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Robert F Buckman Jr, Michael M Badellino: Inflatable and expandable direct manual cardiac compression device. Temple University Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco P C, November 5, 1996: US05571074 (115 worldwide citation)

A heart massager for substernal heart massage is disclosed. The heart massager utilizes a heart-contacting member adapted for insertion into a thoracic cavity for directly contacting the heart and a handle attached thereto for manually manipulating the apparatus. The heart-contacting member includes ...


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Robert F Buckman Jr, Michael M Badellino: Direct manual cardiac compression device. Temple University Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco P C, December 10, 1996: US05582580 (82 worldwide citation)

A heart massager for substernal heart massage is disclosed. The heart massager has a heart-contacting member having a surface which is at least partially concave for contacting the heart, cushioning on the surface of the contact member, and a handle attached to the heart-contacting member for manual ...


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Robert F Buckman Jr, Michael M Badellino: Direct manual cardiac compression method. Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco, January 16, 1996: US05484391 (61 worldwide citation)

Methods for employing a heart massager for substernal heart massage are disclosed. The heart massager comprises a heart-contacting member connected to a handle. The disclosed method comprises the following steps: making an incision in the skin in an intercostal space; surgically separating the inter ...