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Number: 623/3.13
Name: Prosthesis (i.e., artificial body members), parts thereof, or aids and accessories therefor > Corporeal artificial heart, heart assist (e.g., implantable blood pump, etc.), control regulator, or power supply therefor, or method of operation therefor > Having enclosed rotary member for directly impelling blood flow
Description: Subject matter wherein the artificial heart includes a rotor encased in a housing and adapted for causing blood to flow through the housing.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
623/3.14 Blood flow along electromagnetic section of stator member 45
623/3.15 Rotary member driven by flexible shaft (e.g., cable, etc.) 17

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8657875 Method and apparatus for pumping blood Feb. 25, 2014
8608798 Total artificial heart Dec. 17, 2013
8562508 Mobility-enhancing blood pump system Oct. 22, 2013
8506470 Sensorless flow estimation for implanted ventricle assist device Aug. 13, 2013
8506471 Generating artificial pulse Aug. 13, 2013
8409276 Heart assist device Apr. 2, 2013
8226712 Total artificial heart system for auto-regulating flow and pressure Jul. 24, 2012
8210829 Two-stage rotodynamic blood pump with axially movable rotor assembly for adjusting hydraulic performance characteristics Jul. 3, 2012
8157721 Artificial heart pump system and its control apparatus Apr. 17, 2012
8152493 Centrifugal rotary blood pump with impeller having a hydrodynamic thrust bearing surface Apr. 10, 2012
8114008 Blood pump and pump unit Feb. 14, 2012
8012079 Method and apparatus for long-term assisting a left ventricle to pump blood Sep. 6, 2011
7998190 Intravascular miniature stent pump Aug. 16, 2011
7988728 Physiological demand responsive control system Aug. 2, 2011
7887479 Sensorless flow estimation for implanted ventricle assist device Feb. 15, 2011
7859156 Hard magnetic object and method for adjusting the direction and position of a magnetic vector Dec. 28, 2010
7794384 Dual communication interface for artificial heart system Sep. 14, 2010
7736296 Intracardiac blood pump Jun. 15, 2010
7704054 Two-stage rotodynamic blood pump Apr. 27, 2010
7591777 Sensorless flow estimation for implanted ventricle assist device Sep. 22, 2009
7524277 Apex to aorta cannula assembly Apr. 28, 2009
7374574 Device for axially conveying body fluids May. 20, 2008
7229258 Streamlined unobstructed one-pass axial-flow pump Jun. 12, 2007
7229474 Method for controlling the position of a permanent magnetically supported rotating component Jun. 12, 2007
7189260 Ventricular assist system secondary impeller Mar. 13, 2007
7182727 Single port cardiac support apparatus Feb. 27, 2007
7160242 Blood pump system Jan. 9, 2007
6981942 Temporary blood circulation assist device Jan. 3, 2006
6976996 Transport pump and organ stabilization apparatus including related methods Dec. 20, 2005
6974436 Integrated pump and cannula system and related methods Dec. 13, 2005
6858001 Single port cardiac support apparatus Feb. 22, 2005
6719791 Device for the axial transport of fluid media Apr. 13, 2004
6717311 Combination magnetic radial and thrust bearing Apr. 6, 2004
6670169 Bioreactor Dec. 30, 2003
6537315 Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type Mar. 25, 2003
6395026 Apparatus and methods for beating heart bypass surgery May. 28, 2002
6387125 Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type May. 14, 2002
6375607 Magnetically suspended fluid pump and control system Apr. 23, 2002
6346120 Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type Feb. 12, 2002
6336939 Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type Jan. 8, 2002
6302910 Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type Oct. 16, 2001
6280377 System for treating congestive heart failure Aug. 28, 2001
6123726 Portable drive system for artificial heart Sep. 26, 2000
6100618 Rotary machine with an electromagnetic rotary drive Aug. 8, 2000
6083260 Reverse flow transport pump and organ stabilization apparatus including related methods Jul. 4, 2000
6048363 Centrifugal blood pump apparatus Apr. 11, 2000
6015434 Artificial heart pump Jan. 18, 2000
5824070 Hybrid flow blood pump Oct. 20, 1998
5578077 Mechanical heart, body fluid and drug infusion pump Nov. 26, 1996
5507629 Artificial hearts with permanent magnet bearings Apr. 16, 1996

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