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Lilip Lau, Bill Hartigan: Self-sizing cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, March 13, 2007: US07189202 (49 worldwide citation)

A cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure is disclosed. The harness applies elastic, compressive reinforcement on the left ventricle to reduce deleterious wall tension and to resist shape change of the ventricle during the mechanical cardiac cycle. Rather than imposing a dimension beyo ...


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Lilip Lau, William Hartigan, Anuja Patel: Device for treating heart failure. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, June 3, 2008: US07381181 (45 worldwide citation)

A cardiac harness is configured to fit about a portion of a patient's heart so as to exert a compressive force on the heart during at least a portion of the cardiac cycle. The harness can be constructed of a plurality of individual modules assembled ex vivo or in vivo. The modules can have different ...


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Matthew G Fishler, Alan R Klenk, Joshua Wallin, Peter M Martin: Medical device delivery system having integrated introducer. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, June 5, 2012: US08192351 (40 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a medical device onto a heart includes a housing within which is releasably disposed the medical device. The housing in one embodiment comprises inner and outer deflectors between which is delivered the medical device. Both deflectors are self-expanding. A deflector compr ...


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Lilip Lau, Matthew G Fishler, Craig Mar: Cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure and for defibrillating and/or pacing/sensing. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, December 5, 2006: US07146226 (31 worldwide citation)

A system for treating the heart includes a cardiac harness associated with a cardiac rhythm management devise which includes at least electrodes and a power source. The cardiac harness applies a compressive force on the heart during diastole and systole. The electrodes will deliver an electrical sho ...


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Lilip Lau, Matthew G Fishler, Craig Mar: Cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure and for defibrillating and/or pacing/sensing. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, December 26, 2006: US07155295 (29 worldwide citation)

A system for treating the heart includes a cardiac harness associated with a cardiac rhythm management devise which includes at least electrodes and a power source. The cardiac harness applies a compressive force on the heart during diastole and systole. The electrodes will deliver an electrical sho ...


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Lilip Lau, Bill Hartigan: Expandable cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, July 25, 2006: US07081086 (29 worldwide citation)

A cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure is disclosed. The harness applies elastic, compressive reinforcement on the left ventricle to reduce deleterious wall tension and to resist shape change of the ventricle during the mechanical cardiac cycle. Rather than imposing a dimension beyo ...


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Lilip Lau, Joshua Wallin: Cardiac harness delivery device and method. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, March 13, 2007: US07189203 (24 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes and elongate body having a proximal portion and a distal portion. The body includes a cavity sized to contain a cardiac harness in a compacted configuration and also includes a plurality of elongate push rods movable with respect to the body. The cardiac harness is releasably ...


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Lilip Lau, Bill Hartigan: Cardiac treatment apparatus. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, August 12, 2008: US07410461 (20 worldwide citation)

A cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure is disclosed. The harness applies elastic, compressive reinforcement on the left ventricle to reduce deleterious wall tension and to resist shape change of the ventricle during the mechanical cardiac cycle. Rather than imposing a dimension beyo ...


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Lilip Lau: Cardiac harness for treating heart disease. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton, January 2, 2007: US07158839 (17 worldwide citation)

A system for treating the heart includes a cardiac harness associated with a cardiac rhythm management devise which does not have a lead system. The cardiac harness applies a compressive force on the heart during diastole and systole, and the cardiac rhythm management devise will deliver an electric ...


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Lilip Lau, Anuja Patel: Cardiac harness. Paracor Medical, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, April 4, 2006: US07022063 (16 worldwide citation)

A cardiac harness for treating or preventing congestive heart failure is configured to be placed about at least a portion of a patient's heart so as to apply a mild compressive force on the heart. In one embodiment, the cardiac harness is configured so that the variation of load as a function of exp ...