04164046 is referenced by 242 patents and cites 7 patents.

An improved valve prosthesis for mitral and tricuspid heart valves, the valve prosthesis being configurated as an open ring and covered with a double velour fabric having a laterally projecting fabric appendage for simultaneously facilitating suturing the prosthesis in place and improving tissue infiltration.

Title
Valve prosthesis
Application Number
5/797107
Publication Number
4164046
Application Date
May 16, 1977
Publication Date
August 14, 1979
Inventor
Denton A Cooley
3014 Del Monte, Houston, 77019
TX, US
Agent
J Winslow Young
H Ross Workman
IPC
A61F 1/22
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