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Title: Remote actuated valve implant

Abstract

Valve implant systems positionable within a flow passage, the systems having an inlet, an outlet, and a remotely activatable valve between the inlet and outlet, with the valves being operable to provide intermittent occlusion of the flow path. A remote field is applied to provide thermal or magnetic activation of the valves.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1126493
Patent Number(s):
8657883
Application Number:
12/729,671
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61M - DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61B - DIAGNOSIS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

McKnight, Timothy E, Johnson, Anthony, Moise, Jr., Kenneth J, Ericson, Milton Nance, Baba, Justin S, Wilgen, John B, and Evans, III, Boyd McCutchen. Remote actuated valve implant. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
McKnight, Timothy E, Johnson, Anthony, Moise, Jr., Kenneth J, Ericson, Milton Nance, Baba, Justin S, Wilgen, John B, & Evans, III, Boyd McCutchen. Remote actuated valve implant. United States.
McKnight, Timothy E, Johnson, Anthony, Moise, Jr., Kenneth J, Ericson, Milton Nance, Baba, Justin S, Wilgen, John B, and Evans, III, Boyd McCutchen. Tue . "Remote actuated valve implant". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1126493.
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abstractNote = {Valve implant systems positionable within a flow passage, the systems having an inlet, an outlet, and a remotely activatable valve between the inlet and outlet, with the valves being operable to provide intermittent occlusion of the flow path. A remote field is applied to provide thermal or magnetic activation of the valves.},
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