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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, December 30, 1997: US05702343 (290 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, June 20, 2000: US06077218 (158 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, October 3, 2000: US06126590 (134 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, December 26, 2000: US06165121 (133 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, December 26, 2000: US06165122 (126 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, April 23, 2002: US06375608 (110 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement devices and methods. Acorn Cardiovasculr, Merchant & Gould P C, June 5, 2001: US06241654 (87 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to materials, devices, and methods for treatment of cardiac conditions including, for example, cardiomyopathy and valvular insufficiency. The devices and methods are directed to constraining expansion of the heart during diastole to a predetermined limit. In one em ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, April 8, 2003: US06544168 (75 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, May 17, 2005: US06893392 (61 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...


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Clifton A Alferness: Cardiac reinforcement device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Faegre & Benson, January 16, 2007: US07163507 (30 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a cardiac reinforcement device (CRD) and method for the treatment of cardiomyopathy. The CRD provides for reinforcement of the walls of the heart by constraining cardiac expansion, beyond a predetermined limit, during diastolic expansion of the heart. A CRD of t ...