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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...
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...
7530997 Heart valve  
A valve assembly (10) has a support ring (20) and a valve body (30). The valve body (30) is supported by the ring (20) and comprises an annular body portion (31) that is rotatably engageable with...
6468305 Two piece valve  
A prosthetic heart valve for implantation in a heart includes an outer orifice ring and an inner orifice ring having an occluding mechanism carried therein. A ring coupling mechanism having...
6358278 Heart valve prosthesis with rotatable cuff  
A prosthetic heart valve includes an orifice ring adapted to carry blood therethrough. An annular recess is formed in an outer surface of the orifice ring and has first and second axially spaced...
6200341 Mechanical heart valve assembly with super-elastic lock wire  
A mechanical heart valve assembly includes an orifice coupled with a stiffening ring and sewing cuff by a lock wire. The lock wire is made from a super-elastic material, e.g., a nickel-titanium...
6176877 Two piece prosthetic heart valve  
A prosthetic heart valve for implantation in a heart includes an outer orifice ring for coupling to a tissue annulus of a heart. An inner orifice ring includes at least one leaflet occluder...
6143025 Suture rings for rotatable artificial heart valves  
A suture ring for a rotatable artificial heart valve apparatus has a ring member covered by a fabric material. A portion of the fabric material covers a portion of the inner surface of the ring...
5876436 Rotatable cuff assembly for a heart valve prosthesis  
The invention provides a sewing cuff assembly for mounting to the body of a heart valve prosthesis. The sewing cuff assembly comprises a resiliently deformed spring for exerting a force directed...
5766240 Rotatable suturing ring for prosthetic heart valve  
An implantable prosthetic heart valve with a suturing ring having an interiorly disposed split ring of constant diameter for securing the suturing ring fabric to the heart valve body and providing...
5607470 Suture rings for prosthetic heart valves  
A suture ring assembly for a prosthetic heart valve is provided which includes a suture ring body, suture ring flange, and an interior engagement surface that are formed as a unitary structure...
5178633 Suture ring for heart valve prosthesis  
A suture ring is provided for supporting a heart valve prosthesis having a valve body with an outer circumferential surface and an annular groove formed in the surface, and includes: a stiffening...
5104406 Heart valve prosthesis  
A heart valve prosthesis has a suture ring with a core for form-coupling with the stent of the prosthesis so that the suture ring and the stent are held securely together axially, while the core...
4863460 Suture rings for heart valves  
A suture ring including a continuous compression ring formed of a ductile, electrically conductive material and a layer of fabric secured around the compression ring. The compression ring is...
4790843 Prosthetic heart valve assembly  
A prosthetic heart valve assembly which includes an artificial annulus, a prosthetic valve and a retaining ring for releasably retaining the prosthetic valve on the artificial annulus. By removing...
4705516 Setting for a cardiac valve  
A valve prosthesis for controlling the flow of blood through a cardiac opening in which a stent (b) is adapted to be permanently secured to the cardiac tissue around a cardiac opening (a) and the...
4576605 Cardiac valve prosthesis  
A cardiac valve prosthesis including an annular body having a valving member and a suturing collar. The collar has a V-shaped groove in which is mounted a movable disc segment intended for...
4197593 Rotatably positionable heart valve and method  
An implantable heart valve including a suturing ring within which the body of the valve may be rotatably positioned following surgical implantation. The suturing ring is held to the valve body by...
3996623 Method of implanting a prosthetic device and suturing member therefor  
An annular sewing member mounted on the base of a heart valve and attached to heart tissue with sutures. The sewing member has spaced outwardly directed flanges connected with a body forming a...
3859668 ROTATABLE SUTURING MEMBER  
A suturing member and method of forming the suturing member on an implantable device, as a heart valve. The suturing member has a porous fabric cover surrounding a semi-rigid plastic core. An...
3781969 METHOD OF FORMING ROTATABLE SUTURING MEMBER ON A DEVICE  
A suturing member and method of forming the suturing member on an implantable device, as a heart valve. The suturing member has a porous fabric cover surrounding a semi-rigid plastic core. An...
3763548 METHOD OF MOUNTING A ROTATABLE SUTURING MEMBER ON A DEVICE  
A suturing member and method of mounting the suturing member on an implantable device, as a heart valve. The suturing member has a porous fabric cover surrounding a semi-rigid plastic core. An...

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