Patents by Inventor Peter Osypka

Peter Osypka 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).

  • Patent number: 10758217
    Abstract: An implantable sealing device is disclosed herein and includes an elongated elastic member having distal and a proximal ends, at least one sealing element including braiding having outside and inside faces. The braiding can include of a plurality of fine threads of a memory metal alloy and wherein at least one face of the braiding is coated by a membrane. The braiding can also include a fixing member positioned at one of the distal and proximal ends of the elastic member and being positioned opposite to the braiding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Peter Osypka Stiftung
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 10716552
    Abstract: A method for sealing a tissue opening includes inserting a trocar tube including a folded sealing device disposed within the trocar, and guiding the trocar tube through an opening in a myocardium into a patient's ventricle, the sealing device can include an elongated elastic member having a distal and a proximal end, a proximal umbrella shaped braiding extending radially from the elongated elastic member, the proximal braiding being positioned at the proximal end of the elastic member, wherein the proximal braiding includes a proximal disc disposed therein having a proximal disc thread disposed therethrough such that a user can pull the proximal braiding, and a distal umbrella shaped braiding extending radially from the elongated elastic member and being positioned at the distal end of the elastic member opposite to the proximal braiding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 10668256
    Abstract: A balloon dilation assembly for use in balloon valvuloplasty is disclosed, which includes at least three outer balloons arranged around a central balloon and fixed to the central balloon, wherein each balloon has a supply tube for inflation and flow channels are provided between each adjacent pair of outer balloons, whereby at least one of the outer balloons is shorter in length than the remaining outer balloons and the central balloon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20190344056
    Abstract: A balloon dilation assembly configured to be used for performing balloon valvuloplasty in order to dilate a stenotic heart valve, in particular a stenotic aortic valve. The assembly comprises at least three outer balloons (12), (13), (14) evenly arranged in a circle around a central balloon (11) and fixed to the central balloon, and comprises a further outer balloon (15) which is shorter in length compared with balloons (11), (12), (13), (14) and which is not fixed to the central balloon, whereby each balloon has a separate filling tube (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) used for inflating each balloon separately, characterized in that the short outer balloon (15) is equipped with a sensing and/or stimulation system comprising an electrical pole (21).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 10456168
    Abstract: An insertion device that allows gaining access to the left ventricle of the heart, via the tissue forming the wall of the right ventricle and via the ventricular septum, which includes a tubular shaft with a lumen extending there through, the shaft comprising distal, proximal and central sections, whereby the distal and proximal sections are disc-shaped extended thus forming each a double disc and whereby the central section links the distally placed double disc with the proximally placed double disc and whereby pressure valves are fixed inside the shaft preferably on its distal and proximal end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Peter Osypka Stiftung
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 10207088
    Abstract: The invention relates to a monitoring and regulation device configured for implantation in the heart, including at least one pressure sensor located in a distally arranged section of a shaft and a regulation device configured for regulating blood flow and blood pressure. The regulation device includes the shaft, a first pressure valve, a second pressure valve, and a sliding element. The pressure sensor is configured to output data that is used to monitor vital parameters of a cardiovascular system. The shaft is tubular with a lumen that extends axially there through. The shaft has distal and proximal sections and a central section, wherein the distal and proximal sections are disc-shaped extended, thus forming a first double disc at the distal section and a second double disc at the proximal section. The central section links the first and second double discs. The central section of the shaft has an opening. The first pressure valve is disposed in the opening in the central section of the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20180249959
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a mapping catheter, more particularly to a high resolution mapping catheter for mapping the atrial endocardium in high resolution in order to provide information on the propagation of the electrical signals to treat atrial fibrillation. The catheter is mainly configured for mapping, but—if required—may also be used for ablation, for stimulation and for cardioversion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20180235588
    Abstract: A method for sealing a tissue opening includes inserting a trocar tube including a folded sealing device disposed within the trocar, and guiding the trocar tube through an opening in a myocardium into a patient's ventricle, the sealing device can include an elongated elastic member having a distal and a proximal end, a proximal umbrella shaped braiding extending radially from the elongated elastic member, the proximal braiding being positioned at the proximal end of the elastic member, wherein the proximal braiding includes a proximal disc disposed therein having a proximal disc thread disposed therethrough such that a user can pull the proximal braiding, and a distal umbrella shaped braiding extending radially from the elongated elastic member and being positioned at the distal end of the elastic member opposite to the proximal braiding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20180133443
    Abstract: A balloon dilation assembly for use in balloon valvuloplasty is disclosed, which includes at least three outer balloons arranged around a central balloon and fixed to the central balloon, wherein each balloon has a supply tube for inflation and flow channels are provided between each adjacent pair of outer balloons, whereby at least one of the outer balloons is shorter in length than the remaining outer balloons and the central balloon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 9925370
    Abstract: The invention relates to a bipolar myocardial pacemaker electrode (1) consisting of a plug (2), a supply line (3), a cathode (4), an anode (5), surgical thread (7) and a fixation member (8), whereby the electrode (1) has an internal lumen and is freely movable on the thread (7); the thread (7) can be guided through the inner lumen of the electrode including the supply line and plug thereof, and distally supports the fixation member (8) in the form of a knot; the supply line (3) is externally insulated and has a distal cathode pole (4) tangentially arranged on the surface of the heart in the heart tissue (myocardium) in the usage position, wherein the cathode pole consists of a conically tapering coil and the supply line (3) has an anode pole (5) arranged proximally underneath the heart in the usage position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20180070934
    Abstract: An implantable sealing device is disclosed herein and includes an elongated elastic member having distal and a proximal ends, at least one sealing element including braiding having outside and inside faces. The braiding can include of a plurality of fine threads of a memory metal alloy and wherein at least one face of the braiding is coated by a membrane. The braiding can also include a fixing member positioned at one of the distal and proximal ends of the elastic member and being positioned opposite to the braiding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20170360502
    Abstract: An implantable electrode catheter device comprising an inner electrode catheter and an outer electrode catheter. The outer electrode catheter including a catheter shaft having at least one electrode at a distal end and a lumen to receive the inner electrode catheter therein. The outer electrode is adjustable or movable relative to the inner electrode catheter in an axial direction. The inner electrode catheter has a fixation element disposed at a distal end. The inner electrode catheter together with the fixation element forms an indifferent electrode whereby radio frequency catheter ablation occurs between the electrode and the indifferent electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20170340336
    Abstract: A medical closure device that is configured to be inserted into a patient's LAA (left atrial appendage) cavity comprises a closure member and at least one fixing member, wherein the closure member comprises a lid part and a body part one following the other in a proximal-distal direction. The lid part comprises a cover portion and a ring portion, the ring portion being configured to be circumferentially disposed along the rim of an individual LAA ostium, thus sealing the LAA ostium completely. The medical closure device is designed individually for each patient. A method of manufacturing the medical closure device includes the step of forming an LAA model based on computer graphic data of the patient. The LAA model is made by 3-D printing and is an exact reproduction of the patient's LAA. The medical closure device is then preformed using the LAA model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20170296227
    Abstract: An insertion device that allows gaining access to the left ventricle of the heart, via the tissue forming the wall of the right ventricle and via the ventricular septum, which includes a tubular shaft with a lumen extending there through, the shaft comprising distal, proximal and central sections, whereby the distal and proximal sections are disc-shaped extended thus forming each a double disc and whereby the central section links the distally placed double disc with the proximally placed double disc and whereby pressure valves are fixed inside the shaft preferably on its distal and proximal end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20170157393
    Abstract: An electrode arrangement, for the temporary stimulation or defibrillation of the heart includes at least one unipolar electrode configured to be secured on the myocardium of the heart. An indifferent electrode is configured to be secured on the inner wall of the thorax via its supply line and be positioned such that direct contact with the heart is prevented. An external pacemaker is in electronic communication with the at least one unipolar electrode and the indifferent electrode such that negative poles of the indifferent electrode are combined into a single cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Publication number: 20160325079
    Abstract: 1. The invention relates to a monitoring and regulation device configured for implantation in the heart comprising: a monitoring unit configured for measuring and monitoring the vital parameters of the cardiovascular system, said monitoring unit being set to obtain data from at least one pressure sensor (7) being located in the distally arranged part of shaft (5) of the regulation device, and a regulation device configured for regulating the blood flow resp. the blood pressure comprising a fluid-tight tubular shaft (5) with a lumen (8) extending axially there through, with pressure valve (10) and with sliding element (11), said shaft having distal and proximal sections and a central section (50), whereby the distal and proximal sections are disc-shaped extended thus forming a double disc (1) (2) resp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 9463316
    Abstract: An electrode assembly for temporary cardioversion/defibrillation and/or for temporary stimulation of the heart after open heart surgery consisting of two defibrillation electrodes with at least one indifferent pole each and an elastic section is disclosed. Each defibrillation electrode in the operating position is positioned on the right and left atrium. The defibrillation electrodes each distally comprise a fixation member and each end in a protective tube to protect the epicardium at a proximal end. The fixation members are elastic and enable reversible fastening of the defibrillation electrodes in the pericardium on the right and left side. The protective tubes are preferably fed together into a guide tube, where the guide tube is slidable along the longitudinal axis. The stimulation electrodes (different electrode poles) for stimulation of the atria are designed appropriately together with the defibrillation electrode in one piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 9433519
    Abstract: The invention relates to an implantable stent which can be used in the region of an arterial constriction said region being expandable by a balloon catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 9283383
    Abstract: An implantable epicardial electrode assembly comprises electrode poles fixed on the heart having a large surface area and being multipolar and can at the same time be used as sensing and stimulating electrodes, wherein the electrode assembly has the shape of a tennis racket or is circular, elliptical, hexagonal, rectangular, oakleaf-shaped, star-shaped or cloverleaf-shaped and comprises at least two electrode poles which are arranged over a large surface area, and a further electrode arrangement which comprises at least one electrode pole and which is arranged between the large surface area electrode poles and further comprises a fixing element, wherein the defibrillation can take place between the mutually insulated poles of the electrodes, and wherein the stimulation of the heart can take place between one of the electrode poles and a pole of the electrode arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Osypka
  • Patent number: 9265937
    Abstract: An implantable electrode device designed for heart stimulation and/or cardioversion/defibrillation in connection with a pacemaker or a defibrillator. The electrode device comprises a large-surface area indifferent reference electrode pole permanently implanted in the atrial septum and in electrical communication with a pacemaker or defibrillator. The electrode pole is made from biocompatible metal braiding and has a tube like opening. The electrical communication is positioned from the pacemaker/defibrillator via the right atrium of the heart through the indifferent electrode pole into the left atrium via the opening. Thus allowing electrical pulses to be delivered to the electrode pole and stimulating the heart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Osypka