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Iannotti Joseph P, Scalise Jason, Bayan Jason Allen: Method and apparatus for preparing for a surgical procedure. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109751 (78 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing for a surgical procedure includes creating a three- dimensional bone model of a subject bone of a patient. At least a portion of the bone model is compared to at least one three-dimensional reference anatomic model. At least one structural difference between the bone model and ...


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Navia José Luis, Navia José Antonio, Goodin Mark S: Apparatus and methods for repair of a cardiac valve. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, December 2, 2004: WO/2004/103223 (68 worldwide citation)

An annuloplasty ring for repairing a cardiac valve includes an expandable support member having oppositely disposed proximal and distal end portions and a main body portion between the end portions. The proximal end portion of the support member includes a plurality of wing members that extend from ...


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Navia José Luis, Navia José A, Jordana Jorge L: Method and apparatus for replacing a mitral valve with a stentless bioprosthetic valve having chordae. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032724 (34 worldwide citation)

A stentless bioprosthetic valve (12) includes at least one piece of biocompatible material comprising a bi-leaflet conduit having a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end defines a first annulus for suturing to the valve annulus in the heart. The conduit includes first and second leaflets ( ...


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Navia José Luis, Navia José A, Jordana Jorge L: Method and apparatus for replacing a mitral valve with a stentless bioprosthetic valve. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032796 (32 worldwide citation)

A stentless bioprosthetic valve includes at least one piece of biocompatible material comprising a bi-leaflet conduit. The conduit has a distal end and a proximal end that defines a first annulus for suturing to the valve annulus of a heart. The conduit further includes first and second leaflets tha ...


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Luders Jurgen, Najm Imad, Luders Hans O: Electrical stimulation of the brain. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, May 6, 2004: WO/2004/037342 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates electrical stimulation (18) of structures having high fiber density, such as white matter tracts (14) of the brain, to effect desired stimulation of associated brain structures. The stimulation of such white matter tracts or other structures can help reduce seizures or ...


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Luders Jurgen, Najm Imad, Luders Hans O, Boulis Nicholas M: Application of stimulus to white matter to induce a desired physiological response. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Luders Jurgen, Najm Imad, Luders Hans O, Boulis Nicholas M, WESORICK Richard S, October 28, 2004: WO/2004/091718 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to providing a stimulus to brain structures having high fiber density, such as white matter tracts (14, 52, 74, 87, 160, 180, 182, 204). The stimulus, which can be electrical, pharmacological and/or genetic, is operative to employ the white matters to affect associated ...


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Navia Jose L, Navia Jose A, Oberti Carlos: Apparatus and methods for replacing a cardiac valve. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, August 24, 2006: WO/2006/089236 (28 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) and method for replacing a cardiac valve includes an expandable support member (40) having oppositely disposed first (42) and second (44) ends, a main body portion (46) extending between the ends, and a prosthetic valve (12) within the main body portion. The main body portion has a ...


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Sarac Timur Paul, Smedira Nicholas G: Prosthetic valve and method for making same. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, February 2, 2006: WO/2006/012322 (27 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic valve (202) for placement within a body passage includes at least two valve leaflets (204) made from a first layer of either peritoneal fascia tissue or pleural tissue. Support structure (16) is attached to the first layer to provide structural support for the valve leaflets. A method f ...


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Kapadia Samir, Yadav Jay, Tuzcu E Murat: Percutaneous atrioventricular valve and method of use. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/025028 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for percutaneously replacing a diseased cardiac valve includes an expandable support member for positioning in an atrial chamber. The expandable support member includes at least one anchoring portion for anchoring in at least one opening that extends from the atrial chamber and a main b ...


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Greensbeerg Roy K, Deford John A: Stent with integrated filter. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, WESORICK Richard S, November 2, 2006: WO/2006/116636 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical device that may be implanted intraluminally in a patient includes a stent and a filter combination. In one variation, the device includes a stent with a distal portion adapted to capture particles during the placement of the device in a stenosed region within a blood vessel, hi another var ...