Donald N Ross, Endre Bodnar, William J Hoskin: Stent for a cardiac valve. Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, August 10, 1982: US04343048 (438 worldwide citation)

A stent for a cardiac valve comprises a metal base ring having metal legs projecting therefrom in a generally axial direction, each leg being flexible in such a manner that, when the stent has a valve installed therein and the valve is under pressure such as when operating in the heart, each respect ...

Endre Bodnar: Bioprosthetic conduits. Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, March 6, 2001: US06197143 (36 worldwide citation)

A method of making a bioprosthetic conduit, comprises the steps of: