3592184 is referenced by 104 patents and cites 6 patents.

Method and device for augmenting the action of an ailing heart having an incompetent aortic valve, wherein blood is sucked up from the aorta, while blocking flow to the arterial tree, and then, upon reverse, a major portion of the blood is forced into the arterial tree and a minor portion forced into the coronary arteries of the heart itself.

Heart assist method and catheter
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Publication Number
Application Date
December 16, 1969
Publication Date
July 13, 1971
Klink Erwin J
Watkins David H
A61b 19/00
A61m 01/03
A61M 25/01
A61M 25/00
A61M 25/04
A61M 25/02
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