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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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John R Liddicoat, William E Cohn: Apparatus and method for manipulating tissue. Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 22, 2011: US07892245 (73 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for reconfiguring tissue, the apparatus comprising a shaft having a distal end and a proximal end; at least one effector mechanism movably mounted to the distal end of the shaft, each effector mechanism comprising at least one gripping element for gripping tissue to that effector mechanism ...


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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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William E Cohn, Ducksoo Kim: Catheter apparatus and methodology for generating a fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels at a pre-chosen anatomic site in-vivo. Medtronic Vascular, June 17, 2008: US07387636 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides catheter apparatus and catheterization methodology for generating an arteriovenous fistula or a veno-venous fistula on-demand between closely associated blood vessels and at a chosen anatomic site in-vivo. The catheter apparatus is preferably employed in pairs, each ca ...


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Jonathan Rourke, John R Liddicoat, Daniel C Taylor, William E Cohn: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, October 24, 2006: US07125420 (29 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: Doorbell actuated television security system. Zenith Radio Corporation, January 25, 1983: US04370675 (29 worldwide citation)

A video security system with intercom activated by means of a doorbell. The video input to a remote camera is automatically presented on the video display of a television receiver upon activation of the doorbell while audio from the intercom's speaker microphone is output through the television rece ...


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William E Cohn: Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve. Medtronic, December 6, 2011: US08070801 (20 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering a device to a given location within a heart, the method and apparatus being adapted for: passing a first catheter through the left atrium of the heart, through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle, and passing a second catheter through the aorta toward t ...


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William E Cohn: Apparatus for replacing a cardiac valve. Medtronic, January 7, 2014: US08623077 (18 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic heart valve in combination with a delivery assembly that includes a first elongate component that is movably disposed to a second elongate component. The delivery assembly has a temporary valve location relative to the delivery assembly to which the prosthetic heart valve can be releasa ...


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John R Liddicoat, William E Cohn: Apparatus and method for the ligation of tissue. SentreHEART, Morrison & Foerster, April 5, 2011: US07918865 (18 worldwide citation)

A novel catheter-based system that ligates the left atrial appendage (LAA) on the outside of the heart, preferably using a combination of catheters and/or instruments, e.g., a guide catheter inserted into the interior of the left atrial appendage that may assist in locating the left atrial appendage ...


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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 ...