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John R Liddicoat, Gregory H Lambrecht, Todd F Davenport, William E Cohn, Steven B Woolfson, Daniel C Taylor: Method and apparatus for performing a procedure on a cardiac valve. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio P C, August 3, 2004: US06769434 (378 worldwide citation)

A method for deploying an aortic valve prosthesis includes the steps of: making a first opening leading to the left atrium; passing the valve prosthesis through the opening and into a cardiac chamber of the left side of the heart using a first manipulation instrument; making a second opening in the ...


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Richard B Streeter, Gregory H Lambrecht, John R Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore, Todd F Davenport: Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 17, 2004: US06692513 (193 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for filtering and entrapping debris in the vascular system of a patient, the apparatus including a filter to allow blood to flow therethrough and to restrict passage of debris, wherein the filter captures debris carried in a first direction of blood flow. The apparatus further includes an ...


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Daniel C Taylor, John R Liddicoat, Richard B Streeter, Steven B Woolfson, William E Cohn, Todd F Davenport, Thomas F Kordis: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio P C, December 2, 2003: US06656221 (191 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus being adapted to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus in the vi ...


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William E Cohn, John R Liddicoat, Steven B Woolfson, Todd F Davenport, Richard B Streeter: Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 30, 2006: US07052487 (138 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing mitral regurgitation includes deploying deforming matter into a selected one of (i) a mitral valve annulus adjacent a posterior leaflet, and (ii) tissue adjacent the mitral valve annulus and proximate the posterior leaflet, to cause conformational change in the mitral valve ann ...


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Richard B Streeter, John R Liddicoat, Todd F Davenport: Intracardiovascular access (ICVATM) system. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 10, 2005: US06890330 (128 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for providing access to a functioning vascular system of a patient, the apparatus comprising: a main body having sidewalls defining an interior region and an exterior region, a bottom end and a top end; a base being formed at the bottom end of the main body, securing means bei ...


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John R Liddicoat, Daniel C Taylor, Richard B Streeter, Steven B Woolfson, William E Cohn, Todd F Davenport: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, March 6, 2007: US07186264 (108 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus being adapted to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus in the vi ...


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Daniel C Taylor, William E Cohn, John R Liddicoat, Steven B Woolfson, Todd F Davenport, Richard B Streeter, Thomas F Kordis, Jonathan Rourke: Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. Pandiscio & Pandiscio, July 10, 2007: US07241310 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and device for reducing mitral regurgitation. An elongated body is positioned in a coronary sinus of a patient in a vicinity of a heart mitral valve posterior leaflet. The body is adapted to straighten a natural curvature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus in the vicinity of the po ...


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Richard B Streeter, Gregory H Lambrecht, John R Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore, Todd F Davenport: Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, July 20, 2010: US07758606 (17 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for filtering and entrapping debris in the vascular system of a patient, the apparatus including a filter to allow blood to flow therethrough and to restrict passage of debris, wherein the filter captures debris carried in a first direction of blood flow. The apparatus further includes an ...


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William E Cohn, Gregory H Lambrecht, John R Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore, Richard B Streeter, Todd F Davenport: Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices. Medtronic, February 10, 2015: US08951280 (16 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures without cardiac bypass include embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary valves, and prosthetic valves. The temporary filter devices have a cannula which provides access for surgical tools for effecting repair of cardiac valves. Th ...


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William E Cohn, Gregory H Lambrecht, John R Liddicoat, Robert Kevin Moore, Richard B Streeter, Todd F Davenport: Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, July 6, 2010: US07749245 (4 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures without cardiac bypass include embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary valves, and prosthetic valves. The temporary filter devices have a cannula which provides access for surgical tools for effecting repair of cardiac valves. Th ...