07052487 is referenced by 138 patents and cites 67 patents.

A method for reducing mitral regurgitation includes deploying deforming matter into a selected one of (i) a mitral valve annulus adjacent a posterior leaflet, and (ii) tissue adjacent the mitral valve annulus and proximate the posterior leaflet, to cause conformational change in the mitral valve annulus to increase mitral valve leaflet coaptation.

Title
Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation
Application Number
10/280401
Publication Number
7052487 (B2)
Application Date
October 25, 2002
Publication Date
May 30, 2006
Inventor
Richard B Streeter
Winchester, 01890
MA, US
Todd F Davenport
Andover, 01810
MA, US
Steven B Woolfson
Boston, 02205
MA, US
John R Liddicoat
Boston, 02114
MA, US
William E Cohn
Chestnut Hill, 02467
MA, US
Agent
Pandiscio & Pandiscio
IPC
A61M 29/02
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