Patents by Inventor Rodolfo Quijano

Rodolfo Quijano 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: 20100168844
    Abstract: A replacement valve comprises a valve body having an inflow end, an outflow end, and a valve support structure, and a valve cuff surrounding the inflow end of the valve body. The valve support structure surrounds the valve body, and the valve cuff is coupled to the valve support structure. The valve cuff includes a skirt portion and at least one flange coupled to and protruding from the skirt portion, the at least one flange forming a seal around the inflow end of the valve body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2008
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: 3F THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chris Toomes, Marc Nitz, Tracey Lee, Bjarne Bergheim, Rodolfo Quijano, David Elizondo
  • Publication number: 20070173932
    Abstract: An improved prosthetic mitral valve is provided having advantageous hemodynamic performance, nonthrombogenicity, and durability. The valve includes a valve body having an inflow annulus and an outflow annulus. Commissural attachment locations are disposed adjacent the outflow annulus. An anterior leaflet and a posterior leaflet of the valve are shaped differently from one another. The inflow annulus preferably is scalloped so as to have a saddle-shaped periphery having a pair of relatively high portions separated by a pair of relatively low portions. The anterior high portion preferably is vertically higher than the posterior high portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2006
    Publication date: July 26, 2007
    Applicant: 3F THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Douglas Cali, Keith Myers, Brian Biancucci, Jason Artof, Christine Nguyen, Rodolfo Quijano
  • Publication number: 20070104695
    Abstract: A breast template for delivering stem cell formulation to a breast defect of a patient for treating or augmenting a breast tissue defect comprising a flexible band with at least one throughput hole for guiding an injecting needle to penetrate into the breast of the patient, wherein the flexible band is configured to be placed intimately against a surface of the breast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2006
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu, Kenneth Williams, Robert Carter, Alexander Kiselyov
  • Publication number: 20070104692
    Abstract: A stem-cell-seeded porous scaffold implant and methods for treating a breast tissue defect in a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2005
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu, Kenneth Williams, Robert Carter, Alexander Kiselyov
  • Publication number: 20070104694
    Abstract: A stem-cell-seeded porous scaffold implant and electromagnetic growth stimulation for treating or augmenting a breast tissue defect in a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2006
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu, Kenneth Williams, Robert Carter, Alexander Kiselyov
  • Publication number: 20070104693
    Abstract: A stem-cell-seeded porous scaffold implant and delivery systems for treating or augmenting a breast tissue defect in a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2005
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Tuoc Nguyen, Kenneth Williams, Hosheng Tu, Robert Carter
  • Publication number: 20070100368
    Abstract: A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume comprising an inflatable space filler and a safety element secured to the space filler, wherein the safety element yields a noticeable signal for causing removal of the space filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2005
    Publication date: May 3, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu, Andrew Cragg, Bobby Purkait
  • Publication number: 20070100367
    Abstract: A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume comprising an inflatable space filler and a safety element secured to the space filler, wherein the safety element yields a noticeable signal for causing removal of the space filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2005
    Publication date: May 3, 2007
    Inventors: Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu, Andrew Cragg, Bobby Purkait
  • Publication number: 20070100369
    Abstract: A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume comprising at least one inflatable space filler and a pressure sensor secured to the space filler, wherein the pressure sensor yields a noticeable signal for causing removal of the space filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2005
    Publication date: May 3, 2007
    Inventors: Andrew Cragg, Bobby Purkait, Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu
  • Publication number: 20050165477
    Abstract: This invention discloses a percutaneously deliverable heart valve and delivery means thereof, wherein the percutaneously deliverable heart valve is a foldable heart valve prosthesis to replace a diseased valve of a patient comprising: a support structure with a diameter, wherein the support structure is foldable to a smaller diameter, the support structure comprising a plurality of crossbar frames, wherein each crossbar frame has a plurality of crossbars connected at an end of each crossbar; a flexible tissue heart valve with a plurality of valvular leaflets attached to the support structure; and a plurality of slidable ring connectors, wherein at least a slidable ring connector encircles a first crossbar from a first crossbar frame and a second crossbar from a second crossbar frame configured to coupling the first and the second crossbars.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2005
    Publication date: July 28, 2005
    Inventors: James Anduiza, Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu
  • Publication number: 20050049692
    Abstract: An elongate valve stent and methods for protecting an upper or a lower body of a patient from high venous pressures comprising a stent member, the stent member comprising a support structure and a tissue valve, wherein the tissue valve is configured to permit fluid flow in one direction and prevent fluid flow in an opposite direction, and means for anchoring the stent member onto surrounding tissue of the superior vena cava or inferior vena cava.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2003
    Publication date: March 3, 2005
    Inventors: Michael Numamoto, Rodolfo Quijano, Hosheng Tu