07125420 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 78 patents.

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus being adapted to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, whereby to move the posterior annulus anteriorly and thereby improve leaflet coaptation and reduce mitral regurgitation.

Title
Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function
Application Number
10/446470
Publication Number
7125420 (B2)
Application Date
May 27, 2003
Publication Date
October 24, 2006
Inventor
William E Cohn
Chestnut Hill
MA, US
Daniel C Taylor
Brighton
MA, US
John R Liddicoat
Boston
MA, US
Jonathan Rourke
Belmont
MA, US
Agent
Pandiscio & Pandiscio
Assignee
Viacor
DE, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
A61F 2/24
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