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Charles S Taylor, William N Aldrich, Thomas L Baughman, Federico J Benetti, Brian J Bennett, Michael J Billig, Thomas J Fogarty, John J Frantzen, Richard S Ginn, Robert C Glines, Harry L Green, Dwight P Morejohn, Brent Regan, Eugene E Reis, Amr Salahieh, Ivan Sepetka, Benjamin Sherman, Christian Skieller, Valavanur A Subramanian, Gary B Weller, William F Witt: Surgical instrument for stabilizing the beating heart during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiothoracic Systems, Alan W Cannon, Bozicevic Field & Francis, February 12, 2002: US06346077 (336 worldwide citation)

The invention is methods and devices which a surgeon may use to stabilize the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart ...


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Charles S Taylor, Robert G Matheny, Dwight P Morejohn: Method and apparatus for using vagus nerve stimulation in surgery. Cardiothoracic Systems, Lyon & Lyon, June 22, 1999: US05913876 (305 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating coronary surgery on the beating heart wherein the vagus nerve is electrically stimulated to purposely temporarily stop or substantially reduce the beating of the heart under precisely controlled conditions. The apparatus controllably applies the electrical sti ...


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Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Amr Salahieh, Dwight P Morejohn: Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, February 12, 2008: US07329279 (254 worldwide citation)

Methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of endovascularly delivering a replacement valve and an anchor to a vicinity of the heart valve, the anchor having a braid, and expanding the braid to a deployed configuration against the ...


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Amr Salahieh, Brian D Brandt, Dwight P Morejohn, Ulrich R Haug, Jean Pierre Dueri, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Jeff Krolik: Low profile heart valve and delivery system. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, June 3, 2008: US07381219 (240 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a delivery catheter having a diameter of 21 french or less; an expandable anchor disposed within the delivery catheter; and a replacement valve disposed within the delivery catheter. The invention also includes a method for e ...


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Amr Salahieh, Brian D Brandt, Robert A Gleshlider, Dwight P Morejohn, Tom Saul: Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, July 6, 2010: US07748389 (230 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus for methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes an expandable anchor with leaflet engagement elements on the proximal end of the anchor and a replacement valve. The leaflet engagement elements can be used to prevent ...


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Amr Salahieh, Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Dwight P Morejohn: Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, November 4, 2008: US07445631 (197 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for replacing a native aortic valve, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor adapted to be endovascularly delivered and secured at a site within the native aortic valve. The expandable anchor has a delivery length in a delivery configuration substant ...


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Amr Salahieh, Brian D Brandt, Dwight P Morejohn, Ulrich R Haug, Jean Pierre Dueri, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider: Replacement valve and anchor. Sadra Medical, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, June 14, 2011: US07959672 (178 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a replacement valve adapted to be delivered endovascularly to a vicinity of the heart valve; an expandable anchor adapted to be delivered endovascularly to the vicinity of the heart valve; and a lock mechanism configured to m ...


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Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Amr Salahieh, Dwight P Morejohn, Kenneth J Michlitsch: Everting heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, August 24, 2010: US07780725 (160 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for endovascular delivery to a vicinity of the patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the replacement valve i ...


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Charles S Taylor, Dwight P Morejohn, Benjamin Sherman, Gary B Weller, William Friederich Witt, Caralin R Adair: Surgical instruments for stabilizing the beating heart during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiothoracic System, Lyon & Lyon, March 14, 2000: US06036641 (149 worldwide citation)

This invention is methods and devices for stabilizing the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart with the device and ...


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Richard M Ferrari, Dwight P Morejohn, Ivan Sepetka, Robert C Glines: Expandable cannula for performing cardiopulmonary bypass and method for using same. Cardiothoracic Systems, Limbach & Limbach, February 20, 2001: US06190357 (146 worldwide citation)

A device for occlusion of a body passageway and subsequent perfusion of the body passageway with arterial return blood, cardioplegia and other fluid is disclosed. The device of the present invention is an expandable cannula comprising a flexible, expandable tubular elongate body having a first diame ...