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Stubstad James A, Urbaniak James R, Kahn Paul: Prosthesis for spinal repair. Cutter Laboratories, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, February 25, 1975: US3867728 (1027 worldwide citation)

A shaped article comprising at least a core element having generally flat top and bottom surfaces, the core element being made of elastic polymer and preferably reinforced. Presently preferred forms of the article are those in which the core element has a covering element secured to one or, in some ...


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Edwards William Sterling, Kahn Paul, Goodenough Samuel H: Tissue-type heart valve with a graft support ring or stent. February 6, 1973: US3714671 (382 worldwide citation)

A tricuspid valve and a graft support ring or stent therefor. The frame of the stent comprises three wire arcs, each formed along a circular or elliptical cylindrical surface. Each arc has an upstanding end portion that blends into a line parallel to the axis of the cylinder. Preferably, each arc is ...


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Cooley Denton A, Liotta Domingo S, Kahn Paul: Bicuspid fascia lata valve. Cutter Laboratories, June 19, 1973: US3739402 (123 worldwide citation)

A graft-support for homograft and heterograft tissue valve implantation comprising a ring base, two struts extending from one side of the ring base and generally parallel to its axis, and a fabric layer covering the entire surface of the ring and struts. The fabric layer has a thickened portion at t ...


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Stemmer August L, Kahn Paul, Stubstad James A: Bone prosthesis. Cutter Laboratories, August 15, 1972: US3683422 (111 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device with sub-periosteal, periosteal, or bone surface attachment for stress support, comprising a rigid reinforcing member and an elastomer-impregnated fibrous or woven fabric covering such member and firmly fixed to it. In one embodiment, a fibrous reinforced elastomer condyle-like m ...


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Miller Jr George E, Kahn Paul, Dabney William C: Tubular unit with vessel engaging cuff structure. Cutter Laboratories, Gardiver Sixbey Bradford & Carlson, June 17, 1975: US3889685 (94 worldwide citation)

The tubular unit with vessel engaging cuff structure is a unitary unit including a tube having a compressible cuff surrounding the outer surface thereof. The cuff includes a resilient, porous inner material surrounding the tube and an outer liquid impervious layer which may be bonded to or integrall ...


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Niebauer John J, Kahn Paul: Prosthetic joint. Cutler Laboratories, July 20, 1971: US3593342 (90 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint made of a fabric-reinforced unitary elastomeric member providing two tapering stems connected to opposite ends of a central portion having thick ends and a thin web and arranged to provide relative movement of one stem to the other in at least one direction while preventing moveme ...


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Kahn Paul, Stubstad James A: Joint prosthesis. Cutter Laboratories, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, June 3, 1975: US3886600 (74 worldwide citation)

This prosthesis for replacement of a skeletal hinged joint comprises a unitary member of elastomer having a central hinge portion with a stem at each end, the stems being inclined with respect to each other. Each stem has a base adapted for insertion into a medullary canal of a bone of the joint. Th ...


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Kahn Paul, Bramson Mogens L: Pericardial catheter. Cutter Laboratories, December 28, 1971: US3630207 (66 worldwide citation)

The pericardial catheter has a main tube, flat in cross section, open at one end and closed at the other. The top wall is flat and the bottom wall is generally flat, having a plurality of openings near to but spaced from the closed end. A plurality of lengthwise extending ridges lie between successi ...


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Kahn Paul, Brown Ronald C: Artificial heart assembly and heart assist device. Cutter Laboratories, October 23, 1973: US3766567 (32 worldwide citation)

An artificial heart assembly comprising a pair of ventricles, a pair of atria or inflow means, a pair of sinus or outflow means for pumped blood, and fluid pumps to drive the ventricles. In a modification, a single ventricle is used as a ventricular assist device. Each ventricle has a shell providin ...


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Edwards William Sterling, Kahn Paul, Goodenough Samuel H: Fabricating equipment for tissue type heart valve. Cutter Laboratories, January 9, 1973: US3709175 (15 worldwide citation)

A device for making a replacement heart valve having a plurality of cusps. The combination includes a mold means for forming a tissue, suitably an animal tissue and particularly a homologous tissue, into cusp form. A clamping means causes the mold means to form the tissue into a cusp shape, and a ti ...