04106129 is referenced by 568 patents and cites 2 patents.

A supported bioprosthetic heart valve in which the supporting stent is capable of annular deformation and also of limited perimetric expansion and contraction during heart operation. The stent includes a wire frame composed of a single flexible wire preformed to define inverted U-shaped commissure supports merging smoothly with arcuate portions connecting such supports.

Title
Supported bioprosthetic heart valve with compliant orifice ring
Application Number
647900
Publication Number
4106129
Application Date
August 26, 1977
Publication Date
August 15, 1978
Inventor
Ernest Lane
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Alain F Carpentier
Paris
FR
Agent
Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut
Assignee
American Hospital Supply Corporation
IL, US
IPC
A61F 1/22
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