Patents by Inventor Sanaz Saatchi

Sanaz Saatchi 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: 20190099188
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices with a combination of fixation and tension straps and methods of using the same are described herein. The tissue compression devices include a combination of fixation and tension straps that are used together to fix or attach the tissue compression device over selected tissue at a selected location on a patient and to apply pressure to the selected tissue. In one or more embodiments, the fixation straps are sued to fix or attach the tissue compression device and the tension straps are used to provide tension that is converted to pressure on the selected tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Hoff, Sanaz Saatchi, Brian Joseph Mason, John W Lai, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Yusuke Miyashita
  • Publication number: 20180344324
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having pressure indicators and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices provide feedback to a user with respect to the pressure being applied to selected tissue at a selected location such as a radial artery to assist the user in applying the desired amount of pressure to the tissue (such as the pressure needed to achieve hemostasis at an access site). The pressure indication may be provided by a ring indicator that moves between two configurations (e.g., a concave configuration and a convex configuration), a bellow chamber in a housing, a bladder located below a bladder window, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Joseph Berglund, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Justin Williams
  • Patent number: 10092297
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices with a combination of fixation and tension straps and methods of using the same are described herein. The tissue compression devices include a combination of fixation and tension straps that are used together to fix or attach the tissue compression device over selected tissue at a selected location on a patient and to apply pressure to the selected tissue. In one or more embodiments, the fixation straps are used to fix or attach the tissue compression device and the tension straps are used to provide tension that is converted to pressure on the selected tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Hoff, Sanaz Saatchi, Brian Joseph Mason, John Lai, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Yusuke Miyashita
  • Patent number: 10034671
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having pressure indicators and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices provide feedback to a user with respect to the pressure being applied to selected tissue at a selected location such as a radial artery to assist the user in applying the desired amount of pressure to the tissue (such as the pressure needed to achieve hemostasis at an access site). The pressure indication may be provided by a ring indicator that moves between two configurations (e.g., a concave configuration and a convex configuration), a bellow chamber in a housing, a bladder located below a bladder window, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Joseph Berglund, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Justin Williams
  • Publication number: 20180185617
    Abstract: A sheath introducer system including a sheath introducer defining a lumen therethrough and having a proximal valve housing in fluid communication with a distal tubular sheath, wherein a proximal end of the valve housing defines a proximal opening of the lumen of the sheath introducer. A gasket seated within the valve housing has a first surface, a second surface and an outer periphery extending between the first and second surfaces. A first slit is formed into the first surface having an inner surface defining a first gap. A second slit formed into the second surface having an inner surface defining a second gap. A notch extends into the first gap of the first slit forming a bump on the inner surface of the first slit, wherein the second slit intersects the first slit at the notch such that the notch prevents the first and second slits from being in fluid communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Sanaz SAATCHI, Andrew MURPHY, Curtis YARRA
  • Patent number: 9955978
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices including a multi-chamber bladder that is retained within the tissue compression device, with the multi-chamber bladder being positioned in a bladder orifice in a base of a compression device body. The multi-chamber bladder includes at least one upper chamber located above the base and at least one lower chamber located below the base. The lower chamber is located between the base and a selected location on a patient when the compression device is positioned over selected tissue such as, e.g., a radial artery, as described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Conor Flannery, Joseph Berglund, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Sanaz Saatchi
  • Patent number: 9931489
    Abstract: A sheath introducer system including a sheath introducer defining a lumen therethrough and having a proximal valve housing in fluid communication with a distal tubular sheath, wherein a proximal end of the valve housing defines a proximal opening of the lumen of the sheath introducer. A gasket seated within the valve housing has a first surface, a second surface and an outer periphery extending between the first and second surfaces. A first slit is formed into the first surface having an inner surface defining a first gap. A second slit formed into the second surface having an inner surface defining a second gap. A notch extends into the first gap of the first slit forming a bump on the inner surface of the first slit, wherein the second slit intersects the first slit at the notch such that the notch prevents the first and second slits from being in fluid communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Andrew Murphy, Curtis Yarra
  • Publication number: 20180008284
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having a tension limiting strap retainer and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices described herein may include a strap retainer that is attached to a base by an elastic member that is configured to draw the strap retainer towards the base. The tissue compression devices described herein may also include a tension indicator that extends between the base of the tissue compression device and strap retainer. The tension indicator may be configured to limit the travel distance of the strap retainer away from the base in response to forces acting on the strap retainer. The tension indicator may also provide visual feedback to a user of the tension force in a strap to attach the tissue compression device to a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, John Lai, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron
  • Patent number: 9795391
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having a tension limiting strap retainer and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices described herein may include a strap retainer that is attached to a base by an elastic member that is configured to draw the strap retainer towards the base. The tissue compression devices described herein may also include a tension indicator that extends between the base of the tissue compression device and strap retainer. The tension indicator may be configured to limit the travel distance of the strap retainer away from the base in response to forces acting on the strap retainer. The tension indicator may also provide visual feedback to a user of the tension force in a strap to attach the tissue compression device to a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, John Lai, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron
  • Publication number: 20160354091
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having pressure indicators and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices provide feedback to a user with respect to the pressure being applied to selected tissue at a selected location such as a radial artery to assist the user in applying the desired amount of pressure to the tissue (such as the pressure needed to achieve hemostasis at an access site). The pressure indication may be provided by a ring indicator that moves between two configurations (e.g., a concave configuration and a convex configuration), a bellow chamber in a housing, a bladder located below a bladder window, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Joseph Berglund, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Justin Williams
  • Publication number: 20160331935
    Abstract: A sheath introducer system including a sheath introducer defining a lumen therethrough and having a proximal valve housing in fluid communication with a distal tubular sheath, wherein a proximal end of the valve housing defines a proximal opening of the lumen of the sheath introducer. A gasket seated within the valve housing has a first surface, a second surface and an outer periphery extending between the first and second surfaces. A first slit is formed into the first surface having an inner surface defining a first gap. A second slit formed into the second surface having an inner surface defining a second gap. A notch extends into the first gap of the first slit forming a bump on the inner surface of the first slit, wherein the second slit intersects the first slit at the notch such that the notch prevents the first and second slits from being in fluid communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Andrew Murphy, Curtis Yarra
  • Patent number: 9439827
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having pressure indicators and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices provide feedback to a user with respect to the pressure being applied to selected tissue at a selected location such as a radial artery to assist the user in applying the desired amount of pressure to the tissue (such as the pressure needed to achieve hemostasis at an access site). The pressure indication may be provided by a ring indicator that moves between two configurations (e.g., a concave configuration and a convex configuration), a bellow chamber in a housing, a bladder located below a bladder window, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Joseph Berglund, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Justin Williams
  • Publication number: 20150305958
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices with a combination of fixation and tension straps and methods of using the same are described herein. The tissue compression devices include a combination of fixation and tension straps that are used together to fix or attach the tissue compression device over selected tissue at a selected location on a patient and to apply pressure to the selected tissue. In one or more embodiments, the fixation straps are sued to fix or attach the tissue compression device and the tension straps are used to provide tension that is converted to pressure on the selected tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Hoff, Sanaz Saatchi, Brian Joseph Mason, John Lai, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Yusuke Miyashita
  • Publication number: 20150305751
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices with deflecting pressure elements and methods of using the same are described herein. The tissue compression devices include a pressure element and a retention structure attached to the pressure element. The retention structure may be configured to retain the intermediate portion of the pressure element over selected tissue in a selected location on a patient (such as, e.g., over a radial artery access site). Movement of first and second end portions of the pressure element towards each other along an actuation axis causes the intermediate portion of the pressure element to deflect away from the actuation axis towards the selected tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Hoff, Gary Kelly, Sanaz Saatchi, Brian Joseph Mason, John W. Lai, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Yusuke Miyashita
  • Publication number: 20150119773
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices including a multi-chamber bladder that is retained within the tissue compression device, with the multi-chamber bladder being positioned in a bladder orifice in a base of a compression device body. The multi-chamber bladder includes at least one upper chamber located above the base and at least one lower chamber located below the base. The lower chamber is located between the base and a selected location on a patient when the compression device is positioned over selected tissue such as, e.g., a radial artery, as described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Conor Flannery, Joseph Berglund, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Sanaz Saatchi
  • Publication number: 20150119925
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having a tension limiting strap retainer and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices described herein may include a strap retainer that is attached to a base by an elastic member that is configured to draw the strap retainer towards the base. The tissue compression devices described herein may also include a tension indicator that extends between the base of the tissue compression device and strap retainer. The tension indicator may be configured to limit the travel distance of the strap retainer away from the base in response to forces acting on the strap retainer. The tension indicator may also provide visual feedback to a user of the tension force in a strap to attach the tissue compression device to a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, John Lai, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron
  • Publication number: 20150119926
    Abstract: Tissue compression devices having pressure indicators and methods of using the same. The tissue compression devices provide feedback to a user with respect to the pressure being applied to selected tissue at a selected location such as a radial artery to assist the user in applying the desired amount of pressure to the tissue (such as the pressure needed to achieve hemostasis at an access site). The pressure indication may be provided by a ring indicator that moves between two configurations (e.g., a concave configuration and a convex configuration), a bellow chamber in a housing, a bladder located below a bladder window, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Joseph Berglund, Conor Flannery, Mark Hoff, Brian Joseph Mason, Yusuke Miyashita, Remy O'Leary Pieron, Justin Williams
  • Patent number: D794186
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Sanaz Saatchi, Andrew Murphy, Curtis Yarra