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 3 405
Lenker, Jay A Laguna Beach, CA 130 9901
Rosenbluth, Robert F Laguna Niguel, CA 73 4769
Seiler, Jr Louis Huntington Beach, CA 4 527

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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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7,981,153 Biologically implantable prosthesis methods of using 21 2005
7,503,929 Prosthetic heart valve system 12 2006
7,468,073 Heart valve system 20 2006
8,211,169 Gasket with collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for using them 18 2006
7,967,857 Gasket with spring collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for making and using them 9 2007
8,821,569 Multiple component prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for delivering them 9 2007
* RE44075 Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner 16 2008
7,972,377 Bioprosthetic heart valve 17 2008
8,273,118 Heart valve holder assembly for use in valve implantation procedures 9 2008
8,029,564 Prosthetic heart valve system 15 2009
7,951,197 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 4 2009
* 8,696,743 Tissue attachment devices and methods for prosthetic heart valves 10 2009
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8,603,161 Attachment device and methods of using the same 9 2009
8,500,802 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 11 2011
8,349,003 Suture locking assembly and method of use 8 2011
8,460,373 Method for implanting a heart valve within an annulus of a patient 8 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 11 2011
9,333,078 Heart valve assemblies 0 2013
 
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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 250 1999
6,558,418 Flexible heart valve 154 1999
6,378,221 Systems and methods for mapping and marking the thickness of bioprosthetic sheet 25 2000
6,585,766 Cloth-covered stents for tissue heart valves 120 2000
6,461,382 Flexible heart valve having moveable commissures 310 2000
6,413,275 Apparatus for testing bioprosthetic heart valve leaflets 27 2000
6,736,845 Holder for flexible heart valve 150 2001
6,837,902 Methods of making bioprosthetic heart valves with strain matched leaflets 60 2003
7,481,838 Flexible heart valve and associated connecting band 112 2003
* 2004/0148,018 Flexible heart valve and associated connecting band 131 2003
7,819,915 Heart valve holders and handling clips therefor 8 2003
7,179,290 Flexible heart valve 3 2004
8,062,359 Highly flexible heart valve connecting band 21 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 13 2005
* 2006/0009,842 Contoured heart valve suture rings 91 2005
* 2006/0229,718 Stress absorbing flexible heart valve frame 41 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 36 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 9 2010
* 2010/0257,735 METHODS FOR ASSEMBLING COMPONENTS OF A FABRIC-COVERED PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE 0 2010
8,348,998 Unitary quick connect prosthetic heart valve and deployment system and methods 31 2010
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8,506,625 Contoured sewing ring for a prosthetic mitral heart valve 8 2010
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8,845,720 Prosthetic heart valve frame with flexible commissures 6 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 17 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
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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 1 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
9,504,563 Rapidly deployable surgical heart valves 0 2014
9,155,617 Prosthetic mitral valve 3 2014
9,468,527 Cardiac implant with integrated suture fasteners 0 2014
9,504,566 Surgical heart valves identifiable post-implant 0 2015
 
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