Patents by Inventor Joseph Passman

Joseph Passman has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200391016
    Abstract: Methods and techniques are disclosed for performing transcatheter procedures on a patient that result in similar blood flow changes to the surgical Blalock-Taussig procedure, the Glenn procedure, and the Fontan procedure. Since these transcatheter procedures do not necessarily involve open chest surgery, they tend to be less traumatic for the patient, quicker and easier to perform, and may result in better patient outcomes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: NXT Biomedical
    Inventors: Joseph Passman, Robert S. Schwartz, Robert C. Taft, Stanton J. Rowe, Alexander Siegel, Glen Rabito
  • Publication number: 20200187945
    Abstract: Methods and devices for increasing oxygenation levels in the blood supply and thereby treating the condition of hypoxemia. Multiple approaches such as pressure reduction in the pulmonary circulatory system, reducing triggering mechanisms in the main pulmonary artery and restricting flow in the pulmonary circulatory system are disclosed. Interventions associated with those approaches can including shunting, restrictors, compliance devices, pharmacologic substances, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: NXT Biomedical
    Inventors: Stanton J. Rowe, Robert S. Schwartz, Glen Rabito, Robert C. Taft, Elliot Howard, Alexander Siegel, Joseph Passman
  • Publication number: 20200085600
    Abstract: Devices and methods of treating conditions cause or exacerbated by excessive fluid pressures or retentions, such as pulmonary hypertension, that involves shunting excessive fluid pressure from one bodily chamber or vessel to another bodily chamber or vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: NXT Biomedical
    Inventors: Robert S. Schwartz, Stanton J. Rowe, Robert C. Taft, Glen Rabito, Alexander Siegel, Joseph Passman
  • Publication number: 20200054867
    Abstract: Devices and methods of treating fluid retention caused by congestive heart failure or other conditions resulting in edema, lymphoedema, or significant fluid retention (e.g., deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, venous stasis insufficiency, or damage to the lymphatic network) are described. Specifically, a treatment device is used to create a passage or cannula between the lymphatic system (or other area of the body) and an external drainage device. This device can be only temporarily located in the patient or can be implanted within the patient for longer periods of time. The physician can safely and reliably remove excess fluid from the body via the device and optionally inject other treatment agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: NXT Biomedical
    Inventors: Robert S. Schwartz, Stanton J. Rowe, Alexander Siegel, Joseph Passman, Robert C. Taft, Glen Rabito
  • Patent number: 9861449
    Abstract: This disclosure provides marking implements for making radiopaque markings, and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Kevin John O'Neill, III, Joseph Passman, Ting Ruan, Andrea Tiede, John Langell
  • Publication number: 20150272702
    Abstract: This disclosure provides marking implements for making radiopaque markings, and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Kevin John O'Neill, III, Joseph Passman, Ting Ruan, Andrea Tiede, John Langell