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William E Cohn, John R Liddicoat, Richard B Streeter, Daniel C Taylor, Steven B Woolfson: Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 10, 2005: US06890353 (243 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation, by applying a force to the wall of the coronary sinus so as to force the posterior leaflet anteriorly and thereby reduce mitral regurgitation.


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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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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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Rourke Jonathan M, Taylor Daniel C, Blacker Steven J, Barnes Terrence G: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, PANDISCIO Mark J, February 3, 2005: WO/2005/009286 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus(90) is inserted into the coronary sinus (50) of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet (75) of the mitral valve (70), the apparatus being adapted to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coron ...


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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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Johnathan M Rourke, Daniel C Taylor, Steven J Blacker, Terrence G Barnes: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 20, 2007: US07179291 (21 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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Cohn William E, Liddicoat John R, Woolfson Steven B, Streeter Richard B: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, PANDISCIO Mark J, January 8, 2004: WO/2004/002290 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus (157) is inserted into the coronary sinus (30) of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet (39) of the mitral valve, the apparatus being configured to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coron ...


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Rourke Jonathan M, Taylor Daniel C, Blacker Steven J, Barnes Terrence G: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Viacor, sPANDISCIO Mark J, June 1, 2006: WO/2006/058163 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus (90) is inserted into the coronary sinus (50) of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leatlet of the mitral valve, the apparatus being adapted to straighten the natural cuwature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus ...