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US20150119981 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSCATHETER TREATMENT OF VALVE REGURGITATION  
The invention relates to a device for use in the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve regurgitation, specifically a coaptation assistance devices for implantation across the valve; a system...
US20150230924 TISSUE ANCHOR FOR ANNULOPLASTY DEVICE  
A method is provided, including positioning a tissue anchor along an annulus of a patient's valve. The anchor includes a distal tissue coupling element including (1) a pointed tip to puncture...
US20140303720 TISSUE PLICATION DEVICES AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
A tissue plication device and method of using the same is described. The tissue plication device includes a helical fastener having a distal portion with a first pitch and a proximal portion with...
US20120041550 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascular Heart Valve Replacement Comprising Tissue Grasping Elements  
A method for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve including the following steps: endovascularly delivering an anchor and a replacement valve supported within the anchor to a vicinity...
US20120296419 Annuloplasty Ring with Anchors Fixed by Curing Polymer  
Annuloplasty rings and methods for inserting annuloplasty rings are herein disclosed. The annuloplasty ring has a ring shell and a plurality of anchoring fasteners for anchoring the ring shell to...
US20110082538 MEDICAL DEVICE, KIT AND METHOD FOR CONSTRICTING TISSUE OR A BODILY ORIFICE, FOR EXAMPLE, A MITRAL VALVE  
A device, kit and method may include or employ an implantable device (e.g., annuloplasty implant) and a tool operable to implant such. The implantable device is positionable in a cavity of a...
US20130231737 INTRA-ATRIAL IMPLANTS MADE OF NON-BRAIDED MATERIAL  
Several unique intra-cardiac pressure devices, placement catheters, methods of placement and methods of treating heart failure are presented. The intra-cardiac pressure devices presented allow...
US20130238089 METHOD FOR ANCHORING A MITRAL VALVE  
An artificial mitral valve is anchored in the left atrium by placing the valve between the annulus of the natural mitral valve and an artificial annulus. The artificial annulus is formed by...
US20140277420 MULTI-STRANDED HEAT SET ANNULOPLASTY RINGS  
An annuloplasty repair segment for heart valve annulus repair. In one embodiment a multi-stranded cable replaces solid core wire for both the tricuspid and mitral valves. Cable allows for greater...
US20150173901 TISSUE SHAPING DEVICE  
In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a tissue shaping device adapted to be disposed in a vessel near a patient's heart to reshape the patient's heart. Such tissue shaping device can...
US20120165930 SYSTEM FOR MITRAL VALVE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT  
Systems for mitral valve repair are disclosed where one or more mitral valve interventional devices may be advanced intravascularly into the heart of a patient and deployed upon or along the...
US20140249622 Implant Intended for Positioning in a Blood Flow Passage and Associated Treatment Device  
The implant (12) according to the invention comprises a tubular frame (16), a plurality of distal arms (18) capable of pressing on a first face of a tissue, and a plurality of proximal arms (20)...
US20110118832 Annuloplasty Device  
An annuloplasty device (10) for use in heart valve tissue repair is provided, comprising an elongate band (20) having a plurality of anchors (30) spaced at predetermined intervals along the length...
US20140094906 TISSUE ANCHORS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS, AND DEVICES  
Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and...
US20120316641 Device and Method for Reducing Cardiac Valve Regurgitation  
A catheter (4) based medical system (1) and medical procedure for reducing cardiac valve regurgitation are disclosed. The system comprises a resilient curvilinear shaped annuloplasty implant (3)...
US20150112429 COAPTATION ENHANCEMENT IMPLANT, SYSTEM, AND METHOD  
Implants, implant systems, and methods for treatment of mitral valve regurgitation and other valve diseases generally include a coaptation assist body which remains within the blood flow path as...
US20120197388 COAPTATION ENHANCEMENT IMPLANT, SYSTEM, AND METHOD  
Implants, implant systems, and methods for treatment of mitral valve regurgitation and other valve diseases generally include a coaptation assist body which remains within the blood flow path as...
US20140128967 Support Stent for Transvalvular Conduit  
Miniature axial flow pumps are implanted inside the heart or major arteries to provide hemodynamic support. These pumps commonly utilize tubular blood conduit tubes to transport blood across the...
US20120053686 PROSTHESIS FOR REDUCING INTRA-CARDIAC PRESSURE HAVING AN EMBOLIC FILTER  
The present disclosure relates to devices and methods for implanting a prosthesis into a heart of a mammal, such as a person. The disclosure includes a prosthesis that acts as a pressure vent...
US20130289717 Device And A Method For Augmenting Heart Function  
A device, a kit and a method are presented for permanently augmenting the pump function of the left heart. The basis for the presented innovation is an augmentation of the physiologically up and...
US20120245678 Device And A Method For Augmenting Heart Function  
A device, a kit and a method are presented for permanently augmenting the pump function of the left heart. The basis for the presented innovation is an augmentation of the physiologically up and...
US20130190863 METHOD TO REDUCE MITRAL REGURGITATION BY CINCHING THE COMMISSURE OF THE MITRAL VALVE  
Methods of repairing the mitral valve and reducing mitral regurgitation. One method includes securing a first tissue anchor to a position on a posterior portion of the annular tissue of the mitral...
US20120029628 METHOD OF RESHAPING A VENTRICLE  
Methods for restoring the conical shape of a dilated heart ventricle, or at least reshaping the ventricle to a more conical shape to counter the effects of dilation, thereby improving pumping...
US20120035721 TEMPORARY SUB-VALVULAR CHECK VALVE  
A temporary subvalvular check valve has a collar and an expandable seal structure connected by pivotable struts that together support flexible leaflets. The check valve can be introduced along a...
US20150230923 FLEXIBLE COMMISSURE FRAME  
Prosthetic devices and frames for implantation at a cardiac valve annulus are provided that include an annular frame (having an inflow end and an outflow end) and a plurality of axial frame...
US20120022640 TECHNIQUES FOR PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT AND SEALING  
Apparatus and methods are described, including one or more valve support guide members that are delivered to one or more commissures of a native atrioventricular valve of a patient. A prosthetic...
US20120029629 MITRAL CERCLAGE ANNULOPLASTY APPRATUS  
A mitral cerclage annuloplasty apparatus comprises a tissue protective device and a knot delivery device. The tissue protective device comprises a first protective tube and a second protective...
US20120083880 Intra-Annular Mounting Frame For Aortic Valve Repair  
The present disclosure provides an intra-annular mounting frame that is roughly elliptical in shape and has outward flaring posts, which provides improved results in the repair of defective aortic...
US20140142691 Mitral Valve Replacement System  
The invention concerns a minimally invasive valve repair system (2), in particular a mitral valve repair system (2) or a tricuspid valve repair system. The system comprises a valve component (3),...
US20110106247 TISSUE ANCHOR FOR ANNULOPLASTY DEVICE  
Apparatus is provided for use with an implant, the apparatus including a tissue anchor, which comprises a distal tissue coupling element, which is configured to penetrate cardiac tissue, and a...
US20140039614 Stent-Valves For Valve Replacement and Associated Methods and Systems for Surgery  
Stent-valves (e.g., single-stent-valves and double-stent-valves) and associated methods and systems for their delivery via minimally-invasive surgery are provided.
US20120203336 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT SUSPENSION OF AN IMPLANTABLE SCAFFOLDING CONTAINING AN ORIFICE FOR PLACEMENT OF A PROSTHETIC OR BIO-PROSTHETIC VALVE  
In a surgical method for improving cardiac function, an implantable scaffold Or valve support device is inserted inside a patient's heart and attached to the heart in a region adjacent to a...
US20140052244 SUTURELESS ANCHORING DEVICE FOR CARDIAC VALVE PROSTHESES  
A device for anchoring on biological tissue a prosthetic heart valve, includes first and second anchoring assemblies mutually couplable to secure biological tissue therebetween. The anchoring...
US20140243968 SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR REPAIR OF HEART VALVE LESIONS  
The systems and devices and methods relate to surgical and percutaneous repair of heart valve regions. The systems and devices are structured to conform to the desired shape of a specific patient....
US20120059458 Cardiac Valve Support Structure  
Cardiac valve supports and their methods of use.
US20110257728 Catheter-Based Annuloplasty System and Method  
A catheter-based annuloplasty system for use in repairing a heart valve having leaflets and a valve annulus, includes a delivery catheter having a proximal end and a distal end, and an expandable...
US20130073034 Leaflet Reinforcement For Regurgitant Valves  
A support, and a method for attaching said support, for providing additional strength to existing regurgitant or prolapsed valve leaflets. The support restores an otherwise non-functioning, or...
US20150257884 TRANSVALVULAR INTRAANULAR BAND AND CHORDAE CUTTING FOR ISCHEMIC AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY  
Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band. The band is positioned so that it extends transversely across...
US20130090724 TRANSVALVULAR INTRAANULAR BAND AND CHORDAE CUTTING FOR ISCHEMIC AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY  
Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band. The band is positioned so that it extends transversely across...
US20120185040 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR RETAINING A NATIVE HEART VALVE LEAFLET  
Devices, systems and methods retain a native heart valve leaflet to prevent retrograde flow. The devices, systems, and methods employ an implant that, in use, rests adjacent a valve annulus and...
US20150223820 MITRAL VALVE TREATMENT DEVICE HAVING LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE  
A heart treatment device includes an annuloplasty ring for restoring function to a mitral valve, an occluder configured and arranged for implantation within a left atrial appendage and a connector...
US20140236290 AORTIC ANNULOPLASTY RING  
An annuloplasty ring to resize a dilated aortic root during valve sparing surgery includes a scalloped space frame having three trough sections connected to define three crest sections. The...
US20120010701 AORTIC ANNULOPLASTY RING  
An annuloplasty ring to resize a dilated aortic root during valve sparing surgery includes a scalloped space frame having three trough sections connected to define three crest sections. The...
US20080071365 TRANSPERICARDIAL MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY SYSTEM FOR THE TREATMENT OF ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION  
A transpericardial mitral annuloplasty system for the treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation comprising an annuloplasty device comprising a body to be placed against the pericardium adjacent...
US20110184512 VALVE APTATION ASSIST DEVICE  
An apparatus including a tether, and an aptation device coupled to the tether at a position corresponding to a location to contact cusps of an atrioventricular valve during systole, wherein the...
US20130166022 ANCHORING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REPLACING OR REPAIRING A HEART VALVE  
A device for anchoring a prosthetic heart valve or annuloplasty ring to a valve annulus in a heart and a method of implanting same is disclosed. The device can include a prosthetic valve or...
US20110319990 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR SUPPLEMENTING, REPAIRING OR REPLACING A NATIVE HEART VALVE LEAFLET  
An implant for supplementing, repairing, or replacing a native heart valve leaflet or leaflets provides a scaffold, which defines a pseudo-annulus. The implant further has at least two struts in...
US20110224784 MEDICAL DEVICE SUITABLE FOR USE IN TREATMENT OF A VALVE  
A medical device (1210) comprises a generally cylindrical treatment element (1220) for location between a pair of valve leaflets (1212) situated between an atrium (1214) and a ventricle (1216) of...
US20120296417 Corkscrew Annuloplasty Device  
An annuloplasty device having a plurality of corkscrew anchors is herein disclosed. In some embodiments, the annuloplasty device includes a core wire extending along the length of the device, and...
US20140005779 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HEART VALVE SURGERY  
A method for heart valve surgery may include providing a cardiac valve ring and suture loops connected to the cardiac valve ring, accessing a valve annulus of the heart of the patient, stapling at...

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