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Vascular Plug
This technology is a small silicon item that is designed to fit in blood vessels to stop blood loss by plugging the vessels to allow for ligation of the vessel during surgical procedures. Prototypes of two durometers have been made. These plugs will come in slightly varied sizes to allow them to fit in any vessel. Background: The World Health Organization...
Published: 5/25/2022   |   Inventor(s): Craig Weinkauf, Scott DeRigne
Category(s): Technology Classifications, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices
Molecular Imaging for High-Risk Carotid Plaques
This invention is a molecular probe that enables a non-invasive method for detecting vulnerable plaque in the carotid artery prior to its rupture. Background: Approximately 140,000 Americans die from stroke—these stroke-caused deaths occur every four minutes. Carotid atherosclerotic disease causes between 20% and 25% of all strokes. A carotid...
Published: 7/15/2019   |   Inventor(s): Craig Weinkauf, Terry Matsunaga, Jonathan Lindner, Evan Unger, Edmund Marinelli
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Heart and Vascular, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Medical Imaging, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics
Improved Inferior Vena Cava Filter
This technology is an improved inferior vena cava (IVC) filter that allows for adjustments during deployment to prevent tilting of the filter within the inferior vena cava. Background: An IVC filter is used to prevent pulmonary embolism in patients who have built up thrombosis. However, a large percentage of IVC filters cannot be retrieved at a...
Published: 6/13/2018   |   Inventor(s): Craig Weinkauf
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Respiratory & Pulmonary, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Heart and Vascular