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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Peter Forrest, July 27, 1999: US05927284 (359 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area tissue. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Peter Forrest, January 18, 2000: US06015378 (207 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Michael J Jaro, Stephen W Bauer, January 8, 2002: US06336898 (79 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Tom Berry, Jeff Hohenshell, May 23, 2006: US07048683 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Cornelis Wilhelmus Jozef Verlaan: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, March 13, 2007: US07189201 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue within a patient's body cavity. In one embodiment, the tissue immobilized is heart tissue to thereby pe ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Cornelis Wilhelmus Jozef Verlaan: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, November 4, 2008: US07445594 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue within a patient's body cavity. In one embodiment, the tissue immobilized is heart tissue to thereby pe ...


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Eric Boone, Jack Goodman, John D Hall, Vincent J Testa, Eric Vroegop, William G O Neill, Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, April 10, 2007: US07201716 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and apparatus for performing beating heart surgery, in which a single articulating arm supports multiple suction pods. Once the suction pods are applied to the heart surface, tightening a cable fixes the arm in place. Then, the suction pods may be spread apart from each oth ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, November 3, 2009: US07611455 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Cornelis Wilhelmus Jozef Verlaan: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, April 24, 2003: US20030078470-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue within a patient's body cavity. In one embodiment, the tissue immobilized is heart tissue to thereby pe ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Medtronic, August 29, 2002: US20020120177-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...