US Patent No: 4,388,735

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Low profile prosthetic xenograft heart valve

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Prosthetic heart valves comprising an annular, right cylindrical, metal stent covered with fabric to which a glutaraldehyde-stabilized pericardial valving element formed of three leaflets, each having a plateau on a truncated triangle extending higher at the center than at the edges, and formed as a cylinder having a diameter substantially equal to the diameter of the stent, and having a low profile is disclosed.

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SORIN BIOMEDICAL INC.IRVINE, CA3

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ionescu, Marian I Leeds, GB2 3 394
Lenker, Jay A Laguna Beach, CA 130 9568
Rosenbluth, Robert F Laguna Niguel, CA 73 4573
Seiler, Jr Louis Huntington Beach, CA 4 517

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6,926,743 Biological stent-graft 1 2003
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* 2005/0187,618 Low profile heart valve prosthesis 5 2004
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* 2009/0198,323 Prosthetic Heart Valve System 2 2009
 
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MEDTRONIC ATS MEDICAL INC. (2)
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GABBAY, SHLOMO (2)
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7,959,674 Suture locking assembly and method of use 6 2004
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7,981,153 Biologically implantable prosthesis methods of using 20 2005
7,503,929 Prosthetic heart valve system 12 2006
7,468,073 Heart valve system 19 2006
8,211,169 Gasket with collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for using them 15 2006
7,967,857 Gasket with spring collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for making and using them 8 2007
8,821,569 Multiple component prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for delivering them 6 2007
* RE44075 Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner 11 2008
7,972,377 Bioprosthetic heart valve 13 2008
8,273,118 Heart valve holder assembly for use in valve implantation procedures 7 2008
8,029,564 Prosthetic heart valve system 12 2009
7,951,197 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 3 2009
* 8,696,743 Tissue attachment devices and methods for prosthetic heart valves 8 2009
* 2010/0023,120 TISSUE ATTACHMENT DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES 13 2009
8,603,161 Attachment device and methods of using the same 7 2009
8,500,802 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 9 2011
8,349,003 Suture locking assembly and method of use 6 2011
8,460,373 Method for implanting a heart valve within an annulus of a patient 6 2011
8,747,463 Methods of using a prosthesis fixturing device 0 2011
8,623,080 Biologically implantable prosthesis and methods of using the same 9 2011
9,333,078 Heart valve assemblies 0 2013
 
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EMORY UNIVERSITY (1)
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6,245,105 Method of testing bioprosthetic heart valve leaflets 64 1998
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6,231,602 Aortic annuloplasty ring 238 1999
6,558,418 Flexible heart valve 151 1999
6,378,221 Systems and methods for mapping and marking the thickness of bioprosthetic sheet 24 2000
6,585,766 Cloth-covered stents for tissue heart valves 113 2000
6,461,382 Flexible heart valve having moveable commissures 287 2000
6,413,275 Apparatus for testing bioprosthetic heart valve leaflets 27 2000
6,736,845 Holder for flexible heart valve 143 2001
6,837,902 Methods of making bioprosthetic heart valves with strain matched leaflets 59 2003
7,481,838 Flexible heart valve and associated connecting band 107 2003
* 2004/0148,018 Flexible heart valve and associated connecting band 127 2003
7,819,915 Heart valve holders and handling clips therefor 7 2003
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8,062,359 Highly flexible heart valve connecting band 16 2005
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7,739,971 Systems and methods for assembling components of a fabric-covered prosthetic heart valve 5 2005
* 2006/0276,889 Systems and methods for assembling components of a fabric-covered prosthetic heart valve 7 2005
8,518,108 Contoured heart valve suture rings 11 2005
* 2006/0009,842 Contoured heart valve suture rings 89 2005
* 2006/0229,718 Stress absorbing flexible heart valve frame 39 2006
8,021,161 Simulated heart valve root for training and testing 0 2006
8,574,257 System, device, and method for providing access in a cardiovascular environment 0 2009
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* 2010/0161,036 QUICK-CONNECT PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND METHODS 30 2009
9,248,016 Prosthetic heart valve system 0 2010
* 2010/0161,046 HOLDER FOR FLEXIBLE HEART VALVE 2 2010
8,276,533 Methods for assembling components of a fabric-covered prosthetic heart valve 7 2010
* 2010/0257,735 METHODS FOR ASSEMBLING COMPONENTS OF A FABRIC-COVERED PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE 0 2010
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8,506,625 Contoured sewing ring for a prosthetic mitral heart valve 6 2010
8,986,374 Prosthetic heart valve 0 2011
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8,845,720 Prosthetic heart valve frame with flexible commissures 3 2011
9,358,107 Systems, dies, and methods for processing pericardial tissue 0 2012
8,696,742 Unitary quick-connect prosthetic heart valve deployment methods 15 2012
9,005,278 Quick-connect prosthetic heart valve 3 2012
9,078,747 Anchoring device for replacing or repairing a heart valve 0 2012
9,005,277 Unitary quick-connect prosthetic heart valve deployment system 9 2012
9,439,762 Methods of implant of a heart valve with a convertible sewing ring 0 2013
9,370,418 Rapidly deployable surgical heart valves 0 2013
9,125,741 Systems and methods for ensuring safe and rapid deployment of prosthetic heart valves 0 2013
9,314,334 Conformal expansion of prosthetic devices to anatomical shapes 0 2013
9,155,617 Prosthetic mitral valve 3 2014
 
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COLIBRI HEART VALVE LLC (10)
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