04501030 is referenced by 335 patents and cites 2 patents.

A prosthetic heart valve including a frame having a plurality of commissure supports, a plurality of resilient supports, and a plurality of valve leaflets. The valve leaflets are attached to the resilient supports, and the resilient supports lie radially outwardly of the commissure supports, respectively. When in use, the valve is subjected to forces which are used to clamp the valve leaflets between the resilient supports and the commissure supports to augment whatever other leaflet attachment techniques may be used.

Title
Method of leaflet attachment for prosthetic heart valves
Application Number
6/293667
Publication Number
4501030
Application Date
August 17, 1981
Publication Date
February 26, 1985
Inventor
Ernest Lane
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Agent
Gordon L Peterson
Assignee
American Hospital Supply Corporation
IL, US
IPC
A61F 1/00
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