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8123800 Three-dimensional annuloplasty ring and template  
An annuloplasty ring having a three-dimensional discontinuous form generally arranged about an axis with two free ends that are axially offset. The ring is particularly suited for repair of the...
8123802 Saddle-shaped mitral valve annuloplasty prostheses with asymmetry, and related methods  
A mitral valve annuloplasty prosthesis (ring or C) has a generally saddle shape, i.e., portions of the prosthesis that are or will be adjacent the anterior and posterior commissures of the valve...
8114155 Annuloplasty ring with offset free ends  
An annuloplasty ring having a three-dimensional discontinuous form generally arranged about an axis with two free ends that are axially offset. The ring is particularly suited for repair of the...
8105376 Annuloplasty band and holder  
An annuloplasty band comprising a sheath, and a generally arcuate stiffening element disposed within the sheath. The stiffening element extends from a first end to a second end, and preferably...
8100964 Heart valve repair apparatus and methods  
Valve repair apparatus and methods for ensuring proper coaptation and operation of the leaflets of a heart valve. Main aspects of the disclosure relate to devices including a support member...
8092525 Heart valve implant  
A method according to one embodiment may include providing a heart valve implant including an anchor capable of engaging coronary tissue, a shaft coupled to said anchor, and a valve body coupled...
8070804 Apparatus and methods for heart valve repair  
Embodiments of a medical device and methods for percutaneously treating a heart valve. In one embodiment, the medical device has a first catheter body suitable for percutaneous advancement to a...
8070805 Devices and methods for heart valve treatment  
Devices and methods for treating heart valves include members that assist the valve in closing during at least a portion of the cardiac cycle. Such devices include members configured to alter the...
8070803 Universal annuloplasty system  
A holder for an annuloplasty ring is disclosed. It comprises a plurality of linked-together suture platforms, wherein said holder comprises an upper face, a lower face, and a closed peripheral...
8066766 Methods and devices for termination  
Devices and methods used in termination of a tissue tightening procedure are described. Termination includes the cinching of a tether to tighten the tissue, locking the tether to maintain tension,...
8062358 Body lumen device anchor, device and assembly  
An anchor anchors a therapeutic device having an elongated body within a body lumen. The anchor includes a fixation member carried on the device which is adjustable from a first configuration that...
8052748 Systems and methods for holding annuloplasty rings  
Holders for releasably holding annuloplasty rings prior to and during the implantation of the rings employ any of a variety of features relating to such things as holder shape, handle attachment...
8052751 Annuloplasty rings for repairing cardiac valves  
Implantable devices and methods for the repair of a defective cardiac valve are provided. The implantable devices include an annuloplasty ring and a restraining and/or a remodeling structure or...
8048255 Heatset annuloplasty suture guide  
An implantable annuloplasty suture guide is intended to lie against at least a portion of an annulus surrounding a human heart. The implantable annuloplasty suture guide is made of an elongated...
8034103 Annuloplasty prosthesis with an auxetic structure  
An annuloplasty prosthesis including an inner tubular member having a lateral wall and exhibiting auxetic behavior when subject to a tensile stress along the longitudinal axis of at least one of...
8034102 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...
8016882 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...
8012202 Mitral valve ring for treatment of mitral valve regurgitation  
An active bodily ring having a housing adapted to be sutured to a bodily component and a loop disposed in the housing, the loop capable of actively expanding and compressing during the bodily...
7993396 Mitral valve annuloplasty ring having an offset posterior bow  
A mitral heart valve annuloplasty ring having a posterior bow that conforms to an abnormal posterior aspect of the mitral annulus. The ring may be generally oval having a major axis and a minor...
7993395 Set of annuloplasty devices with varying anterior-posterior ratios and related methods  
Described is a set of at least two annuloplasty devices having a particular size that corresponds to an inter-trigonal or inter-commissural distance of a heart valve annulus, wherein the at least...
7988725 Segmented ring placement  
Apparatus is provided for repairing a valve of a heart of a patient which includes an annulus and at least first and second leaflets. The apparatus includes an annuloplasty structure, a plurality...
7981152 Vascular delivery system for accessing and delivering devices into coronary sinus and other vascular sites  
A method for placing a device into a target vasculature. The method comprises accessing the target vasculature with an access guide catheter to sub-select a proximal portion of the target...
7959673 Degenerative valvular disease specific annuloplasty rings  
Annuloplasty rings optimally sized to take into account more of the common degenerative valve pathologies. Each ring has a structural ring body with a shape that complies with predicted shapes of...
7955385 Device, system, and method for aiding valve annuloplasty  
A device comprising a reference ring that may be temporarily disposed in abutment with the inferior perimeter surface of a heart valve to aid non-optical visualization of the valve annulus. The...
7955384 Coronary sinus approach for repair of mitral valve regurgitation  
A device and method for treating cardiac valve regurgitation. The device includes a tubular member including a lumen there through and a locking mechanism and a compression device carried on the...
7951196 Annuloplasty ring for mitral valve prolapse  
A mitral annuloplasty ring that has an outward and an upward posterior bow. The ring defines a closed, modified oval shape with a minor-major axis dimension ratio of between about 3.3:4 to 4:4....
7942928 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...
7938856 Heart valve annuloplasty prosthesis sewing cuffs and methods of making same  
An annuloplasty prosthesis for a heart valve has a sewing cuff added to the conventional structure. The sewing cuff is preferably an extension of the fabric cover that is provided around the core...
7935145 Annuloplasty ring for ischemic mitral valve insuffuciency  
A remodeling mitral annuloplasty ring with a reduced anterior-to-posterior dimension to restore coaptation between the mitral leaflets in mitral valve insufficiency (IMVI). The ring has a...
7931684 Minimally-invasive annuloplasty repair segment delivery system  
An annuloplasty repair segment and template for heart valve annulus repair. The elongate flexible template may form a distal part of a holder that also has a proximal handle. Alternatively, the...
7931685 Method and system for treatment of regurgitating heart valves  
A system and process for correction of regurgitation of heart valves. With mitral valves in particular, the anterior leaflet is advanced through use of a D-plasty patch and a narrow annuloplasty...
7927371 Apparatus and method for reducing cardiac valve regurgitation  
An apparatus for modifying the annulus of a cardiac valve to reduce regurgitation of blood flow through the cardiac valve includes a first annuloplasty ring having a first diameter and being...
7927370 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...
7922763 Apparatus for restoring aortic valve and treatment method using thereof  
The present invention is an apparatus designed to effectuate restoration of normal aortic valvular function where there is aortic valvular regurgitation, either primary or secondary to diseases of...
7922762 Devices and methods for cardiac annulus stabilization and treatment  
Devices and methods generally provide enhanced stabilization, exposure and/or treatment of a cardiac valve annulus. Methods generally involve introducing a stabilizing member beneath one or more...
7914576 Apparatus and methods for repair of a cardiac valve  
An apparatus for repairing a cardiac valve includes an annuloplasty ring having an expandable support member with oppositely disposed proximal and distal end portions and a main body portion...
7883538 Methods and devices for termination  
Devices and methods used in termination of a tissue tightening procedure are described. Termination includes the cinching of a tether to tighten the tissue, locking the tether to maintain tension,...
7879087 Mitral and tricuspid annuloplasty rings  
A mitral annuloplasty ring with an inner core and an outer band located therearound is disclosed. The ring has an anterior region, a posterior region opposite the anterior region, and two side...
7842085 Annuloplasty ring and holder combination  
An annuloplasty ring and ring holder combination includes a generally triangular-shaped ring and a generally T-shaped holder. The ring holder has a base portion forming the top of the T shape and...
7837729 Percutaneous mitral valve annuloplasty delivery system  
The invention is a tissue shaping system, including a tissue shaping device with an expandable anchor and a lock; a delivery catheter; a delivery mechanism adapted to deliver the tissue shaping...
7837728 Reduced length tissue shaping device  
One aspect of the invention is a method of treating mitral valve regurgitation in a patient. The method includes the steps of delivering a tissue shaping device to the patient's coronary sinus in...
7828842 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...
7828843 Mitral valve therapy device, system and method  
An assembly and method for effecting the condition of a mitral valve annulus of a heart includes a guide wire configured to be fed into the coronary sinus of the heart, and a mitral valve annulus...
7828841 Device and method for modifying the shape of a body organ  
An intravascular support device includes a support or reshaper wire, a proximal anchor and a distal anchor. The support wire engages a vessel wall to change the shape of tissue adjacent the vessel...
7814635 Method of making a tissue shaping device  
A tissue shaping device adapted to be deployed in a vessel to reshape tissue adjacent to the vessel. In some embodiments the device includes first and second anchors and a connector disposed...
7806928 Diagnostic kit to assist with heart valve annulus adjustment  
A diagnostic device for determining the amount of change required in a coronary sinus to reduce valve regurgitation. The device includes a distal tube having a distal anchor at a distal end...
7803168 Aortic valve repair  
The present invention provides devices and methods for decalcifying an aortic valve. The methods and devices of the present invention break up or obliterate calcific deposits in and around the...
7803187 Device and method for reshaping mitral valve annulus  
Devices and methods for reshaping a mitral valve annulus are provided. One preferred device is configured for deployment in the right atrium and is shaped to apply a force along the atrial septum....
7794496 Tissue shaping device with integral connector and crimp  
A tissue shaping device adapted to be deployed in a vessel to reshape tissue adjacent to the vessel. In some embodiments the device includes first and second anchors and a connector disposed...
7758638 Implant with an annular base  
The implant has an annularly bent base, whereby the imagined surface enclosed by the base is bent. Preferably the surface enclosed by the base is a symmetrical. It is particularly advantageous if...

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