US Patent No: 5,139,515

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Ascending aortic prosthesis

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An ascending aortic prothesis has a root wall portion with annularly spaced bulges simulating the sinuses of Valsalva to provide a more natural functioning of the aortic valve following surgery to implant such prothesis in comparison to conventional aortic protheses which are of uniform tubular diameter.

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Robicsek, Francis Charlotte, NC 7 239

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MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
4,350,492 Method for preparing tissue heart valve 50 1981

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SORIN GROUP ITALIA S.R.L. (9)
8,109,996 Minimally-invasive cardiac-valve prosthesis 4 2005
7,857,845 Cardiac-valve prosthesis 14 2006
8,539,662 Cardiac-valve prosthesis 1 2008
8,535,373 Minimally-invasive cardiac-valve prosthesis 1 2008
8,512,397 Prosthetic vascular conduit 1 2009
8,840,661 Atraumatic prosthetic heart valve prosthesis 0 2009
8,834,563 Expandable prosthetic valve having anchoring appendages 0 2009
8,540,768 Cardiac valve prosthesis 1 2011
8,685,084 Prosthetic vascular conduit and assembly method 0 2012
 
COLIBRI HEART VALVE LLC (4)
8,308,797 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 1 2004
8,109,995 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 1 2008
8,361,144 Percutaneously deliverable heart valve and methods associated therewith 0 2011
8,790,398 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 0 2013
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (3)
8,221,492 Artificial valve prosthesis with improved flow dynamics 1 2004
7,717,952 Artificial prostheses with preferred geometries 5 2006
8,038,708 Implantable device with remodelable material and covering material 0 2006
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (3)
7,309,461 Ultrasonic crimping of a varied diameter vascular graft 7 2004
8,388,679 Single continuous piece prosthetic tubular aortic conduit and method for manufacturing the same 0 2010
8,696,741 Woven prosthesis and method for manufacturing the same 0 2010
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (3)
6,953,332 Mandrel for use in forming valved prostheses having polymer leaflets by dip coating 61 2000
6,562,069 Polymer leaflet designs for medical devices 31 2001
7,018,404 Conduit for aorta or pulmonary artery replacement 25 2002
 
WORLD HEART CORPORATION (3)
6,102,845 Ventricular assist device with minimal blood contacting surfaces 35 1994
5,810,708 Ventricular assist conduit with externally supported tissue valve 26 1995
6,001,056 Smooth ventricular assist device conduit 66 1998
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
7,465,316 Tri-petaled aortic root vascular graft 3 2004
7,842,098 Longitudinally expanding medical device 6 2005
 
LIFEPORT SCIENCES LLC (2)
5,683,449 Modular bifurcated intraluminal grafts and methods for delivering and assembling same 232 1995
5,676,696 Modular bifurcated intraluminal grafts and methods for delivering and assembling same 323 1996
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
6,347,632 Compliant simulated aortas, method for making same by adjusting durometer of materials, and method for testing heart valves 5 1992
5,546,820 Method and apparatus for testing of circumferentially compliant bioprosthetic valve 0 1994
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (2)
RE44050 Vascular prosthesis 0 2004
7,431,733 Vascular prosthesis 2 2004
 
AESCULAP AG (1)
8,728,152 Woven aortic sinus prosthesis having a bulb 0 2007
 
CARBOMEDICS INC. (1)
7,641,687 Attachment of a sewing cuff to a heart valve 15 2004
 
Heinemen Medical Research, Inc. (1)
6,544,285 Aortic root prosthesis with compliant sinuses 21 2000
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
7,758,633 Varied diameter vascular graft 4 2004
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
8,808,369 Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement 0 2010
 
TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (1)
6,875,230 Mechanical heart valve and production method thereof 49 2002
 
VASCUTEK LIMITED (1)
6,352,554 Prosthetic tubular aortic conduit and method for manufacturing the same 44 1999
 
VERYAN MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
6,039,754 Vascular prostheses 46 1996
 
WILES, TERRY L. (1)
5,406,857 Method and apparatus for testing of circumferentially compliant bioprosthetic valve 29 1992
 
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5,755,779 Blood stream adjuster 65 1996
6,319,281 Artificial venous valve and sizing catheter 94 1999