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Marc Bessler, Timothy A M Chuter: Artificial heart valve and method and device for implanting the same. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, January 5, 1999: US05855601 (1056 worldwide citation)

An artificial heart valve comprises a relatively rigid stent member having a first cylindrical shape and a flexible valve disposed in the stent member, the stent member being self-expandable to a second cylindrical shape and collapsible to its first cylindrical shape. The valve comprises a circular ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichu, Assaf Bash, Avraham Zakai: Implantable prosthetic valve. Percutaneous Valve Technologies, William H Dippert, Reed Smith, May 4, 2004: US06730118 (756 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises a support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted t ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichu, Assaf Bash, Avraham Zakai: Implantable prosthetic valve. Percutaneous Valve Technologies, David L Hauser, William H Dippert, May 17, 2005: US06893460 (677 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted to ...


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Alain Cribier: Value prosthesis for implantation in body channels. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, William H Dippert, June 21, 2005: US06908481 (673 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis which is especially useful in the case of aortic stenosis and capable of resisting the powerful recoil force and to stand the forceful balloon inflation performed to deploy the valve and to embed it in the aortic annulus, comprises a collapsible valvular structure and an expandabl ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Susan J Zachman: Apparatus and method for treating cardiac arrhythmias with no discrete target. Biosense, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, February 17, 1998: US05718241 (415 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for treating cardiac arrhythmias with no discrete focus. More particularly, one or more catheters are used to collect local information concerning a patient's heart, the information is analyzed to determine where lines or points of ablation should be made, and then the lines o ...


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Michael R Treat, Fred H Co, George D Hermann, Thomas A Howell, Theodore R Kucklick, Michelle Y Monfort, Kenneth H Mollenauer: Electrothermal instrument for sealing and joining or cutting tissue. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Reed Smith, September 30, 2003: US06626901 (389 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method are provided for sealing and joining or hemostatically dividing tissue, which is particularly suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The instrument makes use of the controlled application of a combination of heat and pressure to seal adjacent tissues, to join adja ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim: Apparatus and method for intrabody mapping. Biosense, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, February 3, 1998: US05713946 (374 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an apparatus and method for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. More particularly, this invention is directed to a method for ablating a portion of an organ or bodily structure of a patient, which comprises obtaining a perspective image of the organ or structure to be mappe ...


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Mehmet C Oz, Gerald M Lemole, Alan Lotvin, Juan P Umana, William Allen, Howard P Levin: Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, August 7, 2001: US06269819 (342 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the repair of a cardiovascular valve having leaflets comprises a grasper capable of grabbing and co-apting the leaflets of the valve. Preferably, the grasper has jaw that grasp, immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener is inserted to co-apt the leaflets. The apparatus is particu ...


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Michael R Treat, Fred H Co, George D Hermann, Thomas A Howell, Theodore R Kucklick, Michelle Y Monfort, Kenneth H Mollenauer: Electrothermal instrument for sealing and joining or cutting tissue. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Reed Smith, March 1, 2005: US06860880 (337 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method are provided for sealing and joining or hemostatically dividing tissue, which is particularly suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The instrument makes use of the controlled application of a combination of heat and pressure to seal adjacent tissues, to join adja ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim: Apparatus and method for treating cardiac arrhythmias. Biosense, William H Dippert Esq, Cowan Liebowtiz & Latman P C, November 24, 1998: US05840025 (309 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an apparatus and method for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. More particularly, this invention is directed to a method for ablating a portion of an organ or bodily structure of a patient, which comprises obtaining a perspective image of the organ or structure to be mappe ...