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9023102 Reimplantable heart valve prosthesis  
A medical device used in cardiac surgery for replacement of diseased heart valves in humans. A heart valve prosthesis comprising a housing 1 having a projection 3 along its whole perimeter 2, an...
8998982 Method and apparatus for fine adjustment of a percutaneous valve structure  
The invention provides a device for fine adjustment of a prosthetic valve device and a method of adjusting the position of a prosthetic valve after implantation. The adjustment mechanism includes...
8992607 Prosthetic anatomical device with sewing cuff flange and anti-rotation feature  
A prosthetic anatomical device, such as, for example an annuloplasty prosthesis, is disclosed in which the prosthesis comprises a generally annular core and a cover surrounding the core, with at...
8992608 Everting heart valve  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for...
8986375 Anti-paravalvular leakage component for a transcatheter valve prosthesis  
A transcatheter valve prosthesis includes an expandable tubular stent, a prosthetic valve within the stent, and an anti-paravalvular leakage component coupled to and encircling the stent which...
8961602 Adjustment suture markers for adjustable annuloplasty ring  
An adjustable annuloplasty ring includes a body in the form of an endless loop having an internal lumen therethrough, an adjustment suture extending through at least a portion of the internal...
8945210 Implantable devices for controlling the internal circumference of an anatomic orifice or lumen  
An implantable device for controlling the circumference of internal anatomic passages corrects physiologic dysfunctions resulting from a structural lumen which is either too large or too small....
8900295 Prosthetic valve with ventricular tethers  
A prosthetic valve assembly and method of implanting same is disclosed. The prosthetic valve assembly includes a prosthetic valve formed by support frame and valve leaflets, with one or more...
8845720 Prosthetic heart valve frame with flexible commissures  
A prosthetic heart valve can include a valve frame having a wireform portion and a stent portion. The wireform and stent portions can be undetachably coupled together via a plurality of upright...
8834564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex, the native valve complex having three semilunar sinuses and three native commissures. The...
8808369 Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement  
A minimally invasive method of implanting a prosthetic aortic valve includes forming a surgical site within a patient's chest that includes a first access port, a second access port, a viewing...
8771346 Valve prosthetic fixation techniques using sandwiching  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream...
8771340 Methods and devices for the endoluminal deployment and securement of prostheses  
Provided are methods, devices, and systems that can be used to deploy prosthetic devices within a bodily lumen of a patient. These methods and devices can include the securement of a prosthetic...
8747463 Methods of using a prosthesis fixturing device  
Devices for fixturing a prosthesis to a first mass and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. Complementary fixturing devices and methods of making and using the same are also...
8734507 Device and method for improving function of heart valve  
A device for improving the function of a heart valve comprises a first loop-shaped support, which is configured to abut a first side of the heart valve, and a first flange unit being connected to...
8673001 Methods for controlling the internal circumference of an anatomic orifice or lumen  
A method for controlling the circumference of internal anatomic passages corrects physiologic dysfunctions resulting from a structural orifice or lumen which is either too large or too small....
8657872 Cardiac valve repair system and methods of use  
Methods and apparatus are provided for repairing or replacing a defective cardiac valve including an anchor having a double helix configured to engage the cardiac valve leaflets of a diseased or...
8647254 Epicardial clip  
An epicardial clip for reshaping the annulus of the mitral valve of a heart. The epicardial clip includes a curved member having an anterior segment configured to be positioned in the transverse...
8623080 Biologically implantable prosthesis and methods of using the same  
A method of using a prosthetic heart valve assembly can include implanting a first prosthesis directly into a native annulus. The first prosthesis can have a central longitudinal axis and a first...
8579964 Transcatheter mitral valve prosthesis  
A prosthetic cardiac valve comprises an anchor having an atrial skirt, an annular region, and a ventricular skirt. The prosthetic valve also has a plurality of prosthetic valve leaflets each...
8579955 Anti-arrhythmia devices and methods of use  
An apparatus and method of use are disclosed for treating, preventing and terminating arrhythmias. In particular, the apparatus is implantable within or on various tissues and structures and is...
8568477 Stentless aortic valve replacement with high radial strength  
Disclosed is a stentless transluminally implantable heart valve, having a formed in place support. The formed in place support exhibits superior crush resistance when compared to conventional...
8551162 Biologically implantable prosthesis  
Biologically implantable prostheses and methods of using the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a heart valve assembly includes a first annular prosthesis sized for introduction into a tissue...
8529621 Methods of repairing an abnormal mitral valve  
The present invention refers to an annular prosthesis for mitral valve. In one of its embodiments the annular prosthesis for mitral valve is made up of a posterior half-ring and an anterior...
8523939 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...
8506625 Contoured sewing ring for a prosthetic mitral heart valve  
A prosthetic mitral heart valve including a contoured sewing ring that better matches the mitral valve annulus. The sewing ring includes an inflow end and an outflow end, the outflow and having at...
8496700 Aortic valve replacement  
A device for replacement of a bioprosthetic valve having an annulus (104) and one or more leaflets (105), the device having an outer housing (106) and an inner shaft (108) with a distal end (110)....
8460373 Method for implanting a heart valve within an annulus of a patient  
A method for implanting a heart valve assembly includes a first annular prosthesis for implantation within a tissue annulus, a second valve prosthesis, and a multi-lobed connection adapter to...
8430927 Multiple orifice implantable heart valve and methods of implantation  
A surgically implantable multiple orifice heart valve having a valve frame with at least two orifices, each of which can accommodate a tissue valve. The multiple orifice heart valve includes a...
8425594 Intra-annular mounting frame for aortic valve repair  
An intra-annular mounting frame for an aortic valve having native aortic cusps is provided which includes a frame body with native leaflet reorienting curvatures and interconnecting points; the...
8414643 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex, the native valve complex having three semilunar sinuses and three native commissures. The...
8398708 Retaining mechanisms for prosthetic valves  
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems used to deliver a prosthetic heart valve to a deficient valve. In one embodiment, for instance, a support member...
8377119 Heart valve assemblies  
A heart valve assembly includes a base including a multi-lobular annular shape within a plane, a valve member or other annular body including a multi-lobular shape complementary to the shape of...
8366766 Assembly comprising a ring for attachment in a passage surrounded by body tissue as well as an applicator for fitting the ring in the passage  
The present invention relates to an assembly comprising: a ring having anchoring elements for attaching the ring in a passage surrounded by body tissue, in particular blood vessel tissue. An...
8348996 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques  
A method is provided, including providing a semilunar valve prosthesis, and implanting the prosthesis without using any imaging techniques. Another method is provided, including providing a...
8348995 Axial-force fixation member for valve  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream...
8323337 Connection systems for two piece prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for making and using them  
A heart valve assembly includes a prosthesis and a prosthetic valve to replace a preexisting natural or prosthetic heart valve within a biological annulus. The prosthesis includes an annular...
8236050 Mitral annuloplasty ring having upward bows  
Methods of implanting an annuloplasty ring to correct maladies of the mitral annulus that not only reshapes the annulus but also reconfigures the adjacent left ventricular muscle wall. The ring...
8236051 Apparatus for placement in the annulus of a tricuspid valve  
An apparatus for implantation in an annulus of a tricuspid valve. The apparatus has an anterior annulus aspect, a posterior annulus aspect, and an atrioventricular (AV) node located adjacent the...
8163014 Conformable prostheses for implanting two-piece heart valves and methods for using them  
A heart valve assembly includes an annular prosthesis and a valve prosthesis. The annular prosthesis includes an annular ring for dilating tissue within a biological annulus and a conformable...
8163012 Multi-planar tricuspid annuloplasty ring  
A multi-planar annuloplasty ring for implantation adjacent to the tricuspid valve with a gap adjacent to the apex of the triangle of Koch. The anterior part of the ring body extending from the...
8142497 Sutureless heart valve attachment  
A prosthetic heart valve having spaced apart anchoring flanges that change shape when the valve is implanted and contact the surrounding annulus to prevent migration of the valve. The heart valve...
8142492 Prosthetic valve implantation systems  
Prosthetic valves implantation methods and systems, especially as related to fitting a prosthetic valve at the site of a native stenotic or incompetent valve are described. The subject devices,...
8083793 Two piece heart valves including multiple lobe valves and methods for implanting them  
A heart valve assembly including an annular prosthesis implantable within a biological annulus, a prosthetic valve including a multiple lobular shape for implantation above the biological annulus,...
8075611 Stented prosthetic heart valves  
A surgical sutureless valve that is attached to a stent frame for delivery to a location in a patient using percutaneous implantation devices and methods.
8062359 Highly flexible heart valve connecting band  
A connecting band for a highly flexible tissue-type heart valve having a stent with cusps and commissures that are permitted to move radially. The connecting band follows the cusps and commissures...
8052750 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream...
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...
8034104 Anatomically approximate prosthetic mitral valve  
An anatomically approximate prosthetic heart valve includes dissimilar flexible leaflets, dissimilar commissures and/or a non-circular flow orifice. The heart valve may be implanted in the mitral...
8025695 Biologically implantable heart valve system  
A biologically implantable prosthesis is disclosed. The prosthesis can have a circumferentially expandable wall and elements that prevent the wall from collapsing once the wall is expanded....

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