08235933 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 77 patents.

The present invention is directed to methods and apparatus for decreasing pressure in the left atrium of a patient by implanting a valved shunt through the atrial septum, whereby a volume of blood sufficient to reduce pressure in said left atrium is released to the right atrium.

Title
Methods and apparatus for reducing localized circulatory system pressure
Application Number
13/107832
Publication Number
8235933 (B2)
Application Date
May 13, 2011
Publication Date
August 7, 2012
Inventor
Randy Kesten
Mountain View
CA, US
Gad Keren
Qrxat-Ono
IL
Agent
Jaime D Choi
Nicola A Pisano
Jones Day
Assignee
V Wave
IL
IPC
A61M 5/00
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