip; a needle assembly removably coupleable to the distal end of the syringe body such that medicinal fluid may be transferred through a retractable needle coupled to a needle...
Inventors: Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Jeff Tillack, Dan Thayer (Credence Medsystems Inc.)

01/01/15 - 20150005741 - Safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a method for safe injection, comprising: providing an injection assembly and inserting a plunger tip of the injection assembly to a final insertion state and releasing an associated manual insertion load. A retraction load developed sufficient to cause the plunger tip to be proximally withdrawn...
Inventors: Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Jeff Tillack, Dan Thayer (Credence Medsystems Inc.)

01/01/15 - 20150005707 - Safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a pre-filled safety syringe system, comprising a syringe body; a plunger tip positioned within the syringe body; a needle assembly removably coupleable to the distal end of the syringe body such that a medicinal fluid may be transferred through a retractable needle coupled to a...
Inventors: Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Jeff Tillack, Dan Thayer (Credence Medsystems Inc.)

01/01/15 - 20150005706 - Safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a safety syringe system, comprising a syringe body; a plunger tip positioned within the syringe body; a needle assembly removably coupleable to the distal end of the syringe body such that a medicinal fluid may be transferred through a retractable needle coupled to a needle...
Inventors: Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Jeff Tillack, Dan Thayer (Credence Medsystems Inc.)

09/25/14 - 20140288530 - System and method for adaptable safety syringe
One embodiment is directed to a method of conducting an injection, comprising: providing an assembly of a syringe plunger movably coupled to a syringe body which may contain fluid for infusion, the syringe body having a distal end that is removably coupled to a Luer adaptor, the Luer adaptor defining...
Inventors: Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, John F. Shanley (Reprise Technologies, Llc.)

04/10/14 - 20140100608 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

04/10/14 - 20140100604 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

04/10/14 - 20140100594 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

03/20/14 - 20140081309 - System and method for image-guided arthroscopy
Configurations are described for conducting minimally invasive medical diagnoses and interventions utilizing elongate instruments and assemblies comprising one or more imaging devices, and one or more remote retraction and distraction devices. Retraction and distraction devices, such as balloons, mechanical retraction members, and/or trocar screw geometries may be utilized to access,...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, Robert C. Klapper, John F. Shanley (Reprise Technologies, Llc)

08/15/13 - 20130209663 - Implantable medical device with beneficial agent concentration gradient
The implantable medical devices are configured to release at least one therapeutic agent from a matrix affixed to the implantable body with a release profile which is programmable to the agent and treatment. The matrix is formed such that the concentration of the therapeutic agent in the matrix varies as...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Theodore L. Parker, Kinam Park (Innovational Holdings Llc)

05/09/13 - 20130116728 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

05/02/13 - 20130110159 - System and method for transapical access and closure
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an introducer across the subject tissue structure, and deployment of a controllable port closure device assembly configured to remain in place with a ratcheting mechanism, and to hold the tissue surrounding...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, John F. Shanley, Alan E. Shluzas, Stephen H. Diaz, Gary Steese-bradley (Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc.)

04/19/12 - 20120095504 - Method for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a method for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: measuring a thickness of the wall of the tissue structure at a targeted entry location; and providing a helical needle having a helical needle pitch selected to pull an intercoupled suture...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz

04/19/12 - 20120095403 - System for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a system for advancing a needle into a tissue structure, comprising: an elongate needle member having a tapered distal tip; an insertion member having proximal and distal ends, the distal end being coupled to the elongate needle member, and the proximal end being configured to...
Inventors: John F. Shanley

04/12/12 - 20120089181 - Method for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a method for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: advancing a helical needle into the wall of the tissue structure such that the needle pulls an intercoupled suture member across the wall to form a deployed suture pattern, the deployed...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Frank Litvack

04/12/12 - 20120089092 - Method for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a method for advancing a needle into a tissue structure, comprising: advancing a distal end of a needle insertion assembly, the assembly comprising an insertion member coupled to a tissue interface indentor member and movably coupled to an elongate needle member, against a targeted tissue...
Inventors: John F. Shanley

04/05/12 - 20120083873 - Expandable medical device with ductile hinges
An expandable tissue supporting device employs ductile hinges at selected points. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable medical device including ductile hinges provides the advantages of low expansion force requirements,...
Inventors: John F. Shanley (Innovational Holdings Llc)

03/29/12 - 20120078270 - System for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a system for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: a delivery member having proximal and distal ends; a first helical member having proximal and distal ends and a helical shape, the proximal end coupled to the delivery member distal end,...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz, Alan E. Shluzas, Frank Litvack

03/22/12 - 20120071963 - Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent
An expandable medical device having a plurality of elongated struts, the plurality of elongated struts being joined together to form a substantially cylindrical device which is expandable from a cylinder having a first diameter to a cylinder having a second diameter, and the plurality of struts each having a strut...
Inventors: John F. Shanley (Innovational Holdings Llc)

03/22/12 - 20120071922 - System for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a system for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: a delivery member having proximal and distal ends; a plurality of helical members, each having proximal and distal ends and a helical shape, each proximal end coupled to the delivery member...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz, Alan E. Shluzas, Frank Litvack

03/22/12 - 20120071921 - System for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a system for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: a delivery member having proximal and distal ends; a first helical member having proximal and distal ends and a helical shape, the proximal end coupled to the delivery member distal end,...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz, Alan E. Shluzas, Frank Litvack

03/22/12 - 20120071920 - System for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a system for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising a delivery member having proximal and distal ends; a first helical member having proximal and distal ends and a helical shape, the proximal end coupled to the delivery member distal end,...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz, Alan E. Shluzas, Frank Litvack

03/22/12 - 20120071719 - Method for providing surgical access
One embodiment is directed to a method for providing surgical access across a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: installing a guiding member into the wall of the tissue structure to a desired guiding depth; using the installed guiding member as a positional guide, advancing a helical member into the...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen H. Diaz, Alan E. Shluzas, Frank Litvack

11/03/11 - 20110270295 - System and method for image-guided arthroscopy
Configurations are described for conducting minimally invasive medical diagnoses and interventions utilizing elongate instruments and assemblies comprising one or more imaging devices, and one or more remote retraction and distraction devices. Retraction and distraction devices, such as balloons, mechanical retraction members, and/or trocar screw geometries may be utilized to access,...
Inventors: Frank Litvack, Robert C. Klapper, John F. Shanley (Reprise Technologies, Llc)

08/18/11 - 20110200659 - System and method for loading a beneficial agent into a medical device
A system for delivery of a beneficial agent in the form of a viscous liquid or paste allows holes in a medical device to be loaded in a single step process. The loading of a beneficial agent in a paste form also provides the ability to deliver large and potentially...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Stephen Hunter Diaz, Theodore L. Parker (Innovational Holdings Llc)

08/04/11 - 20110190811 - System and method for providing access and closure to tissue
Embodiments are described for creating and closing tissue access ports or defects, such as transapical access ports, which involve placement of an elongate prosthesis in a helical configuration across the tissue structure site to be crossed, and confirmation that such helical suture configuration is positioned appropriately, before further interventional steps....
Inventors: John F. Shanley (Entourage Medical Llc)

06/23/11 - 20110153003 - Stent with flexible hinges
A helical stent includes at least one helical winding. Each helical winding includes a plurality of alternating long struts and short struts, ends of at least some of the long struts being joined to an end of an adjacent short strut by a flexible hinge arrangement, the struts being substantially...
Inventors: John F. Shanley, Prasanna Venkatesh Muralidharan (Innovational Holdings Llc)

06/09/11 - 20110137407 - Bare metal stent with drug eluting reservoirs
Implantable medical devices may be utilized to locally delivery one or more drugs or therapeutic agents to treat a wide variety of conditions, including the treatment of the biological organism's reaction to the introduction of the implantable medical device. These therapeutic agents may be released under controlled and directional conditions...
Inventors: Thai Minh Nguyen, Theodore L. Parker, John F. Shanley

08/26/10 - 20100217380 - Flexible stent design
The present invention relates to tissue-supporting medical devices and drug delivery systems, and more particularly to tubular flexible stents that are implanted within a body lumen of a living animal or human to support the organ, maintain patency and/or deliver drugs or agents. The tubular flexible stent has a cylindrical...
Inventors: Ryan Donovan, John F. Shanley, Prasanna Muralidharan, David W. Overaker, Ramesh Marrey, Robert Burgermeister

10/08/09 - 20090252778 - Methods and devices for reducing tissue damage after ischemic injury
Methods and devices are provided for the delivery of therapeutic agents which reduce myocardial tissue damage due to ischemia and anti-restenotic agents which inhibit restenosis following a cardiac procedure such as stent implantation. The anti-ischemia agents are delivered to the myocardial tissue over an administration period sufficient to achieve reduction...
Inventors: Theodore L. Parker, Thai Minh Nguyen, John F. Shanley, Frank Litvack (Innovational Holdings Llc.)

Entourage Medical Technologies, Inc., Credence Medsystems Inc., Reprise Technologies, Llc., Reprise Technologies, Llc, Innovational Holdings Llc, Entourage Medical Llc, Innovational Holdings Llc.

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20120083873 - Expandable medical device with ductile hinges


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