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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac disease treatment and device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, September 26, 2000: US06123662 (123 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac disease treatment and device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, March 25, 2003: US06537203 (96 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac disease treatment and device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, May 24, 2005: US06896652 (52 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Metallic cardiac support device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, April 11, 2006: US07025719 (23 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support with controlled ventricular pressure. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, April 4, 2006: US07022064 (22 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support device with anti-fibrosis lining. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, February 14, 2006: US06997865 (22 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support disease with anti-fibrosis coating. Acorn Cardiovascular, Faegre & Benson, December 26, 2006: US07153258 (15 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support device with differential compliance. Mardil, Gordon & Rees, Laurie A Axford, David Heckadon, October 2, 2012: US08277372 (5 worldwide citation)

A cardiac support device comprising a jacket of flexible and biocompatible material having a first axis for alignment generally parallel to a longitudinal axis of a patient's heart and a second axis that is transverse to the first axis. The material exhibits an amount of expansion in response to a f ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support device with differential expansion. Acorn Cardiovasculas, Faegre & Benson, August 25, 2009: US07578784 (2 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Jai Shankar Raman, John Melmouth Power: Cardiac support with metallic structure. Acorn Cardiovascular, Faegre & Benson, January 26, 2010: US07651461 (2 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...