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5843178 Suture guard for annuloplasty ring  
An annuloplasty prosthesis ring for implantation proximate a heart valve orifice includes a core having a size and shape to generally conform to the heart valve orifice. A sheath formed about the...
5824066 Annuloplasty prosthesis  
An annuloplasty ring having an adjustable configuration. The ring takes the form of a tubular sleeve surrounding frame members which be deflected by means of drawstrings.
5716397 Annuloplasty device with removable stiffening element  
A fully flexible annuloplasty ring is temporarily stiffened during implantation by inserting a withdrawable stiffening wire into a lumen of the ring. The annuloplasty ring has a lumen which is...
5674280 Valvular annuloplasty rings of a biocompatible low elastic modulus titanium-niobium-zirconium alloy  
An annuloplasty ring of low elastic modulus Ti--Nb--Zr alloy to provide enhanced biocompatibility, hemocompatibility, flexibility and strength. Components of the annuloplasty ring can be surface...
5669919 Annuloplasty system  
In annuloplastic surgery, the holder which supports the annuloplasty ring during the suturing of the ring to a heart valve annulus is released from its handle, and reattached for subsequent...
5607471 Prosthetic ring for heart surgery  
A prosthetic ring includes a core enclosed in a textile sheath, the sheath being sutured to the heart or the aorta of a patient. The core includes at least one relatively rigid portion and one...
5584879 Aortic valve supporting device  
An aortic valve supporting device having an annular portion located around a central axis with stenting arms extending axially from the annular portion. A hiatus is formed in the annular portion...
5376112 Valveless conduit with sigmoid valve annuloplasty ring  
A sigmoid heart valve annuloplasty prosthetic ring is disclosed which has a biocompatible stent molded into a scalloped shape, having three sinusoidal struts, to adapt to the anatomical shape of...
5360444 Occluder supporter and a method of attachment thereof  
The occluder supporter of the present invention is installed to the valve of a mammalian heart and is a device for preventing valve reflux. The characterizing feature of the present invention is...
5258021 Sigmoid valve annuloplasty ring  
A sigmoid heart valve annuloplasty prosthetic ring is disclosed which has a biocompatible stent molded into a scalloped shape, having three sinusoidal struts, to adapt to the anatomical shape of...
5104407 Selectively flexible annuloplasty ring  
An annuloplasty ring prosthesis which is formed from a selectively flexible body element having at least one defined length about its circumference which is substantially rigid. The remainder of...
5061277 Flexible cardiac valvular support prosthesis  
A support for a natural heart valve is disclosed. The support is generally ring shaped and has a size and shape to fit against the natural heart valve annulus. First length of the support is...
5011481 Holder for annuloplasty ring  
A surgical tool to assist in handling and implantation of flexible annuloplasty rings. The holder takes the form of an oblate ring to which the annuloplasty ring is mounted. The annuloplasty ring...
4917698 Multi-segmented annuloplasty ring prosthesis  
A ring prosthesis which provides different flexibilities at various points about the circumference of an associated heart valve. Specifically, the annuloplasty ring prosthesis of the invention...
4217665 Prosthesis for use in valvuloplasty  
A prosthesis for use in valvuloplasty. The prosthesis is formed as a linear educer made of a material which is compatible with implantation and which in its direction of length is incompressible...
4164046 Valve prosthesis  
An improved valve prosthesis for mitral and tricuspid heart valves, the valve prosthesis being configurated as an open ring and covered with a double velour fabric having a laterally projecting...
4055861 Support for a natural human heart valve  
A support for a natural human heart valve is disclosed, said support consisting of an annular or part annular semi-rigid frame having the shape of at least a substantial portion of the periphery...
3656185 CARDIAC VALVULAR SUPPORT PROSTHESIS  
A cardiac valvular prosthesis, e.g., for the mitral valve, consisting solely of an annular or part-annular member adapted to fit against the base of the cusps of a human heart valve, and suture...

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