04388735 is referenced by 146 patents and cites 8 patents.

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.

Title
Low profile prosthetic xenograft heart valve
Application Number
6/203804
Publication Number
4388735
Application Date
November 3, 1980
Publication Date
June 21, 1983
Inventor
Louis Seiler Jr
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Robert F Rosenbluth
Laguna Niguel
CA, US
Jay A Lenker
Laguna Beach
CA, US
Marian I Ionescu
Leeds
GB
Agent
Knobbe Martens
Assignee
Shiley
CA, US
IPC
A61F 1/22
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