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Warren Williamson IV, Paul A Spence, George T Christakis, Thomas J Ward, Dominic P DiNovo, George A Keller, Cecil R Robinson, E Dale VanHoose: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. CardioVascular Technologies, Terry M Gernstein, March 28, 2000: US06042607 (427 worldwide citation)

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners, two at a time to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a p ...


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Warren P Williamson IV, Paul A Spence, George T Chistakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. CardioVascular Technologies L L C, Wood Herron & Evans L, June 11, 2002: US06402780 (305 worldwide citation)

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality o ...


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Williamson Warren P Iv, Christakis George T, Ward Thomas J, Spence Paul A, Dinovo Dominic P, Keller George A, Robinson Cecil R, Van Hoose E Dale: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Williamson Warren P Iv, Christakis George T, Ward Thomas J, Spence Paul A, Dinovo Dominic P, Keller George A, Robinson Cecil R, Van Hoose E Dale, GERNSTEIN Terry, August 28, 1997: WO/1997/030659 (2 worldwide citation)

An open thoracotomy surgical technique for aortic valve replacement is disclosed. A surgical incision (200) is made in one of several locations such as a midline sternotomy incision, a small anterior right or left thoracotomy, a mini-thoracotomy, a posterior thoracotomy, a suprasternal supra-clavicl ...


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Warren P Williamson, Paul A Spence, George T Chistakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Wood Herron & Evans, November 22, 2001: US20010044656-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Warren P Williamson, Paul A Spence, George T Christakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Medtronic, March 12, 2013: USRE044075

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Warren P Williamson IV, Paul A Spence, George T Christakis, Mark Ortiz: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Cardiovascular Technologies, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, June 10, 2008: USRE040377

A heart valve can be replaced using minimally invasive methods which include a sutureless sewing cuff that and a fastener delivery tool that holds the cuff against the patient's tissue while delivering fasteners to attach the cuff to the tissue from the inside out. The tool stores a plurality of fas ...


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Gera Strommer, Uzi Eichler, Liat Schwartz, Itzhak Shmarak: System and method for positioning an artificial heart valve at the position of a malfunctioning valve of a heart through a percutaneous route. MediGuide, Dykema Gossett PLLC, August 1, 2017: US09717468

Method for positioning an artificial heart valve at the anatomic position of a malfunctioning heart valve of a heart of a patient, by employing a catheter bearing the artificial heart valve and a valve fixation device, at the tip of the catheter, the method including the procedures of receiving a ma ...


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Williamson Warren P Iv, Christakis George T, Ward Thomas J, Spence Paul A, Dinovo Dominic P, Keller George A, Robinson Cecil R, Van Hoose E Dale: Means and method of replacing a heart valve in a minimally invasive manner. Williamson Warren P Iv, Christakis George T, Ward Thomas J, Spence Paul A, Dinovo Dominic P, Keller George A, Robinson Cecil R, Hoose E Dale Van, December 16, 1998: EP0883387-A1

An open thoracotomy surgical technique for aortic valve replacement is disclosed. A surgical incision (200) is made in one of several locations such as a midline sternotomy incision, a small anterior right or left thoracotomy, a mini-thoracotomy, a posterior thoracotomy, a suprasternal supra-clavicl ...