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1. (WO2002076284) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING MITRAL REGURGITATION
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Pub. No.: WO/2002/076284 International Application No.: PCT/US2002/008805
Publication Date: 03.10.2002 International Filing Date: 22.03.2002
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 15.10.2002
IPC:
A61F 2/24 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02
Prostheses implantable into the body
24
Heart valves
Applicants:
VIACOR, INC. [US/US]; 260-B Fordham Road Wilmington, MA 01887, US
Inventors:
COHN, William, E.; US
LIDDICOAT, John, R.; US
STREETER, Richard, B.; US
TAYLOR, Daniel, C.; US
WOOLFSON, Steven, B.; US
Agent:
PANDISCIO, Mark, J.; Pandiscio & Pandiscio 470 Totten Pond Road Waltham, MA 02451-1914, US
Priority Data:
10/068,26405.02.2002US
10/068,70005.02.2002US
10/090,96805.03.2002US
60/278,15323.03.2001US
60/279,97329.03.2001US
60/279,97429.03.2001US
60/280,03830.03.2001US
60/283,82013.04.2001US
60/312,21714.08.2001US
60/339,48126.10.2001US
60/348,42414.01.2002US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING MITRAL REGURGITATION
(FR) PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DESTINES A REDUIRE LA REGURGITATION MITRALE
Abstract:
(EN) Apparatus (100) for reducing mitral regurgitation, by applying a force to the wall of the coronary sinus (30) so as to force the posterior leaflet (39) anteriorly and thereby reduce mitral regurgitation.
(FR) L'invention concerne un appareil destiné à réduire la régurgitation mitrale par application d'une force contre une paroi du sinus coronaire en vue de pousser la valvule postérieure vers l'avant, d'où une réduction de la régurgitation mitrale.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)