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Taylor Charles S, Aldrich William N, Baughman Thomas L, Benetti Federico J, Bennett Brian J, Billing Michael J, Fogarty Thomas J, Frantzen John J, Ginn Richard S, Glines Robert C, Green Harry L, Morejohn Dwight P, Regan Brent, Reis Eugene E, Salahieh Amr, Sepetka Ivan, Sherman Benjamin, Skieller Christian, Subramanian Valavanur A, Weller Gary B: Surgical instruments and procedures for stabilizing the beating heart during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiothoracic Sys, August 27, 1997: EP0791330-A2 (156 worldwide citation)

The invention is methods and devices which a surgeon may use to stabilize the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart ...


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SUBRAMANIAN VALAVANUR A: Percutaneous transvalvular intraannular band for mitral valve repair. CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, Christensen Michael R, April 21, 2011: WO/2011/047168 (7 worldwide citation)

Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band (50). The band (50) has a first end (58), a first anchoring portion located proximate the first end (58), a second end (60), a second anchoring portion located proxima ...


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Subramanian Valavanur A: Transvalvular intraannular band for valve repair. Cardiovascular Technologies, Subramanian Valavanur A, DELANEY Karoline A, October 22, 2009: WO/2009/129189 (4 worldwide citation)

Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band having an elongate and arcuate body. The elongate and arcuate body has a first end, a first anchoring portion located proximate the first end, a second end, a second a ...


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SUBRAMANIAN VALAVANUR A: BANDE TRANSVALVULAIRE INTRA-ANNULAIRE POUR LA REPARATION DES VALVULES, TRANSVALVULAR INTRAANNULAR BAND FOR VALVE REPAIR. CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, HEART REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES, AIRD & MCBURNEY, June 20, 2017: CA2721450

Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgita-tion can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band having an elongate and arcuate body. The elongate and arcuate body has a first end, a first anchoring portion located proximate the first end, a second end, a second ...